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Metro APN settings for Apple iPhone 5c

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Apple iPhone 5c is compatible with Metro GSM, Metro HSDPA and Metro LTE.

To configure Metro APN settings with Apple iPhone 5c follow below steps.

Metro Internet & MMS APN settings

Open Settings and select Cellular Data

Turn on Cellular Data, then click APN Settings

Enter following information under Cellular Data

APN: fast.metropcs.com
Username:
Password:

This version of iPad does not support MMS. However below are MMS settings in case you setup via a 3rd party app.

APN: fast.metropcs.com
Username:
Password:
MMSC: http://metropcs.mmsmvno.com/mms/wapenc
MMS Proxy:
MMS Max Message Size: 1048576
MMS UA Prof URL: http://www.apple.com/mms/uaprof.rdf

Press the Home button to save the APN and exit to the main screen.
Restart the device.

If the above Metro Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your iPhone 5c, make below changes to Metro Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your Apple iPhone 5c.

No changes from above setting necessary to use MetroPCS 160 with Apple iPhone 5c.

For Apple iPhone 5c, 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.

Apple iPhone 5c compatibility with Metro

Apple iPhone 5c is compatible with below network frequencies of Metro. iPhone 5c has variants A1532 (GSM), A1532 (CDMA), A1456, A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA and A1529.

2G
GSMAll versions1900 MHz
3G
HSDPAA1532 (GSM), A1532 (CDMA), A14561700 MHz, 2100 MHz
4G
LTEA1532 GSM, A1532 CDMABand 4 1700/2100 MHz
Band 2 1900 MHz*
  A1529Band 2 1900 MHz*
*These frequencies of Metro may not have countrywide coverage for Apple iPhone 5c.

Explain Apple iPhone 5c compatibility with Metro

Apple iPhone 5c has modal variants A1532 (GSM), A1532 (CDMA), A1456, A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA and A1529.

Metro 2G APN with Apple iPhone 5c

Apple iPhone 5c supports Metro 2G on GSM 1900 MHz.

Metro 3G APN with Apple iPhone 5c

A1532 (GSM), A1532 (CDMA), A1456

Apple iPhone 5c A1532 (GSM), A1532 (CDMA), A1456 supports Metro 3G on HSDPA 1700 MHz and 2100 MHz.

Metro 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 5c

Compatibility of Apple iPhone 5c with Metro 4G depends on the modal variants A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA and A1529.

A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA

Apple iPhone 5c A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA supports Metro 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz.
It will also support Metro 4G on LTE Band 2 1900 MHz only in some areas of United States.

A1529

Apple iPhone 5c A1529 supports Metro 4G on LTE Band 2 1900 MHz only in some areas of United States.

Overall compatibililty of Apple iPhone 5c with Metro is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 5c with Metro, or the Metro network support on Apple iPhone 5c we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 5c and Metro network. Even Apple iPhone 5c is listed as compatible here, Metro network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 5c in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Metro allows Apple iPhone 5c in their network, whether Apple iPhone 5c will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone 5c will work on Metro and the network performance between Metro and Apple iPhone 5c. To check if Apple iPhone 5c is really allowed in Metro network please contact Metro support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 5c to use on Metro.

Apple iPhone 5c network specifications

OS iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 9.2
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - A1532 (GSM), A1532 (CDMA), A1456
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900) - A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300) - A1529
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