Straight Talk APN Settings

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Before setting up the Straight Talk APN Settings there are a few things you need to know first in order to set it up right.

Straight Talk is prepaid wireless service in the United States sold by Walmart. Straight Talk has a quite good coverage of 99.6% in the US, so it has a very good signal and service. It is an VMNO or Virtual Mobile Network Operator which means that Straight Talk uses the main carriers´  network in order to provide you mobile services.  So when you are setting the APN settings for your phone, you will need to know which is the main carrier that Straight Talk is using with your sim card.

So Straight Talk uses mobile network from AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile carriers. If you already know which carrier Straight Talk is using for you, then you can read below and Set Up the Straight Talk APN Settings right away. If you don´t,  first you can read below How To Identify your Straight Talk Carrier.

 

How To Identify your Straight Talk Carrier

1. Bought your Phone from Straight Talk?
If you bought your phone directly from Straight Talk, you will be able to find at the Box a code:

  •  Code GSM-A stands for AT&T
  •  Code GSM-T stands for T-Mobile

2. Had a Phone already and just bought the SIM?

If you already had an unlocked phone and you just bought a Straight Talk SIM Card, you need to check which code appears on the SIM card:

  • C4 stands for AT&T
  • T5 stands for T-Mobile
  • V9  stands for Verizon

 

Set Up the Straight Talk APN Settings

Ok, so if you already know which carrier is the network provider for your Straight Talk SIM then you can proceed to input the APN Settings. You can read on How to Get to the APN Settings menu on your phone on How to Set up APN Settings on my phone article.

 

Straight Talk APN Settings  for AT&T

If your Straight Talk SIM Card is using AT&T  then you need to use the following data.

a. Name: straight talk
b. APN: tfdata
c. MMSC: http://mms-tf.net
d. MMS proxy: mms3.tracfone.com
e. MMS port: 80
f. MCC: 310
g. MNC: 410
h. Username: “leave it blank”
i. Password: “leave it blank”

Straight Talk APN Settings  for T-Mobile 

If your Straight Talk SIM Card is using T-Mobile  then you need to use the following data.

a. Name: straight talk
b. APN: wap.tracfone
c. Port: 8080
d. MMSC: http://mms-tracfone.com
e. MMS proxy: “leave it blank”
f. MMS port: “leave it blank”
g. Username: “leave it blank”
h. Password: “leave it blank”

Straight Talk APN Settings  for Verizon

If your Straight Talk SIM Card is using Verizon then you need to use the following data.

a. Name: straight talk
b. APN: ACCT.TF.GW6.VZWENTP
c. MMSC: http://mms.vtext.com/servlets/mms
d. MMS proxy: “leave it blank”
e. MMS port: 80
f. MCC: 311
g. MNC: 480
h. APN Type: default,dun,stdhipri,supl
i. APN Protocol: IPv4/IPv6
j. APN Roaming Protocol IPv4/IPv6
k. Bearer: LTE
l. Mobile Virtual Network operator type: “leave it blank”
m. Mobile Virtual Network operator value: “leave it blank”

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