Signal & Cellular Data

Signal & Cellular Data

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

  1. CHECK NETWORK CONNECTION STRENGTH: The Signal Bars display the connection strength. The more bars that are displayed, the better the connection. When connected to 4G LTE, the LTE icon will be displayed in the Notification bar.
    Note: To view the locations AT&T voice and data service can be used, see the AT&T Network coverage map. To learn more about the AT&T network, visit
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  2. TURN MOBILE DATA ON OR OFF: Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the 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.
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  3. Select Network & Internet.
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  4. Select Cellular networks, then select Cellular data services.
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  5. Select the Cellular Data switch to turn it on or off.
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  6. TURN ON/OFF INTERNATIONAL DATA: Select International Roaming, then select the desired option.
    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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  7. QUICKLY TURN ON/OFF CELLULAR DATA: Swipe down from the Notfication bar with two fingers, then select the Cellular data icon
    Note: When turning cellular data off, select TURN OFF to confirm.
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