16th October 2019

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What is the APN type?

APN type: There are four APN types — generic, supl, mms and wap. These vary from carrier to carrier. If you experience issues with official setup instructions, “generic” is always a good default setting. MMSC: This setting is required for MMS functionality for most MVNOs. It stands for Multimedia Messaging Service.

Likewise, people ask, what do the APN settings mean?

An Access Point Name (APN) is the name of a gateway between a GSM, GPRS, 3G or 4G mobile network and another computer network, frequently the public Internet. A mobile device making a data connection must be configured with an APN to present to the carrier.

How do I reset my APN settings?

Reset the Access Point Name (APN) settings to default as originally supplied on your SIM card by your telecom provider:
  1. Open the Applications tab and tap Settings.
  2. Tap Wireless Controls or Wireless & Networks.
  3. Tap Mobile Networks and then Access Point Names.
  4. Tap the Menu icon and select Reset to default.

How do I configure APN?

Here's how to change APN settings on an Android mobile phone.
  1. From the home screen, tap the Menu button.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Mobile networks.
  4. Tap Access Point Names.
  5. Tap the Menu button.
  6. Tap New APN.
  7. Tap the Name field.
  8. Enter Internet, then tap OK.
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