Network: Windows Phone 8X by HTC

Learn how to connect to data networks (2G, 4G) and data roaming on the Windows Phone 8X by HTC.

 

 

 

 

APN & data settings

 

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

 

  1. From the Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to, and tap cellular.
  4. Select add internet apn
  5. In the APN field, enter epc.tmobile.com.
  6. Tap Save.

 

 

Manual network selection

 

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

 

  1. From the Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Scroll down to and tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to and tap cellular.
  4. Tap the Network selection field. The phone will begin searching for networks.
  5. Select 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 the Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Scroll down to and tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to and tap cellular.
  4. Tap the Highest connection speed field.
  5. Select from the following options:
    • 2G
    • 4G

 

 

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 Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Scroll down to and tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to and tap airplane mode.
  4. Tap the Status switch to turn on or turn off airplane mode.

 

 

Turn on / off data roaming

 

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

 

  1. From the Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Scroll down to and tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to and tap cellular.
  4. Tap the Data roaming options field.
  5. Select from the following options
    • roam
    • don't roam