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Choosing network mode for my mobile phone

You can select which network modes your mobile phone should use. Your choice determines the data speeds you can achieve.

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Find "Network mode"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.

Tap the settings icon.

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Find "Network mode"

Tap Networks.

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Find "Network mode"

Tap More.

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Find "Network mode"

Tap Mobile networks.

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Find "Network mode"

Tap Network mode.

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Select network mode

3G (UMTS) or 4G (LTE) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM). If you select 2G/3G/4G Auto, your mobile phone automatically switches between the three network modes provided you're within range of a 4G network. If you select 2G/3G Auto, your mobile phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided you're within range of a 3G network. If you select 3G Only, your mobile phone can only connect to 3G networks. If you select 2G Only, you can't achieve high data speeds.

Tap 2G/3G/4G Auto, 2G/3G Auto, 3G Only or 2G Only.

Step 7 of 7

Return to the home screen

Tap the home icon to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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