If you’re a Metro by T-Mobile user, you may have had trouble getting your device to connect to the internet or send MMS messages. This is because you need to have the correct APN settings configured on your device. In this article, we’ll walk you through the steps to set up your Metro by T-Mobile APN settings on your Android device.
What is APN?
APN stands for Access Point Name. It’s a set of instructions that your device uses to connect to the internet and send MMS messages. Without the correct APN settings, your device will not be able to connect to the Metro by T-Mobile network.
Step 1: Go to Settings
Open the Settings app on your Android device. You can usually find it in your app drawer or by swiping down from the top of your screen and tapping the gear icon.
Step 2: Tap on Network & Internet
Scroll down and tap on the “Network & Internet” option.
Step 3: Tap on Mobile Network
Tap on “Mobile Network” to access your device’s cellular network settings.
Step 4: Tap on Access Point Names
Find and tap on “Access Point Names” to view and edit your APN settings.
Step 5: Add a New APN
Tap on the plus sign (+) to add a new APN.
Step 6: Enter APN Settings
Enter the following APN settings:
- Name: Metro by T-Mobile
- APN: fast.metropcs.com
- Proxy: Not set
- Port: Not set
- Username: Not set
- Password: Not set
- Server: Not set
- MMSC: http://metropcs.mmsmvno.com/mms/wapenc
- MMS proxy: Not set
- MMS port: Not set
- MCC: 310
- MNC: 260
- Authentication type: Not set
- APN type: default,supl,mms
- APN protocol: IPv4/IPv6
Step 7: Save and Select
Save your new APN settings and select it as your active APN.
Setting up the correct APN settings on your Android device is essential for getting the most out of your Metro by T-Mobile plan. By following the steps outlined in this article, you should now be able to connect to the internet and send MMS messages on your device. If you continue to have issues, contact Metro by T-Mobile customer support for further assistance.