How to Lock 4G Network on Redmi 10, 10A, 10C

Redmi 10 is one of Xiaomi’s smartphones that has been equipped with 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology. Until now, 4G networks are still the main choice of smartphone users to access the internet.

Xiaomi equips this phone with a 5000 mAh battery which is claimed to be used for browsing the internet for a full day or streaming videos for 6 hours non-stop. In addition, Redmi 10 already has 18w fast charging capability.

To make it easier for users to access the internet via smartphones, Xiaomi also supplies it with 2G, 3G and 4G networks. In addition, it also supports connections such as Wifi and Bluetooth to exchange data wirelessly.

With the provision of MIUI 12, users can use Redmi 10 for various activities such as split screen, screenshots, screen recording and duplicating applications.

If your activities rely heavily on data connections, you must keep the network stable. Because if the network often switches to 3G, you may feel a slow connection.

All Xiaomi smartphones have the option to change the LTE network settings. For that, you need to know how to lock the 4G network on Redmi 10.

How to Lock 4G LTE Network on Redmi 10

For users who are in a location with a strong 4G signal, this is not a problem, but for those who live in areas with a weak 4G signal, this is a problem in itself because the network will switch to 2G. Of course, the internet will be very slow if that happens.

On the Redmi 10 there is a hidden setting that we can use to easily lock 4G without a third-party app. This feature will make it easier for us to lock the network to LTE Only with just a few steps.

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In general, there are 2 easy ways to lock the 4G network on Redmi 10, follow these steps.

Prefer LTE

Lock 4G via Settings

If you want to change the network from 3G to 4G, simply do it from the settings menu. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. The first step is to open Redmi 10 and after that tap the Settings app.
  2. Then select the SIM cards & Mobile networks menu.
  3. Next tap the SIM card that will be locked.
  4. Scroll down and select Preferred network type.
  5. Now change it to Prefer LTE.

By setting like this, the network will automatically be prioritized on 4G. You can enjoy more stable and smooth internet access. However, this method is not permanent, because it will switch again if there are phone calls, SMS or other push notifications.

To permanently lock 4G, you need an additional app from the Play Store called Force LTE Only.

Force LTE 4G/5G

Force LTE 4G 5G Redmi 10

This application has the ability to lock all networks from 4G to 5G. Well, for Redmi 10 users who have difficulty locking 4G, you can use this Force LTE 4G/5G app. Check out the following method:

  1. Download and install Force LTE Only (4G/5G) app from Playstore.
  2. Next, open and then check the Usage Policy.
  3. After several methods appear according to the Android version, select METHOD2: (Android 11).
  4. You will automatically go to Phone Info.
  5. Then tap Set Preferred Network Type then select LTE Only.

This Force LTE 4G / 5G application can also be used on Redmi 10A and Redmi 10C. You just need to do like the guide above.

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Now that the 4G network is permanently locked, in order to be used to make phone calls and SMS, you must activate Volte in the Settings menu – SIM Card & Mobile Network – Select SIM Card then activate VoLTE.

That’s the information on how to lock the 4G network on Redmi 10, Redmi 10C and Redmi 10A. Hopefully this tutorial can help you so that the network is always stable on LTE.

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