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Metro APN settings for Nokia Lumia 638

      Metro   Nokia Lumia 638   Windows

Nokia Lumia 638 is compatible with Metro GSM, Metro HSDPA and Nokia Lumia 638 is not compatible with Metro LTE.

To configure Metro APN settings with Nokia Lumia 638 follow below steps.

Metro Internet & MMS APN settings

Go to App list, tap Settings Cellular + SIM

If your phone supports more than 1 SIM card, choose SIM 1 settings or SIM 2 settings depending on the SIM that you want to use for Metro 2.
Turn on Data Connection.

Enable Use cellular data in For limited Wi-Fi connectivity
If you have more than 1 SIM card choose the SIM card for data connection in SIM for data connection
Enable 3G connection for faster data transfer speeds. Also enable Highest connection speed

Internet Configuration Settings:

In Cellular + SIM Settings, select SIM settings Add Internet APN
If you have a dual SIM phone select the SIM card.

Change the below settings

APN: fast.metropcs.com
User name:
Password:
Authentication type:
Proxy server (URL):
Proxy port:
IP type: IPv4

Tap Save


MMS Configuration Settings:

In Cellular + SIM Settings, select SIM settings Add MMS APN

If you have a dual SIM phone select the SIM card.

Change the below settings

APN: fast.metropcs.com
User name:
Password:
Authentication type:
WAP gateway (URL):
WAP gateway port:
MMSC (URL): http://metropcs.mmsmvno.com/mms/wapenc
MMSC port:
Maximum MMS size: 1024
IP Type: IPv4

Tap Save.


If the above Metro Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your Lumia 638, make below changes to Metro Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your Nokia Lumia 638.

Authentication typeNone
APN protocolIPV6

For Nokia Lumia 638, 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.

Nokia Lumia 638 compatibility with Metro

Nokia Lumia 638 is compatible with below network frequencies of Metro. Lumia 638 has variants RM-1010.

2G
GSM1900 MHz
3G
HSDPARM-10102100 MHz
4G
LTE Not compatible

Explain Nokia Lumia 638 compatibility with Metro

Nokia Lumia 638 has modal variants RM-1010.

Metro 2G APN with Nokia Lumia 638

Nokia Lumia 638 supports Metro 2G on GSM 1900 MHz.

Metro 3G APN with Nokia Lumia 638

RM-1010

Nokia Lumia 638 RM-1010 supports Metro 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.

Metro 4G LTE APN with Nokia Lumia 638

Nokia Lumia 638 does not support Metro 4G LTE.

Overall compatibililty of Nokia Lumia 638 with Metro is 50%. The compatibility of Nokia Lumia 638 with Metro, or the Metro network support on Nokia Lumia 638 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Nokia Lumia 638 and Metro network. Even Nokia Lumia 638 is listed as compatible here, Metro network can still disallow (sometimes) Nokia Lumia 638 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Metro allows Nokia Lumia 638 in their network, whether Nokia Lumia 638 will work properly or not, in which bands Nokia Lumia 638 will work on Metro and the network performance between Metro and Nokia Lumia 638. To check if Nokia Lumia 638 is really allowed in Metro network please contact Metro support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Nokia Lumia 638 to use on Metro.

Nokia Lumia 638 network specifications

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - RM-1010
LTE band 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
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