Questions tagged [apn]

Abbreviation for Access Point Name, referring to the configuration of your device's mobile network connection concerning the provider's data.

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Programming an Android application to switch default SIM for mobile Data

I am working on a project in which I have to switch the default SIM for data automatically, and without the need for user intervention. I read some posts on internet and got to know a method in which ...
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Is it possible getting ims services with invalid plmn?

I don't know its right place to ask this question. My problem is that I wanna use invalid plmn for test purposes. (Like 001-001). But when I configure sim with this plmn my android device does not ...
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Sky Pro-selfie apn settings are greyed out

I need to change my apn setting to enable mobile data and MMS on my Sky Pro-Selfie. apn SETTINGS ARE ALL GREYED OUT FOR BOTH SIM CARDS. My phone has 16GB ROM = 1GB RAm Oreo 8.1.0 AKA Oreo Go Info from ...
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Find APNSourceService

I have a TicWatch Pro 4G. As some may know, the watch only supports Vodafone. But from what I have seen, that's mostly down to the fact of the correct APN for other networks not being available. After ...
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Why does my mobile data work only on hotspot?

I own a Samsung Galaxy A71 and I'm on Reliance Jio network. When I had bought this phone and put a new Jio SIM on it, my mobile data worked fine, but the hotspot didn't. My laptop browser said 'DNS ...
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Backup APN upon defined logic

Is there a way to set up a backup APN logic in an Android device? Example - if my main (chosen) APN is rejected from the network side certain amount of times (by the logic defined), the device will ...
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APN Settings: What Does Each Setting Do?

An Access Point Name, APN, is a gateway between mobile networks and the public Internet. I've done research, and there's not much online about what the individual settings are or do. This is what I've ...
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no option to add an APN

I brought a new phone recently (Blackview A60 Pro) and while calls and texts work fine, I can't access the internet. I spoke to my network provider (Talkmobile) who said that I need to add an APN. ...
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How to permanenlty disable mobile data by renaming or editing files or directories on rooted-device?

Yes, I read the answers to the question by the link Disable mobile data permanently but I'm interested in a solution related with directories and files on rooted-device and not in using an application ...
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How can I transfer all carrier settings from an existing phone to a new phone?

I have been provided a device for a telephone carrier that cannot be joined automatically. When the Sim is inserted into another phone, it cannot find/connect to the network. Due to the nature of the ...
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How to grant an app root access without GUI interaction?

I'm trying to update my APN settings using: adb shell "su -c 'content update --uri content://telephony/carriers --bind name:s:\""SDR"\" --bind apn:s:"SDR-internet"'" The first time I run this ...
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How to switch between APNs using adb?

Is there any adb or shell command available to switch between different APNs?
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Why proxy set on Android does not work when used as hotspot?

I am setting the proxy in APN settings of my mobile network in below shown screenshot: It works well. I verified via whatismyip. However, when I enable the hotspot on the device and use this hotspot ...
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How can I configure a separate MMS APN on LineageOS

Some mobile phone providers (e.g. Optus, including MVNOs that deliver service through Optus' networks) have a separate mobile APN (access point name) for sending MMS to what is used for mobile data. ...
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Can changing APN settings in Android improve internet speed?

I wonder while reading some of blogs and even people around me suggests some changes in APN settings(that includes APN Name, MCC, MNC, APN Protocol and Bearer), claiming that will increase my internet ...
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Add APN (+ Button) Option Missing

So my gf and I both have the Xiaomi Mi A2, her works perfectly, but when I tried to setup mine, I realized I had no data connection. In order to make it work with my provider, I must configure a new ...
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How to backup and restore APN setting via ADB?

How to backup and restore APN setting via ADB? I'm on Android 6.0 without root.
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How do I find APN settings to use with a 3rd party SMS app?

I'm using an admittedly old (Android 4.0.4) Samsung Galaxy Centura (Tracfone) and I've run into a problem with regards to text messaging. The default "Messaging" app is quite limited and is missing ...
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Why would an IPv4 APN work on a OnePlus One but not a OnePlus 5 with the same SIM?

I have a T-Mobile SIM that, on a OnePlus One, works perfectly fine on T-Mobile's APN in IPv4-only mode, with an IPv4 address and everything. However, when I take it out and put it on a OnePlus 5, it ...
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How to add an APN when “Mobile networks” setting is disabled?

I've got an unrooted Samsung Galaxy S5 from T-Mobile running Marshmallow (6.0.1), and am trying to add an APN so as to use the phone with FreedomPop. I've installed the FP SIM card and entered the ...
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Cannot send/receive MMS on Project Fi with unlocked Blu Advance A6

I have been trying to get my unlocked Blu Advance A6 on Android 7.0 working with Project Fi and I can't seem to get MMS messages working in the default app or Signal. Regular text messages can be ...
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“APN Settings are not available for this user” Help?

I bought a Mi MIX 2 and it is not connecting on mobile data. WiFi everything else works perfect. But in the APN settings menu it reads that "APN Settings are not available..." I am using Verizon BTW. ...
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LENOVO Z2 PLUS VOLTE ISSUE with jio

In my lenovo Z2 Plus handset with jio , currently jio volte stopped working . I was not able to make calls , but internet is working sometimes and sometimes not . I restarted the device many ...
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Provide APN settings from outside without Internet (i.e. SMS, QR Code)

I'm looking for a way to provide APN settings to a device that doesn't have an internet connection yet. It is intended to set up hundreds of devices more quickly by a variety of users across the ...
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What caused the toast with “Call failed, try another method”?

I am having an issue with my Motorola G4 Plus smartphone which runs on Android 7.0 version. I am using JIO SIM card for calls and internet. Two days ago, my phone showed me a toast message stating: ...
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Why can't I use the the data service all of a sudden on my android phone?

I know I'll receive a lot of vote-downs because of this post, but I dont really know what has happened and where I am no one can help me. I am in China and my Huawei (European) phone has worked just ...
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Where are APN configs saved in Android?

I want to know where exactly are stored the APNs that are added by the user on Android. I want to edit them manually using X-plore (or any other root file explorer). I know that in /system/etc/apns-...
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Get a Config Message every day but won't install

Every day I get a Configuration Message Application: Access Point Name Name: MMS APN:unet User name: etc. When I chose "Full Install" it asks for the PIN If I enter the wrong PIN it asks again for ...
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Marshmallow: Changing and connecting to an APN

Okay, before anyone can downvote this or anything silly, I need to clarify a few things: This is for Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) I'm using a FlashFire-Rooted Cherry Mobile One (technically called ...
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“Access Point Name settings are not available for this user” on unrooted 1st Gen Moto G. Help, please?

I recently did a factory reset of 1st Gen Moto G, after which the mobile data stopped working . In trying to fix the problem, I noticed I couldn't change the APN settings, and when I go to that option ...
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How to solve the “APN settings are not available for this user” issue?

After upgrading my ASUS Zenfone 5 to Android Lollipop, I am unable to access HSPA/3G data. In Brazil we have to manually input APN settings, and when I try to do so, I receive the following message (...
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Does Android poll for APN availability?

I am waiting for my carrier to set up private APN for my company. I have already configured my Android device with settings provided by them. Currently packet transmission is not working. Will it work ...
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How do I add an APN via ADB?

For hardware reasons (My menu key doesn't work) I can not add an APN via settings. I read here about using sqlite and here about using code. But I need a more convenient way to do it. I need to do it ...
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How to restore APN Settings?

I edited my Android phone's APN Settings. I did not have a back up of my APN Settings file [/system/etc/apns-conf.xml]as mentioned in this post. I deleted the Proxy and Port fields from my APN ...
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Make phone running Android 2.3.3 re-download configuration settings from ISP

When I first inserted my SIM into my phone, it prompted to download configuration settings for things such as Data, MMS etc... It worked fine for about a year but I have started having problems such ...
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“Access Point Name settings not available for this user”

This was probably an issue before but only became an issue when I changed providers in a foreign country. Running CM12.1 nightlies. I can't connect to data and get the above message when I try to ...
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Cannot Create/Modify Access Point Names in Mobile Network Settings - Huawei G700 - Android 4.2.1

I am trying to edit settings of APN (Access Point Names) according to provided guidelines by cellular company to be able to use 3G internet on my Huawei Ascend G700 running on Android 4.2.1. Whenever ...
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Android doesn't connect to proxy server

In the past I could connect to a proxy by entering the proxy's settings in the APN settings or Wireless settings. However, now android seems to ignore my set proxy - after hitting Save it disconnects ...
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“APN settings are not available for this user”

My phone is a stock Nexus 4 from Google with the 5.0.1 Lollipop image from Google. I've mistakenly hit "reset APN settings". Instead of resetting them to defaults, it wiped them off and grayed out ...
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Can't define APN: “Unfortunatelly, Settings has stopped” - SG 4

I have Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 4.4.2, Kernel 3.4.0. After returning from abroad and switching back my SIM card I've noticed, that mobile internet is not working. I've noticed in the Settings, ...
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APN setting is missing on Nexus 5 bought from US

I have an unlocked Nexus 5 handset bought from Google in the USA. I just wiped it and installed Android 5.0 on it. However, the UI to edit the APN settings does not appear. By that, I don't mean that ...
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Change MCC and MNC in the APN settings

I'm currently on a vacation with a new phone who worked perfectly on the country I bought it at (SMS, calls, data...) but now, when im abroad, the data wont work although I can make calls alright. But ...
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APN not saving with EE Orange UK SIM on Kitkat

I have an LG G2 rooted, running Android 4.4.2. I've put my existing EE Orange UK SIM in, and there are no APNs listed. Whenever I try and add the EE settings and then save them, the APN list remains ...
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How do I get Hangouts to work on a straight talk optiumus showtime?

Phone Model Number: LGL86C PRL Version: 59377 Andriod version: 4.0.4 Kernel version: 3.0.8 Software version: L86CV10a I have called straight talk wireless and they told me that my model phone ...
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Google Hangouts - Can not send or receive MMS

About 2 weeks ago, I updated CyanogenMod on my device, and Google Hangouts, and began experiencing this problem. I did an immediate restore from before my update, and there was no change. I can not ...
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How to conect USB modem dongle to tablet AOC Breeze

I have a tablet AOC Breeze model MW0712 with Android 4.1.1. I want to connect with USB modem dongle Huawei E303C in order to have internet connection, but with no success results. I try with this ...
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APN doesn't save in Tablet AOC Breeze

I have a tablet AOC Breeze model MW0712 with Android 4.1.1. When I want to save an APN I do: Settings -> Mobile networks -> Access Point Names -> New APN But after editing the APN settings, there ...
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MTS N790 APN setting for GSM Network

I have MTS N790, it is a dual sim mobile one is CDMA and other is GSM .Now I have one mts CDMA sim and one Aircel GSM sim .Here I can not set access point setting for GSM sim. I can add new apn for ...
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Adding an APN from the commandline [duplicate]

I'm in the US for 30 days and got a SIM card from Lycamobile. For some reason adding APNs doesn't work through the GUI (I add them but they never show up in the list, even after rebooting). Instead I ...
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APN Requires mcc and mnc but my carrier requires none

I used to specify only the Name and APN fields whenever I needed to configure my carrier's APN. I've just rooted my Galaxy Nexus with Cyanogemod and whenever I try to set the APN it prompts me to ...