Network, APN, and VoLTE: LG G6

Use these steps to support network settings on the LG G6.

 

 

 

APN & data settings

To set the Access Point Name (APN) and turn on data settings, follow these steps:

 

  1. Tap Settings.
  2. If using Tab view, tap the Networks tab.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS NETWORKS,' tap Mobile data.
  4. Tap Menu > Mobile networks > Access Point Names.
  5. If available, tap the T-Mobile US APN (the bullet point fills with green). If not available, tap Menu > Add APN.
  6. A separate APN must be added manually for the Reset to default option to appear.
  7. 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 APNs>
    • Bearer: Unspecified
  8. Tap Menu > 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. Tap Settings.
  2. If using Tab view, tap the Networks tab.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS NETWORKS,' tap Mobile data.
  4. Tap Menu > Mobile networks > Network operators.
  5. Tap Search networks.
  6. The phone searches for networks. This takes several minutes.
  7. Tap to select the desired network. The phone registers you on that network.

 

Switch 2G / 4G

  1. Tap Settings.
  2. If using Tab view, tap the Networks tab.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS NETWORKS,' tap Mobile data.
  4. Tap Menu > Mobile networks > Network mode.
  5. Tap one of the following desired band settings:
    • GSM / WCDMA / LTE (auto) (LTE setting)
    • GSM / WCDMA (auto)
    • WCDMA only
    • GSM only (2G only setting)

 

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.
  2. If using Tab view, tap the Networks tab.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS NETWORKS,' tap > Airplane mode.
  4. Tap the Airplane mode switch to turn it on or off.
  5. If prompted, review the Airplane mode message and then tap OK.

 

Turn on / off data roaming

  1. Tap Settings.
  2. If using Tab view, tap the Networks tab.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS NETWORKS,' tap Mobile data.
  4. Tap Menu > Mobile networks.
  5. Tap the Data roaming switch to turn it on or off.
  6. If prompted, review the Attention message, then tap YES.

 

Turn on / off mobile data

  1. Tap Settings.
  2. If using Tab view, tap the Networks tab.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS NETWORKS,' tap Mobile data.
  4. Tap Menu > Mobile networks.
  5. Tap the Mobile data switch to turn it on or off.

 

Turn on / off VoLTE

  1. Tap Phone.
  2. Tap Menu > Call settings.
  3. Tap the VoLTE switch to turn it on or off.