straight talk apn settings, an easy guide in 2021

straight talk apn settings
straight talk apn settings

Are you online but offline at the same time? You have turned on the data connection but when you surf the web it says “connection failed”. Well, there is an issue with your straight talk APN settings.

Don’t worry, we will cover what are the APN settings for straight talk.

Before we jump into the hack make sure you follow our guide properly. Input the values as it is mentioned in the table below. When we use a comma (,) or space or dot (.) Make sure to use them in your straight talk settings too, otherwise, you will not be able to connect to the internet.

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What is an APN?

APN stands for access point name. This allows us to connect to the internet through mobile phones. Different data companies have different APN settings to get online. You might have contacted straight talk customer service that my internet is not working on my phone. They will send you a custom APN for your device.

In this post, we will share different APN settings for straight talk.

So let’s begin.

To start with, there are 2 versions of the straight talk APN setting, one for straight talk AT&T and one for straight talk T-mobile. So please, input settings for the desired provider.

Straight Talk APN setting for AT&T service

Namestraight talk
APNtfdata
MMSChttp://mms-tf.net
MMS proxymms3.tracfone.com
MMS port80
MCC310
MNC410

Note: username and password is not required

Straight Talk APN setting for T-mobile

Namestraight talk
APNwap.tracfone
MMSChttp://mms.tracfone.com
MMS proxy
MMS port
PORT8080

Note: username and password is not required

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How to change apn settings on iPhone for straight talk

If you have an iPhone or iPad go to the mentioned path

  • Setting>general>network>mobile data> 
  • Delete the previous or any existing APN there. 
  • Reboot it
  • Go to the same path and select APN and enter these settings
straight talk apn settings
APN NameStraight Talk
APNTFDATA
Proxyproxy.mvno.tracfone.com
Port80
Username
Password
Server
MMSChttp://mms-tf.net
MMS Proxymms3.tracfone.com
MMS Port80
MCC310
MNC410
Authentication Type
APN Typedefault,mms,supl
APN ProtocolIPv4
APN Roaming ProtocolIPv4
BearerUnspecified
MVNO Type
MVNO Type
  • Save the settings 
  • Reboot again

You should now be able to surf the web, cheers.

How to change apn settings on Android for straight talk

If you have an Android go to the mentioned path

  • Setting > network > mobile data > ACCESS POINT NAME 
  • Delete the previous or any existing APN there. 
  • Reboot it
  • Go to the same path and select APN and enter these settings
straight talk apn settings
APN NameStraight Talk
APNtfdata
Proxyproxy.mobile.att.net
Port80
Username
Password
Server
MMSChttp://mmsc.mobile.att.net
MMS Proxyproxy.mobile.att.net
MMS Port80
MCC310
MNC410
Authentication TypePAP
APN Typedefault,mms,supl,hipri
APN ProtocolIPv4
APN Roaming Protocol
Bearer
MVNO Type
MVNO Type
  • Save the settings 
  • Reboot again

You should now be able to surf the web, horah.

What if I still not be able to send or receive MMS on straight talk phone?

Well, this a very common issue, many people face it. If you have configured the settings and still not be able to send or receive MMS on straight talk phone.

Then you can try this hack.

Install ” Textra SMS” and check what is your default SMS app on your phone. Go to your phone’s settings>apps> and select TEXTRA SMS to default.

Now you will be able to send and receive SMS.

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