iPhone X iOS 12.1.1 makes phone choose a different radio band ?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Closingracer, Dec 7, 2018.

  1. Closingracer macrumors 68040

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    I noticed with 12.1 my phone always used band 25 with sprint at my home but now I’m using band 26. Is it because of the update ?
     
  2. Closingracer thread starter macrumors 68040

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    I do Notice increase of speed with it being about 10mbps faster (down)then before with it being 30 down and 6 up
     
  3. BasicGreatGuy Contributor

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    I have noticed a speed increase with cellular data as well, both on Verizon and T-Mobile using the XS Max dual SIM 12.1.1
     
  4. djdsas macrumors member

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    How can you tell which band you are on?
     
  5. BasicGreatGuy Contributor

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    By entering field test mode via the phone app.

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