Metro APN settings for Lava Z40
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 type: default,mms,supl
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
APN PPP phone number: Not set
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.
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
Lava Z40 compatibility with Metro
Lava Z40 is compatible with below network frequencies of Metro.
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)