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Saturday, July 9th, 2016 12:55 AM

Why I am only getting Edge(2G) connection on my Unlocked LG Phoenix 2 GoPhone?!

I have an LG GoPhone and I got it unlocked because I had to travel and I needed a phone i won't be sad if it get stolen or lost.


But the problem is I am not getting 3G or 4G at all.


I had to enter APN settings manually and i am only getting Edge.


I checked the Network Bands (3G 2100 // 4G 1800/2300) and the Phone Bands (3G 850 / 900 / 2100 // 4G 2100/1800/2600/900/800) And everything checked out.


Sim card support 3/4G.


I tried everything but I ran out of solutions 😞


Please, Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.



3.5K Messages

8 years ago

Was it working, and not it's not?

If it's new, did you get a new SIM, along with the phone?  This is the first thing I'd try, along with installing the "NetCheck" app, and see what it's telling you, about your "actual" service.


There's also usually a "service menu", available via a non-published interface, that shows available radio functions, number of towers/antennas seen, etc.


*If this (or another post in this thread) fixes your problem/issue, please mark it as solved, and I'll tag it, to make it easier for others to find the answer(s). Thanks.

ACE - Expert


23.9K Messages

8 years ago

You need 850/1900 for 3g

ACE - Sage


117.1K Messages

8 years ago

What carrier was this phone originally used on?


Double check the APN settings then power your phone off and on again.!/wireless/KM1062162


You should get Hspa. 



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