I am having trouble setting a specific roaming network on my Pixel 2. These are my options in the Mobile Network settings. Does anyone know how to set the roaming network here?

Mobile network settings Network operator setting search

  • So right now I'm connected to a roaming network A. But I want specify connect to mobile network B. Jul 19, 2018 at 14:58
  • Thanks @beeshyams. I don't have "Choose network operators" in my "Mobile Network" settings. See the image I posted at the top. Jul 19, 2018 at 15:04
  • Pixel 2, Android 8.1.0, Security patch July 5th 2018 Jul 19, 2018 at 15:08
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    Thanks @beeshyams. I've added an image to my top post searching for 'network operator' -- unfortunately nothing found. Yeah I have looked into the solution you posted with dialing '#*#*4636#*#' but the problem is these network operators have the same network type / bands. Jul 19, 2018 at 16:28

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I managed to figure it out. The secret was setting the 'Preferred network type' from 'Global' to 'LTE / GSM / UMTS'. That displayed the 'Automatically select network' toggle which I disabled in order to select my desired network. See image below. Thanks for your help, beeshyams!

Mobile network settings

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