Reliance Jio to roll out its 5G service by Diwali, but does your phone support it? Find out

    Reliance Jio 5G network is coming to India soon. Check out if your phone is 5G-enabled or not with some simple and easy steps.
    By: HIMANI JHA
    | Updated on: Aug 30 2022, 14:22 IST
    How to check if your smartphone supports 5G? Check out the step-by-step guide here. 
    How to check if your smartphone supports 5G? Check out the step-by-step guide here.  (HT Tech/Himani Jha)
    How to check if your smartphone supports 5G? Check out the step-by-step guide here. 
    How to check if your smartphone supports 5G? Check out the step-by-step guide here.  (HT Tech/Himani Jha)

    With the 5G services to be rolled out soon in the coming months, Reliance Jio 5G service will be launched by Diwali, we will be able to access faster internet speeds, better network penetration, more stable connection, ultra-high definition 4K video viewing and much more. Several smartphone companies have already started introducing 5G enabled phones. Nokia, Oppo, Xiaomi, Samsung and other leading companies have started selling 5G-ready phones in the market. Currently, there are a slew of 5G phones like the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 5G, Samsung Galaxy S22, S22+ & S22 Ultra, iPhone 13 Pro Max and more in India that you can choose from.

    However, if you love your existing phone and don't want to change it and you also don't want to miss out on the 5G service, then there is just one thing for you to do- check whether your phone supports the 5G network. To check, follow these simple and easy steps on your Android phone.

    How to know if your phone supports the 5G network?

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    10 Minutes
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    • Updated browser
    • Internet
    Step 1:

    First, head to the Settings app on your Android smartphone.

    Step 2:

    There, go to the ‘Wi-Fi and Network’ options. In some phones it may be ‘Network and Internet’ or just ‘Network’.

    Step 3:

    Next, tap on ‘SIMs’ or ‘SIM and Network’ option.

    Step 4:

    Scroll down the page and then click on ‘Preferred network type’ option.

    Step 5:

    If your smartphone supports the 5G network, you will see the 5G option along with 4G and 3G. However, if it’s not, the 5G option will not be there and this means your phone will not work with 5G leaving you with no option but to buy a 5G-enabled smartphone.
     

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    First Published Date: 30 Aug, 14:20 IST
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