Connect to AT&T Microcell

Connect to AT&T Microcell

Connect your device to the AT&T MicroCell.


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
  1. 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.
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  2. To add a new 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 Text Messaging icon.
    Note: You can also add an approved user by logging in at www.att.com/microcell using your myAT&T account information.
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  3. Tap the New Text Message icon to send a message to a new recipient.
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  4. Enter the short code 6235 (MCEL) as the recipient of the text message. 
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  5. In the message field, enter Add followed by the number to add to the Approved User List (e.g. Add 5553219876). Then send the text message.
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  6. When successfully connected to, cell phone will show 'ATT&T MicroCell' or 'AT&T M-Cell'.
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  7. If you do not see 'AT&T MicroCell' or 'AT&T M-Cell', turn you 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 you cell phone to switch to the MicroCell can vary. It may take seconds or up to five minutes.
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  8. To manually scan for the AT&T MicroCell, swipe down from the top of the screen, and then tap the Settings Icon.
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  9. Tap Networks, then tap More.
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  10. Tap Mobile networks.
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  11. Tap 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 selcet 'MicroCell'.
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