Network: T-Mobile Sonic 2.0 Mobile HotSpot LTE

Learn how to connect to data networks (2G, 4G) and data roaming on the T-Mobile Sonic 2.0 Mobile HotSpot LTE.

 

 

 

 

APN & data settings

 

Add APN Broadband Profile

To add a new APN, follow these steps:

 

  1. Connect your computer to your Mobile Hotspot via Wi-Fi.
  2. On your computer, double-click the T-Mobile Hotspot Admin icon on your desktop or open a browser window and enter http://mobile.hotspot/.
  3. Enter the administrator password that you created and click Login.
  4. Click Configuration.
  5. Click General.
  6. From under ‘WWAN APN Settings,’ click Add.
  7. Click to enter the following settings (further explanation available in the table below):
    • Profile Name
    • APN
    • Authentication
      • None
      • PAP
      • CHAP
    • User name
    • Password
  8. Click Save.
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Option

Description

Profile Name

Enter the profile name.

APN

Enter the APN string.

Authentication

PAP - Password Authentication Protocol (PAP) provides a simple method, without encryption, for the peer to establish its identity by using a two-way handshake.

 

CHAP - Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol is used to periodically verify the identity of the peer by using a three-way handshake.

User Name

The user name is used to obtain authentication from the ISP when the connection is established.

Password

The password is used to obtain authentication from the ISP when the connection is established.

 

 

Edit APN Broadband Profile

To edit a broadband profile, follow these steps:

  1. Connect your computer to your Mobile Hotspot via Wi-Fi.
  2. On your computer, double-click the T-Mobile Hotspot Admin icon on your desktop or open a browser window and enter http://mobile.hotspot/.
  3. Enter the administrator password that you created the first time you accessed the Admin page and click Login.
  4. Click Configuration.
  5. Click General.
  6. From under ‘WWAN APN Settings,’ if necessary, click the Profile field and then click the desired profile to be edited.
  7. Click Edit.

    WWAN APN Settings(3).jpg
  8. Edit the desired settings and click Save.

 

 

Delete APN Broadband Profile

To delete a broadband profile, follow these steps:

  1. Connect your computer to your Mobile Hotspot via Wi-Fi.
  2. On your computer, double-click the T-Mobile Hotspot Admin icon on your desktop or open a browser window and enter http://mobile.hotspot/.
  3. Enter the administrator password that you created the first time you accessed the Admin page and click Login.
  4. Click Configuration.
  5. Click General.
  6. From under ‘WWAN APN Settings,’ click the Profile field and then click the desired profile to be deleted to select the profile.
  7. Click Delete.

    WWAN APN Settings(4).jpg
  8. Click Delete again to confirm.

 

 

Manual network selection

 

We're sorry, but this is not an available feature for your device.

 

 

Switch 3G / 4G / LTE

 

To change the band between 3G, 4G, and LTE, follow these steps:

 

  1. Connect your computer to your Mobile HotSpot via Wi-Fi.
  2. On your computer, double-click the T-Mobile HotSpot Admin icon on your desktop or open a browser window and enter http://mobile.hotspot/.
  3. Enter the Admin password that you created and click Login.
  4. Click Configuration.
  5. Click General.
  6. Under ‘Network Radios,’ select one of the following options:
    • Best available
    • LTE only
    • 3G only
    • 2G only

      Sonic 2.0 Configuration-General-Network Radios.png

 

 

Turn on / off Airplane mode

 

We're sorry, but this is not an available feature for your device.

 

 

Turn on / off data roaming

 

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

 

  1. Connect your computer to your Mobile HotSpot via Wi-Fi.
  2. On your computer, double-click the T-Mobile HotSpot Admin icon on your desktop or open a browser window and enter http://mobile.hotspot/.
  3. Enter the Admin password that you created and click Login.
  4. Click Configuration.
  5. Click General.
  6. Under ‘Network Radios,’ click the box to check or un-check Allow connections when roaming.
    Sonic 2.0 Configuration-General-Data roaming.png