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AT&T APN Settings [Detailed Guide]

AT&T is a multinational American company and is known as the World’s largest telecommunication company. AT&T is also the largest carrier provider for mobile phone services. Regarding the revenue, it is ranked as 9 on the fortune 500 rankings and considered one of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.

AT&T provides you the fastest and safe internet services at such an affordable price. It includes a lot of packages depending on user requirements. So, if you want to avail one of the best packages of AT&T for your mobile services or fixed phone services, then go to AT&T’s official website and you will be guided as per your requirements.

This tutorial is based on AT&T APNs settings and how to apply that setting on your mobile phone services to get reliable and faster internet service. We will guide you in a simple way on how to apply AT&T APNs settings on your phone network settings. The values we are providing here are valid for Android, iPhones, and Windows phones. The AT&T APNs settings include both versions 3G and 4G.

So below are the different AT&T APNs settings values you should use accordingly.

AT&T APN Settings

3G AT&T APNs settings or AT&T APNs settings for WAP (Wireless application protocols)

You should use the above values carefully in your mobile phone APNs settings.

  • Name: ATT
  • Username: [email protected]
  • Password: cingular1
  • APN: wap.cingular
  • Proxy: N/A
  • Port: N/A
  • Server: N/A
  • MMSC: http://mmsc.cingular.com
  • MMS Proxy: wireless.cingular.com
  • MMS Port: 80
  • MCC: 310
  • MNC: 410
  • Authentication type: N/A
  • APN type: default, supl, mms
  • APN protocol: Consider the default one

4G AT&T APNs Settings

  • Name: ATT HSPA+
  • APN: phone
  • Proxy: N/A
  • Port: N/A
  • Username: N/A
  • Password: N/A
  • Server: N/A
  • MMSC: http://mmsc.mobile.att.net
  • MMS Proxy: proxy.mobile.att.net
  • MMS port: 80
  • MCC: 310
  • MNC: 410
  • Authentication type: N/A
  • APN type: default, supl, mms, hipri
  • APN protocol: Consider the default one
  • Bearer: Consider the default one

Guide To Setup AT&T APNs settings on Smartphones

You need to go through the above AT&T settings for 3G and 4G carefully, then apply the settings on both the Android and iPhone smartphones accordingly. We will show you how to access the APNs settings on your Android and iPhone and then apply the above-mentioned values to it.

Android Smartphones

Step 1: Navigate to “settings” on your smartphone.

Step 2: In settings, tap on “Wireless&Networks->Mobile networks->Acess point names (APNs).

Step 3: In the “Access point Names” window, simply tap on the menu located at the top right corner of the screen “three dots” or it could be mentioned as a name and then select the option “New APN” and you will be directed to the new interface containing all the APNs settings fields mentioned above. Implement the above information accordingly and you are good to go.

Step 4: After providing the required information correctly, save it and then simply reboot your smartphone.

Step 5: When you successfully boot up again, then test it by launching the browser or sending MMS for confirmation.

iPhones/iPads

Note that if your carrier allows you the view or edit the APNs settings on your iPhone or iPad, then you will be able to do so. Otherwise, you will need to contact your carrier. Also, you need to unlock your iPhone or iPad in order to apply the new APNs settings as it is compulsory. By following those instructions, you will access the APNs settings on your iPhone/iPad in one of the below locations. I will recommend you to follow Method 1 that will automatically apply the required AT&T APNs settings.

Method 1: Applying AT&T APNs Settings Automatically

Step 1: Open the Safari browser and then go to the website “www.unlockit.co.nz”.

Step 2: When the website loads on your phone, then tap on the “create APN” options located at the bottom option panel.

Step 3: Select your country from the list by tapping on the country drop-down menu and then select the Carrier from the drop-down as required. For example AT&T (PAYG).

Step 4: Click on the create APN button and it will start the process of creating new APN on your phone.

Step 5: Wait for the process to complete and the APN settings will successfully activate.

Step 6: Now, whenever you need to access the other local phone carrier services, then you will need to remove that APNs settings from your phone first. To do that, go to settings->general->profile and then tap on “profile” and remove APN carrier settings.

Method 2: Manually Creating and Applying APNs Settings

Location 1: Locate the Settings and then tap on it and follow this location “Cellular->Cellular Data options->Cellular Network” and then create new APN and apply the above-provided AT&T APNs settings information accordingly and then save & reboot.

Location 2: Access the Settings on your iPhone/iPad and then follow this location “Mobile->Mobile Data Options->Mobile Data Networks” and then create new APN and apply the above-provided AT&T APNs settings information accordingly and then save & reboot.

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