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Metro APN settings for Huawei P9 lite

      Metro   Huawei P9 lite   Android

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: 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

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.

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

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

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

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.

2G
GSM1900 MHz
3G
HSDPAVNS-L21, VNS-L312100 MHz
4G
LTEVNS-L21, VNS-L31 Not compatible
  VNS-L53Band 4 1700/2100 MHz
Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 12 700 MHz*
*These frequencies of Metro may not have countrywide coverage for Huawei P9 lite.

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

VNS-L21, VNS-L31

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.

VNS-L21, VNS-L31

Huawei P9 lite VNS-L21, VNS-L31 does not support Metro 4G LTE.

VNS-L53

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
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