Network & APN: ZTE Zinger

    Use these steps to support network settings on the ZTE Zinger.

     

     

     

    APN & data settings

    1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps icon.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap Mobile networks.
    4. Tap Access Point Names.
    5. If available, tap the T-Mobile US APN (the bullet point fills with green). If not available, tap the Add icon.
      Note: To reset your APN settings, tap the Menu key and then tap Reset to default.
    6. Verify and update the following settings for the Data APN:
      • Name: T-Mobile US
      • APN: epc.tmobile.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: <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
    7. Tap the Menu key.
    8. Tap Save.
    9. 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 All apps icon.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap Mobile networks.
    4. Tap Network operators.
    5. Tap Search networks.
    6. Tap the desired network.

     

    Switch 2G / 4G

    1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps icon.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap Mobile networks.
    4. Tap Preferred Network Type.
    5. Choose from the following:
      • GSM/WCDMA auto
      • WCDMA only
      • GSM 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 All apps icon.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap Airplane mode to turn on/off (check) wireless service.

     

    Turn on / off data roaming

    1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps icon.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap Mobile networks.
    4. Tap Data roaming to turn it on/off:
      • Enable Data roaming to receive data when roaming domestically.
      • Disable Data roaming when roaming internationally to avoid incurring roaming charges.

     

    Turn on / off mobile data

    1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps icon.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap Mobile networks.
    4. Tap the Data enabled switch ON/OFF.