Network & APN: Samsung Gear S

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

 

 

 

APN & data settings

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up to locate and tap Settings.
  2. Tap Connections.
  3. Tap Mobile networks.
  4. Tap Access Point Names.
  5. If available, tap the Internet connection/T-Mobile US LTE APN.
    Note: To reset your APN settings, tap Reset to default.
  6. 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>
    • Authentication type: None
  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 the Home screen, swipe up to locate and tap Settings.
  2. Tap Connections.
  3. Tap Mobile networks.
  4. Tap Network operators.
  5. Tap Search networks.
  6. Tap on the displayed network you wish to connect to.

 

Switch 2G / 4G

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up to locate and tap Settings.
  2. Tap Connections.
  3. Tap Mobile networks.
  4. Tap Network mode.
  5. Choose one of the following:
    • WCDMA/GSM
    • 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 the Home screen, swipe up to locate and tap Settings.
  2. Tap Connections.
  3. Tap Mobile networks.
  4. Tap Use mobile networks.
  5. Choose one of the following:
    • Auto on/off
    • Always on
    • Always off

 

Turn on / off data roaming

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up to locate and tap Settings.
  2. Tap Connections.
  3. Tap Mobile networks.
  4. Check/uncheck Data roaming.