Metro APN settings for Lava Z61
Lava Z61 is not compatible with Metro GSM, compatible with Metro HSDPA and Lava Z61 is not compatible with Metro LTE.
To configure Metro APN settings with Lava Z61 follow below steps.
Metro Internet & MMS APN settings
In your Lava Z61 app drawer, go to Settings Connections Mobile networks Access Point Names
Add a new APN by pressing ADD on right top corner. If Lava Z61 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 Z61 to apply Metro 2 APN settings.
If the above Metro Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your Z61, make below changes to Metro Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your Lava Z61.
For Lava Z61, 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 Z61 compatibility with Metro
Lava Z61 is compatible with below network frequencies of Metro.
Explain Lava Z61 compatibility with Metro
Metro 2G APN with Lava Z61
Lava Z61 does not support Metro 2G.
Metro 3G APN with Lava Z61
Lava Z61 supports Metro 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.
Metro 4G LTE APN with Lava Z61
Lava Z61 does not support Metro 4G LTE.
Overall compatibililty of Lava Z61 with Metro is 25%. The compatibility of Lava Z61 with Metro, or the Metro network support on Lava Z61 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Lava Z61 and Metro network. Even Lava Z61 is listed as compatible here, Metro network can still disallow (sometimes) Lava Z61 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Metro allows Lava Z61 in their network, whether Lava Z61 will work properly or not, in which bands Lava Z61 will work on Metro and the network performance between Metro and Lava Z61. To check if Lava Z61 is really allowed in Metro network please contact Metro support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Lava Z61 to use on Metro.
Lava Z61 network specifications
|OS||Android 8.0 Oreo (Go edition) - 1 GB RAM model Android 8.1 (Oreo) - 2 GB RAM model|
|Network bands||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Speed||HSPA, 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)