Network: Samsung Vibrant

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

 

 

 

 

APN & data settings

 

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'NETWORK CONNECTIONS,'  then tap More networks.
  4. Tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap Access Point Names.
  6. To reset your APN, tap the Menu key and then tap Reset to default.
  7. If available, tap the T-Mobile US LTE APN (the bullet point fills with green).
  8. To verify your APN, tap T-Mobile US LTE with the bullet point filled with green.
  9. Verify and update the following settings for the Data APN:
    • Name: T-Mobile US LTE
    • APN: fast.t-mobile.com
    • Proxy: <Not set>
    • Port: <Not set>
    • Username: <Not set>
    • Password: <Not set>
    • Server: <Not set>
    • MMSC: http://mms.msg.eng.t-mobile.com/mms/wapenc
    • MMS proxy: <Not set>
    • MMS port: <Not set>
    • MMS protocol: WAP 2.0
    • MCC: 310
    • MNC: 260
    • Authentication type: None
    • APN type: default, mms, supl
    • APN protocol: IPv6
    • APN roaming protocol: IPv4
    • Turn APN on/off: APN turned on
    • Bearer: Unspecified
    • Mobile virtual network operator type: None
    • Mobile virtual network operator value: None
  10. Tap the Menu key in the top right.
  11. Tap Save.
  12. Tap the desired APN profile you want to use. The bullet point fills with green next to the APN profile.
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Manual network selection

 

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu Menu_key.pngkey.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless and network.
  4. Tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap Network operators.
  6. Tap Search now.
  7. Scroll to and tap the desired network.
  8. If prompted, tap OK to disable data services and continue search.

 

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, press Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Select Wireless and networks.
  4. Scroll to and select Mobile networks.
  5. Scroll to and select Network Modes.
  6. Check or uncheck use 2g only.
    • You can also choose GSM/WCDMA

 

 

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, tap the Menu Menu_key.pngkey.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless and network.
  4. Tap Flight mode to turn on or turn off wireless services.

 

 

Turn on / off data roaming

 

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu Menu_key.pngkey.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless and network.
  4. Tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap Data roaming to connect or disconnect data services

 

 

Turn on / off mobile data

 

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'NETWORK CONNECTIONS,' then tap More networks.
  4. Tap Mobile networks.
  5. Select the Mobile data check box to enable your data connection.