In this post you can find the instructions that will teach you how to successfully enable the LTE for your Nexus 4 smartphone. Note that this guide will work for the Google N4 device in Canada and maybe US.
The North American carrier networks confirmed to support LTE for Nexus 4 are Bell, Rogers and Telus in Canada, and maybe AT&T for the United States. However, the US LTE network is only supported in some regions.
At this moment only a single LTE band works and it is the Band 4 aka AWS spectrum, which is included in the 1710 – 1755 MHz for uplink band and from 2110 up to 2155 MHz for the downlink band.
T-Mobile US doesn’t have support for LTE as this carrier will only launch its LTE network in 2013 and that’s why your Nexus 4 won’t work with it.
If you’re using your device in Bell, Rogers, Telus Canada or even AT&T US then you should read the instructions below.
How to enable LTE on Google Nexus 4:
- First thing that you need to do is to launch the Phone Dialer.
- Enter the following code: *#*#4636#*#*
- The Nexus 4 will now open the Testing screen.
- Here you need to change the ‘Set preferred network type’ options from ‘WCDMA preferred’ / ‘GSM Only’ to LTE.
- That’s it, the connection will change to LTE and you’ll be able to use the new 4G connection on your Nexus 4.
Test this guide and leave a comment and tell us if it worked for you. The only question on all Nexus 4 owners’ lips is ‘why did Google and LG denied that their smartphone is capable of 4G LTE connections?!’