Sony Xperia L

Sony Xperia L

Select network mode - Sony Xperia L

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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 6

Find "Network Mode"

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

Step 2 of 6

Find "Network Mode"

Press More....

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 WCDMA only, GSM only or WCDMA (preferred)/GSM.

3G (UMTS) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM).
If you select WCDMA only, your phone can only connect to 3G networks.
If you select GSM only, you can't achieve high data speeds.
If you select WCDMA (preferred)/GSM, your phone automatically switches between 3G and 2G provided that you're within range of a 3G network.
Step 6 of 6

Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Network Mode"

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

2. Select network mode

Press WCDMA only, GSM only or WCDMA (preferred)/GSM.
3G (UMTS) enables you to achieve higher data speeds than when using 2G (GSM).
If you select WCDMA only, your phone can only connect to 3G networks.
If you select GSM only, you can't achieve high data speeds.
If you select WCDMA (preferred)/GSM, your phone automatically switches between 3G and 2G provided that you're within range of a 3G network.

3. Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.