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How to Enable 5G on OnePlus Devices

This guide will show you how to enable 5G on OnePlus devices. 5G is extending its reach across the world and it brings with itself high speed and much better coverage than 4G. Many enthusiasts can’t wait to experience 5G and its performance. Many smartphone manufacturers including OnePlus have started rolling out OTA software updates to their devices which will help them enable 5G on their phones. Here in this guide, we will discuss how you can enable 5G on OnePlus devices and which OnePlus devices are eligible for 5G as of now. 

5G is a huge step forward for telecom networks and in terms of internet connectivity for users. It is expected that the speed of the internet connection will be around 100 times faster than 4G and it is also superior to 4G in terms of indoor and outdoor coverage. But 4G is still useful as some of the 5G bands are dependent on the 4G architecture. 

Enable 5G on OnePlus Devices

OnePlus Devices That Support 5G

OnePlus was among the first smartphone manufacturers that acknowledged the potential of 5G. They became one of the first companies which provided 5G connectivity for their users. Listed below, are the OnePlus smartphones which have 5G enabled:

  • OnePlus Ace Pro
  • OnePlus 10T 5G
  • OnePlus Ace Racing Edition
  • OnePlus Nord 2T 5G
  • OnePlus 10R 5G Endurance Edition
  • OnePlus 10R 5G
  • OnePlus Ace
  • OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G
  • OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G
  • OnePlus 10 Pro
  • OnePlus Nord 2 x Pac-Man Edition
  • OnePlus 9RT
  • OnePlus Nord 2
  • OnePlus Nord N200 5G
  • OnePlus Nord CE 5G
  • OnePlus 9R
  • OnePlus 9 Pro
  • OnePlus 9
  • OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition
  • OnePlus Nord N10 5G
  • OnePlus 8T
  • OnePlus Nord
  • OnePlus 8
  • OnePlus 8 Pro

Upcoming Devices:

  • OnePlus Nord 3 5G
  • OnePlus Nord LE
  • OnePlus Nord LE

How to Enable 5G on OnePlus Devices:

If you own one of the devices from the list provided above, you can use 5G on your device. But before doing so, you need to enable 5G on your OnePlus device. Here, we have discussed two ways by which you can enable 5G on OnePlus devices. 

Also read: How to enable band selection mode on Samsung devices

Method 1: From the Settings App

The easiest way to enable 5G on OnePlus devices is by using the Settings app. Follow the given steps:

  • Open the Settings app on your device. 
  • Head over to Sim & Network Settings.
  • Select your SIM and tap on Preferred network type.
  • Select the option with 5G (2G/3G/4G/5G(Automatic)).
  • Now you can use 5G on your OnePlus device. 

Method 2: Using the Phone Dialer

This is the less preferred method that is used to enable 5G on OnePlus devices. If you want to try it, you can do so by following the steps given below:

  • Open the Phone application on your OnePlus devices and dial the following code: *#*#4636#*#*
  • Now you will be able to see a pop-up containing phone information. 

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  • Now tap on “Set Preferred Network Type”.
  • Now from the list of options, select “ NR ONLY” or the “NR/LTE” option.

This will allow you to use 5G on your OnePlus smartphone. You should know that the NR Only option means that your device will only use the 5G bands for internet connection and you will not switch to 4G. But this means that if you go to an area where 5G is not available, you will not get any network coverage. 

On the other hand, the NR LTE option will use both the 5G and 4G bands to provide good, uninterrupted internet coverage. When you are in an area where 5G is not available, your device will use the 4G bands. 

So that was it from our side on how to enable 5G on OnePlus devices. We hope that you found this guide helpful. Let us know what you think in the comment section below. 

Uzair Hussain

Uzair Hussain is a dedicated writer who loves to read and research about android phones and technology. Has always enjoyed exploring further into tech and likes to share his knowledge through publishing writings.

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