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Metro APN settings for BLU Grand M3

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BLU Grand M3 is compatible with Metro GSM, Metro HSDPA and Metro LTE.

To configure Metro APN settings with BLU Grand M3 follow below steps.

Metro Internet & MMS APN settings

In your BLU Grand M3 app drawer, go to Settings Connections Mobile networks Access Point Names

Add a new APN by pressing ADD on right top corner. If BLU Grand M3 has already set values for Metro 2 for any fields below leave them. Change others as below.

Name: Metro 2
APN: fast.metropcs.com
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC: http://metropcs.mmsmvno.com/mms/wapenc
MMS proxy:
MMS port:
MCC:
MNC:
Authentication type:
APN type: default,mms,supl
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
Bearer: Unspecified
APN PPP phone number: Not set

Metro 2 APN settings for Android 8 screenshot

Restart your BLU Grand M3 to apply Metro 2 APN settings.

If the above Metro Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your Grand M3, make below changes to Metro Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your BLU Grand M3.

APN typedefault,supl,mms
Authentication typeNone
MVNO typegid
MVNO value6D
APN protocolIPV6

For BLU Grand M3, 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.

Metro MCC-MNC values

310-160
310-200
310-210
310-220
310-230
310-240
310-250
310-260
310-270
310-300
310-310
310-490
310-530
310-580
310-590
310-640
310-660
310-800

BLU Grand M3 compatibility with Metro

BLU Grand M3 is compatible with below network frequencies of Metro.

2G
GSM1900 MHz
3G
HSDPA1700 MHz, 2100 MHz
4G
LTEBand 4 1700/2100 MHz
Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 12 700 MHz*
*These frequencies of Metro may not have countrywide coverage for BLU Grand M3.

Explain BLU Grand M3 compatibility with Metro

Metro 2G APN with BLU Grand M3

BLU Grand M3 supports Metro 2G on GSM 1900 MHz.

Metro 3G APN with BLU Grand M3

BLU Grand M3 supports Metro 3G on HSDPA 1700 MHz and 2100 MHz.

Metro 4G LTE APN with BLU Grand M3

BLU Grand M3 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 BLU Grand M3 with Metro is 100%. The compatibility of BLU Grand M3 with Metro, or the Metro network support on BLU Grand M3 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between BLU Grand M3 and Metro network. Even BLU Grand M3 is listed as compatible here, Metro network can still disallow (sometimes) BLU Grand M3 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Metro allows BLU Grand M3 in their network, whether BLU Grand M3 will work properly or not, in which bands BLU Grand M3 will work on Metro and the network performance between Metro and BLU Grand M3. To check if BLU Grand M3 is really allowed in Metro network please contact Metro support. Do not use this website to decide to buy BLU Grand M3 to use on Metro.

BLU Grand M3 network specifications

OS Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition)
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700), 28(700)
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