Samsung Nexus S

Samsung Nexus S

Choose network - Samsung Nexus S

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When you turn on the phone, it automatically selects a network within range. In certain circumstances, it might be useful to select a network manually, for example when you are abroad where different networks are available (depending on which operators your operator has roaming agreements with). Follow these instructions to select a network.

Step 1 of 10

Find "Network operators"

Press the menu icon.

Step 2 of 10

Find "Network operators"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 10

Find "Network operators"

Press Wireless & networks.

Step 4 of 10

Find "Network operators"

Press Mobile networks.

Step 5 of 10

Find "Network operators"

Press Network operators.

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Step 6 of 10

Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Select network manually, go to 2a.
Select network automatically, go to 2b.

Step 7 of 10

2a - Select network manually

Press Search networks.
The phone searches for networks within range.
A list of available networks is displayed.

When you activate manual network selection, this setting is activated until you reactivate automatic network selection. If you are out of range of the selected network, the phone will not work.
Step 8 of 10

2a - Select network manually

Press the required network.
After a moment the display shows whether you have access to the selected network. If the display shows that you do not have access to the selected network, it is because your operator does not have a roaming agreement with the operator in question.

When you activate manual network selection, this setting is activated until you reactivate automatic network selection. If you are out of range of the selected network, the phone will not work.
Step 9 of 10

2b - Select network automatically

Press Select automatically.

Step 10 of 10

Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Network operators"

Press the menu icon.
Press Settings.
Press Wireless & networks.
Press Mobile networks.
Press Network operators.

2. Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Select network manually, go to 2a.
Select network automatically, go to 2b.
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3. 2a - Select network manually

Press Search networks.
The phone searches for networks within range.
A list of available networks is displayed.
When you activate manual network selection, this setting is activated until you reactivate automatic network selection. If you are out of range of the selected network, the phone will not work.
Press the required network.
After a moment the display shows whether you have access to the selected network. If the display shows that you do not have access to the selected network, it is because your operator does not have a roaming agreement with the operator in question.
When you activate manual network selection, this setting is activated until you reactivate automatic network selection. If you are out of range of the selected network, the phone will not work.

4. 2b - Select network automatically

Press Select automatically.

5. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.