Metro APN settings for alcatel 1x
alcatel 1x is compatible with Metro GSM, Metro HSDPA and Metro LTE.
To configure Metro APN settings with alcatel 1x follow below steps.
Metro Internet & MMS APN settings
In your alcatel 1x app drawer, go to Settings Connections Mobile networks Access Point Names
Add a new APN by pressing ADD on right top corner. If alcatel 1x has already set values for Metro 2 for any fields below leave them. Change others as below.
Name: Metro 2
APN type: default,mms,supl
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
APN PPP phone number: Not set
Restart your alcatel 1x to apply Metro 2 APN settings.
If the above Metro Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your 1x, make below changes to Metro Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your alcatel 1x.
For alcatel 1x, when you type Metro APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering Metro Internet & MMS APN settings make sure you enter APN as fast.metropcs.com and not as FAST.METROPCS.COM or Fast.metropcs.com.
Metro MCC-MNC values
alcatel 1x compatibility with Metro
alcatel 1x is compatible with below network frequencies of Metro. 1x has variants 5059A, 5059X, Y and D.
|HSDPA||5059A||1700 MHz, 2100 MHz|
|LTE||5059A||Band 4 1700/2100 MHz|
Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 12 700 MHz*
Explain alcatel 1x compatibility with Metro
alcatel 1x has modal variants 5059A and 5059X/Y/D.
Metro 2G APN with alcatel 1x
alcatel 1x supports Metro 2G on GSM 1900 MHz.
Metro 3G APN with alcatel 1x
alcatel 1x 5059A supports Metro 3G on HSDPA 1700 MHz and 2100 MHz.
Metro 4G LTE APN with alcatel 1x
Compatibility of alcatel 1x with Metro 4G depends on the modal variants 5059A and 5059X/Y/D.
alcatel 1x 5059A supports Metro 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz.
It will also support Metro 4G on LTE Band 2 1900 MHz and Band 12 700 MHz only in some areas of United States.
alcatel 1x 5059X/Y/D does not support Metro 4G LTE.
Overall compatibililty of alcatel 1x with Metro is 100%. The compatibility of alcatel 1x with Metro, or the Metro network support on alcatel 1x we have explained here is only a technical specification match between alcatel 1x and Metro network. Even alcatel 1x is listed as compatible here, Metro network can still disallow (sometimes) alcatel 1x in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Metro allows alcatel 1x in their network, whether alcatel 1x will work properly or not, in which bands alcatel 1x will work on Metro and the network performance between Metro and alcatel 1x. To check if alcatel 1x is really allowed in Metro network please contact Metro support. Do not use this website to decide to buy alcatel 1x to use on Metro.
Metro alcatel 1x APN Settings Videos
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alcatel 1x network specifications
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo) - 5059D only; Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) - all other models|
|Network bands||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|Network frequencies||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)|
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - 5059A
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 28(700) - 5059A
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - 5059X/Y/D