If you happen to purchase a new Verizon phone, you will surely need access to its telecommunication service straight talk through a specific APN setting for straight talk. The APN setting will allow you to use messaging, call, and internet services provided by straight talk. It is a prepaid service. This article will tell you the procedure to access your straight talk APN on Android and IOS using a specific APN setting.
Before we explain the procedure of how to access straight talk Verizon on Android or IOS, let us tell you the specific APN setting to be used.
Name: straight talk
MMS proxy: mms3.tracfone.com
MMS port: 80
The rest of the fields are left empty. The trick is to create a new APN instead of editing the existing one if the above settings don’t work. You can also use this APN: TFFOR.GW16.VZWENTP, while keeping other information the same, or you can use the different APN settings for straight talk, mentioned below.
Name: straight talk APN: wap.tracfone
MMS Proxy: Leave blank
MMS Port: Leave blank
Don’t worry. You are not bound to use the above-mentioned APN settings. You can also get your APN setting, and there are two methods to get them.
How to get APN Settings by a message:
If you intend to receive your APN settings through message, you will type “APN” and send it to 611611. You will receive a message that will tell you all of the APN settings, and you have to enter it using the below-mentioned steps.
APN setting via Straight talk Website:
You can also visit the Straight talk website to get your APN settings for straight talk. Once you open their website, an APN help portal will pop up. Soon three options will be there in front of you: Operating System Handset Manufacturer and Enter the Phone Number or Sim.
Enter your Phone number or Sim details in the Phone Number or Sim box pop up. Once you enter the details, you will be required to enter your phone manufacturer and OS details. As you are done entering, you will receive a message telling you your APN settings.
How to Access straight talk APN on Android:
For Android, you need to follow these steps:
- Open setting
- Go to more
- Open mobile networks
- Go to Access Point Names
- Enter the above mentioned APN settings for straight talk
These steps apply to both Android phones and tablets.
How to Access straight talk APN on IOS:
To enter APN settings for Verizon on your IPad or iPhone, you need to follow these steps:
- Open Settings
- Go to General
- Click on Network
- Select Mobile Data
Now you should enter the above-mentioned APN setting for straight talk Verizon.
I hope that now you can easily access your straight talk Verizon on your new iPhone, IPad, or Android device. if you have any questions feel free to comment below.