One of the questions I get asked by mobile users who are new to 4G is whether it is possible to use a 4G SIM in a 3G phone.
Yes; it is possible, but you will not get a 4G connection. If your network operator offers 3G and 2G networks, the SIM will lock on to either of those for calls and data.
To be able to use a 4G internet connection, you need to put your 4G SIM card in a compatible 4G smartphone. To understand 4G compatibility
Other 4G Resources
Here are a few more helpful resources about 4G LTE.
- List of 4G LTE networks in Nigeria
- 4G In Nigeria
- Best budget 4G smartphones in Nigeria
- 4G LTE compatibility: before you buy that 4G smartphone
- Eight 4G LTE smartphones you can buy now for less than NGN50,000
- These smartphones all work on Glo 4G network
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Founder of MobilityArena. Yomi’s journey in mobile started in 2001. Besides obsessing over mobile phones, he also started creating WAP sites (early mobile-friendly websites created with WML). He began writing about phones in 2004 and has been at it since then. He has owned over 200 devices, from Symbian, Palm, PocketPC/Windows Mobile, BlackBerry/BB10, webOS, Windows Phone, Firefox, Ubuntu Touch, to Android, iOS, and KaiOS operating systems.