You can select which network modes your mobile phone can use, eg. 3G or GSM. Your choice determines the data speeds you can achieve.
Find "Network mode"
Select network mode
- Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
- Tap the settings icon.
- Tap the Connections tab.
- Tap More networks.
- Tap Mobile networks.
- Tap Network mode.
- Tap LTE/GSM/WCDMA (auto connect), GSM/WCDMA (auto connect), GSM only or WCDMA only.
3G (UMTS) or 4G (LTE) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM).
Return to the home screen
If you select LTE/GSM/WCDMA (auto connect), your mobile phone automatically switches between the three network modes provided you're within range of a 4G network.
If you select GSM/WCDMA (auto connect), your mobile phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided you're within range of a 3G network.
If you select GSM only, you can't achieve high data speeds.
If you select WCDMA only, your mobile phone can only connect to 3G networks.
- Tap to return to the home screen.