The Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, also known as SM-G975F/DS phone, is an excellent Android phone that comes with fantastic features and amazing speed. It comes with 2.7 GHz an Octa-Core processor that enables you to run games and heavy applications.
Making calls with on LTE with the phone is easy when you have access to WiFi, but if you’re at a place where there’s no WiFi, or it’s limited, you might have issues calling. This article will be useful in this situation.
Troubleshooting Steps for Calling on LTE without Wi-Fi
There are instances in which you may need to make calls on LTE without Wi-Fi. These are the troubleshooting steps that you can take:
You should note that with the SM-G975F/DS phone, there may be different network modes that might be available depending on your location. It is your venue’s network mode that influences the speed of data your phone will achieve. With that said, your first step towards troubleshooting is to make sure you’re located at a place with an excellent network to enable your phone can work efficiently.
To find quality network mode, slide your finger from the top of the screen towards the bottom, and select the network options that appears.
Once you’ve chosen the network option, press the settings icon displayed.
To find the network mode, you’ll have to try out until you get the one that works excellently with your phone, then press the connections icon.
Below your phone’s flight mode, you’ll see an option displayed as Mobile Networks. Press the icons displayed, and wait for selections to appear.
Press the Network Mode shown on the selections option.
Select 4G for callings without WiFi.
Press the return to the home screen option and try your phone to see if the settings and selections are working correctly.
Selecting 4G LTE Network Mode
You can select the 4G LTE as network mode to make calls without wireless connections. To do this go to your Android settings. Under this, you’ll see a section under Cellular connections. Tap on the Phone’s cellular networks or mobile networks to get directed to the next options or page based on the design of your phone’s internal system. In case your phone doesn’t bring up an option with more settings, you’ll see a three-dot menu. Open the menu and maneuver to the more options displayed.
On the additional options, you see the following:
- Use packet data- Below this option, you’ll see the activate data network. Make this section active.
- Disable the data roaming option.
- Select the access network option, and go to the network mode selections, select network mode 4G-LTE.
- Afterward, tap on the network mode option as you select. While looking for this option, note that some phone models come with this section on a drop-down menu listing. Check to see the model of your phone before you select the mode here.
- Finally, select the 4G or the LTE option.
Please note: The above options vary based on your Android model and the carrier. Once you’ve known, your model and you’ve selected the option. Watch out for the following:
In case you don’t see the LTE option, open your phone’s app and dial the following code: *#*#4636#*#*. By sending this code or pressing the call button, you’ll retrieve information that will help you set the option. In most cases, you’ll have data indicating LTE/GSM or WCDMA. Once you see this information, your LTE will be enabled. Make sure you repeat the same steps if you’ve rebooted your device.