Network, APN, and VoLTE: LG Optimus F6

Use these steps to support network settings on the LG Optimus F6.

 

 

 

APN & data settings

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap Tethering & Networks.
  4. Under 'NETWORK SETTINGS,' tap Mobile networks.
  5. If necessary, select the Data enabled check box to turn on.
  6. If roaming outside of the T-Mobile network, select the Data roaming check box and then tap Yes to confirm. You will incur charges if you are roaming internationally.

 

Select an APN

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap Tethering & Networks.
  4. Under 'NETWORK SETTINGS,' tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap Access point names.
  6. Select the desired access point name. To set up a new APN, tap the Menu key, and then tap New APN.

 

Add an APN

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap Tethering & Networks.
  4. Under 'NETWORK SETTINGS,' tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap Access point names.
  6. Press the Menu key.
  7. Tap New APN.
  8. Verify and update the following settings for the Data APN
    • Name: T-Mobile US
    • 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>
    • MCC: 310
    • MNC: 260
    • Authentication type: <Not set>
    • APN type: <Not set> OR Internet+MMS
    • APN protocol: IPv4/IPv6
  9. Tap the Menu key.
  10. Tap Save.
  11. Tap the desired APN profile you want to use. The bullet point fills with green next to the APN profile.

 

Restore default APN settings

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap Tethering & Networks.
  4. Under 'NETWORK SETTINGS,' tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap Access point names.
  6. Tap the Menu key, and then tap Reset to default.
  7. Tap Yes.

 

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 the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap Tethering & Networks.
  4. Under 'NETWORK SETTINGS,' tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap Network operators.
  6. Tap Search networks.
  7. Select the network you want to use.

 

Switch 2G / 4G

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap Tethering & Networks.
  4. Under 'NETWORK SETTINGS,' tap Mobile networks. To display only 2G networks, select the Use only 2G networks check box.
    • Tap Network Operators.
    • Tap Search Automatically.
    • Choose 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 any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap System settings.
    3. Tap the Airplane mode switch to turn on or turn off.

     

    Turn on / off data roaming

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap System settings.
    3. Tap Tethering & Networks.
    4. Tap Mobile networks.
    5. Select or clear the Data roaming check box.
    6. If necessary, tap Yes to confirm.

     

    Turn on / off mobile data

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap System settings.
    3. Tap the Mobile data switch to turn it on or off.