In order for your device (smartphone or tablet) to connect correctly to the Internet, you will have to configure the APN settings. Even to be able to send and receive text and multimedia messages, you must have the APN settings for the MMS service.
The configuration values will depend on your cell phone carrier. Each company has specific parameters for the proper functioning of these services. An incorrect configuration can leave your cell phone without Internet and without text messages. You may have the correct chip and enough balance, but without the correct APN settings, you will not have service.
In this article, you will learn how to properly set up consumer Cellular APN settings on your cell phone. APN stands for Access Point Names. It consists of all types of configuration specifications required in order to set up the internet on your cell phone. Your cell phone may be an iPhone or Android smartphone. The APN settings remain the same for all kinds of a cell phone.
Consumer Cellular APN Settings
- Name: Consumer Cellular
- APN: ccdata
- Proxy: Leave it blank
- Port: Leave it blank
- Username: Leave it blank
- Password: Leave it blank
- Server: Leave it blank
- MMSC: http://mmsc.mobile.att.net
- MMS proxy: proxy.mobile.att.net
- MMS port: 80
- MCC: 310
- MNC: 410
- Authentication type: default, mms, agps, supl, fota
- APN Protocol: IPv4
- Roaming Protocol: IPv4
- APN enable/disable: APN enabled (not to be changed)
- Bearer: Unspecified
- MVNO Type: None
- MVNO Value: 2AC9 (not to be changed)
- Save all the changes
- Restart your phone.
How to Setup Consumer Cellular APN Settings?
Android APN Settings: Select Settings > More… (under Wireless and Networks) > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names > Menu > New APN or + symbol > insert APN details as given above then restart your device.
iPhone and iPad APN Settings: Select Settings > Cellular > Cellular Data Network > insert APN details as given above then restart your device.
Window Phone APN Settings: Select Settings > Mobile+SIM > SIM Settings > Add Internet APN > insert APN details as given above then restart your device.