Guide – Use unlocked T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3 on AT&T

 

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We all know AT&T, just like Verizon Wireless, is not allowing to unlock the bootloader on recenty launched Android smartphones through it and this applies to Galaxy Note 3 too.

If you are of one of them who wish to unlock your bootloader,root your device you can get sim-unlocked T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3 and use it on AT&T network as T-Mobile variant includes all banss needed for AT&T.

As per FCC documents T-Mobile Note 3 also includes LTE frequencies used by AT&T. Here is the list of bands taken from the back of T-Mobile Note 3 box.

GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900

UTMS: Band 1 (2100), Band 2 (1900), Band 4 (1700), Band 5 (850)

LTE: Band 4 (1700), Band 17 (700), Band 1 (2100), Band 2 (1900), Band 5 (850), Band 7 (2600)

You can use below APN setting to get T-Mobile Note 3 working on AT&T neytwork.

NAME: ATT Phone
APN: phone
MMSC: http://mmsc.mobile.att.net
MMS proxy: proxy.mobile.att.net
MMS port: 80
MCC: 310
MNC: 410
APN type: default,mms,supl,hipri

Check the video guide below that explains how to get T-Mobile Note 3 working on AT&T.

You can flash CWM recovery and flash pre-rooted ROM that is compatible with T-Mobile Note 3 ( model number N900T  available here ) and flash SuperSU available here.

Source : Xdadevelopers

 

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I work as an Oracle Database Administrator & love the most customizable smartphone operating system - Android. At AFN I try to bring you latest on android/smartphone news.