Network, APN, and VoLTE: Nokia Lumia 521

    Use these steps to support network settings on the Nokia Lumia 521.

     

     

     

    APN & data settings

    1. From the start screen, swipe left.
    2. Scroll down to and tap Settings.
    3. Scroll down to and tap access point.
    4. Tap add.
    5. Enter T-Mobile USA in the Connection name field.
    6. Enter fast.t-mobile.com in the Access Point Name and MMS APN field.
    7. Enter http://mms.msg.eng.t-mobile.com/mms/wapenc, in the MMSC address field.
    8. Tap Done (check mark icon).
    9. Tap T-Mobile USA so that it says active underneath.

     

    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 start screen, swipe left.
    2. Scroll down to and tap Settings.
    3. Scroll down to and tap cellular+SIM.
    4. Scroll down to and tap SIM settings.
    5. Tap Network selection.
    6. Tap search for networks.
    7. Tap to select the desired network.

     

    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 Start screen, swipe left.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap airplane mode.
    4. Tap the Status slider to enable or disable airplane mode.

     

    Turn on / off data roaming

    1. From the start screen, swipe left.
    2. Scroll down to and tap Settings.
    3. Scroll down to and tap cellular+SIM.
    4. Tap Data roaming options.
    5. Tap one of the following:
      • roam
      • don't roam