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Metro APN settings for alcatel A7

      Metro   alcatel A7   Android

alcatel A7 is compatible with Metro GSM, Metro HSDPA and alcatel A7 is not compatible with Metro LTE.

To configure Metro APN settings with alcatel A7 follow below steps.

Metro Internet & MMS APN settings

Go to Settings More Mobile networks Access Point Names of your alcatel A7

Press on right top corner.

Name: Metro 2
APN: fast.metropcs.com
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC: http://metropcs.mmsmvno.com/mms/wapenc
MMS proxy:
MMS port:
MCC:
MNC:
Authentication type:
APN type: default,mms,supl
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
Bearer: Unspecified
APN PPP phone number: Not set

Do not change the default values set by device for all blank fields above. Restart alcatel A7.

If the above Metro Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your A7, make below changes to Metro Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your alcatel A7.

APN typedefault,supl,mms
Authentication typeNone
MVNO typegid
MVNO value6D
APN protocolIPV6

For alcatel A7, 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

310-160
310-200
310-210
310-220
310-230
310-240
310-250
310-260
310-270
310-300
310-310
310-490
310-530
310-580
310-590
310-640
310-660
310-800

alcatel A7 compatibility with Metro

alcatel A7 is compatible with below network frequencies of Metro.

2G
GSM1900 MHz
3G
HSDPA2100 MHz
4G
LTE Not compatible

Explain alcatel A7 compatibility with Metro

Metro 2G APN with alcatel A7

alcatel A7 supports Metro 2G on GSM 1900 MHz.

Metro 3G APN with alcatel A7

alcatel A7 supports Metro 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.

Metro 4G LTE APN with alcatel A7

alcatel A7 does not support Metro 4G LTE.

Overall compatibililty of alcatel A7 with Metro is 50%. The compatibility of alcatel A7 with Metro, or the Metro network support on alcatel A7 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between alcatel A7 and Metro network. Even alcatel A7 is listed as compatible here, Metro network can still disallow (sometimes) alcatel A7 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Metro allows alcatel A7 in their network, whether alcatel A7 will work properly or not, in which bands alcatel A7 will work on Metro and the network performance between Metro and alcatel A7. To check if alcatel A7 is really allowed in Metro network please contact Metro support. Do not use this website to decide to buy alcatel A7 to use on Metro.

alcatel A7 network specifications

OS Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700)
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