It looks like Verizon’s 4G LTE network has been suffering from outages all over the country since last night. So if you have the HTC Thunderbolt and you can’t see the 4G icon on your phone, you are not alone! Your phone will switch to 3G for now until the LTE network gets fixed. Some users have also reported that their Thunderbolts had trouble connecting to 3G. For those owners, we suggest that they look at an old post of ours to see how they can overcome that issue with a couple of steps.
This outage shouldn’t surprise you because Verizon’s 4G LTE network just been launched and is still in preliminary testing stages. I am pretty sure that Verizon is working on it as I am writing this article and your HTC Thunderbolt will get its 4G LTE juice back in no time. Let us know when you get 4G back on your phone.