1. ferry99's Avatar
    I bought one in England to use here in the US on T-Mo USA. Problem is Vodafone branded it to their service. So even though it is unlocked for voice, I cannot use the internet without debranding. I downloaded some files and followed online instructions but it is not working. HTC phones are tough to debrand. Any experts out there who can give me some suggestions? Thanks
    Jeff
    05-28-2010 12:46 AM
  2. cold war kid's Avatar
    You don't need to de-brand to be able to jump on to T-Mobile's data network. You just need to change some simple settings. I don't have an Android phone on hand right this second but you need to go to Menu> Settings> Wireless Settings> APN's. You need to delete the APN profile for Vodafone and create a new one for T-Mobile.

    T-Mobile APN settings:
    Name: T-Mobile US
    APN: epc.tmobile.com
    Proxy: <not set>
    Port: <not set>
    Username: none
    Password: none
    Server: *
    MMSC: http://mms.msg.eng.t-mobile.com/mms/wapenc
    MMS proxy: <not set>
    MMS port: <not set>
    MCC: 234
    MNC: 30
    APN type: <not set>

    After you have done that, and assuming you have the correct data package on your account, you should be able to access T-Mobile's data network.
    05-28-2010 12:42 PM
  3. ferry99's Avatar
    Thanks Mexican Dog but that doesn't work. Vodafone makes a big pain of itself. On the APN screen it is just black--they try to tie customers into their network. I continue to try to root the phone!
    05-29-2010 06:06 PM
  4. cold war kid's Avatar
    Thanks Mexican Dog but that doesn't work. Vodafone makes a big pain of itself. On the APN screen it is just black--they try to tie customers into their network. I continue to try to root the phone!
    I'm sorry man. That's weird though, I have never heard of any carrier blocking access to their phones APN settings.

    I hope you find something that works for you.
    05-31-2010 07:48 PM
  5. infinit1's Avatar
    All you have to do is hit the menu button at the APN screen and you should have an option to add New APN. Then fill in as mentioned above (although I have MCC: 310 and MNC: 260).
    06-28-2010 02:41 PM
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