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  1. libra89's Avatar
    I'm officially unlocked and back on ATT. It's good to be back, and to finally have service at my moms house and around town etc!
    Thank you for reporting back that it worked out for you!
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    12-23-2016 11:20 PM
  2. HoosierDaddy's Avatar
    It's the same thing last year when att got the 950 and us T-Mobile customers were left with nothing
    Wut? I bought 950XLs for my wife and I to use on T-Mobile around Thanksgiving 2015. I returned both because WM10 was so bad at the time. Bought another one this week and am using it on T-Mobile.
    12-24-2016 07:37 AM
  3. libra89's Avatar
    Wut? I bought 950XLs for my wife and I to use on T-Mobile around Thanksgiving 2015. I returned both because WM10 was so bad at the time. Bought another one this week and am using it on T-Mobile.
    I think he means having carrier options. The only way to get a new flagship on T-Mobile was to buy outright while people on AT&T didn't have to do that unless they wanted the bigger phone.
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    12-24-2016 02:23 PM
  4. RaRa85's Avatar
    It's the same thing last year when att got the 950 and us T-Mobile customers were left with nothing

    Sent from mTalk
    Don't remind me. The Lumia 900,920, 1020, 1520, HTC Titan/II, and Samsung Focus all went to AT&T as exclusives and I bought four of those devices I just mentioned unlocked before I decided that I had enough with Microsoft's distribution of Windows Phone especially when the competition was available on my carrier without having to pay the outright cost of the phone. Windows Phone needed as much support from all carriers as possible and that's one of the reasons I think it fell to such low market share as it is right now. That and the app situation not changing for years.
    libra89 and theefman like this.
    12-24-2016 03:40 PM
  5. el_mono70's Avatar
    Also got mine unlocked. 40 days after purchase, to the day. So far it works well on AT&T. I searched for AT&T apn Windows 10 and found all the info I needed to enter. LTE works just fine. No issues with data.
    I am disappointed that neither Fitbit nor Sensie pick up any motion data from this device.
    Otherwise, I'm enjoying it.
    El Mono
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    12-24-2016 07:14 PM
  6. Sedp23's Avatar
    Wut? I bought 950XLs for my wife and I to use on T-Mobile around Thanksgiving 2015. I returned both because WM10 was so bad at the time. Bought another one this week and am using it on T-Mobile.
    The 950 was at the time exclusive to att the only other way was to buy unlocked (expensive at the time)

    Sent from Idol 4s with Windows
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    12-24-2016 07:44 PM
  7. the_moesiah's Avatar
    Bought this after work yesterday. At first the guy said he couldn't sell it to me without a plan. I told him I wanted to buy it outright so I could use it on ATT. He said they could but they'd have to charge me an extra $30 extortion fee. I agreed.

    I didn't actually open it for a couple of hours but by the time I did I realized I needed a new sim because it requires nano sim.

    Went to ATT to get a new sim and the phone was carrier locked. I went back to TMobile talked to the same guy I bought it from, he said they can't unlock it only Alcatel could. He asked if I wanted the number so I could call or if I wanted him to do it. Well since my old sim was already deactivated I asked him to do it for me, however by this time it was 8pm they were just closing and Alcatel was already closed too.

    So 12 hours later I called Alcatel and they said they can't unlock it because they nave nothing to do with carrier/network unlocking and they insist that I contact tmobile. They said if tmobile insist Alcatel is responsiblem that we could conference call and Alcatel would tell them they can't do it.

    So I called TMobile and spoke to someone with a horrible headset that kept cutting out unless they spoke really loud... but even though I told them to speak up because of the issue they had a hard time doing so. Ultimately they insist that they can only network unlock the phone if I have a plan. And that I have to go back to the store.

    Needless to say, I'm not happy about TMobile and their employees lack of knowledge concerning unlocking policies and practices.

    My local TMobile doesn't open until 10am so I have to wait.

    I'll update you when I'm able to drive down on my lunch break.
    That's funny, I've had the exact same experience trying to get a phone unlocked by AT&T to use on T-Mobile.
    12-26-2016 11:07 AM
  8. rruffman07's Avatar
    Also got mine unlocked. 40 days after purchase, to the day. So far it works well on AT&T. I searched for AT&T apn Windows 10 and found all the info I needed to enter. LTE works just fine. No issues with data.
    I am disappointed that neither Fitbit nor Sensie pick up any motion data from this device.
    Otherwise, I'm enjoying it.
    El Mono
    did you get your MMS working? can you receive MMS? if so can you put a link to where you found the apn settings? I*am having an issue with*receiving MMS I can send them but not receive them.. think I have a setting wrong somewhere...
    12-26-2016 12:12 PM
  9. rruffman07's Avatar
    Thank you for reporting back that it worked out for you!
    do you have MMS working sending as well as receiving?
    12-26-2016 12:13 PM
  10. libra89's Avatar
    do you have MMS working sending as well as receiving?
    Oh I'm sorry, I don't have one. I was just generally responding as other people wanted to have the same experience that you have with being able to use it on AT&T.
    12-26-2016 12:39 PM
  11. rruffman07's Avatar
    I'm officially unlocked and back on ATT. It's good to be back, and to finally have service at my moms house and around town etc!

    [edit] I've been driving around town for the last few hours doing errands. However even though I have 3 or full bars and 3g, I actually get zero data. I've rebooted my phone several times. So basically I can only talk and text. I did have data for a very short while while I was driving (in car mode). I was texting my sister, cortana read the text to me asked for me to reply after she asked what I wanted to say she said i can't connect right now try again in a little bit. Since then I haven't been able to use data once.
    you have to add the APN for internet and MMS I got the internet and MMS to work but I can only send MMS cant receive them still waiting to see if the other user who got theirs working is having the same issue..*
    12-26-2016 01:33 PM
  12. el_mono70's Avatar
    I just tried sending a photo and it worked, as well as receiving. Sorry, not too adept at this but I'll try. Here's where I got the settings: apn.gishan.net/settings/os_22_4_windows_phone_10microsoft_windows_10_internet_and_mms_settings_for_att.php
    Wow, that was painfully difficult . Now I know why I use the app, not the browser to visit this site. Barely lol. Hope that helps
    12-26-2016 01:51 PM
  13. el_mono70's Avatar
    I know there's a better/proper way to add a link. I just haven't tried it. Sorry about that.

    Regards,
    El Mono
    12-26-2016 01:54 PM
  14. rruffman07's Avatar
    I just tried sending a photo and it worked, as well as receiving. Sorry, not too adept at this but I'll try. Here's where I got the settings: apn.gishan.net/settings/os_22_4_windows_phone_10microsoft_windows_10_internet_and_mms_settings_for_att.php
    Wow, that was painfully difficult . Now I know why I use the app, not the browser to visit this site. Barely lol. Hope that helps
    yeah tried those settings but no go for me same issue must be the area / city I am in I live in Arizona and att coverage is only ok... I do have a question the MMSC port did you set it if so what value did you use there?
    12-26-2016 07:33 PM
  15. el_mono70's Avatar
    I entered no value.
    I'm sorry to hear you're having problems with that. Initially I was getting alternating 3G and 4G indicated as the status. Eventually it changed to LTE. Btw, I live in SoCal.
    Hope you get it resolved.
    12-26-2016 10:21 PM
  16. RobbieRobski's Avatar
    Adding the APN solved the data thing. Strange it didn't automatically do that since text and calling worked fine switching the sim. Oh well. simple fix. I haven't seen LTE so far though only 3G and 4G.


    Too bad I can't uninstall the tmobile app :P
    12-27-2016 01:57 PM
  17. rruffman07's Avatar
    Adding the APN solved the data thing. Strange it didn't automatically do that since text and calling worked fine switching the sim. Oh well. simple fix. I haven't seen LTE so far though only 3G and 4G.


    Too bad I can't uninstall the tmobile app :P
    try "nxtgenphone" as the apn then reboot. that should get you lte
    12-27-2016 09:44 PM
  18. cactuspete23's Avatar
    Wow, your experience with T-Mobile really sucks. Guess everyone is right that they onlt want to sell their services.... But then they should just refuse to sell the phones alone.... IMHO....
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    01-24-2017 01:21 PM
  19. RobbieRobski's Avatar
    I can't send or receive pictures over text. Can someone help with the APN stuff?
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    02-10-2017 01:52 PM
  20. RumoredNow's Avatar
    Can someone help with the APN stuff?
    Unlocked from T-Mo or Factory Unlocked?

    Check this thread: http://forums.windowscentral.com/alc...ng-issues.html
    I posted updated ATT entries in there the other day... Unlocked from T-Mo seems to have an unresolved bug for SMS/MMS on ATT towers.
    02-10-2017 02:03 PM
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