How to Enable Cellular Data and Data Roaming on Huawei, Google and Motorola Phones

Objective

  • Steps to enable cellular data and data roaming

Environment

  • Huawei, Google and Motorola Phones
  • Android 7.1 Nougat and below

Procedure

Cellular Data

  1. Open Settings
  2. Tap Data usage
  3. Ensure that Cellular data is enabled (slider should be to the right)
  4. Tap the three vertical dots at the top right of the screen
  5. Tap Cellular networks

Data Roaming

  1. Ensure that Data roaming is enabled (slider should be to the right)
  2. Tap the three vertical dots at the top right of the screen again.
  3. Ensure that the first option says Restrict background data. If not, tap Allow background data

Additional Notes

  • Although roaming cell data is only available on Republic 2.0 plans, the Data roaming setting must be enabled to ensure that your phone functions properly.
  • Phones with Android Nougat installed will not have the Restrict background data option.

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