Activate LTE

How to activate LTE use for faster data speeds

Usually LTE is enabled by default on devices. Sometimes it can be turned off when travelling internationally, troubleshooting or even simply accidentally changing the setting.

How to enable LTE on an Apple device

To enable LTE on an iPhone or an iPad running iOS 10.3 and later:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Select Cellular
  3. Select Cellular data options
  4. Select Enable LTE
  5. Select Voice & Data

Note: To enable LTE on an iPhone or an iPad running an earlier iOS version:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Select Cellular
  3. Select Cellular data options
  4. Toggle Enable LTE

How to enable LTE on an Android device

On Android, the settings vary slightly from one model to another and to one Android operating system to another. Below you will find the most common settings found to enable LTE.

LG G5 running Nougat 7.0.0

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Select Wireless networks
  3. Select More
  4. Select Mobile Networks
  5. Select Network mode
  6. Select GSM/WCDMA/LTE auto

LG G4 running Marshmallow 6.0.0

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Select Wireless Networks
  3. Select More
  4. Select Mobile Networks
  5. Select System select
  6. Select Network mode
  7. Select LTE/GSM/UMTS

LG G4 running Lollipop 5.1.0

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Select Connectivity
  3. Select More
  4. Select Mobile networks
  5. Select Network mode
  6. Select GSM/WCDMA/LTE auto

Moto Z running Nougat 7.0.0

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Select Wireless & networks
  3. Select More
  4. Select Mobile networks
  5. Select Preferred network type
  6. Select LTE

Moto Z running Marshmallow 6.0.1

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Select Wireless & networks
  3. Select More
  4. Select Cellular networks
  5. Select Preferred network type
  6. Select LTE

Samsung Galaxy S8 running Nougat 7.0.0

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Select Connections
  3. Select Mobile Networks
  4. Select Network mode
  5. Select LTE/WCDMA/GSM (auto connect)

Samsung Galaxy S6 running Marshmallow 6.0.1 or Lollipop 5.0.2

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Select Mobile networks
  3. Select Network mode
  4. Select LTE/WCDMA/GSM (auto connect)

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