Network & APN: Alcatel A30 Tablet 8"

Use these steps to support network settings on the Alcatel A30 Tablet 8".

 

 

 

APN & data settings

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps > Settings.
  2. Under 'Wireless & networks,' tap More > Cellular networks > Access Point Names.
  3. If available, tap the T-Mobile US APN. If not available, tap Menu > New APN.
  4. To reset APN settings, tap Menu > Reset to default.
  5. 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
  6. Tap Menu.
  7. Tap Save.
  8. Tap desired 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. Networks can only be manually selected in areas where T-Mobile does not own spectrum.

 

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps > Settings.
  2. Under 'Wireless & networks,' tap More > Cellular networks > Network operators.
  3. The device searches for and displays available networks. This may take a few minutes.
  4. Tap the desired network, then tap OK.

 

Switch 2G / 4G

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps > Settings.
  2. Under 'Wireless & networks,' tap More > Cellular networks > Preferred network type.
  3. Tap desired setting:
    • 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 the home screen, tap Apps > Settings.
  2. Under 'Wireless & networks,' tap More.
  3. Tap the Flight mode to enable or disable.

 

Turn on / off data roaming

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps > Settings.
  2. Under 'Wireless & networks,' tap More > Cellular networks.
  3. Tap the Data roaming switch to enable or disable.

 

Turn on / off mobile data

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps > Settings.
  2. Under 'Wireless & networks,' tap Data usage.
  3. Tap the Mobile data switch to enable or disable.