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MetroPCS APN settings for Apple iPhone 6

      MetroPCS   Apple iPhone 6   iOS

Apple iPhone 6 is compatible with MetroPCS GSM, MetroPCS HSDPA and MetroPCS LTE.

To configure MetroPCS APN settings with Apple iPhone 6 follow below steps.

MetroPCS Internet & MMS APN settings

In the main menu, tap Settings
Tap Cellular.

Check that Cellular Data is turned on.
Tap Cellular Data Network
(If this setting does not appear on the device, it has not unlocked and settings cannot be manipulated manually.)

Go to Cellular Data section and enter below information

APN: fast.metropcs.com
Username:
Password:

Go to LTE Setup (Optional) section and enter below information

APN: (Leave Blank)
Username: (Leave Blank)
Password: (Leave Blank)


Enter the below details in MMS section:

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 MetroPCS Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your iPhone 6, make below changes to MetroPCS Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your Apple iPhone 6.

No changes from above setting necessary to use MetroPCS 160 with Apple iPhone 6.

For Apple iPhone 6, when you type MetroPCS APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering MetroPCS 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 6 compatibility with MetroPCS

Apple iPhone 6 is compatible with below network frequencies of MetroPCS. iPhone 6 has variants A1549 (GSM), A1549 (CDMA), A1586, A1549 GSM and A1549 CDMA.

2G
GSMA1549 (GSM), A1549 (CDMA), A15861900 MHz
3G
HSDPAA1549 (GSM), A1549 (CDMA), A15861700 MHz, 2100 MHz
4G
LTEA1549 GSM, A1549 CDMABand 4 1700/2100 MHz
Band 2 1900 MHz*
  A1586Band 4 1700/2100 MHz
Band 2 1900 MHz*
*These frequencies of MetroPCS may not have countrywide coverage for Apple iPhone 6.

Explain Apple iPhone 6 compatibility with MetroPCS

Apple iPhone 6 has modal variants A1549 (GSM), A1549 (CDMA), A1586, A1549 GSM and A1549 CDMA.

MetroPCS 2G APN with Apple iPhone 6

A1549 (GSM), A1549 (CDMA), A1586:

Apple iPhone 6 A1549 (GSM), A1549 (CDMA), A1586 supports MetroPCS 2G on GSM 1900 MHz.

MetroPCS 3G APN with Apple iPhone 6

A1549 (GSM), A1549 (CDMA), A1586

Apple iPhone 6 A1549 (GSM), A1549 (CDMA), A1586 supports MetroPCS 3G on HSDPA 1700 MHz and 2100 MHz.

MetroPCS 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 6

Compatibility of Apple iPhone 6 with MetroPCS 4G depends on the modal variants A1549 GSM, A1549 CDMA and A1586.

A1549 GSM, A1549 CDMA

Apple iPhone 6 A1549 GSM, A1549 CDMA supports MetroPCS 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz.
It will also support MetroPCS 4G on LTE Band 2 1900 MHz only in some areas of United States.

A1586

Apple iPhone 6 A1586 supports MetroPCS 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz.
It will also support MetroPCS 4G on LTE Band 2 1900 MHz only in some areas of United States.

Overall compatibililty of Apple iPhone 6 with MetroPCS is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 6 with MetroPCS, or the MetroPCS network support on Apple iPhone 6 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 6 and MetroPCS network. Even Apple iPhone 6 is listed as compatible here, MetroPCS network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 6 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if MetroPCS allows Apple iPhone 6 in their network, whether Apple iPhone 6 will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone 6 will work on MetroPCS and the network performance between MetroPCS and Apple iPhone 6. To check if Apple iPhone 6 is really allowed in MetroPCS network please contact MetroPCS support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 6 to use on MetroPCS.

Apple iPhone 6 network specifications

OS iOS 8, upgradable to iOS 9.2
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - A1549 (GSM), A1549 (CDMA), A1586
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - A1549 (GSM), A1549 (CDMA), A1586
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700) - A1549 GSM, A1549 CDMA
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - A1586
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