Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

Select network mode - Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

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

Step 1 of 6

Find "Network mode"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your tablet.
Press the settings icon.

Step 2 of 6

Find "Network mode"

Press More settings.

Step 3 of 6

Find "Network mode"

Press Mobile networks.

Step 4 of 6

Find "Network mode"

Press Network mode.

Step 5 of 6

Select network mode

Press GSM/WCDMA (auto connect), GSM only or WCDMA only.

3G (UMTS) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM).
If you select GSM/WCDMA (auto connect), your tablet automatically switches between the two network modes provided that 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 tablet can only connect to 3G networks.
Step 6 of 6

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Network mode"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your tablet.
Press the settings icon.
Press More settings.
Press Mobile networks.
Press Network mode.

2. Select network mode

Press GSM/WCDMA (auto connect), GSM only or WCDMA only.
3G (UMTS) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM).
If you select GSM/WCDMA (auto connect), your tablet automatically switches between the two network modes provided that 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 tablet can only connect to 3G networks.

3. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.