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Check settings, sometimes it's set by default to download updates and stuff via WiFi only to conserve carrier data usage.Hello
I have s20 fe 5g
I can not download software update by data, just by wifi
How can i change it?
Sim unlocked? , Carrier still have a say so on the updateI bought it in a shop, its seem free
That could be why a carrier would limit software updates to wifi only, specially if it's a prepaid service using other towersIn my mobile plan i have unlimited mobile data internet, so i doubt it
Exactly, they had issue in past where customers had small data allowance and couldn't update , so they try make these things WiFi because mostly everyone will have WiFi access at some point without worrying for a big update file .That could be why a carrier would limit software updates to wifi only, specially if it's a prepaid service using other towers
I'm on Verizon with an unlocked device and can only download updates via WIFI.What they're doing is trying to keep their wireless network from being congested with what they feel is unimportant data streams. They want to offload onto whatever WiFi service you may have...even if you don't have it. But as I mentioned earlier...I do not have this issue with an unlocked phone.