Network: BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300

Learn how to connect to data networks (2G, 4G) and data roaming on the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300.

 

 

 

 

APN & data settings

 

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select All.
  2. Scroll to and select Options.
  3. Scroll to and select Device.
  4. Scroll to and select Advanced System Settings.
  5. Scroll to and select TCP IP.
  6. Verify APN Settings Enabled is checked.
  7. In the APN field, enter epc.t-mobile.com.
  8. Verify APN Authentication Enable is unchecked.
  9. Press the Menu key.
  10. Scroll to and select Save.

 

 

Manual network selection

 

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select All.
  2. Scroll to and select Options.
  3. Scroll to and select Networks and Connections.
  4. Select Mobile Network.
  5. Scroll to and select the Network Selection Mode drop-down menu.
  6. Scroll to and select Manual.
  7. Scroll to and select the desired network.
  8. Select Select 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 Home screen, scroll to and select All.
  2. Scroll to and select Options.
  3. Scroll to and select Networks and Connections.
  4. Scroll to and select Mobile Network.
  5. Next to Network modes, press the track pad and select 3G & 2G or 2G.

 

 

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, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Manage Connections.
  3. Scroll to Mobile Network.
  4. Select to and select Turn All Connections Off.
    • Note: To turn airplane mode off, select Turn All Connections On or check the desired network to turn on.

 

 

Turn on / off data roaming

 

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select All.
  2. Scroll to and select Options.
  3. Scroll to and select Networks and Connections.
  4. Select Mobile Network.
  5. Under Data Services, scroll to and select the While Roaming drop-down menu.
  6. Scroll to and select one of the following options:
    • On
    • Off
    • Prompt
  7. Press the back arrow to save the settings and return to the previous screen.

 

 

Turn on / off mobile data

 

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select All.
  2. Scroll to and select Options.
  3. Scroll to and select Networks and Connections.
  4. Select Mobile Network.
  5. Scroll to and select the Data Services drop-down menu.
  6. Scroll to and select one of the following options:
    • On
    • Off
  7. Press the back arrow to save the settings and return to the previous screen.