T Mobile apn settings – Step by Step Configuration
T Mobile apn settings – Step by Step Configuration. In case you are using a T-Mobile phone and you are not able to connect to the internet or you just bought a new unlocked phone to be used on T-Mobile but you are not able to connect to the internet, chances are that you will need to check the Internet or Data settings on your phone
T-Mobile apn settings – Internet and MMS configuration:
This are the settings you should use in order to setup to be able to connect to the internet and send or receive picture messages:
APN: epc.tmobile.com for 4G or LTE enabled devices, use this one instead: fast.tmobile.com instead
Proxy: <Leave in Blank>
Port: <Leave in Blank>
Username: <Leave in Blank>
Password: <Leave in Blank>
Server: <Leave in Blank>
APN type: default,supl,mms – for some samsung devices select internet+MMS, this is very important for you to be able to send and receive picture messages
APN Protocol: Leave it to the Default one
How do I setup the T-Mobile APN Settings on my Phone?
If you are using an Android device (Samsung Galaxy, HTC, Huawei, etc.) please follow these simple steps to properly configure the Access Point Names on your phone:
First go to the Settings Menu (or slide down the notification bar and hit on the gear like icon). Then go to Mobile Networks, from there you will see Access Point Names, then select menu and tab on Create New APN, type in the information provided above to activate the mobile internet on the phone. Save and Exit.
You may want to watch these video instrucion on how to setup the APN on Android
Now you should see a small icon with the LTE, 4G or H bade indicating a proper connection has been established with the mobile provider’s server
Why do we need to setup the APNs or Access Point Names?
Well, an APN or Access Point Name they are a set of information that routes your smartphone to the correct mobile internet setting server, in this case it is routing you to the tmobile APN settings server. These T MOBILE apn settings usually include a list of values such as: Name, APN, username, password, server, etc. They are only valid for the specific carrier in that specific country, in other words, the T-Mobile APN settings here provided is only for the United States (USA)
T Mobile APN Settings 2018
Please do make sure your phone is fully unlocked and you have a valid data plan before you can proceed setting this up. For further asistance please take a look at our APN Troubleshooting guide. You can also visit the T-Mobile Official Support site
Last update on this article: November 2018