Hello Everyone! I was recently gifted an old Samsung Blackjack 2 by a friend. This phone is AT&T branded and most of its content that require access to the internet have AT&T's servers. I was wondering if anyone can help me setup this phone with T-Mobile's servers for SMS, MMS and to access e-mail/internet? I have searched around the net and found different setups that are really confusing. I just need the most optimal setting to use in regards to this phone. Thanks in advance for your help!
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Although T-Mobile does not guarantee full functionality of non T-Mobile devices, most features should work fine. You can get the MMS and data settings at Verify the Access Point Name (APN) and Internet data connection: HTC HD2 / HTC Touch Pro2 . Depending on your coverage area, the device should connect at EDGE speeds. You can get more tips from blogs devoted to the BlackJack 2.
Let me know if this helps!
Thank you so much for the links you provided, as they proved very helpful. It seemed liked I was breaking my head over something so complicated, when all along, the APN, epc.tmobile.com, were the only three words I needed. Actually, I was already using that access point from searching all over the net....just was not sure. Anyway, all is running accordingly with the Blackjack 2, thanks to you and the good folks willing to help.
Since I'm already on a roll and have you reading this novel, just a couple more questions please: According to the blog you provided a link for, the APN given is wap.voicestream.com, while the link you provied for MMS and data settings had epc.tmobile.com. What's the difference between these two (besides the former being an older APN)? And my other question is in regards to Instant Messaging, primarily Yahoo Messenger. Are there T-Mobile specific server settings to use(I know almost all my T-Mobile phones had IM built in and ready to go)?
Again, thank you so much for your help, and most of all, your patience.
I am so happy the link was helpful, and that everything is working. No special server settings should be needed for Yahoo Messenger. In a nutshell, epc.tmobile.com became the working APN when T-Mobile's network was upgraded to 3G.
Thank you and have a great day!
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