How to Change the Preferred Network Type on Motorola, Nexus, and Google Phones Running Android 8.0/8.1 Oreo and 9.0 Pie


  • To change the preferred cellular network type



  1. Open the Settings app
  2. Tap Network & Internet
  3. Tap Mobile Network
  4. Tap Advanced (if shown)
  5. Tap Preferred network type
  6. Tap your preferred selection

Additional Notes

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

If the desired network type is already selected, select Global then re-select the desired network type.

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