Network: LG Optimus T

Learn how to connect to data networks (2G, 4G) and data roaming on the LG Optimus T.

 

 

 

 

APN & data settings

 

To set the Access Point Name (APN) and turn on data settings, follow these steps:

 

  1. If you have a battery saver app, check its settings. Some battery saver apps disable the APNs or data connection when the battery level gets low. You need to adjust these settings or uninstall the app to keep the data connection working.
  2. From any Home screen, press the Menu button.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap Wireless & networks.
  5. Tap Mobile networks.
  6. If you see the following check boxes, turn them on:
    • Data Enabled
    • Use Packet Data
  7. Tap Access Point Names.
  8. Press the Menu button.
  9. Tap Reset to default.

 

 

Manual network selection

 

To manually select the wireless network the device connects to, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2.   Tap Settings.
  3.   Tap Wireless & networks.
  4.   Tap Mobile networks.
  5.   Tap Network operators.
  6.   Tap Search networks.
  7.   Tap the desired network.

 

The device detects and registers on wireless networks inside T-Mobile’s calling area, but roaming networks are usually restricted to T-Mobile SIM cards. You can manually select a network only in areas where T-Mobile does not own GSM spectrum.

 

 

Switch 2G / 4G

 

To change the band between 2G and 4G, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2.   Tap Settings.
  3.   Tap Wireless & networks.
  4.   Tap Mobile networks.
  5.   Tap Network mode.
  6.   Tap one of the following options:
    • GSM/WCDMA auto
    • WCDMA only
    • GSM only

 

 

Turn on / off Airplane mode

 

Airplane mode turns off wireless connections. This allows you to use apps and menus, but not make calls or use the internet.

 

To turn on or turn off airplane mode, follow these steps:

 

From the Home screen

 

  1.   From the Home screen, press and hold the Power key at the top of the phone.
  2.   Tap Airplane mode to turn on or off.

 

From the menu

  1.   From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3.   Tap Wireless & networks.
  4.   Tap to select (turn on) or clear (turn off) the Airplane mode check box.

 

 

Turn on / off data roaming

 

To turn on or turn off data roaming, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2.   Tap Settings.
  3.   Tap Wireless & networks.
  4.   Tap Mobile networks.
  5.   Tap to select (turn on) or clear (turn off) the Data roaming check box.