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How to Change the Google Pixel 3 APN Settings

How to change the APN settings of Google Pixel 3 is a publication of Cory Gunther of AndroidNews.Us.

In this guide, we will show you how to change or reset the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL APN settings. These are the settings you change to use a phone on different operators.

APN stands for "Access Point Name" and is a gateway to operator networks. It provides your phone with the information needed to communicate with T-Mobile, Verizon or AT & T cellular stations. They control everything from 4G LTE to sending text or picture messages.

Usually, these settings change automatically when you insert a SIM card, but it does not always work. Therefore, owners will need to manually search and configure the APN settings themselves, or reset them in some cases. Once you're done, you can use Pixel 3 on the media of your choice.

How to change Pixel 3 APN settings

The procedure for finding the right menu in the settings varies from one phone to another, but you will always find it in the> networks settings, as shown below.

Instructions

  • From the home screen, go to settings (lower the notification bar and hit the gear-shaped button settings button)
  • In settings go to Network & Internet
  • To choose Mobile network
  • Then select Access point names (or advanced, then APN)
  • Choose your carrier's APN information if it is listed. If unavailable, press ADD or +
  • Contribution new APN settings provided by your operator of choice and press SAVE
    To reset your APN settings, press the button Menu (3 points) icon, then press Reset to defaults.

Once you have added a SIM card to your phone, this information must be entered automatically. Otherwise, you will have to enter it manually. Press the ADD button in the upper corner to start.

You will see some strange options such as name, proxy, mmsc, port and protocol. It sounds confusing, but you do not need to know what they mean. All you need to know is what values ​​or what words to put in each category. You can get this information from your carrier or a quick Google search.

How to Change the Google Pixel 3 APN Settings 1

As you can see above, I'm adding the required information for T-Mobile's APN settings. In this way, I can use my Pixel 3 XL on T-Mobile. Enter all the required lines of text, move to the place where it is written "undefined", then select the three dots at the top and press save. You must click Save, remember.

From now on, your Pixel 3 will communicate with T-Mobile Cellular Stations and you will get the complete 4G LTE, HDVoice, and sending picture messages will work. Unlocked devices like Pixel 3 usually add APN information automatically. Otherwise, that's how you do it. You do not know where to look? Here are the APN settings for Verizon or you can find AT & T here.

As a reminder, fill in each section (or leave it blank) in the same manner as our instructions or instructions from a carrier. If a line is empty or says "undefined", leave it as it is. Do not enter any value or line other than the one you need.

T-Mobile APN Settings (follow the steps below and enter them)

Most people who buy the unlocked 3 Pixel will probably use it on T-Mobile or AT & T. If so, here are some of these values. Again, the APN settings should be added automatically when you insert your SIM card. Otherwise, here are the T-Mobile APN settings.

  • First name: T-Mobile US LTE
  • APN: fast.t-mobile.com
  • Proxy:
  • Harbor:
  • Username:
  • Password:
  • Server:
  • MMSC: http://mms.msg.eng.t-mobile.com/mms/wapenc
  • MMS Proxy:
  • MMS port:
  • MMS protocol: WAP 2.0
  • MCC: 310
  • MNC: 260
  • Type of identification:
  • APN type: OR Internet + MMS
  • APN Protocol: IPv4 / IPv6
  • APN roaming protocol: IPv4
  • Enable / disable APN:
  • Carrier: Unspecified
  • Tap MORE > save

If you are using a Verizon Pixel 3, you may need to remove the Verizon APN list before you can add a new one. Tap the plus sign, and then enter all the information above in each line. Do one at a time, set everything to 100%. Once you're done, tap the 3 dots and press SAVE. Some operators suggest restarting the phone once you have finished so that the settings are "remembered".

To make sure everything works, send a quick text message, call or try browsing the web. If this is not the case, double check the errors and try again. You can also call your operator to confirm that the APN settings are correct. Before you go, do not forget to protect your phone with our best Pixel 3 XL cases.

How to change the APN settings of Google Pixel 3 is a publication of Cory Gunther of AndroidNews.Us.