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MetroPCS APN settings for BlackBerry Passport

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BlackBerry Passport is compatible with MetroPCS GSM, MetroPCS HSDPA and MetroPCS LTE.

MetroPCS Internet & MMS APN settings

On the homescreen, swipe down from the top.

Tap Settings, and then tap Network Connections.

Tap Mobile Network.

Tap APN at the bottom of the screen.

Enter the following information:

Access Point Name (APN) = fast.metropcs.com
Username =
Password =

Tap Save

Slide your finger left on the display to open the main menu.

Open Text Messages.
Press the dots.
Press Settings and select Text Messages.
Select MMS.

Press Advanced and enter the following details.

APN = fast.metropcs.com
MMSC URL = http://metropcs.mmsmvno.com/mms/wapenc
Proxy URL = :

Press Save.


Return to home screen.

If the above MetroPCS Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your Passport, make below changes to MetroPCS Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your BlackBerry Passport.

Authentication typeNone
APN protocolIPV6

For BlackBerry Passport, 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.

BlackBerry Passport compatibility with MetroPCS

BlackBerry Passport is compatible with below network frequencies of MetroPCS.

2G
GSM1900 MHz
3G
HSDPA2100 MHz
4G
LTE Not compatible
  Band 4 1700/2100 MHz
Band 2 1900 MHz*
*These frequencies of MetroPCS may not have countrywide coverage for BlackBerry Passport.

Explain BlackBerry Passport compatibility with MetroPCS

BlackBerry Passport has modal variants v2.

MetroPCS 2G APN with BlackBerry Passport

BlackBerry Passport supports MetroPCS 2G on GSM 1900 MHz.

MetroPCS 3G APN with BlackBerry Passport

BlackBerry Passport supports MetroPCS 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.

MetroPCS 4G LTE APN with BlackBerry Passport

Compatibility of BlackBerry Passport with MetroPCS 4G depends on the modal variants and v2.

BlackBerry Passport does not support MetroPCS 4G LTE.

v2

BlackBerry Passport v2 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 BlackBerry Passport with MetroPCS is 100%. The compatibility of BlackBerry Passport with MetroPCS, or the MetroPCS network support on BlackBerry Passport we have explained here is only a technical specification match between BlackBerry Passport and MetroPCS network. Even BlackBerry Passport listed as compatible here, MetroPCS network can still disallow (sometimes) BlackBerry Passport in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if MetroPCS allows BlackBerry Passport in their network, whether BlackBerry Passport will work properly or not, in which bands BlackBerry Passport will work on MetroPCS and the network performance between MetroPCS and BlackBerry Passport. To check if BlackBerry Passport is really allowed in MetroPCS network please contact MetroPCS support. Do not use this website to decide to buy BlackBerry Passport to use on MetroPCS.

BlackBerry Passport network specifications

OS BlackBerry OS 10.3, upgradable to v10.3.2
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA, LTE
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900)
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800)
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