Signal & Cellular Data

Signal & Cellular Data

View cellular network signal, turn international roaming or your mobile data connection on or off.


Prenote info

To view locations using AT&T voice and data service, see the AT&T Network coverage map. To learn more about the AT&T Network, visit

Network Connection


Step 1

CONNECTION TYPE: When connected to 4G LTE, the LTE icon will be displayed in the Notification bar.
CONNECTION STRENGTH: The Signal Bars display the connection strength. The more bars that are displayed, the better the connection.

1. ACCESS CELLULAR DATA: Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the settings Settings icon.

Note: Mobile data is on by default. Turning off the mobile data will not allow any data to be transferred over the wireless network. Wi-Fi access, voice function, and standard text messaging are still allowed. You can also turn data on/off using your myAT&T account. Learn more about disabling or activating AT&T Mobile Share member’s data usage by device.

2. Select Network & Internet, then select Mobile network.

step 2

3. TURN ON/OFF INTERNATIONAL DATA & MOBILE DATA: Select the desired switch to enable or disable the desired service.

step 3

TURN ON/OFF MOBILE DATA: Select the Mobile data switch.
TURN ON/OFF INTERNATIONAL DATA: Select the International data roaming switch.

Note: Data roaming is off by default. Enabling Data roaming will allow the device to attach to foreign wireless network signals when available. International roaming charges will apply. This setting does not apply to voice access, which requires additional provisioning for usage on international networks. To learn more, visit the AT&T International website.

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