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Choosing network mode for my mobile phone

You can select which network modes your mobile phone can use, eg. 3G or GSM. Your choice determines the data speeds you can achieve.


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1. Find "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.

2. Select 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).
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.

3. Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.
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