Updated APN Settings For AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint ( +4 More)

This article will briefly discuss the Access Point Names and the APN settings for AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile,

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APN or Access Point Name is an essential aspect of your mobile phone. It is usually the bridge between your cellular network and the Internet. If your APN settings are incorrect, you may encounter problems using your internet, sending or receiving multimedia messages (MMS), cellular data connection, or features such as Voice over LTE (VoLTE). 

In most cases, the APN settings will automatically populate when you subscribe to a new carrier.

This article will briefly discuss the Access Point Names and the APN settings for AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Boost Mobile, US Cellular, Sprint and Virgin Mobile. Below is a comprehensive list of APN settings for all US carriers.

Updated List of APN settings for all Carriers

Before we can proceed with the APN settings for all carriers, here is how to manually set a new APN Settings (Config) for any of the network providers mentioned below:

For Android :

  • Navigate to Settings
  • Tap Connections.
  • Tap Mobile Networks
  • Select Access Point Names
  • Tap More (3 dots)
  • Tap Reset to Default.
  • Then enter the new APN Settings.

For iPhone :

  • Navigate to Settings
  • Tap Cellular Data Network
  • Then enter the new APN Settings

Keep scrolling to get the APN settings for your carrier.

AT&T APN Settings for Apple Devices

Below are the  AT&T APN settings for Apple devices, including iPhone, Apple Watch and iPad.

 

AT&T APN Settings for iPhone

  • Name: NXTGENPHONE
  • APN: NXTGENPHONE
  • Proxy: not set
  • Port: not set
  • Username: not set
  • Password: not set
  • Server: not set
  • 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,hipri
  • APN Protocol: IPv4
  • Bearer: Unspecified

 

AT&T APN Settings for iPad

  • Name: ATT Broadband 
  • APN: Broadband
  • Proxy: not set
  • Port: not set
  • Username: not set
  • Password: not set
  • Server: not set
  • MMSC: not set
  • MMS proxy: not set
  • MMS port: not set
  • MCC: 310
  • MNC: 410
  • Authentication type: None
  • APN type: default,MMS,supl,hipri,fota
  • APN Protocol: Enabled
  • Bearer: Unspecified

 

AT&T APN Settings for Apple Watch

  • Name: Phone
  • APN: Phone
  • Proxy: not set
  • Port: not set
  • Username: not set
  • Password: not set
  • Server: not set
  • MMSC: not set
  • MMS proxy: not set
  • MMS port: not set
  • MCC: not set
  • MNC: not set
  • Authentication type: None
  • APN type: not set
  • APN Protocol: not set
  • Bearer: Unspecified

 

AT&T APN Settings for Android Devices

Below are the AT&T APN settings for Android devices, including Smartphones, Tablets and Smartwatches.

AT&T APN Settings for Android Smartphones

  • Name: NXTGENPHONE
  • APN: NXTGENPHONE
  • Proxy: not set
  • Port: not set
  • Username: not set
  • Password: not set
  • Server: not set
  • 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,hipri
  • APN Protocol: IPv4
  • Bearer: Unspecified

 

AT&T APN Settings for Android Tablets

  • Name: ATT Broadband 
  • APN: Broadband
  • Proxy: not set
  • Port: not set
  • Username: not set
  • Password: not set
  • Server: not set
  • MMSC: not set
  • MMS proxy: not set
  • MMS port: not set
  • MCC: 310
  • MNC: 410
  • Authentication type: None
  • APN type: default,mms,supl,hipri,fota
  • APN Protocol: Enabled
  • Bearer: Unspecified

 

AT&T APN Settings for Android Smartwatches

  • Name: Phone
  • APN: Phone
  • Proxy: not set
  • Port: not set
  • Username: not set
  • Password: not set
  • Server: not set
  • MMSC: not set
  • MMS proxy: not set
  • MMS port: not set
  • MCC: not set
  • MNC: not set
  • Authentication type: None
  • APN type: not set
  • APN Protocol: not set
  • Bearer: Unspecified

 

AT&T APN Settings for Android 5G (Standalone-Capable) Phones

  • Name: NRPHONE
  • APN: NRPHONE
  • Proxy: not set
  • Port: not set
  • Username: not set
  • Password: not set
  • Server: not set
  • MMSC: not set
  • MMS proxy: not set
  • MMS port: not set
  • MCC: 310
  • MNC: 410
  • Authentication type: None
  • APN type: default,mms,supl,hipri,fota
  • APN Protocol: Enabled
  • Bearer: Unspecified

AT&T APN Settings for Android 5G (Capable) Phones

  • Name: ENHANCEDPHONE
  • APN: ENHANCEDPHONE
  • Proxy: not set
  • Port: not set
  • Username: not set
  • Password: not set
  • Server: not set
  • 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,hipri
  • APN Protocol: IPv4
  • Bearer: Unspecified

 

AT&T APN Settings for Windows Phones

Cellular Data or Internet Access

  • APN: NXTGENPHONE
  • Proxy Server: not set
  • Proxy Port: not set
  • Username: not set
  • Password: not set
  • Proxy Server: not set
  • APN type: IPv4v6

Multimedia Message Service (MMS)

  • APN: NXTGENPHONE
  • Proxy Server: not set
  • Proxy Port: not set
  • Username: not set
  • Password: not set
  • Proxy Server: not set
  • IP type: IPv4v6
  • WAP Gateway: proxy.mobile.att.net 
  • WAP Gateway Port:80
  • MMSC: http://mmsc.mobile.att.net 
  • Maximum message size: 600K

 

T-Mobile APN Settings for Android Devices

Below are the T-Mobile APN settings for Android devices, including Smartphones, Tablets and Smartwatches.

  • Name: T-Mobile
  • APN: Fast.t-mobile.com (for LTE devices) or epc.tmobile.com (for non-LTE devices)
  • Proxy: <Not set>
  • Port: <Not set>
  • Username: <Not set>
  • Password: <Not set>
  • Server: <Not set>
  • MMSC: http://mms.msg.eng.t-mobile.com/mms/wapenc
  • MMS proxy: <Not set>
  • MMS port: <Not set>
  • MMS protocol: WAP 2.0
  • MCC: 310
  • MNC: 260
  • Authentication Type: <Not set>
  • APN Type: default,supl,mms OR Internet+MMS
    • Default Android provides a text field to enter: default,supl,mms.
    • Samsung provides an Internet+MMS radio button to select.
  • APN Protocol: IPv4/IPv6
  • APN roaming protocol: IPv4/IPv6 or IPv4 only when roaming internationally
  • Turn APN on/off: Grayed out unless there are multiple APNs
  • Bearer: Unspecified

 

T-Mobile APN Settings for iPhone 

For iPhones running iOS 6 :

Under Cellular Data :

  • APN: fast.t-mobile.com
  • Username: <Not set>
  • Password: <Not set>

Under MMS :

Under Internet Tethering :

  • APN: pcweb.tmobile.com
  • Username: <Not set>
  • Password: <Not set>

 

For iPhones running iOS 7 & 8 :

Under Cellular Data :

  • APN: fast.t-mobile.com
  • Username: <Not set>
  • Password: <Not set>

Under MMS: 

Under LTE Setup:

  • APN: <Not set>
  • Username: <Not set>
  • Password: <Not set>

 

Under Personal Hotspot: 

  • APN: pcweb.tmobile.com
  • Username: <Not set>
  • Password: <Not set>

 

For iPhones running iOS 9 or newer:

The APN Settings are automatically populated once you insert a valid T-Mobile Sim Card. You may also reset these values by resetting your network settings. 

  • Navigate to Settings
  • Tap General.
  • Tap Transfer or Reset iPhone
  • Tap Reset.
  • Tap Reset Network Settings.

 

Default / Fallback T-Mobile APN Settings 

Consider using these if the above APN settings did not work or for other phones like Windows and Basic Phones.

Internet, Picture Messaging and MMS:

  • Access Point Name (APN): fast.t-mobile.com
  • MMSC Server: http://mms.msg.eng.t-mobile.com/mms/wapenc

Short Message Service (SMS) :

 

Verizon APN Settings

Below are the Verizon APN settings for iPhone and Android Devices.

Verizon APN settings for iPhone and Android Devices (LTE)

  • Name: Verizon
  • APN: vzwinternet
  • Proxy: <Not set>
  • Port: <Not set>
  • Username: <Not set>
  • Password: <Not set>
  • Server: <Not set>
  • MMSC: http://mms.vtext.com/servlets/mms
  • MMS proxy: <Not set>
  • MMS port: 80
  • MMS protocol: <Not set>
  • MCC: 310
  • MNC: 12
  • Authentication Type: <Not set>
  • APN Type: default,supl,mms OR Internet+MMS
  • APN Protocol: <Not set> Or IPv4
  • APN roaming protocol: <Not set>
  • Bearer: Unspecified

 

Notes:

vzwims: Used for connections to IMS services. Required for TXT messaging.

vzwadmin: Used for administrative functions.

vzwinternet: Required for general Internet connections.

vzwapp: Required for PDA data service.

 

Sprint APN Settings

Below are the Sprint APN settings for iPhone and Android Devices.

Sprint APN settings for iPhone and Android Devices 

  • APN Name: Sprint
  • APN: cinet.spcs
  • Proxy: <Not Set>
  • Port: <Not Set>
  • Username: <Not Set>
  • Password: <Not Set>
  • Server: <Not Set>
  • MMSC: http://mmsc1.uscc.net/mmsc/mms
  • MMS proxy: 68.28.31.7
  • MMS port: <Not Set>
  • MCC: 234
  • MNC: 15
  • Authentication type: <Not Set>
  • APN type: MMS
  • APN Protocol: iPv4
  • Bearer: <Not Set>

 

Sprint Alternative APN settings

  • APN Name: Sprint
  • APN: cinet.spcs
  • Proxy: <Not Set>
  • Port: <Not Set>
  • Username: <Not Set>
  • Password: <Not Set>
  • Server: <Not Set>
  • MMSC: https://mms.sprintpcs.com/servlets/mms
  • MMS proxy: 68.28.31.7
  • MMS port: 80
  • MCC: 310
  • MNC: 120
  • Authentication type: <Not Set>
  • APN type: MMS
  • APN Protocol: iPv4
  • Bearer: <Not Set>

 

Boost Mobile APN Settings

Below are the Boost Mobile APN settings for iPhone and Android Devices.

  • Name – Boost 
  • APN – boost.data
  • MMSC – http://sprboost.mmsmvno.com / mms/ wapenc
  • APN Type – default,supl,mms
  • APN Protocol – IPv6
  • APN Roaming Protocol – IPv4
  • APN enable/disable – Enabled
  • MCC:310
  • MNC:240
  • MVNO Type: GID
  • MVNO Type:6230

 

 

Boost Mobile Alternative APN Settings

  • Name – Boost Mobile
  • APN – Boost_Mobile
  • MMSC – http://mm.myboostmobile.com
  • APN Type – default,supl,mms, supl,hipri,fota,admin
  • APN Protocol – IPv6
  • APN Roaming Protocol – IPv4
  • APN enable/disable – Enabled
  • MCC:310
  • MNC:870
  • MVNO Type: GID
  • MVNO Type:6230
  • USERNAME: Boost_Mobile
  • MMS Port: 80
  • MMS Proxy: 68.28.31.7

 

US Cellular APN Settings

Below are the US Cellular APN settings for iPhone and Android Devices.

  • NAME: USCC
  • APN: internet
  • Proxy: <Not Set>
  • Port: <Not Set>
  • Username: yourMSID@uscc.net
  • Password: your MSID
  • Server: wap.voicestream.com
  • MMSC: http://mmsc1.uscc.net/mmsc/mms
  • MMS proxy: blank
  • MMS port: 80
  • MCC: 310
  • MNC: Will differ in different regions, for instance 120
  • Authentication type: <Not Set>
  • APN type: <Not Set> or Internet + MMS
  • APN Protocol: iPv4
  • Bearer: <Not Set>

 

Virgin Mobile APN Settings

Below are the Virgin Mobile APN settings for iPhone and Android Devices.

Virgin Mobile APN settings for Android Devices

  • Name: Virgin Internet
  • APN: goto.virginmobile.uk
  • Username: user
  • MMSC: http://mms.virginmobile.co.uk:8002
  • MMS Proxy: 193.30.166.2
  • MMS Port: 8080
  • Authentication Type: PAP
  • APN TYPE: internet+mms

 

Virgin Mobile APN settings for iPhone 

Under Cellular Data :

  • APN: goto.virginmobile.uk
  • Username: user

Under MMS:

  • APN: goto.virginmobile.uk
  • Username: user
  • MMSC: http://mms.virginmobile.co.uk:8002
  • MMS Proxy: 193.30.166.2:8080
  • MMS Max Message Size: 1048576

 

Virgin Mobile APN settings for Windows Phone

Internet APN:

  • Profile name: Virgin Internet
  • APN: goto.virginmobile.uk
  • Username: user

 

 Add MMS: 

    • Profile name: Virgin MMS
    • APN: goto.virginmobile.uk
    • Username: user
    • Proxy server: 193.30.166.2
    • Proxy Port: 8080
    • MMSC (URL): http://mms.virginmobile.co.uk:8002
    • Maximum MMS size: 1048576

 

What is an APN? 

APN or Access Point Name is a gateway between a mobile GSM, GPRS, 3G and 4G mobile network and another computer, frequently the public Internet.

What is a Proxy? 

Proxy is an optional field that states the HTTP proxy address; this field is usually left blank. It acts as an intermediary between a client requesting a resource and the Server providing that resource.

What is a Port? 

Port is a communication endpoint. This use is in line with the Proxy.

What are the Username and Password?

Username and password are optional fields, but they are sometimes used to authenticate the connection between the mobile network provider and the phone using its network.

What is the Server? 

The Server is also blank in most situations.

What is an MMSC?

MMSC (Multimedia Messaging Service Center) is a telecom carrier's MMS store and forward server. 

What are the MMS Proxy and MMS Ports?

MMS Proxy and MMS Port allow you to configure an HTTP proxy for MMS messages.

What are MCC and MNC?

MCC stands for Mobile Country Code and MNC is Mobile Network Code. They are compulsory fields and every country has its own unique code. 

For instance, the USA has MCC between 310 and 316. The MNC also differs from region to region in the same area.

What is the Authentication Type?

Authentication Types have options such as CHAP, PAP, PAP, CHAP and None.

What is the APN Type?

Again, the APN Type is a compulsory field specifying the data connection type. The values used in this field are Internet, MMS or BOTH.

 

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