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Metro APN settings for ZTE Blade A3

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ZTE Blade A3 is compatible with Metro GSM, Metro HSDPA and ZTE Blade A3 is not compatible with Metro LTE.

To configure Metro APN settings with ZTE Blade A3 follow below steps.

Metro Internet & MMS APN settings

Go to Settings More Mobile networks Access Point Names of your ZTE Blade A3

Press on right top corner.

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

Do not change the default values set by device for all blank fields above. Restart ZTE Blade A3.

If the above Metro Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your Blade A3, make below changes to Metro Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your ZTE Blade A3.

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

For ZTE Blade A3, 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

ZTE Blade A3 compatibility with Metro

ZTE Blade A3 is compatible with below network frequencies of Metro.

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

Explain ZTE Blade A3 compatibility with Metro

Metro 2G APN with ZTE Blade A3

ZTE Blade A3 supports Metro 2G on GSM 1900 MHz.

Metro 3G APN with ZTE Blade A3

ZTE Blade A3 supports Metro 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.

Metro 4G LTE APN with ZTE Blade A3

ZTE Blade A3 does not support Metro 4G LTE.

Overall compatibililty of ZTE Blade A3 with Metro is 50%. The compatibility of ZTE Blade A3 with Metro, or the Metro network support on ZTE Blade A3 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between ZTE Blade A3 and Metro network. Even ZTE Blade A3 is listed as compatible here, Metro network can still disallow (sometimes) ZTE Blade A3 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Metro allows ZTE Blade A3 in their network, whether ZTE Blade A3 will work properly or not, in which bands ZTE Blade A3 will work on Metro and the network performance between Metro and ZTE Blade A3. To check if ZTE Blade A3 is really allowed in Metro network please contact Metro support. Do not use this website to decide to buy ZTE Blade A3 to use on Metro.

ZTE Blade A3 network specifications

OS Android 7.1 (Nougat)
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
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