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By rfb813, Senior Member on 19th April 2014, 09:15 PM
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29th April 2014, 04:13 PM |#11  
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What's the model number of the MetroPCS S5?
5th May 2014, 02:21 AM |#12  
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So I got a metro PCs phone unlocked it at

And now I have it on T-Mobile no problems what so ever
I used hangouts for SMS so the apns where there already
And in order to enable the built in hotspot without root I went into wireless connections and added the APN for T-Mobile by copying everything as it was on my note 3, and just like that hotspot is activated
5th May 2014, 02:23 AM |#13  
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Originally Posted by Sennant

What's the model number of the MetroPCS S5?

It's the same as tmobile I think, I'm using a metro pcs galaxy s5 and it says SM-G900T1

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23rd April 2015, 05:54 PM |#14  
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Since there isn't a dedicated MetroPCS section due it being 99% compatible with TMO ROMs, etc. I'd like to post an issue here that I'm having with my S5 from MPCS in hopes someone else has found a resolution. The issue I'm having is getting a tethering "hack" to work with my service. Has anyone found one that works successfully for them? Thanks!
26th April 2015, 09:52 PM |#15  
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Originally Posted by rfb813

Metro PCS just announced the S5 without contract for $649.99. Since Metro PCS is now owned by T-Mobile I would assume that their S5 is the same as the T-Mobile S5 with the same LTE bands. Does anybody know this for sure. I am out of town and can't get to a Metro PCS store or a Best Buy to confirm.

Same phones since s3.
Same Lte.
Identical just metro has some metro apps.
If u buy metro you have to wait 90 days before they will unlock it .
T-mobile not sure
But u can pay to have it done .
I use t-mobile phones on metro all the time . But u can't use metro branded on t-mobile It's metro rules .

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9th May 2015, 01:04 PM |#16  
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sim unlock
I just got the S5 at Metro. Do I have to sim unlock to install roms. I have root and TWRP recovery already. Tried the Slim rom for Tmo and didn't have any service even after changing APN settings. Any help is greatly appreciated.
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