Over the past decade, we have watched next-generation cellular networks rolling out as we speak. We witnessed 2G networks turn to 3G and then 3G to 4G and 4G Lite, and now the latest cellular network that is stronger and faster than ever before is the 5G network! 5G network operates with three different bands, all of which strive to provide faster speeds than the LTE networks. With high bandwidth and greater strength, 5G networks have taken the world by storm and become a must-have for all smartphones.
Many popular network providers, including AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile, have embraced the latest 5G technology and let their customers enjoy the speed and smoothness brought about by the 5G cellular networks. Over time, 5G went from being a luxury to a necessity, and all smartphone models were created to make them compatible with a 5G cellular network. And if you are wondering, yes, the latest Samsung Galaxy S22 also does have access to a 5G cellular network.
Yes, having access to super speed internet is very helpful and makes lives easier in many aspects. But it comes with some downsides as well. For instance, stronger and faster internet can drain your battery, and as a result, you will need to charge your mobile phone too often. This could be a problem when traveling and if you are a person always busy on the phone. Further, the whizzing speed of the internet may tempt you into spending more time than needed online, and that is not all.
For some, it could mean a forever buzzing phone full of notifications from social media and other apps since your phone now has access to the fastest and strongest cellular network ever. Due to reasons as such, you might need to take a break from your phone or, more importantly, your super strong and ultra-fast cellular network. And trust me, you are not the only person who has felt this way lately. In this article, we will explore how you can turn off 5G cellular network on Samsung Galaxy S22 device.
How to turn off 5G cellular network on Samsung Galaxy S22
Go to the settings menu on your Samsung Galaxy S22. You can simply search for the settings option or access it from the drop-down menu by scrolling down the top left corner of your phone.
Tap on Connections
Keep scrolling down until you reach mobile networks and then select mobile networks
Click on the option “Network Mode”
Please select LTE or CDMA from the drop-down list if you have a Verizon network provider. For all other network providers including AT&T and T-Mobile select LTE/GSM/UMTS.
Now restart your Samsung Galaxy S22, and you will notice your 5G connection is turned off.
Install the Samsung band selection app on your phone
Launch the app
From the top left corner, access the navigation drawer
Select band selection from the navigation drawer
Scroll through the list and pick the band that you wish to use
Tap the toggle button next to the selection option in the top right corner.
S22We hope the above steps helped you turn off the 5G cellular network on your Samsung Galaxy S22. Let us know your thoughts on this!
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