A lot of times people ask me to check their internet connections because they are experiencing slow network connections and apart from the regular network wahala from the service providers, I find out that their network band is actually set on Edge/GSM and they do not know how it got like that or how to change it.
With the final entrance of major Telecom giants into the 4G network hosting, Nigerians can finally upgrade from the insufferable Edge and Undependable 3G networks. The only problem is that some users do not know how to change the network settings on their devices to enjoy this incredible network speed.
We got 4G technology with almost all our major networks, and this post will show you how to set 4G LTE as your preferred network on Android, iPhone, windows and blackberry.
You will need the following An active 4G LTE Sim card, A region that supports 4G LTE network and most importantly please make sure your device supports 4G.
How To Set 4G LTE As Your Preferred Network On Android, iPhone, Windows & Blackberry
1.Set 4G LTE as your preferred network on an Android device
- From the home screen, open apps, then select settings.
- From Wireless & Network category, navigate and click More.
- Choose Mobile Networks.
- Under Mobile Network Settings, choose the Preferred Network Type, then select 4G/3G/2G(auto) or 4G only if available.
In some phones, select LTE/WCDMA or 4G LTE only. Click OK to save and apply new settings.
2.Set 4G LTE as your preferred network on an iPhone
For iPhone users the process is fairly easy;
- Navigate to Settings Choose General Scroll and choose cellular Select and enable 4G LTE.
3.Set 4G LTE as your preferred network on a Windows device
- Simply Navigate to Settings Select Celluar + Sim
- Select the highest connection speed, also check to know if LTE is in the options.
4.Set 4G LTE as your preferred network on a Blackberry device
These steps are for devices running the old BB OS, all new blackberry devices run Android
- Select settings
- Go to Network and Connection Select Mobile Network
- Open Network mode and you’ll see 4G/3G/2G, then choose preferred.
If all goes well your settings page should take a while to reboot and then the usual Edge or H+ sign should change into a 4G or LTE sign.