How to Change the Preferred Network Type on a Motorola, Nexus, and Google Phones Running Android 7.1 and Lower


  • To change the preferred cellular network type



  1. Open the Settings app
  2. Tap More
  3. Tap Cellular networks
  4. Tap Preferred network type
  5. Tap your preferred selection

Additional Notes

In most cases you will want the selection to be LTE. 

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