Connections & network: HTC Wildfire S

Learn how to connect to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, and data networks (2G, 4G, LTE) on the HTC Wildfire S. Find out more on this page:

 

Bluetooth

Emergency Alerts

GPS

Network

NFC

System Manager

Wi-Fi

 

 

Bluetooth

Pair Bluetooth device

To turn on Bluetooth and pair with a headset or other device, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu menu_key.png key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap Bluetooth settings.
  5. Tap the Bluetooth check box to turn on Bluetooth.
  6. Tap Scan for devices.
  7. From the list, tap the device with which you want to pair.
  8. When prompted, enter the PIN and tap OK.
  9. On the other device, accept the pairing.

 

 

Turn on / off Bluetooth

To turn on or turn off Bluetooth, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu menu_key.png key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap the Bluetooth check box.

 

 

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Emergency Alerts

Turn on / off Emergency Alerts

To turn on or turn off Emergency Alert messages that push to the device, follow these steps:

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

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GPS

Turn on / off GPS

To turn on or turn off GPS, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu menu_key.png key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Location.
  4. Tap the Use GPS satellites check box.

 

 

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Network

APN & data settings

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, pressMenu.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Wireless & networks.
  4. Turn off Airplane Mode orFlight Mode
  5. Turn on Mobile Network (if available)
  6. Touch Mobile Networks.
  7. If you see the following check boxes, turn them on:
    • Data Enabled
    • Use Packet Data
    • If the customer is roaming off the T-Mobile Netowrk; turn on Data Roaming This will incur charges if you roam internationally, but it is required to receive data when roaming domestically.
  8. Touch Access Point Namesor APNs.
  9. 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.
    Note: To reset your APN settings, tap the Menu key and then tap Reset to default.
  10. 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 APN's>
    • Bearer: Unspecified
  11. Tap the Menu key.
  12. Tap Save.
  13. Tap the desired APN profile you want to use. The bullet point fills with green next to the APN profile.

 

 

Manual network selection

To manually select the wireless network the device connects to, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu Menukey.png key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap Network operators.
  6. Tap Search networks.
  7. Tap the network you want to use.

 

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.

 

 

Switch 2G / 4G / LTE

To change the band between 2G, 4G, and LTE, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Scroll to and tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap Network Mode.
  6. Select from the following options:
    • WCDMA only to usea 3G connection only.
    • GSM only to use a2G connection only.
    • GSM / WCDMA autoto use a 4G connection when available.

 

 

Turn on / off Airplane mode

Airplane mode turns off wireless connections. This allows you to use apps and menus, but not make calls or use the internet.

 

To turn on or turn off airplane mode, follow these steps:

 

  1. Press and hold the Power key.
  2. Tap Airplane mode.

 

 

Turn on / off data roaming

To turn on or turn off data roaming, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu Menukey.png key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap the Data roaming check box.

 

 

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NFC

Read NFC tag

To read the NFC tag information from another NFC device or a printed tag, follow these steps:

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

Turn on / off NFC

To turn on or turn off NFC, follow these steps:

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

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System Manager (Carrier IQ)

Opt in / out of System Manager

System Manager makes it easier for T-Mobile to help with problems that happen when using your device. To opt in or opt out of System Manager, follow these steps:

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

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Wi-Fi

Delete Wi-Fi network profile

To delete a saved Wi-Fi network profile, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu menu_key.png key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap Wi-Fi settings.
  5. If necessary, tap Wi-Fi to turn on and scan for Wi-Fi networks.
  6. Scroll to and tap the Wi-Fi network you want to delete.
  7. Tap Forget.

 

 

Scan & connect to Wi-Fi network

To scan for and connect to available Wi-Fi networks, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu menu_key.png key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap Wi-Fi settings.
  5. If necessary, tap Wi-Fi to turn on and scan for Wi-Fi networks.
  6. Tap the Menu menu_key.png key.
  7. Tap Scan.
  8. Scroll to and tap the network to which you want to connect.
  9. If necessary, enter the password.
  10. Tap Connect.

 

 

Turn on / off Wi-Fi

To turn on or turn off Wi-Fi, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu menu_key.png key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless & networks.
  4. Tap Wi-Fi to turn on or off.

 

 

Wi-Fi indicators

To determine when you have an active Wi-Fi connection, refer to these icons:

 

wifi_icon.pngConnected to a Wi-Fi network
wifi2_icon.pngWi-Fi networks are available, but not connected

 

 

 

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