Despite being a 5G smartphone, it may happen that the phone does not have 5G high-speed internet. So first check if 5G service is available in your area. You can search through the method given here.
5G service has been launched in India and fast internet can be availed in 13 cities of the country. Airtel, the country’s leading telecom company, is providing 5G services in a total of 8 cities. However, to avail the 5G connectivity, users must have a 5G supported smartphone. Despite being a 5G smartphone, it may happen that the phone does not have 5G high-speed internet. So first check if 5G service is available in your area. You can search through the method given here.
First of all you have to turn on 5G in the smartphone. After turning on 5G in the phone, the 5G signal will appear at the top of the screen. This 5G signal will be visible where 4G signal was visible till now. If this happens, it means you are in an area with 5G service coverage. If you don’t see 5G service listed, you need to try another method to check connectivity.
Find out through Airtel Thanks App
Airtel has also offered a supported tool to check 5G service. Airtel users can use this tool to find out if there is 5G service in their area. For this users have to download Airtel Thanks app first. If this app is already present on your phone, its latest version should be on your phone. Now open this app and see the given option.
Check 5G service like this
On opening the Airtel Thanks app, an option will be available, which will tell whether your smartphone is 5G enabled or not. By tapping on this option you will get all the information automatically. On the other hand, if you see “You are in a 5G city”, it means you are in an area where 5G service is available. You can run 5G internet in this area.
Keep this in mind
The launch of 5G service in 13 cities of the country does not mean that users can access 5G internet anywhere in these cities. Currently, 5G connectivity is provided only in certain parts of these cities. For example, 5G service is present in Delhi, but it is only available in certain places like Airport, Pragati Maidan, Connaught Place. So, keep this in mind while buying a 5G pack or before taking advantage of 5G.