Network, APN: Samsung Galaxy S 5

Use these steps to support network settings on the Samsung Galaxy S 5.

 

 

 

APN & data settings

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'NETWORK CONNECTIONS,'  then tap More networks.
  4. Tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap Access Point Names.
  6. To reset your APN, tap the Menu icon and then tap Reset to default.
  7. If available, tap the T-Mobile US LTE APN (the bullet point fills with green).
  8. To verify your APN, tap T-Mobile US LTE with the bullet point filled with green.
  9. 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
    • Multimedia message proxy: <Not set>
    • Multimedia message port: <Not set>
    • MCC: 310
    • MNC: 260
    • Authentication type: None
    • APN type: default, mms, supl
    • APN protocol: IPv6
    • APN roaming protocol: IPv4
    • Turn APN on/off: APN turned on
    • Bearer: Unspecified
    • Mobile virtual network operator type: None
    • Mobile virtual network operator value: <Not set>
  10. Tap the Menu key in the top right.
  11. Tap Save.
  12. 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 Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'NETWORK CONNECTIONS,' then tap More networks.
  4. Tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap Network operators.
  6. Tap Search now.

 

Switch 2G / 4G

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'NETWORK CONNECTIONS,' then tap More networks.
  4. Tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap Network mode.
  6. Tap one of the following desired band settings:
    • LTE / WCDMA / GSM (auto connect) (LTE setting)
    • GSM / WCDMA (auto connect)
    • WCDMA only
    • GSM only (2G only setting)

 

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 Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'NETWORK CONNECTIONS,' then tap Airplane mode:
    • Slide the Airplane mode Switch right to the ON position.
    • Slide the Airplane mode Switch left to the OFF position.

 

Turn on / off data roaming

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'NETWORK CONNECTIONS,' then tap More networks.
  4. Tap Mobile networks.
  5. Select the Data roaming check box to enable data roaming.
  6. Clear the Data roaming check box to disable data roaming.

 

Turn on / off mobile data

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'NETWORK CONNECTIONS,' then tap More networks.
  4. Tap Mobile networks.
  5. Select the Mobile data check box to enable your data connection.