Network & APN: BlackBerry Z10

Learn how to connect to data networks (2G, 4G) and data roaming on the BlackBerry Z10.

 

 

 

 

APN & data settings

 

To set the Access Point Name (APN) and turn on data settings, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch the Status bar and slide down.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Network Connections.
  4. Tap Mobile Network.
  5. Tap the Settings settings icon.jpg icon.
  6. Tap the Access Point Name field, and then enter fast.t-mobile.com.
  7. Leave the Username field blank.
  8. Leave the Password field blank.
  9. Leave the Authentication Type field set to None.
  10. Tap Save.

 

APN - Reset

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch the Status bar and drag it down.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Network Connections.
  4. Tap Mobile Network.
  5. Tap the Settings settings icon.jpg icon.
  6. To the Restore to default icon located at the bottom of the screen to restore default settings.
  7. Tap Restore.

 

 

Manual network selection

 

To manually select the wireless network the device connects to, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch the Status bar and slide down.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Network Connections.
  4. Tap Mobile Network.
  5. Tap the Network Selection Mode field.
  6. Tap Manual. The device will scan for available networks.
    Note: Data connectivity will be lost during scan.
  7. Connect to the desired network.

 

The device detects and registers on wireless networks inside T-Mobile’s calling area, but roaming networks are usually restricted to T-Mobile SIM cards. You can manually select a network only in areas where T-Mobile does not own GSM spectrum.

 

 

Switch 2G / 4G

 

To change the band between 2G and 4G, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch the Status bar and slide down.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Network Connections.
  4. Tap Mobile Network.
  5. Tap the Network Mode field.
  6. Select the desired option.

 

 

Turn on / off Airplane mode

 

Airplane mode turns off wireless connections. This allows you to use apps and menus, but not make calls or use the internet.

 

To turn on or turn off airplane mode, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch the Status bar and slide down.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Network Connections.
  4. Tapthe Airplane Mode switch to turn on or turn off.

 

 

Turn on / off data roaming

 

To turn on or turn off data roaming, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch the Status bar and slide down.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Network Connections.
  4. Tap Mobile Network.
  5. Tap the Data services while roaming field.
  6. Select one of the following:
    • On
    • Off
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