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How to Set up APN Settings on my phone

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How to setup APN Settings on my phone? Ok, so you just bought an unlocked phone and you need to set up the internet configuration in order to be able to browse data with your carrier SIM Card. It is possible that once you inset the SIM Card the settings may be automatically set up. But it is also possible that it may not be an automatic thing. So if it is not an automatic thing, you will need to manually set up de Access Network Points (APN) in your phone, so that you can enable data using.

There are different carriers in the United States and each carrier uses different APN settings. So you need to locate the right information that corresponds to the carrier you are currently using. In the US there are main carriers such as AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and also MVNO carriers such as Straight Talk, Simple Mobile, Pure Talk, H20, just to mention the main ones.

Besides from that, the Operative System (OS) of your phone is also important because each tab may have different names when you are finding where to configurated each line. You might be using AndroidiOS (iphone) or Windows Phone.

How to set up Android OS APN Settings – click here

How to set up  iOS iPhone APN Settings – click here

How to set up Windows Phone APN Settings – click here 

If you already read the steps on How to Set up APN settings on your phone, now you need to know  which carrier you are using. Also, if you are using an MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) such as Straight Talk or H2O , you also need to know which is the main carrier they are using to provide you the service.

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Here we share you a list of the carrriers with their APN Settings so you can get on the surf fast.

Main Carriers APN Settings

AT&T APN Settings – Click Here

Verizon APN Settings – Click Here

T-Mobile APN Settings – Click Here

MVNOs APN Settings

H2O APN Settings – Click Here

Straight Talk APN Settings – Click Here 

Simple Mobile APN Settings – Click Here

Pure Talk APN Settings – Click Here

Pure Talk APN Settings

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Pure Talk is a VMNO or Virtual Mobile Network Operator. Most of the users use their own unlocked phone. If you have a phone that was not bought directly from them, you will need to manually configure the Pure Talk APN Settings. If you have an iPhone with updated iOS, you won´t  need to manually configure it, it will normally load automatically, but if it doesnt, we will also show you how to do it.

What does it mean that Pure Talk is a VMNO?
This means that Pure Talk is a company that sells mobile services to the users. But also it means that the network infrastructure that they use in order to sell you the service is owned by another big carrier. In this case, the network infrastructure owner is AT&T. That is why in some of the lines that we will configure the Pure Talk APN Settings you will find some AT&T related information.

So the following information is what you will need to input in the APN Settings menu. If you do not know how to get to the APN Settings menu on your phone, you can read post.

Pure Talk is a VMNO or Virtual Mobile Network Operator. Most of the users use their own unlocked phone. If you have a phone that was not bought directly from them, you will need to manually configure the Pure Talk APN Settings. If you have an iPhone with updated iOS, you won´t  need to manually configure it.

What does it mean that Pure Talk is a VMNO?
This means that Pure Talk is a company that sells mobile services to the users. But also it means that the network infrastructure that they use in order to sell you the service is owned by another big carrier. In this case, the network infrastructure owner is AT&T. That is why in some of the lines that we will configure the Pure Talk APN Settings you will find some AT&T related information.

So the following information is what you will need to input in the APN Settings menu. If you do not know how to get to the APN Settings menu on your phone, you can check this post

Pure Talk APN 4G LTE 2020:

a. Name:  Pure Talk
b. APN: RESELLER
c. APN Type: default,mms,supl
d. MMSC: http://mmsc.mobile.att.net
e. MMS proxy address: proxy.mobile.att.net
f. MMS port: 80
g. MCC: 310
h. MNC: 410
i. Username: (leave in blank)
j. Password: (leave in blank)

If you have an iPhone, please follow the instructions on this video: