How to Turn 4G LTE ON/OFF on Samsung Galaxy Phones

The Samsung Galaxy phones is a wonderful devices coming out in many variants available worldwide. In some part of the world, the device is compatible with 4G LTE network depending on your carriers. The 4G LTE network provides faster download and upload speed far better than 3G network and the download speeds depends on various factors.

All the major carriers like Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, US Cellular and T-Mobile all offers Samsung Galaxy S and Note Phones and they provide the 4G access on this phone as well. It’s good to have it but on the other side of the same paper, it’s the most battery consuming feature on any Android phone. When you are not using it, we advise you to turn it OFF.

Samsung Galaxy S6

In this we show you how you can toggle 4G LTE ON/OFF on your Samsung Galaxy device regardless on the Android OS version. Here is how and we have used Galaxy S4 for illustration.

Toogle LTE On/OFF on Galaxy Phones

Here is how you Toggle 4G On/Off on your Galaxy S4 phone –

  • Tap on Menu button on your home screen.
  • Scroll and tap on Settings.
  • Tap on More Networks.
  • Now under Network Connections tap on Mobile Networks.
  • Now tap on Network Mode.
  • It’s time for you to select the preferred network mode. LTE/CDMA will enable 4G LTE network when available and CDMA will provide 3G access only.
  • Tap on OK to take in to effect the new settings.
  • Your phone will be restarted.

Note: Generally US-based carriers charges you 3 cents/KB of data usage if you haven’t opted for any of the data add-on pack. So this means that when you have turned off your 4G/3G you will be charged at 3 cents/KB.

That’s it. You are done. Whenever you need it you can turn the 4G LTE ON by following the same procedure.

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