Metro APN settings for Huawei P9 lite
Huawei P9 lite is compatible with Metro GSM, Metro HSDPA and Metro LTE.
To configure Metro APN settings with Huawei P9 lite follow below steps.
Metro Internet & MMS APN settings
Go to Settings More / Mobile networks Access Point Names
Press on right top
Name: Metro 2
APN type: default,mms,supl
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
APN PPP phone number: Not set
Do not change the default values set by device for all blank fields above.
If the above Metro Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your P9 lite, make below changes to Metro Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your Huawei P9 lite.
For Huawei P9 lite, 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 P9 lite compatibility with Metro
Huawei P9 lite is compatible with below network frequencies of Metro. P9 lite has variants VNS-L21, VNS-L31 and VNS-L53.
|HSDPA||VNS-L21, VNS-L31||2100 MHz|
|LTE||VNS-L21, VNS-L31||Not compatible|
|VNS-L53||Band 4 1700/2100 MHz|
Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 12 700 MHz*
Explain Huawei P9 lite compatibility with Metro
Huawei P9 lite has modal variants VNS-L21, VNS-L31 and VNS-L53.
Metro 2G APN with Huawei P9 lite
Huawei P9 lite supports Metro 2G on GSM 1900 MHz.
Metro 3G APN with Huawei P9 lite
Huawei P9 lite VNS-L21, VNS-L31 supports Metro 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.
Metro 4G LTE APN with Huawei P9 lite
Compatibility of Huawei P9 lite with Metro 4G depends on the modal variants VNS-L21, VNS-L31 and VNS-L53.
Huawei P9 lite VNS-L21, VNS-L31 does not support Metro 4G LTE.
Huawei P9 lite VNS-L53 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 Huawei P9 lite with Metro is 100%. The compatibility of Huawei P9 lite with Metro, or the Metro network support on Huawei P9 lite we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Huawei P9 lite and Metro network. Even Huawei P9 lite is listed as compatible here, Metro network can still disallow (sometimes) Huawei P9 lite in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Metro allows Huawei P9 lite in their network, whether Huawei P9 lite will work properly or not, in which bands Huawei P9 lite will work on Metro and the network performance between Metro and Huawei P9 lite. To check if Huawei P9 lite is really allowed in Metro network please contact Metro support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Huawei P9 lite to use on Metro.
Huawei P9 lite network specifications
|OS||Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)|
|Network bands||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps|
|Network frequencies||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 - VNS-L21, VNS-L31
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - VNS-L21, VNS-L31
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700) - VNS-L53