United, Powered by 5G
Get Connected. Get United 5G!
United is in the process of building out our 5G network, which provides customers with higher data speeds in many areas of our home coverage territory.
United Wireless 5G Network FAQs
What is the 5G network?
5G refers to the fifth generation of wireless mobile telecommunications technology. This supplements the existing 4G/LTE networks and replaces older networks like 3G as the demand increases for faster data speeds.
What are the benefits of 5G?
5G gives customers incredibly fast data speeds in many areas of our market!
What phones are eligible to get 5G?
Because 5G is such a new technology, not all phones are built with the proper antennae/equipment to see and utilize 5G networks. For a full list of phones that are compatible with 5G, click here. If your current phone is not compatible with 5G, we make it easy to chang to a compatible phone to take advantage of United’s super-fast 5G data speeds!
Can I update my phone's software to get 5G on my phone?
Luckily, many phone models simply need an easy software update to use the 5G data network. If you have a compatible phone, follow the instructions below for updating your compatible iPhone or Android smartphone to take advantage of United’s super-fast 5G network!
Where is 5G available?
United is pleased to offer 5G coverage in many areas of our home territory. Click here to see the current 5G coverage map!
Device Compatibility List for 5G
|Brand||Name||Model #||5G Supported||How to Enable|
|Samsung||A32||A326U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||A52||A525U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||A53||A535U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||S20||G981U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||S20 Plus||G986U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||S20 Ultra||G988U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||S20FE||G781U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||Note 20||N986U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||S21||G991U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||S21 Plus||G996U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||S21 Ultra||G988U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||S21 FE||G990U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||S22||G901U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||S22 Plus||G906U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||S22 Ultra||G908U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||S23||G911U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||S23 Plus||G916U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||S23 Ultra||G918U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||Fold 3||F711U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||Flip 3||F926U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||Fold 4||F936U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|Samsung||Flip 4||F721U1||Yes||Enabled by Default|
|iPhone||12 Mini||A2176||Yes||Enabled with iOS 16.4 20E250|
|iPhone||12||A2172||Yes||Enabled with iOS 16.4 20E247|
|iPhone||12 Pro||A2341||Yes||Enabled with iOS 16.4 20E248|
|iPhone||12 Pro Max||A2342||Yes||Enabled with iOS 16.4 20E249|
|iPhone||13 Mini||A2481||Yes||Enabled with iOS 16.4 20E254|
|iPhone||13||A2482||Yes||Enabled with iOS 16.4 20E251|
|iPhone||13 Pro||A2483||Yes||Enabled with iOS 16.4 20E252|
|iPhone||13 Pro Max||A2484||Yes||Enabled with iOS 16.4 20E253|
|iPhone||SE||A2595||Yes||Enabled with iOS 16.4 20E255|
|iPhone||14||A2649||Yes||Enabled with iOS 16.4 20E257|
|iPhone||14 Pro||A2650||Yes||Enabled with iOS 16.4 20E258|
|iPhone||14 Pro Max||A2651||Yes||Enabled with iOS 16.4 20E259|
Instructions for Updating Software on Apple iPhones:
On your iPhone, go to Settings > General > Software Update and follow the prompts!
Instructions for Updating Software on Android smartphones:
The steps you need to follow will vary depending on the software version your Android smartphone is currently on.
Go to Settings > Software Update, and follow the instructions. When your phone restarts after the update, please follow these instructions again until your phone tells you there are no more updates available (you may have to install a couple of software updates to get to the latest version).
Go to Settings > About Phone > Software Update, and follow the instructions. When your phone restarts after the update, please follow these instructions again until your phone tells you there are no more updates available (you may have to install a couple of software updates to get to the latest version).
Current 5G Coverage Map
We are here to help!
United is committed to helping customers with this transition. If you need assistance with the required software updates, or your phones are eligible for replacement and you need help understanding your options, please stop in or give us a call at 620-227-8641. Our representatives and agents are ready to assist you!