Metro APN settings for Huawei P20
Huawei P20 is compatible with Metro GSM, Metro HSDPA and Huawei P20 is not compatible with Metro LTE.
Metro Internet & MMS APN settings
In Huawei app drawer, go to Settings Wireless and networks Mobile networks Access Point Names
Add a new APN by pressing ADD on right top corner. If device has already set values for Metro 2 for any fields below leave them. Change others as below.
Name: Metro 2
APN type: default,mms,supl
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
APN PPP phone number: Not set
If the above Metro Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your P20, make below changes to Metro Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your Huawei P20.
For Huawei P20, 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 P20 compatibility with Metro
Huawei P20 is compatible with below network frequencies of Metro.
Explain Huawei P20 compatibility with Metro
Metro 2G APN with Huawei P20
Huawei P20 supports Metro 2G on GSM 1900 MHz.
Metro 3G APN with Huawei P20
Huawei P20 supports Metro 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.
Metro 4G LTE APN with Huawei P20
Huawei P20 does not support Metro 4G LTE.
Overall compatibililty of Huawei P20 with Metro is 50%. The compatibility of Huawei P20 with Metro, or the Metro network support on Huawei P20 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Huawei P20 and Metro network. Even Huawei P20 is listed as compatible here, Metro network can still disallow (sometimes) Huawei P20 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Metro allows Huawei P20 in their network, whether Huawei P20 will work properly or not, in which bands Huawei P20 will work on Metro and the network performance between Metro and Huawei P20. To check if Huawei P20 is really allowed in Metro network please contact Metro support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Huawei P20 to use on Metro.
Huawei P20 network specifications
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo)|
|Network bands||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Network frequencies||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)|
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)