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Metro APN settings for Nokia 8.1 Plus

      Metro   Nokia 8.1 Plus   Android

Nokia 8.1 Plus is compatible with Metro GSM, Metro HSDPA and Nokia 8.1 Plus is not compatible with Metro LTE.

To configure Metro APN settings with Nokia 8.1 Plus follow below steps.

Metro Internet & MMS APN settings

Open Settings Connections Mobile networks Access Point Names of your Nokia 8.1 Plus.

Press ADD on right top corner. If Nokia 8.1 Plus has already set values for Metro 2 for any fields below leave them. Change the other fields 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 9 screenshot

Restart Nokia 8.1 Plus to apply new Metro 2 APN settings.

If the above Metro Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your 8.1 Plus, make below changes to Metro Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your Nokia 8.1 Plus.

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

For Nokia 8.1 Plus, 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

Nokia 8.1 Plus compatibility with Metro

Nokia 8.1 Plus is compatible with below network frequencies of Metro.

2G
GSM1900 MHz
3G
HSDPA2100 MHz
4G
LTE Not compatible

Explain Nokia 8.1 Plus compatibility with Metro

Metro 2G APN with Nokia 8.1 Plus

Nokia 8.1 Plus supports Metro 2G on GSM 1900 MHz.

Metro 3G APN with Nokia 8.1 Plus

Nokia 8.1 Plus supports Metro 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.

Metro 4G LTE APN with Nokia 8.1 Plus

Nokia 8.1 Plus does not support Metro 4G LTE.

Overall compatibililty of Nokia 8.1 Plus with Metro is 50%. The compatibility of Nokia 8.1 Plus with Metro, or the Metro network support on Nokia 8.1 Plus we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Nokia 8.1 Plus and Metro network. Even Nokia 8.1 Plus is listed as compatible here, Metro network can still disallow (sometimes) Nokia 8.1 Plus in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Metro allows Nokia 8.1 Plus in their network, whether Nokia 8.1 Plus will work properly or not, in which bands Nokia 8.1 Plus will work on Metro and the network performance between Metro and Nokia 8.1 Plus. To check if Nokia 8.1 Plus is really allowed in Metro network please contact Metro support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Nokia 8.1 Plus to use on Metro.

Nokia 8.1 Plus network specifications

OS Android 9.0 (Pie); Android One
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA, LTE-A
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE (unspecified)
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