BlackBerry Q10

BlackBerry Q10

Select network mode - BlackBerry Q10

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You can select which network modes your phone should use. This selection influences the data speeds you can achieve.

Step 1 of 10

Find "Mobile Network"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top edge of the display.
Press Settings.

Step 2 of 10

Find "Mobile Network"

Press Network Connections.

Step 3 of 10

Find "Mobile Network"

Press Mobile Network.

Step 4 of 10

Select network mode

Press the drop down list below "Network Mode".

3G (UMTS) or 4G (LTE) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM).
If you select 2G, you can't achieve high data speeds.
If you select 3G, your phone can only connect to 3G networks.
If you select 4G & 3G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
If you select 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G network.
If you select 4G & 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the three network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
Step 5 of 10

Select network mode

Press one of the following options:
4G & 3G & 2G

3G (UMTS) or 4G (LTE) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM).
If you select 2G, you can't achieve high data speeds.
If you select 3G, your phone can only connect to 3G networks.
If you select 4G & 3G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
If you select 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G network.
If you select 4G & 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the three network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
Step 6 of 10

Select network mode

4G & 3G

3G (UMTS) or 4G (LTE) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM).
If you select 2G, you can't achieve high data speeds.
If you select 3G, your phone can only connect to 3G networks.
If you select 4G & 3G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
If you select 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G network.
If you select 4G & 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the three network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
Step 7 of 10

Select network mode

3G & 2G

3G (UMTS) or 4G (LTE) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM).
If you select 2G, you can't achieve high data speeds.
If you select 3G, your phone can only connect to 3G networks.
If you select 4G & 3G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
If you select 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G network.
If you select 4G & 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the three network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
Step 8 of 10

Select network mode

3G

3G (UMTS) or 4G (LTE) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM).
If you select 2G, you can't achieve high data speeds.
If you select 3G, your phone can only connect to 3G networks.
If you select 4G & 3G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
If you select 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G network.
If you select 4G & 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the three network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
Step 9 of 10

Select network mode

2G

3G (UMTS) or 4G (LTE) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM).
If you select 2G, you can't achieve high data speeds.
If you select 3G, your phone can only connect to 3G networks.
If you select 4G & 3G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
If you select 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G network.
If you select 4G & 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the three network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
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Step 10 of 10

Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom edge of the display to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Mobile Network"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top edge of the display.
Press Settings.
Press Network Connections.
Press Mobile Network.

2. Select network mode

Press the drop down list below "Network Mode".
3G (UMTS) or 4G (LTE) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM).
If you select 2G, you can't achieve high data speeds.
If you select 3G, your phone can only connect to 3G networks.
If you select 4G & 3G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
If you select 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G network.
If you select 4G & 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the three network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
Press one of the following options:
4G & 3G & 2G
3G (UMTS) or 4G (LTE) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM).
If you select 2G, you can't achieve high data speeds.
If you select 3G, your phone can only connect to 3G networks.
If you select 4G & 3G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
If you select 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G network.
If you select 4G & 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the three network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
4G & 3G
3G (UMTS) or 4G (LTE) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM).
If you select 2G, you can't achieve high data speeds.
If you select 3G, your phone can only connect to 3G networks.
If you select 4G & 3G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
If you select 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G network.
If you select 4G & 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the three network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
3G & 2G
3G (UMTS) or 4G (LTE) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM).
If you select 2G, you can't achieve high data speeds.
If you select 3G, your phone can only connect to 3G networks.
If you select 4G & 3G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
If you select 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G network.
If you select 4G & 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the three network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
3G
3G (UMTS) or 4G (LTE) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM).
If you select 2G, you can't achieve high data speeds.
If you select 3G, your phone can only connect to 3G networks.
If you select 4G & 3G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
If you select 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G network.
If you select 4G & 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the three network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
2G
3G (UMTS) or 4G (LTE) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM).
If you select 2G, you can't achieve high data speeds.
If you select 3G, your phone can only connect to 3G networks.
If you select 4G & 3G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.
If you select 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the two network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G network.
If you select 4G & 3G & 2G, your phone automatically switches between the three network modes provided that you're within range of a 3G or a 4G network.

3. Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom edge of the display to return to the home screen.
BlackBerry Q10