Current IPv6 state of US Mobile Phone Carriers

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wolfgang.rupprecht at
Wed May 23 02:58:07 UTC 2012

Cameron Byrne <cb.list6 at> writes:
> On May 22, 2012 7:14 PM, "Wolfgang S. Rupprecht" <
> wolfgang.rupprecht at> wrote:
>> Cameron Byrne writes:
>> >    From what you wrote,  guess is you are using a phone that does not
>> >    have IPv6 support (only Nexus phones have support today... Other
> phones
>> >    do not have the correct radio / RIL capabilities)
>> I'm using the Galaxy Nexus GSM bought directly from google a few weeks
>> ago.  The firmware is up to date as are the apps.
>> The instructions mention settings and pages that are slightly wrong
>> for this phone.  I went to the "Mobile network settings" -> "Access
>> Point names" -> "T-Mobile US," -> "APN Protocol".  It
>> was "IPv4" and I changed it to "IPv4/IPv6" and then rebooted.  There
>> was no "save" button or menu item.  After reboot the ipv4/ipv6 setting
>> was still active (so it was saved), but no connection took place.  The
>> cell tower I'm using is in Fremont, CA (CID 47052 LAC321).  Might it
>> not be v6 connected?
> For the sake of the archive and documenting the confirmed fix, the correct
> APN setting for T-Mobile is "IPv6" not "IPv4 /IPv6"

Yup.  Thanks Cameron! Chosing IPv6 (-only), does work.  I can view
IPv6-only websites when on a cell connection.  Before that only worked
when on wifi.


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