Getting Hero to work on T-Mobile USA


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  1. aznfreekx2

    aznfreekx2 Member This Topic's Starter

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    I was interested in purchasing an unlocked HTC Hero but I wasn't sure how to configure it to the tmobile usa network. In the video posted by Rob Jackson here HTC Hero On T-Mobile USA: SIM Card Switcheroo | Android Phone Fans it shows him going into mobile network settings and configuring some things. If i were to get a hero would i have to do the same to get the phone working? If so how would i get that information. Thanks alot!
     

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    3rd-Geer Well-Known Member

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    [FONT=&quot]from the home screen, hit the menu key.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]tap on settings.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]tap on wireless controls.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]tap on mobile network settings.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]tap on access point names[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]hit the menu key.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]tap on new APN.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]tap on name and give the data connection any name you like[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]fill in the appropriate fields for your carrier by tapping on them. if a setting is not listed for your carrier below, leave the default setting.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]TMO:
    apn:
    http://epc.tmobile.com/">epc.tmobile.com
    mmsc:
    http://mms.msg.eng.t-mobile.com/mms/wapenc">http://mms.msg.eng.t-mobile.com/mms/wapenc
    mnc:
    260

    ATT:
    apn:
    wap.cingular
    user:
    WAP@CINGULARGPRS.COM (all caps)
    pass:
    CINGULAR1 (all caps)
    mmsc:
    http://mmsc.cingular.com/">http://mmsc.cingular.com
    mms proxy:
    66.209.11.32
    mms port:
    8080[/FONT]
     
  3. aznfreekx2

    aznfreekx2 Member This Topic's Starter

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    awesome thank you for the quick reply!
     
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    3rd-Geer Well-Known Member

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    No worries....I was looking around like crazy and somebody told me...so I gotta return the favor and pass it along to others. I got mine over a week ago.....love it!! I'm in ATT in the US.
     
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    nice.. but arent you worry about the 3G connection being lack of with this phone? I have at&t also and really want to get this phone now, but the 3G connections bug the hell out of me :(
     
  6. aznfreekx2

    aznfreekx2 Member This Topic's Starter

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    i wonder when the htc hero comes out for sprint if our heros would work with the 3g network then?
     
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    I'm not worried about the lack of 3G. I have the 3G iphone and to be honest with you, it's not too much faster. Just a tad bit, and I can live with it. Plus the Hero doesn't lag and crash out as much as the iphone does, so I can live with it. Plus think about it, ATT's 3G network is crap.....how often do you really think you're on 3G???

    Mine's working like a charm.
     
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    Will it work with the TMO 3G, though?
     
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    techobsessive Well-Known Member

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    I was thinking about doing the same thing!
    you guys tell me how it is.
    thanks!
     
  10. aznfreekx2

    aznfreekx2 Member This Topic's Starter

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    just ordered my hero! so happy :D
     
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    nice.. lmk when you got it..
     
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    chaoscentral Well-Known Member

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    Glad I found this, just ordered my Hero about 10 minutes ago :) thankfully I didn't have to go frantically searching :)

    Thanks for the information!
     

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