Oneplus's trouble with 5g in Qatar continues due to limited 5g band support via OnePlus 8T

  1. saji.pr
    Donut May 22, 2021

    saji.pr , via OnePlus 8T , May 22, 2021 :
    Dear Oneplus,

    I've made several complaints& Requests for accessing 5g on my device since last 5 months with absolutely no use. Came to know that the Indian variants of phones (being sold in Qatar) supports only 2 major 5g bands. Because of that reason only users here can't access 5g. But Oneplus hide this from customers and still let suppliers to sell their phones by marketing 5g. This is cheating that most of the users doesn't know.

    Oneplus's technical team dragged this case for 5 months by saying silly reasons. It's true that I should have checked the network compatibility for 5g here. But as a normal user, I didn't notice and I'm sure most of the customers won't be checking it before buying again so that Oneplus can maximize their sale!! Great marketing Team Oneplus. As your captions says "Never settle"


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  2. puccellino
    Lollipop May 22, 2021

    puccellino , May 22, 2021 :

    I can understand it is very annoying for you.

    Did you buy your phone from an authorised OnePlus retailer?

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  3. pablofg1978
    Head Moderator Head Moderator May 22, 2021

    pablofg1978 , May 22, 2021 :
    That is not true, the full specs of each device from each region is avaiable from the day of launch on the official oneplus site.

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  4. saji.pr
    Donut May 23, 2021

    saji.pr , via OnePlus 8T , May 23, 2021 :
    We can see the full specs in the website except how many 5g bands it supports. If u can, show me!!

  5. Slashbeetle.Labs
    Froyo May 23, 2021

    Slashbeetle.Labs , May 23, 2021 :
    The website always mentions the entire 4g and 5g bands that are supported.

    Attached Files:

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  6. pablofg1978
    Head Moderator Head Moderator May 23, 2021

    pablofg1978 , May 23, 2021 :

  7. Sbg_alghanim
    Cupcake Jun 1, 2021

    Sbg_alghanim , via OnePlus 9 Pro , Jun 1, 2021 :
    Oneplus hardware supports Qatar 5G Network which is the N78, however, the device doesn't recognize it and the operator didn't register oneplus on the 5G network, so we need OnePlus to push an update to enable 5G in our region

  8. Klebdah
    Cupcake Jun 8, 2021

    Klebdah , via OnePlus 9 Pro , Jun 8, 2021 :
    Alas, all our demands to no avail

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  9. rameez.mannil
    Froyo Jul 14, 2021

    rameez.mannil , Jul 14, 2021 :
    I bought my phone from Al Anees on Nov 05, 2020. Proceeded for vacation in Dec 2020. Enrolled for Beta while I was in India. Came back to Qatar in June '21 to see 5G never appear, which actually did work for me during Nov 2020.

    I tried a full reset yesterday. Forced 'NR only' and nothing worked.

    I came across this thread, https://forums.oneplus.com/threads/...on-oneplus-8-series-and-oneplus-7-5g.1345340/ , which I thought I will give a shot after a visit to Al Anees.

    Looks like I should save some time by not getting into the infinite diversions of Doha.

  10. rameez.mannil
    Froyo Jul 14, 2021

    rameez.mannil , via OnePlus 8T , Jul 14, 2021 :
    Hi, could you name the retailer you bought your device from?

  11. Sbg_alghanim
    Cupcake Jul 14, 2021

  12. rameez.mannil
    Froyo Jul 14, 2021

  13. Xcommunicad0
    Lollipop Jul 14, 2021

  14. SJar68
    Cupcake Nov 28, 2021

    SJar68 , Nov 28, 2021 :
    Any update did 5g work?

  15. puccellino
    Lollipop Nov 29, 2021

    puccellino , Nov 29, 2021 :
    So shouldn't you be asking the operator to approve your specific model on their 5G network? I think this is the best way forward for you, you too @SJar68

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  16. SJar68
    Cupcake Dec 2, 2021

    SJar68 , Dec 2, 2021 :
    It's not the operator's fault don't you get it OnePlus fails to support it's customers.

  17. Tobikage
    General Support Expert Award 2021 Dec 2, 2021

    Tobikage , Dec 2, 2021 :
    So...Did OnePlus sell you the phone in the country you're at right now ?

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  18. puccellino
    Lollipop Dec 2, 2021

    puccellino , Dec 2, 2021 :
    It's not the operators fault you are correct.

    Nor is it Oneplus's fault that you have chosen to use your phone in a different country than it was intended for on a long term basis. It's the buyers responsibility to ensure they have chosen the correct phone for their personal needs.

    There are many ways you can get a work around to fix the problem you created, some of them free but take your time, some will cost you via a third party expert. All of those are listed in threads here by helpful users.

    You will not get rectification of your self made problem by ranting on a user forum.

    Good luck in reading through the threads. 🙂
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2021

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