Sony Xperia E3

Sony Xperia E3

Select network mode - Sony Xperia E3

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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 "Preferred network type"

Slide two fingers down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press Shortcut to Settings.

Step 2 of 6

Find "Preferred network type"

Press More....

Step 3 of 6

Find "Preferred network type"

Press Mobile networks.

Step 4 of 6

Find "Preferred network type"

Press Preferred network type.

Step 5 of 6

Select network mode

Press 3G only, 2G only, 3G (preferred)/2G or 4G (preferred)/3G/2G.

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

Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Preferred network type"

Slide two fingers down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press Shortcut to Settings.
Press More....
Press Mobile networks.
Press Preferred network type.

2. Select network mode

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

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.
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