MetroPCS APN settings for Android
Guide to Setup MetroPCS APN Settings on Android
MetroPCS APN settings are easy to configure on any Android device as long as it is compatible with MetroPCS network specifications. Below is everything you need to know to get your Android device on MetroPCS with MetroPCS APN settings.
MetroPCS is a no-contract MVNO using T-Mobile LTE network. Therefore, if your Android device is compatible with T-Mobile, then it will work on MetroPCS too. Also most of the unlocked devices from other GSM carriers such as AT&T will also work on MetroPCS. MetroPCS also offers unlimited data plans for Android.
APN Settings are usually found under Settings > Connections > Mobile Networks > Access point names. But if this path is not found on your Android device may be it is customized. In that case please choose your exact Android device modal to get MetroPCS APN settings. If Access point names is disabled or if hidden on your Android device then probably it is blocked by your previous carrier. In that case please contact your previous carrier or the Android device seller to get it unlocked for MetroPCS.
These MetroPCS APN settings are for Android 8 Oreo. But if you are looking for MetroPCS APN settings for different version of Android such as Android 2.3 Gingerbread, Android 4 ICS, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Android 4.4 KitKat, Android 5 Lollipop, Android 6 Marshmallow, Android 7 Nougat please select your exact device modal below.
MetroPCS Internet & MMS APN settings
In your Android app drawer, go to Settings Connections Mobile networks Access Point Names
Add a new APN by pressing ADD on right top corner. If Android has already set values for MetroPCS 2 for any fields below leave them. Change others as below.
Name: MetroPCS 2
APN type: default,mms,supl
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
APN PPP phone number: Not set
Restart your Android to apply MetroPCS 2 APN settings.
If the above MetroPCS Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your Android device, make below changes to MetroPCS Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your Android device.
On Android, APN settings should be entered in correct case. For example, if you are configuring your APN setting with MetroPCS Internet & MMS APN settings configuration above, make sure you enter APN as fast.metropcs.com and not as FAST.METROPCS.COM or Fast.metropcs.com.
MCC-MNC values for MetroPCS
Do not change MCC or MNC values when configuration the MetroPCS APN settings above. Your Android device knows the best values for MCC and MNC for MetroPCS and they will be set automatically by Android in APN settings. Android usually retrieves MCC and MNC from the SIM card and sets it to your APN settings accordingly.
If you face any issues with the speed, delete everything in APN type field and leave it blank and see if that solves your issue on Android for MetroPCS. If the settings still not performing well then your Android device may not be compatible with MetroPCS. To check it, select your exact Android phone modal from the Android devices list below.