Welcome to XDA

Search to go directly to your device's forum

Register an account

Unlock full posting privileges

Ask a question

No registration required
Post Reply

[Q] Galaxy S5 G900f LTE support

OP ognjen992

14th May 2014, 02:09 PM   |  #1  
OP Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
2 posts
Join Date:Joined: May 2014
Hi, I am using Samsung Galaxy S5 G900f. I was wondering if my phone supports LTE/4G ? My network opperator still doesn't have 4G network, that is confirmed info, BUT does my phone support it? For example if I went somewhere where there is 4G support and insert that SIM card (I unlocked my phone with codes). I did get the S5 through my carrier so is it also possible that since my carrier does not support 4G they could have ordered S5 without LTE/4G since it wouldn't have point to have it if the network doesn't support it? Is there a way I could check if the device itself has support for LTE? I network modes I do not have LTE.

My network operator: mt:s Serbia
Country: Serbia

This is my first post to XDA EVER and virst post on any forum in a few years probably so excuse me if I made some mistakes and sorry, also sorry for my bad english.

Help?
14th May 2014, 02:21 PM   |  #2  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 21
 
148 posts
Join Date:Joined: Dec 2008
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by ognjen992

Hi, I am using Samsung Galaxy S5 G900f. I was wondering if my phone supports LTE/4G ? My network opperator still doesn't have 4G network, that is confirmed info, BUT does my phone support it? For example if I went somewhere where there is 4G support and insert that SIM card (I unlocked my phone with codes). I did get the S5 through my carrier so is it also possible that since my carrier does not support 4G they could have ordered S5 without LTE/4G since it wouldn't have point to have it if the network doesn't support it? Is there a way I could check if the device itself has support for LTE? I network modes I do not have LTE.

My network operator: mt:s Serbia
Country: Serbia

This is my first post to XDA EVER and virst post on any forum in a few years probably so excuse me if I made some mistakes and sorry, also sorry for my bad english.

Help?

The G900F version is the internatioal LTE variant, so yes, it supports 4G/LTE. Inserting a SIM with a 4G plan will work.
If you can't see/select LTE mode it may be because you got a specific carrier rom. Changing your rom to an open country on should enable it once more.
14th May 2014, 03:28 PM   |  #3  
OP Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
2 posts
Join Date:Joined: May 2014
Thank you! That's a relief. Won't change rom yet because of warranty and no LTE here either way but good to know.
Thank you again.

Sent from my SM-G900F using XDA Free mobile app
14th May 2014, 03:49 PM   |  #4  
ShadowLea's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Enschede, The Netherlands
Thanks Meter: 1,034
 
4,145 posts
Join Date:Joined: Dec 2010
More
Yes, it supports LTE.

You're not seeing the LTE option under network modes because the option is disabled for your Carrier, thus it will not show up when you have your SIM inserted.

If your carrier does not have LTE yet, then it is turned off in the firmware by Samsung for your carrier SIM. If you were to insert a SIM from a carrier that has LTE, you may be able to use it. (Depending on how long they've had LTE and if it was enabled. Each carrier has to be enabled in a list.)

Enabling it is done via firmware update.
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes