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Enabling Sony Xperia XA1 Plus 3G Network

In addition to voice communications, 3d-generation cellular technology will provide Sony Xperia XA1 Plus 3G with fairly high speed wireless communications for a range of data types, including multimedia, sound tracks, and video. However, we need to know that 2G networks can also be used by 3G mobile devices.

Is 3G available on Sony Xperia XA1 Plus?

Please note that 3G network is built-in on Sony Xperia XA1 Plus.

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How To Switch to 3G on Sony Xperia XA1 Plus ?

To turn On/Off 3G on Sony Xperia XA1 Plus apply this method:
1) Select Apps
2) Tap Settings
3) Choose Network and Internet
4) Tap Mobile network
5) Hit Preferred network type
6) Hit WCDMA (preferred)/GSM to enable 3G.

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Steps to Know That 3G Is Available on Sony Xperia XA1 Plus

Actually, there are many manners to identify if 3G function is working on Sony Xperia XA1 Plus or not. However, these two common ways are working on both iOS and Android operating systems:
On the top of your Sony Xperia XA1 Plus screen there will be a small icon refers to 3G.

Here you need to do the following steps:
1) Dial *#06# on your mobile to display Sony Xperia XA1 Plus IMEI number.
2) Explore, enter your IMEI number and choose Check.
3) You’ll get a report. Look at the LTE section – it will show all the frequencies that are supported by your phone. 3G service works on the 2100MHz frequency, so if you see the number 2100, then your Sony Xperia XA1 Plus is 3G compatible.

Please note that you can always check the phone’s user guide.

Note: LTE Option on mobile setting commonly refers to 4G connections.

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Technical Information About Sony Xperia XA1 Plus 3G Network

Understanding LTE:
Long-Term Evolution (LTE) is a standard for wireless broadband communication used for mobile devices and data terminals. Its frequencies as following:
3G connections: 900 MHz and 2100 MHz (band 1 and 39).
4G connections: 800 MHz (band 20), 1800 MHz and 2600 MHz (band 7 and 38).
5G connections: 700 MHz (band 28) and 3500 MHz (band 78).

Note: LTE Option in mobiles settings generally refers to 4G connections.

Understanding MHz:
MHz (Megahertz) is a unit of frequency equal to one million cycles per second. It is used to measure the transmission speed of electronic devices, including mobile phone communications.

Knowing More About Band:
The band is an interval in the frequency domain, restricted by a lower and upper values of transmission capacity over network communication systems. However, in general we are using bandwidth word to refer to the capacity of a network.

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