T-Mobile internet & MMS APN settings

Learn how to set the internet, picture messaging (MMS), and access point name (APN) settings on any phone. Find out more on the page.

 

Note: The internet, picture messaging (MMS), and access point name (APN) settings should be configured correctly by default.

 

 

 

Steps

To set the internet, picture messaging (MMS), and access point name (APN) settings, follow these steps:

 

Android phones

 

Note:  On Android phones you can reset the default APN settings for data and picture messaging (MMS). In the event that you need to manually set the APN, follow these steps:

 

Note: Settings for the T-Mobile myTouch 3G, myTouch 3G Slide, myTouch 4G, and myTouch 4G Slide can be found here: Data & picture messaging settings: T-Mobile myTouch 3G / 3G Slide / 4G /  4G Slide.

 

  1. Touch Settings.
  2. Touch Wireless & networks.
    Note: This varies by software version and phone.
    • Android 1.6: Wireless Controls.
    • Garminfone: Wireless Manager.
    • Behold II: Phone Information.
    • Android 4.1 (Samsung): Connections tab then tap More networks.
  3. Touch Mobile Networks.
  4. Touch Access Point Names or APNs.
  5. If there is a T-Mobile APN, touch it. If not, press the Menu key, and touch New APN.
  6. Enter the following settings for the Data APN:
    • Name: T-Mobile
    • APN: epc.tmobile.com or fast.t-mobile.com (for LTE devices)
    • 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:<Not set>
    • APN type: <Not Set> OR Internet+MMS (depending on software version)
  7. Press the Menu key.
  8. Touch Save.
  9. In the list of APNs, delete all others that may appear. If there is a FOTA APN, you may leave that one. To do this:
    1. Touch the APN you want to delete.
    2. Press the Menu key.
    3. Touch Delete APN.
  10. Verify that there is a circle next to the one remaining APN to show it is activated.
  11. Reboot the device.
  12. Test your data connection, by accessing a web page or sending a picture message (MMS) to yourself.

 

BlackBerry phones

 

BlackBerry 10

  1. From the home screen, tap Options.
  2. Tap Network Connections.
  3. Tap Mobile Network.
  4. Tap APN at the bottom of the screen.
  5. Enter the following information:
    • APN: fast.t-mobile.com
    • Username: <blank>
    • Password: <blank>
  6. Tap Save at the top of the screen.

 

Previous BlackBerry OS

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select Options.
    • Note: You may need to select Settings, then Options.
  2. Perform one of the following (depending on your device software version):
    • For BlackBerry OS 4.0 or older select TCP / IP.
    • For BlackBerry OS 4.1 to 5.0 select Advanced Options > TCP / IP.
    • For BlackBerry OS 6.0 or newer select Device > Advanced System Settings > TCP / IP
  3. In the APN field, perform one of the following actions:
    • For software versions 4.5 or lower, enter wap.voicestream.com.
    • For software version 4.6 or higher, enter epc.tmobile.com.
  4. Leave the Username for APN field blank.
  5. Leave the Password for APN field blank.
  6. Select Save.

 

Non T-Mobile phones

 

The T-Mobile Internet and picture messaging (MMS) settings for unsupported devices are being provided here as a courtesy. There is no guarantee these settings will make an unsupported device fully functional on the T-Mobile network.  Customer Care cannot assist further with unsupported device configuration.

 

Note: Read the disclaimer and notes on unsupported handsets, devices, and software for additional information.

 

Preferred Settings:

 

Internet and  Picture Messaging:

  • Access Point Name (APN): epc.tmobile.com
  • MMSC  Server: mms.msg.eng.t-mobile.com/mms/wapenc
  • Homepage: http://wap.t-zones.com

 

Short Message Service  (SMS)

 

Alternate settings :

 

Internet and  Picture Messaging:

 

 

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