Metro APN settings for Huawei Ascend GX1
Huawei Ascend GX1 is not compatible with Metro CDMA20, compatible with Metro GSM and Huawei Ascend GX1 is not compatible with Metro LTE.
We do not recommend using Huawei Ascend GX1 with Metro as Ascend GX1 will only support Metro 2G in United States. The data transfer speeds with Ascend GX1 will be extremely low for Metro. Check the compatibility of Huawei Ascend GX1 with Metro for the details.
To configure Metro APN settings with Huawei Ascend GX1 follow below steps.
Metro Internet & MMS APN settings
Open App Drawer and go to Settings Mobile network settings Access point names
Press button on top right corner.
Enter name: Metro 2
APN type: default,mms,supl
Keep default values for all blank fields shown above.
Press menu button (top right) and select Save. Done.
If the above Metro Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your Ascend GX1, make below changes to Metro Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your Huawei Ascend GX1.
For Huawei Ascend GX1, 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
Huawei Ascend GX1 compatibility with Metro
Huawei Ascend GX1 is compatible with below network frequencies of Metro.
Explain Huawei Ascend GX1 compatibility with Metro
Metro 2G APN with Huawei Ascend GX1
Huawei Ascend GX1 supports Metro 2G on GSM 1900 MHz.
Metro 4G LTE APN with Huawei Ascend GX1
Huawei Ascend GX1 does not support Metro 4G LTE.
Overall compatibililty of Huawei Ascend GX1 with Metro is 25%. The compatibility of Huawei Ascend GX1 with Metro, or the Metro network support on Huawei Ascend GX1 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Huawei Ascend GX1 and Metro network. Even Huawei Ascend GX1 is listed as compatible here, Metro network can still disallow (sometimes) Huawei Ascend GX1 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Metro allows Huawei Ascend GX1 in their network, whether Huawei Ascend GX1 will work properly or not, in which bands Huawei Ascend GX1 will work on Metro and the network performance between Metro and Huawei Ascend GX1. To check if Huawei Ascend GX1 is really allowed in Metro network please contact Metro support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Huawei Ascend GX1 to use on Metro.
Huawei Ascend GX1 network specifications
|OS||Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)|
|Network bands||GSM / CDMA / EVDO / LTE|
|Speed||LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps|
|Network frequencies||GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
LTE band 3(1800), 38(2600)
CDMA 800 / 1900