Network & APN: ZTE Falcon Z-917

Use these steps to support network settings on the ZTE Falcon Z-917.

 

 

 

APN & data settings

  1. Access the mobile hotspot Admin Page.
  2. Click the Settings tab.
  3. Click Network Settings.
  4. Under the APN heading, confirm the information entered is correct.
  5. To correct APN information, click Manual.
  6. Click Add New.
  7. Enter the following information:
    • Profile Name: T-Mobile
    • APN: fast.t-mobile.com
  8. Click Apply.

 

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. Access the mobile hotspot Admin Page.
  2. Click Disconnect.
  3. Click the Settings tab.
  4. Click Network Settings.
  5. Under the Network Selection heading, click Manual.
  6. Click Search.
  7. Select the network to connect.
  8. Click Apply.

 

Switch 3G / 4G / LTE

  1. Access the mobile hotspot Admin Page.
  2. Click Disconnect.
  3. Click the Settings tab.
  4. Click Network Settings.
  5. Under the Network Selection heading, click the drop down menu next to Automatic.
  6. Select one of the following:
    • UMTS Only
    • UMTS and LTE only
    • LTE Only
    • GSM/UMTS/LTE
  7. Click Apply.

 

Turn on / off data roaming

  1. Access the mobile hotspot Admin Page.
  2. Click Disconnect.
  3. Click the Settings tab.
  4. Click Network Settings.
  5. Under the WAN Connection Mode Settings heading, check or uncheck Check here, to connect to the internet in roaming status to turn data roaming on/off.
  6. Click Apply.