apn straight talk byop – quick setup guide

apn straight talk byop

apn straight talk byop – quick setup guide

apn straight talk byop – quick setup guide.  If you just brought your phone over to straight talk and need to setup the internet and messaging services, you’re just in the right place! In this post, we will teach you how to quickly setup the Straight talk BYOP Apn Settings.

The Straight talk Byop – Bring your own phone – is a service that straight talk offers to customers looking for a prepaid, contract fee data and voice service, giving them the freedom to spend as much as they want to recharge and having much more control of their money spent on data consumption

Before we start, just make sure that you do have an active data plan included in the SIM and that the mobile data is turned on in your smart phone.

APN Straight talk byop – Detailed information:

Setting up the correct straight talk apn settings for byop service might be tricky sometimes, we have done our best to ensure you get the latest and most correct APN Settings.  The first option seems to work for most of the people:

Name: straight talk
APN: tfdata
MMSC: http://mms-tf.net
MMS proxy: mms3.tracfone.com
MMS port: 80
MCC: 310
MNC: 410

The rest of the values that are not listed here, you can either leave them in blank or just use the default one that show up on the screen, for instance, it is not necessary to setup a username nor password.

In case that the above option didn’t work for you, you might want to try this second option.  Just make sure you create a new APN and don’t just edit an existing one, sometime that could make the difference.

Name: straight talk

APN: wap.tracfone

Port: 8080

MMSC: http://mms.tracfone.com

MMS Proxy:  Leave blank

MMS Port: Leave blank

Same as above, rest of the fields please leave empty or default

How to enter these straight byop apn settings in your phone:

apn straight talk byop

apn straight talk byop

For those folks bringing in an Android phone, it’s pretty straight forward:  Settings>More>Mobile networks>Access Point Names>Menu>

And if you are getting the iPhone or iPad on Straight Talk Byop:  Setup > General > Network > Mobile Data

As already mentioned, always create a New APN.  Once the info is complete, save and Test browsing the internet and send a picture or Multimedia message

In case that after setting up this apn straight talk byop settings you are still not able to send or receive multimedia messages, you might want to read our Straight Talk MMS Issue troubleshooting guide, as there some people that needs additional steps for setting them up properly