Airtel 5G launched: Take a look at how to activate 5G network on your Android and iPhone

At last, the 5G network has launched. Prime Minister Modi officially introduced 5Gnetwork services in the nation during the sixth (IMWC) India Mobile World Congress 2022 in Delhi. It’s been just fourteen days since the arrival of 5G  in India, and all big telecom companies are working on rolling out their 5G network services across the nation. Airtel and Jio have already begun 5G services in India. Vi likewise is following these two telecom giants too. In this article, we will provide you with all the information you need to activate Airtel 5G on your smartphone.

How to activate 5G network on your Android smartphone

  • Head over to the ‘Settings’ app on your cell phone
  • Then, select ‘Mobile network’ or a similar setting
  • Tap on the SIM you want to enable 5G on
  • After that, tap on the ‘Preferred network type’ option
  • Afterwards, simply  select the 5G network type
  • If 5G has indeed rolled out in your region, you should be getting a 5G symbol in a few minutes on the status bar

Try to switch off Wi-Fi and enable mobile data for the 5G symbol to appear.

How to activate 5G network on your iPhone

  • Open the ‘Settings’ app on your iPhone
  • After that, tap the ‘Cellular’ settings menu
  • Then, click on the ‘Cellular Data Options’
  • Now under ‘Voice & Data’ settings, either select ‘5G Auto’ or ‘5G On’ option
  • Once this takes effect you should see a 5G symbol on the status bar in the next couple of minutes

After going through the process on the off chance that you didn’t find any settings to enable 5G, it very well may be possible that Apple is yet to support your telecom operator’s 5G network. In any case, fret not, the telcos are making progress toward 5G support on iPhones. For the unaware, all Apple smartphones from the iPhone 12 series, including the SE 2020 and 2022, are 5G enabled.


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