Metro APN settings for ZTE Blade X3
ZTE Blade X3 is compatible with Metro GSM, Metro HSDPA and ZTE Blade X3 is not compatible with Metro LTE.
Metro Internet & MMS APN settings
Go to Settings More Cellular network settings Access point names
Press the Menu and select New APN
Enter name: Metro 2
APN type: default,mms,supl
Keep the default values set by device for all blank fields shown above.
If the above Metro Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your Blade X3, make below changes to Metro Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your ZTE Blade X3.
For ZTE Blade X3, 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
ZTE Blade X3 compatibility with Metro
ZTE Blade X3 is compatible with below network frequencies of Metro.
Explain ZTE Blade X3 compatibility with Metro
Metro 2G APN with ZTE Blade X3
ZTE Blade X3 supports Metro 2G on GSM 1900 MHz.
Metro 3G APN with ZTE Blade X3
ZTE Blade X3 supports Metro 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.
Metro 4G LTE APN with ZTE Blade X3
ZTE Blade X3 does not support Metro 4G LTE.
Overall compatibililty of ZTE Blade X3 with Metro is 50%. The compatibility of ZTE Blade X3 with Metro, or the Metro network support on ZTE Blade X3 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between ZTE Blade X3 and Metro network. Even ZTE Blade X3 is listed as compatible here, Metro network can still disallow (sometimes) ZTE Blade X3 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Metro allows ZTE Blade X3 in their network, whether ZTE Blade X3 will work properly or not, in which bands ZTE Blade X3 will work on Metro and the network performance between Metro and ZTE Blade X3. To check if ZTE Blade X3 is really allowed in Metro network please contact Metro support. Do not use this website to decide to buy ZTE Blade X3 to use on Metro.
ZTE Blade X3 network specifications
|OS||Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)|
|Network bands||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Network frequencies||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 40(2300)