How to Confirm Basic Network Settings on the Huawei Ascend 5W

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  • Confirm basic network settings


  • Huawei Ascend 5W
  • Settings app


  1. Open the Settings app
  2. Tap Data traffic management
  3. Tap the Gear Icon in the top-right corner of the screen
  4. Tap Mobile network settings
  5. Ensure that Cellular data is enabled (slider should be to the right)
  6. Ensure that Data roaming is enabled (slider should be to the right)

Additional Notes

These settings enable talk and text as well as mobile data and are necessary even if you do not have cell data included in your plan. 

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