AT&T APN settings


AT&T APN settings

AT&T benefits us with a reliable network. In this article, we will know everything that deals with AT&T APN settings. Sometimes the Network operators in your phone may not work in a proper way. When you select a Network operator from the automatically generated operators in your mobile phone, those may not yield a good result. That is the reason we are moving to a manual method of choosing APN settings (Access Point Names). This will definitely give you a good result. We have already covered Simple mobile apn settings: Verizon, Tmobile, Straight talk.

at&t apn settings
at&t apn settings

What exactly is AT&T?

AT&T stands for American Telephone & Telegraph company. This is a multi-national company from America. It is the world’s largest telecommunications company, Also the most important provider of mobile telephone services. And the wide-reaching provider of telephone communication services within US.

It also holds cable TV broadband services, and it is known that this Television related works are established around 2017.

However, AT & T is not only known for providing reliable network but also offers its users with exciting plans. The networking and infrastructure is far ahead from any other networking companies. It is known as the finest internet supplier. It also has a good, and considerable range of customer service centers.

Here, in this article, we will completely know about AT&T APN settings. Before that we will also have a glance over the term ‘APN’.

Note: It is also called and pronounced as ‘ATT’.

Know about APN

Access Point Name is abbreviated as APN. This is best known as the Gateway that associates our mobile network with the internet. To know more detailed, it is just an ID of the mobile carrier in the world of different carriers. So our APN uniquely connects to the network through this ID. This carries assigns you with an IP address.

There will be many fields in APN settings and it is not compulsory that100% of the data you provide must be accurate. However, in some cases the SIM card itself connects to the carries without manual involvement to fill APN fields.

But MMSC and APN are compulsory fields that you have to enter correct data. Otherwise, it is not going to work with the carrier.

Generally, there is nothing much to concentrate on APN settings with our mobile phones. But, if you have an unlocked phone, then you should completely know about the details to enter in APN settings. This is because unlocked phones will not be linked up with a mobile carrier. So, you should do it manually.

Now, we will know what is AT and T APN settings and how to set-up it in a detailed manner.

Before going further with this article, beware of terminology of your phone and compare with ours in the article. Because different phones will have options named differently. It is also based on the android versions you use.

AT and T APN settings Android

Here, we will go through step-by-step AT&T APN settings in an android mobile.

Now, we will deal with an unlocked mobile phone. So that you can get into every APN setting. Make a note that this is not particular for a single carrier and can apply for any network carrier.

These below mentioned options may vary in accordance with the mobile phones you are using. But once when you reach the APN settings, everything will be similar.

It may be little different based on the android versions you are using. Go through the steps, clearly.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Find and open ‘Access Point Names’.

Step 3: To create new APN press the ‘+’ button at the top.

Step 4: You’ll find few empty fields. You need to fill them as shown now.

  • Name: ATT
  • APN: wap.cingular
  • Proxy: <Leave in Blank>
  • Port: <Leave in Blank>
  • Username[email protected]
  • Password: cingular1
  • Server: <Leave in Blank>
  • MMSC: http://mmsc.cingular.com
  • MMS proxy: wireless.cingular.com
  • MMS port: 80
  • MCC: <new —-default>
  • MNC: <new default>
  • Authentication type: <Leave in Blank>
  • APN type: default, supl, mms
  • APN Protocol: <Leave it Default>

Step 5: Before making everything final, be sure that you have saved them.

Step 6: To save, tap those three dots at top and click on ‘save’.

Hint: restarting your device gives you the best result.

AT and T APN settings on iPhone

Here, you can see the At and T related APN settings in iPhone.

Step 1: In your iPhone, Open ‘Settings’

Step 2: Go to ‘general’.

Step 3: Tap on ‘Network’.

Step 4: Now select ‘Cellular data network’’

Step 5: Now, fill all the APN fields by adding new APN as follows,

  • Cellular data: ATT
  • APN: Phone (maybe anything (say, internet))
  • Username: <BLANK>
  • Password: <BLANK>

Step 6: Save the settings. Done!

Hint: restarting your device gives you the best result.

AT and T APN settings 2021

AT and T settings LTE

Before going ahead, make sure that your mobile is LTE supported or configured. Because we relate following settings to the LTE mobile phones.

These below mentioned options may vary under the mobile phones you are using. But once when you reach the APN settings, everything will be similar.

It may be little different based on the android versions you are using. Go through the steps clearly.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Open ‘Access Point Names’.

Step 3: To create new APN press the ‘+’ button at the top.

Step 4: You’ll find few empty fields. You need to fill them as shown now.

  • Name: ATT
  • APN: phone
  • Proxy: <Leave in Blank>
  • Port: <Leave in Blank>
  • Username: <your name>
  • Password: <your name>
  • Server: <Leave in Blank>
  • MMSC: http://mmsc.mobile.att.net
  • MMS proxy: proxy.mobile.att.net
  • MMS port: 80
  • MCC: 310
  • MNC: 410
  • Authentication type: <Leave in Blank>
  • APN type: default, supl, mms
  • APN Protocol: <Leave it Default>

Step 5: Before making everything final, be very sure that you have saved them.

Step 6: To save, tap those three dots at top and click on ‘save’.

Hint: restarting your device gives you the best result.

AT&T APN settings galaxy s5

Here, we will discuss the ATT settings in galaxy s5.

Step 1: Open settings in your Galaxy s5 mobile.

Step 2: Select ‘Network Connections’.

Step 3: You’ll find ‘More networks’, tap on it.

Step 4: Go to APN (Access Point Names).

Step 5: Now you need to enter all the empty fields there, as shown below.

  • Name: ATT
  • APN: phone
  • Proxy: <Leave Blank>
  • Port: <Leave Blank>
  • Username: <Leave Blank>
  • Password: <Leave Blank>
  • Server: <Leave Blank>
  • MMSC: http://mmsc.mobile.att.net
  • MMS Proxy: proxy.mobile.att.net
  • MMS port: 80
  • MCC: 310
  • MNC: 410
  • Authentication type: <None>
  • APN type: default, mms, supl
  • APN protocol: IPv4
  • APN roaming protocol: IPv4
  • Bearer: Unspecified.
  • Mobile Virtual Network Operator: <Leave Blank>

Step 5: Before making everything final, be sure you have saved them.

Step 6: To save, tap those three dots at top and click on ‘save’.

Hint: restarting your device gives you the best result.

Conclusion:

All we should know with technology is that how, where and why we should implement certain things. APN (Access Point Names) is such a same thing. If we know what exactly an APN is, we can easily move forward with APN settings. In the same way, if you came to know the relation between AT&T and APN, then  it is a very easy thing to deal with the settings related to AT&T APN.

Users often face issues with these APN settings. I already mentioned the reason for these issues. When you select a Network operator from the automatically generated operators in your mobile phone, those may not yield a good result. That is the reason we are moving to a manual method of choosing APN settings (Access Point Names). You can also download APN detector for android.

However, in this article we have gathered all the solutions for the APN set up. Go through this entire article. So you can move forward in a clear-cut manner.

The only thing you have to keep in mind when dealing with such issues is, Save the settings before leaving. Also beware of terminology of your phone and compare with ours in the article. Because different phones will have options named differently.

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