How to Switch to 3G Network on iOS

Switching from LTE to 3G can sometimes help with slow data speeds if you are on a congested network

Prerequisites: N/A

Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus

Estimated Time: 5 minutes

Expected Outcome: Your iPhone will connect to the 3G network

Tools Required: An iOS device with a cellular modem

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Steps to Perform 

  1. Open the Settings app
    1. Go to Cellular
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    2. Go to Cellular Data Options
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    3. Go to Voice & Data
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    4. To switch to 3G tap on 3G. If you want to switch back to LTE tap on LTE
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      Note: It may take a few seconds to reconnect to the network once you switch