Network & APN: Google Nexus 7

Use these steps to support network settings on the Google Nexus 7.

 

 

 

APN & data settings

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'Wireless & networks,' tap More.
  4. Tap Cellular networks.
  5. Tap Access Point Names.
  6. If available, tap the T-Mobile US APN (the bullet point fills with green).
    1. If not available, tap the Menu key, and then tap New APN.
    2. 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>
    • 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
  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 the home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'Wireless & networks,' tap More.

  4. Tap Cellular networks.
  5. Tap Network operators.
  6. Select the network you want to use.

 

Switch 2G / 4G

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'Wireless & networks,' tap More.

  4. Tap Cellular networks.
  5. Tap Preferred network type and select desired option.

 

 

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 the home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'Wireless & networks,' tap More.
  4. Tap the Airplane mode switch on or off.

 

Turn on / off data roaming

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'Wireless & networks,' tap More.
  4. Tap Cellular networks.

  5. Tap the Data roaming slider on or off.
  6. If prompted, tap Yes to confirm.