Network, APN, VoLTE: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

Use these steps to support network settings on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3.

 

 

 

APN & data settings

  1. From any Home screen, tap the  Apps icon.
  2. Tap  Settings .
  3. Tap  More settings .
  4. Tap Mobile networks .
  5. Tap  Access Point Names .
  6. If available, tap the  T-Mobile US LTE (the bullet point fills with green). If not available, tap the  Menu icon, and then tap  New APN .
    Note : To reset your APN settings, tap the  Menu  key and then tap  Reset to default .
  7. Verify and update the following settings for the Data APN:
    • Name: T-Mobile US LTE
    • APN: fast.t-mobile.com
    • Proxy: <Not set>
      • You can also set: 216.155.165.050
    • Port: <Not set>
      • You can also set: 8080
    • Username: <Not set>
    • Password: <Not set>
    • Server: <Not set>
    • MMSC:  http://mms.msg.eng.t-mobile.com/mms/wapenc
    • MMS proxy: <Not set>
      • You can also set: 216.155.165.050
    • MMS port: <Not set>
      • You can also set: 8080
    • MMS protocol: WAP 2.0
    • MCC: 310
    • MNC: 260
    • Authentication type:   <Not set>
    • APN type: <Not set> OR Internet+MMS
    • APN protocol:  IPv4/IPv6
    • APN roaming protocol: IPv4
    • Enable/disable APN: <greyed out unless there are multiple APN's>
    • Bearer:  Unspecified
  8. Tap the  Menu  key.
  9. Tap  Save .
  10. Tap the desired APN profile you want to use. The bullet point fills with green next to the APN profile.

 

Manual network selection

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.

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the  Apps icon.
  2. Tap  Settings .
  3. Tap  More settings .
  4. Tap Mobile networks .
  5. Tap  Network operators .
  6. Tap  Search now .

 

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

  1. From any Home screen, tap the  Apps icon.
  2. Tap  Settings .
  3. Tap  More settings .
  4. Tap  Mobile networks .
  5. Tap  Network mode .
  6. Tap one of the following desired band settings:
    • LTE / WCDMA (auto connect)
    • WCDMA only

 

Turn on / off airplane mode

Airplane mode turns off wireless connections. This allows app and menu use, but prevents voice or Internet use.

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the  Apps icon.
  2. Tap  Settings .
  3. Tap  More settings .
  4. To turn on, tap  Airplane mode  to select the check box. Tap  OK .
  5. To turn off, tap  Airplane mode  to clear the check box. Tap  OK .

 

Turn on / off data roaming

  1. From any Home screen, tap the  Apps icon.
  2. Tap  Settings .
  3. Tap  More settings .
  4. Tap  Mobile networks .
  5. To turn on, tap  Data roaming  to select the check box.
  6. To turn off, tap  Data roaming  to clear the check box.