T Mobile apn settings – Step by Step Configuration

T Mobile APN Settings

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>
MMSC: http://mms.msg.eng.t-mobile.com/mms/wapenc
MCC: 310
MNC: 260
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

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

Latest Comments
  1. Robbie Dunham

    With these setings I still can’t downlad attachments (mms). My phone is an ulocked lg escape from at&t.

    • apnsettings

      Hi Robbie, can you receive MMS? everything else works fine? if you Ported your number recently it may take a few days for it to replicate over.

  2. Erick

    Omg…I was having the same problem in not being able to send mms text but with following these steps and copying and pasting….it works oerfect now. …thank you so much

  3. Brian Hooser

    I have a fully unlocked 4g lte Nokia Lumia 822 Windows Phone. This is originally from Verizon but as stated is unlocked. Text message both SMS and MMS are not working however Internet for the most part is. Please assist. I have an unlimited plan for 4g data w/TMobile prepaid. Thanks in advance

  4. Prasad

    Thanks for the help, its working for me.

  5. Emi

    This helped me in 2016. Thanks for the article!

    On my OnePlus One android phone, I found the APN settings under Settings > Cellular networks > Access Point Names.

    I was having issues using cellular data after the latest Cyanogenmod OS update, and I’m guessing it must have switched the default APN. Now things are good again!

    • apnsettings

      good to know Emi, enjoy T-Mobile servicE!

  6. matus

    This is wrong! Should be fast.t-mobile.com

    • apnsettings

      the FAST option is for LTE, that’s why I put both versions up there

  7. Thomas Florio

    What does this mean: for some samsung devices select internet+MMS?
    Do I the “internet+MMS”.

    • apnsettings

      yes, there should be a radio button that says Internet+MMS, if there isnt any, then manually type in default,mms

      • DJ

        I am unable to download pictures in my messages. My APN type currently is default. So I should change the setting to “internet+MMS. Currently this is not there so I will have to add it?

        • apnsettings

          Hi, yes, or put default,mms