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Change apn settings on alcatel one touch model A995L

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The first thing you'll need to do is find the right APN settings for the network you want to use. You'll be able to find these at the support pages at the carrier website. The settings will look like this example for Straight Talk:

  • NAME: straight talk
  • APN: tfdata
  • PORT: 80
  • MMSC: http://mms-tf.net
  • MMS PROXY: mms3.tracfone.com
  • MMS PORT: 80
Once you have this information at hand, grab your phone.
Open the settings, and look for Wireless and Network settings. Once there, look for an option to see "more". You'll be presented with a list of options to select, and we're looking for something labeled "mobile networks".
Once you've found your mobile network settings, the rest will be the same on all devices. You're looking for the "Access Point Names" section. Tap to open it.
You should see a list with at least one APN on it. If things aren't working with the current APN, you need to add another. Don't modify or delete the one you see, instead make a new one and we can choose it when we're done. At the top of the page, or possible in a menu if your phone has a menu button, press the plus sign to bring up the "Edit access point" screen.
This is where you will enter the settings you got from your carrier's website. Two very important things here:
  1. Not every setting in the "Edit access point" screen will need filled in. Only fill in the items your carrier provides, and leave the rest as-is.
  2. Be sure to type in everything exactly as provided by your carrier. For example, default,supl,hipri is different than default, supl, hipri because of the spaces between items. Your carrier's system is set up to read an expected set of values, and any changes - no matter how minor - can and will break things.
Once you have the settings provided by your carrier entered, you need to save the APN. You do that by pressing the three dots in the upper right (or the menu key if your phone has one) and selecting the "Save" option.
Once your APN information is saved, go back one screen to the list we saw earlier. On this screen, tap the new APN settings you just entered to make them active.
Most times, you'll need to physically reboot your phone to use a new APN setting, but once properly entered, chosen and working, your phone will choose the correct one automatically whenever it's rebooted or Airplane mode is toggled.

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    2. Press the Menu key.
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