Network, APN, VoLTE: LG G Flex

Use these steps to support network settings on the LG G Flex.

 

 

 

APN & data settings

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps > Settings.
  2. If using tab view, select the Networks tab.
  3. Tap Tethering & networks > Mobile networks > Access Point Names.
  4. If available, tap the T-Mobile US APN (the bullet point fills with green).
    • If not available, tap the Menu key, and then tap New APN.
    • To reset your APN settings, tap the Menu key and then tap Reset to default.
  5. 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
  6. Tap the Menu key, then tap Save.
  7. 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 > Settings.
  2. If using tab view, select the Networks tab.
  3. Tap Tethering & networks > Mobile networks..
  4. Tap Network operators > Search networks.
  5. Select the network you want to use.

 

Switch 2G / 4G

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps > Settings.
  2. If using tab view, select the Networks tab.
  3. Tap Tethering & networks > Mobile networks..
  4. Tap Network mode and choose one of the following options:
    • GSM/WCDMA / LTE auto
    • GSM / WCDMA auto
    • WCDMA only
    • GSM only
  5. Tap the Back key to save your changes and return to the previous screen.

 

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 > Settings.
  2. If using tab view, select the Networks tab.
  3. Tap the Airplane mode switch to turn on or turn off.

 

Turn on / off data roaming

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps > Settings.
  2. If using tab view, select the Networks tab.
  3. Tap Tethering & networks > Mobile networks.
  4. Tap the Data roaming checkbox to enable or disable the feature.
  5. If prompted, tap Yes to confirm.

 

Turn on / off mobile data

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps > Settings.
  2. If using tab view, select the Networks tab.
  3. Tap Tethering & networks > Mobile networks.
  4. Tap the Data enabled checkbox to enable or disable the feature.
  5. If prompted, tap Yes to confirm

 

Turn on / off VoLTE

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Call.
  2. Tap the VoLTE switch to turn on or off.