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Frequently Asked Questions : General Troubleshooting
Carrier & Software Updates
Different carriers and phone manufacturers will release new updates to their software from time to time. When a new update is available, you may receive a notification on your phone asking you to download the carrier or software update. MetroPCS recommends you download these updates; they are important for the best possible customer experience.
Web Access Issue from APN Address
If you could access the web and no longer can, or you transferred from another mobile provider and cannot access the web, your APN may need to be reset. Find the MetroPCS APN settings section of your phone’s settings menu. Here are the APN settings you’ll need for MetroPCS:
Proxy: Not Required
Port: Not Required
Username: Not Required
Password: Not Required
Server: Not Required
MMSC: http:// metropcs.mmsmvno.com/mms/wapenc
MMS proxy: leave it blank
MMS port: leave it blank
Authentication type: Not required or just use the default value shown
After updating your APN, don’t forget to reset the phone so the new APN can take effect. If you are still having trouble accessing the web on your phone, visit your local MetroPCS store or call *611 on your MetroPCS phone to speak with one of our phone experts.
Quality of Wi-Fi Calling
The quality of a Wi-Fi phone call is dependent on the strength of the signal and the quality of the Internet router. If the router is older than three years old, your Wi-Fi calling may not have the highest audio quality possible.
Learn more about Wi-Fi Calling by reading the article regarding that feature.
Updating Your E911 Address
When using Wi-Fi calling, it’s important to update your E911 Address inside the MyMetro App. This allows a dispatcher to find you in case of an emergency for which you call 911. Wi-Fi calling won’t work without an E911 Address. Don’t forget to then update the address should you move and use Wi-Fi calling from a different location.
You can also update your E911 Address within My Account.