How to disable 5G on Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

How to disable 5G on Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
5G is the future of connectivity and all the latest and greatest flagship come with 5G antennas. Needless to say, if you are about to splurge $1k+ on a smartphone, it had better be ready for the impending future, right?

However, that future isn’t here just yet. Yes, you can get 5G reception… on a few spots of land across the US. So, do you need your phone to be constantly scanning for 5G signal? Probably not.

If you want to try and save some battery, you can limit your brand-new Galaxy Note 20 Ultra to only look for signals up to 4G LTE. Here’s how.

Go to settings → Connections → Mobile networks → Network mode



Choose 4G/3G/2G (auto connect).



You are done. Just don’t forget to switch back to 5G whenever you are in an area with coverage so you can make use of those sweet, sweet fast download speeds.

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Galaxy Note 20
  • Display 6.7 inches
    2400 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Triple camera)
    10 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+
    8GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 4300 mAh
  • OS Android 10
    Samsung One UI
Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
  • Display 6.9 inches
    3088 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 108 MP (Triple camera)
    10 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+
    12GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 4500 mAh
  • OS Android 10
    Samsung One UI

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