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Metro APN settings for Lava Z40

      Metro   Lava Z40   Android

Lava Z40 is not compatible with Metro GSM, compatible with Metro HSDPA and Lava Z40 is not compatible with Metro LTE.

To configure Metro APN settings with Lava Z40 follow below steps.

Metro Internet & MMS APN settings

In your Lava Z40 app drawer, go to Settings Connections Mobile networks Access Point Names

Add a new APN by pressing ADD on right top corner. If Lava Z40 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 Lava Z40 to apply Metro 2 APN settings.

If the above Metro Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your Z40, make below changes to Metro Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your Lava Z40.

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

For Lava Z40, 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

Lava Z40 compatibility with Metro

Lava Z40 is compatible with below network frequencies of Metro.

2G
GSM Not compatible
3G
HSDPA2100 MHz
4G
LTE Not compatible

Explain Lava Z40 compatibility with Metro

Metro 2G APN with Lava Z40

Lava Z40 does not support Metro 2G.

Metro 3G APN with Lava Z40

Lava Z40 supports Metro 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.

Metro 4G LTE APN with Lava Z40

Lava Z40 does not support Metro 4G LTE.

Overall compatibililty of Lava Z40 with Metro is 25%. The compatibility of Lava Z40 with Metro, or the Metro network support on Lava Z40 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Lava Z40 and Metro network. Even Lava Z40 is listed as compatible here, Metro network can still disallow (sometimes) Lava Z40 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Metro allows Lava Z40 in their network, whether Lava Z40 will work properly or not, in which bands Lava Z40 will work on Metro and the network performance between Metro and Lava Z40. To check if Lava Z40 is really allowed in Metro network please contact Metro support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Lava Z40 to use on Metro.

Lava Z40 network specifications

OS Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition)
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
HSDPA 900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 40(2300), 41(2500)
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