Learn how to connect your mobile device to AT&T MicroCell.
INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
To use your new AT&T 3G or 4G phone with an AT&T Microcell, it must be within signal range and added to the approved user list.
To add a device to your approved user list, from the home screen of the device you set up as the AT&T Microcell's primary number, tap the Messages icon. Note: You can also add an approved user by logging in at www.att.com/microcell using your myAT&T account information.
Tap the Create Text Message icon to send a message to a new recipient.
Enter the short code 6235 (MCEL) as the recipient of the text message.
In the message field, enter "Add" followed by the phone number to add to the Approved User List.
Tap the Send icon.
When successfully connected, the cell phone will show "AT&T MicroCell" or "AT&T M-Cell".
If you do not see “AT&T MicroCell” or “AT&T M-Cell”, turn your mobile device (not MicroCell) off, wait 10 seconds and then turn it back on. Note: Depending on the signal strength of the AT&T cell tower, the time for your cell phone to switch to the MicroCell can vary. It may take seconds or up to five minutes.
To manually scan for the AT&T MicroCell, swipe down from the top of the screen, and then tap the Settings icon > More networks > Mobile networks > Network operators > Search for AT&T MicroCell. Note: Visit the Troubleshoot & Resolve tool to help resolve device and service issues. To learn more about the AT&T Microcell go to www.att.com/devicehowto and select "MicroCell".