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Metro APN settings for Apple iPhone 8 Plus

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Apple iPhone 8 Plus is compatible with Metro GSM, Metro HSDPA and Metro LTE.

To configure Metro APN settings with Apple iPhone 8 Plus follow below steps.

Metro Internet & MMS APN settings

From main menu of Apple iPhone 8 Plus, select Settings and then Cellular.

Check that Cellular Data is turned on.
Tap Cellular Data Options and then Cellular Data Network.

Go to Cellular Data and enter information as below

APN: fast.metropcs.com
Username:
Password:

Metro 2 APN settings for iOS screenshot

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

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

Metro 2 MMS APN settings for iOS screenshot

Press the Home button to save the APN and exit to the main screen.
Now, restartĀ Apple iPhone 8 Plus to apply Metro 2 APN settings.

If the above Metro Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your iPhone 8 Plus, make below changes to Metro Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your Apple iPhone 8 Plus.

No changes from above setting necessary to use MetroPCS 160 with Apple iPhone 8 Plus.

For Apple iPhone 8 Plus, 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 8 Plus compatibility with Metro

Apple iPhone 8 Plus is compatible with below network frequencies of Metro. iPhone 8 Plus has variants A1863 and A1905.

2G
GSM1900 MHz
3G
HSDPAA1863, A19051700 MHz, 2100 MHz
4G
LTEA1863, A1905Band 4 1700/2100 MHz
Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 12 700 MHz*
  Band 4 1700/2100 MHz
Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 12 700 MHz*
*These frequencies of Metro may not have countrywide coverage for Apple iPhone 8 Plus.

Explain Apple iPhone 8 Plus compatibility with Metro

Apple iPhone 8 Plus has modal variants A1863, A1905 and v2.

Metro 2G APN with Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Apple iPhone 8 Plus supports Metro 2G on GSM 1900 MHz.

Metro 3G APN with Apple iPhone 8 Plus

A1863, A1905

Apple iPhone 8 Plus A1863, A1905 supports Metro 3G on HSDPA 1700 MHz and 2100 MHz.

Metro 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Compatibility of Apple iPhone 8 Plus with Metro 4G depends on the modal variants A1863, A1905 and v2.

A1863, A1905

Apple iPhone 8 Plus A1863, A1905 supports Metro 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz.
It will also support Metro 4G on LTE Band 2 1900 MHz and Band 12 700 MHz only in some areas of United States.

v2

Apple iPhone 8 Plus v2 supports Metro 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz.
It will also support Metro 4G on LTE Band 2 1900 MHz and Band 12 700 MHz only in some areas of United States.

Overall compatibililty of Apple iPhone 8 Plus with Metro is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 8 Plus with Metro, or the Metro network support on Apple iPhone 8 Plus we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 8 Plus and Metro network. Even Apple iPhone 8 Plus is listed as compatible here, Metro network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 8 Plus in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Metro allows Apple iPhone 8 Plus in their network, whether Apple iPhone 8 Plus will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone 8 Plus will work on Metro and the network performance between Metro and Apple iPhone 8 Plus. To check if Apple iPhone 8 Plus is really allowed in Metro network please contact Metro support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 8 Plus to use on Metro.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus network specifications

OS iOS 11
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - A1863, A1905
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) - A1863, A1905
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
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