1. TheSnow321's Avatar
    Hi, All
    How can I keep my Nexus4 on 3G only. I get bad reception at work on 4G want to set the phone on only 3G

    Thanks
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    01-22-2013 09:46 AM
  2. PWC Realtor's Avatar
    4G and 3G are the same thing on the Nexus 4. Do you mean force the phone onto 2g EDGE to get a better signal?

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    01-22-2013 10:10 AM
  3. TheSnow321's Avatar
    I get H then 3g , but ok will try 2g, how can I

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    01-22-2013 10:19 AM
  4. deep_s3's Avatar
    I have both 2G and 3G network available but i want my nexus to use only 3G and never try connecting to 2G. Is there a way to force this ?
    04-11-2013 01:24 PM
  5. Tronstar's Avatar
    To go to 2G only, go to settings>"more" under wireless&networks>Mobile networks and check "Use only 2G networks"
    04-11-2013 04:09 PM
  6. deep_s3's Avatar
    yes .. that option is available but we are looking for a way to force 3G and not connect to 2G ....

    To go to 2G only, go to settings>"more" under wireless&networks>Mobile networks and check "Use only 2G networks"
    04-12-2013 12:07 AM
  7. palitsyn's Avatar
    I believe it will only connect to 2g if 3g is not available. So it would have been a bit of a pointless option to have.
    04-12-2013 02:05 AM
  8. deep_s3's Avatar
    when the option is available in hidden settings why cant we have that option saved permanently ? the options is available in my Samsung Galaxy S3 but can find that on my Nexus 4.
    04-12-2013 02:17 AM
  9. Tronstar's Avatar
    yes .. that option is available but we are looking for a way to force 3G and not connect to 2G ....
    deep_s3, that was meant for Thesnow321

    I get H then 3g , but ok will try 2g, how can I
    04-15-2013 01:58 PM
  10. rsxtcy4me's Avatar
    I hate to ask, But you can't just plug the thing in somewhere??
    04-16-2013 08:14 AM
  11. Mamun142032's Avatar
    i live at chittagong in bangladesh... i have been using teletalk 3g sim but when active 3g connection, network is gone and when active 2g, line showing available but net inactive... pls advice... how can i use 3g...
    05-21-2014 03:58 PM
  12. griff_rex's Avatar
    My lg nexus 4 stays only on edge and does not change to 3G. Preferred network is shown to be 3G, but it is still the same. Can someone help me?
    10-21-2015 05:46 AM

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