Network, APN: BlackBerry PRIV

Use these steps to support network settings on the BlackBerry PRIV.

 

 

 

APN & data settings

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > More > Cellular networks > Access Point Names.
  2. If available, tap the T-Mobile GPRS APN (the bullet point fills with green).
    • If not available, tap the  icon to add a new APN.
    • To reset your APN settings, tap Menu (three dots) > Reset to default.
  3. Verify and update the following settings for the Data APN:
    • Name: T-Mobile GPRS
    • APN: fast.t-mobile.com
    • Proxy: <Not set>
    • Port: <Not set>
    • Username: <Not set>
    • Password: <Not set>
    • Server: <Not set>
    • MMSC: <Not set>
    • MMS proxy: <Not set>
    • MMS port: <Not set>
    • MCC: 310
    • MNC: 260
    • Authentication type: <Not set>
    • APN type: default,supl
    • APN protocol: IPv6
    • APN roaming protocol: IPv4
    • Enable/disable APN: checked
    • Bearer: Unspecified
    • MVNO type: None
  4. Tap the Menu > Save.

 

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 > Settings > More > Cellular networks > Network operators.
  2. The device automatically searches for available networks. Tap the desired network.

 

Switch 2G / 4G

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > More > Cellular networks > Preferred network type.

  2. Choose from the following:

    • 4G LTE&4G/3G&2G

    • 4G LTE&4G/3G

    • 4G&3G&2G

    • 4G&3G

    • 2G

 

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 > Settings > More.
  2. Tap the switch to turn Airplane mode on or off.

 

Turn on / off data roaming

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > More > Cellular networks > Data services while roaming.

  2. Choose from the following:
    • On

    • Off

    • Prompt

 

Turn on / off mobile data

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Data usage.
  2. Tap the switch next to Cellular data to enable or disable.