Metro APN settings for Alcatel Idol 3C
Alcatel Idol 3C is compatible with Metro GSM, Metro HSDPA and Alcatel Idol 3C is not compatible with Metro LTE.
To configure Metro APN settings with Alcatel Idol 3C follow below steps.
Metro Internet & MMS APN settings
Go to Settings More Cellular network settings Access point names
Press the Menu and select New APN
Enter name: Metro 2
APN type: default,mms,supl
Keep the default values set by device for all blank fields shown above.
If the above Metro Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your Idol 3C, make below changes to Metro Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your Alcatel Idol 3C.
For Alcatel Idol 3C, 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 Idol 3C compatibility with Metro
Alcatel Idol 3C is compatible with below network frequencies of Metro.
Explain Alcatel Idol 3C compatibility with Metro
Metro 2G APN with Alcatel Idol 3C
Alcatel Idol 3C supports Metro 2G on GSM 1900 MHz.
Metro 3G APN with Alcatel Idol 3C
Alcatel Idol 3C supports Metro 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.
Metro 4G LTE APN with Alcatel Idol 3C
Alcatel Idol 3C does not support Metro 4G LTE.
Overall compatibililty of Alcatel Idol 3C with Metro is 50%. The compatibility of Alcatel Idol 3C with Metro, or the Metro network support on Alcatel Idol 3C we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Alcatel Idol 3C and Metro network. Even Alcatel Idol 3C is listed as compatible here, Metro network can still disallow (sometimes) Alcatel Idol 3C in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Metro allows Alcatel Idol 3C in their network, whether Alcatel Idol 3C will work properly or not, in which bands Alcatel Idol 3C will work on Metro and the network performance between Metro and Alcatel Idol 3C. To check if Alcatel Idol 3C is really allowed in Metro network please contact Metro support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Alcatel Idol 3C to use on Metro.
Alcatel Idol 3C network specifications
|OS||Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)|
|Network bands||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|Network frequencies||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 |
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)