First, insert the SIM card into the device.
Go to Settings
Activate Cellular Data
Then Tap Cellular Data Options
Activate Data Roaming
Then tap Voice & Data
Choose 5G On or 5G Auto, depending on how concerned you are about battery life.
Go back to Cellular Data Options
Tap Data Mode
Select Allow More Data on 5G
Go back to Cellular
Tap Network Selection
Make sure Automatic is Activated
If you have the US & European SIM card then you may skip to Step 11. Otherwise, please continue to Step 8.
Go back to Cellular
Tap Cellular Data Network
Change the Cellular Data APN to “globaldata” or “tn1”
Change the LTE Setup APN to “global data” or “tn1”
If you have a US & European SIM card, then your APN should automatically be set to “internet”. If it has not been automatically set, then please manually set it to “internet”.
Be sure to delete all other information in these two sections.
There should be no username or password entered in either of these sections.
To use your device as a personal hotspot
If you have a US & European SIM card, please set the Personal HotSpot APN to “internet”.
Otherwise, please set the Personal HotSpot APN to “globaldata” or “tn1”
Be sure to delete all other information in this Personal HotSpot section.
There should be no username or password.
Do not change anything else in this screen.
Go back to the Settings Menu.
To test the connection to the mobile network,
Deactivate WiFi (if it has been activated)
At the top right of the screen,
Signal strength should be visible
And you should see 5G, 4G+, 4G or LTE
If you see the letter ‘R’ or ‘r’,
please ignore it.
If at the top right of the screen,
Signal strength is not visible or is very low,
Or if you see 3G,
Most likely your device has not yet updated its connection settings.
Please turn the device off for 60 seconds
And then turn it back on again.
This will cause the device to re-register on the networks, and you should see 5G, 4G, or LTE appear.
Finally, you may test that connectivity
Is working well by opening a browser and
Going to your favorite webpage
If the site loads quickly, then your
4Freedom Mobile SIM card is working correctly.