How to Test Cell with WiFi Disabled



  • Test service using only local cell towers



  1. Tap the WiFi Icon
  2. Test to see if your data connection is working
  3. Monitor cell bars for fluctuation and network or SIM card errors
  4. Test your calls in locations at least 5 miles apart 

Additional Notes

If this test is being performed after testing WiFi How to Test WiFi with Cell Antenna Disabled, be sure to disable Airplane Mode How to Enable or Disable Airplane Mode 


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