Network & APN: T-Mobile Sparq

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

 

 

 

 

APN & data settings

 

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Manual network selection

 

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, select the Menu icon.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Network.
  4. Select Network selection.
  5. Scroll to and select Select network.
    • Your phone searches for available networks.
  6. Scroll to the desired network.
  7. Select OK.
    • Note: 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.

 

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 the Home screen, select the Menu icon.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Connectivity.
  4. Select Data account.
  5. Select from the following options:
    • GSM
    • GPRS

 

 

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 the Home screen, select the Menu icon.
  2. Scroll to and select Profiles.
  3. Scroll to Flight mode.
  4. Select Activate.
  5. To turn off airplane mode, follow these steps:
    1. From the Home screen, select the Menu icon.
    2. Scroll to and select Profiles.
    3. Scroll to and select a profile other than Flight mode.
    4. Select Activate.

 

 

Turn on / off data roaming

 

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, select the Menu icon.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Network.
  4. Scroll to and select GPRS international roaming to turn roaming on or off.