H+ vs Lte

Rockdwg

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So I have a galaxy s6 on Cricket wireless network (At & t) and it always seems to use h or h+ in my area ( Rapid city, South Dakota). Occasionally it will use lte, why does it always default to the slow speeds. I am on a pro plan which is supposed to get 10gb of high speed data before down grading. Is there away to lock it in to lte on my phone?

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SpookDroid

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It really depends on the network coverage. If the area you're in has a better signal for H+ than for LTE, your phone will make the smart choice and stay where it's more reliable.
 

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Id recommend finding someone with a branded ATT android device and see if they get LTE and double check the APN settings.
 

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Ok thanks, guess I did forget to mention my galaxy s6 is a Verizon version I took it to cricket wireless byop option.
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Since it will use LTE on occasion, I assume the APN settings are correct, and it's most likely a coverage issue. Some carriers will offer a free range extender for your home, but if you do have coverage on H+, they probably won't want to do it.
 

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