Network, APN, VoLTE: LG G Pad F 8.0

Use these steps to support network settings on the LG G Pad F 8.0.

 

 

 

APN & data settings

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings > Tethering & networks.
  3. Tap Mobile networks.
  4. Tap Access Point Names.
  5. If available, tap the T-Mobile US APN (the bullet point fills with green). If not available, tap the Menu icon, then New APN.
    Note: A separate APN must be added manually for the Reset to default option to appear.
  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>
    • 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
  7. Tap the Menu icon.
  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 any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings > Tethering & networks.
  3. Tap Mobile networks.
  4. Tap Network operators > Search networks.
  5. Wait while the phone searches for networks. This takes several minutes.
  6. Tap to select the desired network. The phone registers you on that network.

 

Switch 2G / 4G

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings > Tethering & networks.
  3. Tap Mobile networks, then Network mode.
  4. Tap one of the following desired band settings:
    • GSM / WCDMA / LTE (auto connect)
    • WCDMA 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. Tap Settings > Airplane mode.
  2. Tap the slider to On/Off.
  3. If necessary, read the Airplane mode message, then tap OK.

 

Turn on / off data roaming

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings > Tethering & networks.
  3. Tap Mobile networks.
  4. Tap to select/clear the Data roaming check box.
  5. If necessary, view the Attention message, then tap Yes.

 

Turn on / off mobile data

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings > Tethering & networks.
  3. Tap Mobile networks.
  4. Select or clear the Mobile data checkbox.