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    Selecting mobile networks

    Your device supports the use of up to three different networks at the same time. You can select from the following network mode combinations:

    • One WCDMA network
    • One GSM network
    • One WCDMA and one GSM network
    • One LTE, one WCDMA and one GSM network

    Your device automatically switches between mobile networks depending on which mobile networks are available where you are. You can also manually set your device to use a particular mobile network mode, for example, WCDMA or GSM. If you are using a Dual SIM device, this applies to each SIM card.

    Different status icons are displayed in the status bar depending on the type or mode of network that you are connected to. Refer to Status icons to see what the different status icons look like.

    To select a network mode

    1. Find and tap Settings > Network & Internet > Mobile network.
    2. Dual SIM users, select a SIM card.
    3. Tap Preferred network type, then select a network mode.

    To select another network manually

    1. Find and tap Settings > Network & Internet > Mobile network.
    2. Dual SIM users, select a SIM card.
    3. Tap Network operators > Search networks.
    4. Select a network.

    If you select a network manually, your device will not search for other networks, even if you move out of range of the manually selected network.

    To activate automatic network selection

    1. Find and tap Settings > Network & Internet > Mobile network.
    2. Dual SIM users, select a SIM card.
    3. Tap Network operators > Automatic.
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