Tesco Mobile APN Settings

Tesco Mobile APN Settings – Quick setup guide

Tesco Mobile apn Settings

Tesco Mobile apn Settings

Tesco Mobile apn settings – Quick setup guide.  If you are looking to quickly configure the internet  settings on your mobile phone on the Tesco Mobile network, We will walk you thought the steps so that you can have your phone up and running in just a minute!

Before we continue with the procedure, we would like to double check some important points which will save us some headache: first and foremost, please make sure you have contracted a Data plan on Tesco Mobile and it has been activated on your line.

Ensure the mobile data option is turned on, then please disable the wifi during the APN Configuration process.  Once you have done the above steps, we can go ahead and take a look into the apn settings for your smartphone

Tesco Mobile apn Settings – Detailed values:

To correctly setup the APN Settings for Tesco Mobile – please use the information provided below, make sure you input the values exactly as they appear.  The fields that are not listed, you can just leave them in blank or with the default value

Name: Tesco Internet
APN: prepay.tesco-mobile.com
Port: 8080
Username: tescowap
Password: password
Server: Not Required
MMSC: http://mmsc.mms.o2.co.uk:8002
MMS proxy:
MMS port: 8080
Authentication type: PAP

The MMS related fields are particularly important if you are going to be using the multimedia messaging apps

Tesco Mobile apn Settings – Step by Step instructions:

If you have an android, these are the steps you should follow to access the APN Menu

  1. First go to  Settings>More>Mobile networks>Access Point Names>Menu>
  2. As mention, now you should select Insert, New APN and type in the  Tesco Mobile APN Settings provided above
  3. Please Save, Exit and test your phone.  At moment you should see a small icon with a 4G, 3G, LTE or E icon next to the signal bar on the upper right corner of the screen

If you prefer a Video, you can watch this  APN SETTINGS YOUTUBE VIDEO for a more visual guide.

In case you after these settings you are still not able to browse the internet, we recommend you to take a look at our APN Troubleshooting guide for further assistance.

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