Network & APN: ALCATEL ONETOUCH Pixi 7

Use these steps to support network settings on the ALCATEL ONETOUCH Pixi 7.

 

 

 

APN & data settings

  1. From any Home screen, tap All apps.
  2. Scroll and tap Settings.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap More... to expand the menu.
  4. Tap More networks.
  5. Tap Access Point Names.
  6. 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.
  7. Verify and update the following settings for the Data APN:
    • Name: T-Mobile US LTE
    • APN: fast.t-mobile.com
    • Proxy: <leave blank>
    • Port: <leave blank>
    • Username: <leave blank>
    • Password: <leave blank>
    • Server: <leave blank>
    • MMSC: http://mms.msg.eng.t-mobile.com/mms/wapenc
    • MMS proxy: <leave blank>
    • MMS port: <leave blank>
    • MMS protocol: WAP 2.0
    • MCC: 310
    • MNC: 260
    • Authentication type: <leave blank>
    • APN type: <leave blank>  OR Internet+MMS
    • APN protocol: IPv4/IPv6
    • APN roaming protocol: IPv4
    • Enable/disable APN: <grayed out unless there are multiple APNs>
    • Bearer: Unspecified
  8. Tap the Menu key.
  9. Tap Save.
  10. 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.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap More.. to expand the menu.
  4. Tap Mobile networks > Network operators.
  5. Under 'Available networks,'  tap Search networks, then tap OK.
  6. Tap the desired network, then tap OK.

 

Switch 2G / 4G

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap More.. to expand the menu.
  4. Tap Mobile networks > Preferred network type.
  5. Choose from the following:
    • LTE On (Automatic LTE/4G/2G
    • LTE Off (Automatic 4G/2G
    • 2G 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 any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap More... to expand the menu.
  4. Select the Airplane mode toggle to turn on / off.

 

Turn on / off data roaming

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap More... to expand the menu.
  4. Tap Mobile networks.
  5. Select the Data roaming toggle to turn on / off.

 

Turn on / off mobile data

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap More... to expand the menu.
  4. Tap Mobile networks.
  5. Select the Data enabled toggle to turn on / off.