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Huawei Honor 10 Lite No 4g LTE

Discussion in 'Android Help' started by magikslvt, Aug 23, 2019.

  1. magikslvt

    magikslvt Lurker
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    I bought this phone in hopes I could actually use it, but any time I'm not under WiFi it shows 'E'. I don't even have 3G because nothing will load, but I can send texts/calls and send messages through messenger(not pics though)

    I use MetroPCS and I've tried different APN settings, but not One has given me even 3G.
     


  2. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    E meaning EDGE, it's operating on GSM 2G only. What variant of the Honor P10 Lite have you got there, and where did you buy it. Because it sounds like it's not fully compatible with MetroPCS's network. Suggest you post the full model number of it. Does the model number end in "00", which means China? There are some variants of Huawei phones that are just not suitable for use in the US at all.
     
    #2 mikedt, Aug 23, 2019
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2019
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  3. magikslvt

    magikslvt Lurker
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    Sorry for late response, never saw the notif .


    This is the phone I bought, the exact listing. Metro never said anything the entire time I was activating it
    Huawei Honor 10 lite (32GB + 3GB... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MJR32X5?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share
     
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  4. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    According to this. the international variant Honor 10 Lite you've got does NOT support 4G with MetroPCS, but apparently it does support 3G with that carrier.
    https://www.frequencycheck.com/carr...2-hry-l22-huawei-henry/metropcs-united-states

    metro.png

    As you're only getting 2G EDGE with this phone on Metro, could be carrier doesn't have 3G service in your area?

    Does MetroPCS publish any coverage maps for their network? MetroPCS is an MVNO on the T-Mobile network isn't it?
     
    #4 mikedt, Aug 29, 2019
    Last edited: Aug 29, 2019
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