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How to change the APN setting on your Portable WiFi Mobile Hotspot

Huawei E585

1. Open '3MobileWiFi' or go to

2. Find the section 'Change Your Settings'

3. Enter admin password (By default the password is 'Admin')

4. Click Log In

5. Click Advanced Settings > Connection Settings > Profile Settings > New

6. ‘Profile Name’ – Anything you want (e.g. Vodafone Profile)

7. ‘Connection Number’- *99#

8. ‘UserName’ – Your network operator’s username

9. ‘Password’ - Your network operator’s password

10. ‘Authntication’ - PAP

11. APN - Your network operator’s APN

12. IP Address - Dynamic

13. Click Save > Continue > Advance Settings > Connection Settings > Connection Settings

14. Select your new profile from the 'Profile List' drop down menu (e.g. Vodafone Profile)

15. Click Apply

Huawei E586

Steps required to manually configure the APN settings

1. Connect the E586 to your PC either by the USB cable or WiFi

2. Open a web browser and go to

3. Login using the username 'Admin' and enter admin password (By default the password is 'Admin')

4. Click Log In

5. Click Settings > Profile Management

6. Untick 'Auto APN:'

7. Select New Profile

8. ‘Profile Name’ – Anything you want (e.g. Vodafone Profile)

9. ‘Connection Number’- *99#

10. ‘UserName’ – Your network operator’s username

11. ‘Password’ - Your network operator’s password

12. ‘Authentication’ - PAP

13. APN - Select Static and enter Your network operator’s APN

14. IP Address - Dynamic

15. Click Save

16. Select Mobile Connection

17. From the 'Profile Name:' dropdown box select the profile you want to use

18. Click Apply

19. Click OK to confirm selection

Novatel 2352/2372

1. From your web browser, enter into the address bar and press "enter"

MiFi’s Home page will open. This is the login page to the browser interface and also provides access to your microSDHC card

Windows only: You can click Add to Favorites to bookmark the page in your browser for easier access

2. Enter “admin” into the Login window in the upper right corner of the window and click Login. The Home page for the browser interface will open

3. Select Internet > Internet Profiles. The Internet Profiles – Set Internet Profiles page will open

4. Select the profile for your provider from the Profile list and click the Edit Internet Profile button. The Internet Profiles – Edit Profile page will open

5. If desired, change the Profile Name to something more descriptive, for example My MiFi

6. Enter the APN, Username, Password and other information you were given by your service provider

7. Click Apply

8. Click the Return to Profile List link

9. Click Apply on the Internet Profiles – Set Internet Profile screen

D-Link DIR-457/457U

1. Click the Profile button

2. Click the New button to activate the wizard which will help you create a new profile

3. Select the profile type, Preconfigured Profile or User Defined Profile. Click Next to continue

4. Select a Profile Name from the drop-down menu. Most of the required information will be populated into the fields automatically

5. If you prefer/required to manually input the settings , fill in the Phone Number, APN (Access Point Network), User Name, and Password

6. If desired, click the check box to set this as the default profile. 7. Click Next to continue

8. Fill in the Profile Name, Phone Number, APN, User Name, Password, and Authorization Type

9. Click Finish to complete

10. Click the Advanced button to display APN details

11. Highlight an APN and click OK

NetComm MyZone

1. On your device, scan for and connect to the "NetComm MyZone" SSID

2. Your initial security key is "password"

3. Type to connect to the configuration manager

4. Initial User name and password are "admin" and "admin", respectively

5. After logging in, please go to the "3G/HSPA" tab to modify your 3G network setting

6. Enter the APN, username and password at the appropriate fields (your MyZone device already stores some APN names, so once you've inserted your SIM the MyZone device should connect automatically within 1-5 minutes).

7. Click the "Save" button to store the settings on your device

8. Your MyZone device should now connect to the internet

Optus E589 4G Mini WiFi Modem

1. Open a browser.

2. Key in in the address bar and tap Enter.

3. If you're asked to key in your PIN:

4. Highlight the field next to "PIN code" and key in your PIN.

5. Click Apply.

6. Click Log In.

7. Highlight THE FIELD BELOW "PASSWORD" and key in admin

8. Click Log In.

9. Click Connection Settings.

10. Click Profile Management.

11. Click NEW PROFILE.

12. Highlight THE FIELD NEXT TO "PROFILE NAME" and key in a name.

13. Highlight THE FIELD NEXT TO "APN".

14. Click Save.

15. Click LOG OUT.

16. Click OK.

Huawei E5172

1. Choose Internet > APN Management.

The APN Management page is displayed.

2. Choose the APN Profile parameter to be changed, and click Edit.

3. On the displayed page, change Profile Name, APN, User name, or Password.

4. Set Authentication to None, PAP, CHAP, or Auto.

5. Click Submit.

Vodafone Mobile Wi-Fi R201

1. Connect the device with USB cable or establish WiFi connection

2. Point your web browser at

3. The default setup password is 'admin'. If you've forgotten the password, remove the back cover of the router and press and hold the Reset button until the device resets.

4. Once you have logged in, click on Mobile Broadband in the menu on the left-hand side of the page.

5. Change Connection Settings to Manual, change the APN as required, e.g. Afrihost. In most cases the phone number can remain *99#. DNS, DNS2, User Name, Password and Confirm Password can remain blank. Security can remain None.

6. Click OK

k Save.

Huawei 3WebCube B183 & B153

1.Make sure you have enabled wireless internet on your computer. Enter the password that comes with 3WebCube, and you are now online.

2. Open a web browser and enter in the address field

3. Login with admin in both the user name and password.

4. Press the gear next to Advanced Settings.

5. Press tab APN settings under> 3G Network Settings

6. Profile Name: 3

Dial-up Number: *99 #

User Name: <leave it blank>

Password: < leave it blank >

APN: (1)

IP Address: <Dynamic>

7. Click on “Next”.

Huawei E5151 3G

1. Plug 3G SIM card to Huawei E5151

2. Just one button to power on the E5151.

3. Connect the WiFi signal from E5151(the SSID is on the back cover )

4. Land the web management page, the address is (the address is different from its predecessor Huawei E586 or Huawei E5331)

5. Log in to set up( Default log name and password are both “admin”

6. The page will guide you to the Settings. And you will find there is guide for Quick Setup

7. Click Next to next step. Usually, Huawei E5151 would auto identify you SIM card and operator, and automatically configure the corresponding data, you just need to click Next to next step.

8. If not, you need to set up the Profile name, and APN of your provider. The profile can be any words, but APN must be right, it will determine whether you will get connected to network

9. Then click Next to the page of Configure Ethernet Setting. Since we are set up 3G connection, in this step, you should choose “LAN only” in the connection type. Then to next page

10. This step is to set up the SSID name and encryption password, you can set any name and password you like, but it would be better for you easily to remember them. Then click next to confirmation page. Click “Finish” and in 2 or 3 seconds, the E5151 could get connected with network and you can start surfing.


1. Type in your Web Browser the default login page will appear. Type in username: admin and password: (blankdon’t enter any thing)

2. After you login the default webpage will appear.

3. Go to “Internet”-“Connection”. Select “Preferred Cellular Network” to Manual and click on “Change” and thengo to “Internet” –“Connection”-“User Profile” and add a manual profile. You will have to give the APN according to the SIM card that you are using

4. Now come back again to “Connection Operation” then click on the profile you have created which will appear on the list and click on “Set”. Then you will be connecting to the manually created network.

Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot - MiFi 6620L

1. Access the Administration Web Interface.

2. From the left menu, click Jetpack Settings.

3. From the Advanced tab, click Continue (on the right). Ensure the Cellular Data switch is set to 'ON'

4. From the Networks tab, click Show Advanced Settings.

5. From the 4G LTE APN field, edit the APN as required.

6. Click Save Changes (at the bottom right).

Telstra MF65

1. Press the Disconnect button on the device home page to change this setting if required.

2. Press Add New to create a new APN

3. Add the Profile Name, eg Telstra WAP

4. Enter the correct APN details eg telstra.wap

5. Press Save to save your new APN

6. Press the Profile drop down box

7. Select the new APN profile

8. Click on ‘Set as default’ to set the new APN as your preferred setting

BigPond Wi-Fi 4G Advanced II AirCard 790S

1. From a computer or wireless device that is connected to your network, launch an Internet browser.

2. Enter http://m.home or A login screen displays.

3. Enter the administrator login password. The default password is admin. The password is case-sensitive. The Home screen displays. Advanced Settings 84 BigPond Wi-Fi 4G Advanced II

4. Select Settings > Network > APN.

5. Click the Add button.

6. Enter the name of the network service provider and the APN that you obtained from it.

7. Enter the user name and password, if they are required for the wireless network.

8. Select the network authentication mode: • None • PAP • CHAP • PAP or CHAP

9. Change the PDP (data protocol), if necessary: • IPV4 • IPV6 • IPV4V6

10. Change the PDP roaming protocol, if necessary: • None • IPV4 • IPV6 • IPV4V6

11. Click the + symbol next to the new APN entry. The entry is added to the table.

M7350 LTE-Advanced Mobile WiFi

1. Enter dial-up settings.

• Mobile Data: It is enabled by default. You can disable it to prohibit Internet access.

• Data Roaming: It is disabled by default. If disabled, data service is not allowed when roaming.

• Profile List: A list of profile for you to select. After selecting one profile from the list, you can further modify its parameters. If you find any parameters wrong, you can click Create to create a new profile with the right settings

• Profile Name: The name of the profile you've selected.

• PDP Type: Select the type of your PDP (Packet Data Protocol), either IPv4 or IPv6.

• APN Type: Select the type of your APN, either Dynamic or Static. If you select Dynamic, the device will have dynamic APN, which does not need to be specified. If you select Static, you can manually specify your APN.

• APN: Access Point Name, provided by your ISP. You need to set APN only after selecting the static APN type.

• Username/Password: Enter the username and password provided by your ISP. These fields are case-sensitive.

• Authentication Type: Some ISPs need a specific authentication type, please confirm it with your ISP or keep the default value.

• None: No any authentication is needed.

• PAP: Password Authentication Protocol. This protocol allows the device to establish authentication with the peer using two handshakes. Select this option if the ISP requires this authentication type.

• CHAP: Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol. This protocol allows the device to establish authentication with the peer using three handshakes and checking the peer identity periodically. Select this option if the ISP requires this authentication type.

2. Click Create to create a new profile.

3. Click Save to save your settings.

NETGEAR Fuse Mobile Hotspot

1. In the Mobile Hotspot Manager, click Settings > Network > APN.

2. In the blank line, enter the APN details: Name – Enter a short description (for example, the carrier name). APN – Enter the APN you obtained from the carrier.

3. Click the button beside the new APN entry. To select the APN to be used: Select the Active button at the beginning of the entry. To remove an APN from the list: Click the button beside the APN entry

Spark MF910 hotspot

1. Settings - APN

2. Press Add New to create a new APN

3. Add the Profile Name, eg TelecomData

4. Enter the correct APN details

5. Press Save to save your new APN

6. Press the Profile drop down box

7. Select the new APN profile name

8. Click on ‘Set as default’ to set the new APN as your preferred setting

T-Mobile Sonic 2.0 Mobile HotSpot LTE

1. Connect your computer to your Mobile Hotspot via Wi-Fi.

2. On your computer, double-click the T-Mobile Hotspot Admin icon on your desktop or open a browser window and enter http://mobile.hotspot/.

3. Enter the administrator password that you created and click Login.

4. Click Configuration.

5. Click General.

6. From under ‘WWAN APN Settings,’ click Add.

7. Click to enter the following settings::

Profile Name



• None

• PAP: Password Authentication Protocol (PAP) provides a simple method, without encryption, for the peer to establish its identity by using a two-way handshake.

• CHAP: Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol is used to periodically verify the identity of the peer by using a three-way handshake.

User name: The user name is used to obtain authentication from the ISP when the connection is established.

Password: The password is used to obtain authentication from the ISP when the connection is established.

8. Click Save.

ZTE MF60/Lion

1. Open a browser.

2. Key in in the address bar and tap Enter.

3. Highlight the field next to "Password" and key in admin

4. Click Login.

5. If you're asked to key in your PIN: Highlight the field next to "PIN" and key in your PIN (default is 1234).

6. Click Apply.

7. Find "APN Settings”

8. Click Settings

9. Click APN Setting.

10. Highlight Manual APN.

11. Click Add.

12. Enter data connection name. Highlight the field next to "Profile Name" and key

13. Enter APN. Highlight the field next to "APN". If you're on a pay monthly rate plan: Key in e-ideas. If you're on a pay as you go rate plan: Key in hicard

14. Change authentication type. Click the drop down list next to "Authentication" and highlight PAP.

15. Enter username. Highlight the field next to "User Name" and key in 65ideas

16. Enter password. Highlight the field next to "Password" and key in 65ideas

17. Save data connection. Click Set default.

Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot PRO

1. Connect to the Mobile HotSpot via Wi-Fi.

2. Launch an available web browser on your connected device and go to http://mobile.hotspot/.

Note: If there are any issues accessing the web portal using the mobile.hotspot url, you may use instead.

3. Enter the web portal administrator password and click Apply.

Note: The default administrator password is admin.

4. Click Configuration in the top toolbar.

5. In the APN section, enter the Profile Name and APN information for a new connection.

6. Click Save.

Sierra AC763S mobile hotspot

1. Open a web browser.

2. In the address bar type http://rogers.hotspot.

3. Login using: Password: swiadmin

4. Click Advanced Settings.

5. Click WAN.

6. Click Setup.

7. Click Add/Edit Profiles.

8. Enter the following:

• Name: Name of the profile.

• APN: Depending on the type of connection, the following APNs can be used.

• LTE: lteinternet.apn


• Static IP: staticip.apn


• Username: wapuser1

• Password: wap

• Auth Type: None, unless a password is required.

9. Click Save to complete the changes.

10. In the Default Profile drop down select the profile you just created and click Save.

11. If your using for your APN settings you may have to make the following changes to fix connection issues:

• Click Advanced Setting.

• Click Router.

• Click Basic.

• Make sure VPN Passthrough is set to Enable.

• Click Save.

T-Mobile 4G HotSpot Z64

1. Access the mobile hotspot Admin Page.

2. Click the Settings tab.

3. Click Network Settings.

4. Under the APN heading, confirm the information entered is correct.

5. To correct APN information, click Manual.

6. Click Add New.

7. Enter the following information:

• Profile Name: T-Mobile

• APN:

8. Click Apply.

Alcatel Y600 / Y850 wireless hotspot

1. Once connected to the wireless network, open a web browser and connect to the device's default IP address of The default login password is Vanjie58

2. You can move the mouse to "Connection", Profile management

3. Click “New”

4. Input the correct parameters you get from the operator;

5. Note: Profile Name/Number/APN is the mandatory to be filled.

6. Click “Save”

GoSmart Mobile

1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.

2. Touch Settings.

3. Touch Wireless & Networks or Wireless Controls.

Note: Depends on software version.

4. Touch Mobile Networks.

5. Touch Access Point Names or APNs.

6. If there is a GoSmart APN, touch it. If not, press the Menu key, and touch New APN.

7. Verify and update the following settings for the Data APN:

• Name: GoSmart

• APN: multibrand

• Proxy: <Leave blank>

• Port: <Leave blank>

• Username: <Leave blank>

• Password: <Leave blank>

• Server: <Leave blank>


• MMS proxy: <Leave blank>

• MMS port: <Leave blank>

• MMS protocol: WAP 2.0 (Most phones do not have this field)

• MCC: 310

• MNC: 260

• Authentication type: <Leave blank>

• APN type: default, supl, mms

Important:The APN type must be entered EXACTLY as shown.

Note: On some Android phones, this field must be selected rather than typed. On these phones, choose the option for Internet + MMS.

• APN protocol: Ipv4

• Enable/disable APN: APN Enabled

• Bearer: Unspecified

8. Press the Menu key.

9. Touch Save.

10. In the list of APNs, delete all others that appear if possible.

Exception: Do not delete the FOTA APN.

To delete an APN, follow these steps:

• Touch the APN you want to delete.

• Press the Menu key.

• Touch Delete APN.

11. Select to activate the GoSmart or T-Mobile APN with the correct settings. The activated APN is usually indicated by a green or blue circle.

12. Turn the phone off and back on.

13. Test the data connection and access the web to verify it is working correctly. If not, repeat steps above to edit the APN to set the APN type to <blank>.

HUAWEI E5332 Mobile WiFi

1. Plug the SIM card to device HUAWEI E5332

2. Power on HUAWEI E5332

3. Connect the WiFi device to HUAWEI E5332(the SSID and WiFi key are on the back cover inner part)

4. Land the web management page:

5. Log in by user name: admin, password: admin

6. After log in, under the column “Settings”, click “Quick setup”

7. Set up a name, the name could be any name per the preference and enter in the APN of the SIM card provider

8. Then click to next step, configure dial-up settings

9. Then next to configure WLAN Settings: SSID

10. Then next to configure WLAN WiFi Key, encryption code

11. The next to configuration Summary, confirm and click “Finish”.

12. After few seconds, HUAWEI E5332 could get connected with the network. And terminal could surf under this support.

Cricket Wireless MiFi/Hotspot

1. Settings>More>Mobile networks>Access Point Names>Menu

2. Create a new apn and type in the Cricket Wireless APN Settings:

Name: Internet

APN: ndo

Proxy: Not Required

Port: Not Required

Username: Not Required

Password: Not Required

Server: Not Required


MMS proxy:

MMS port: 80

MCC: 310

MNC: 150

Authentication type: Not Required

3.Save, Restart the phone and Test the connection


1. Ensure the FreedomPop app is not already installed on your device. If it is, please uninstall the app from the app store.

2. Power off your device.

3. Insert your SIM into the primary slot. Be careful to avoid touching the metal surface and making sure you align the corner cut out with the slot so you install the chip correctly.

4. Once inserted, power on your device.

5. Your device should locate and display network logo FREEDOMPOP. Disable WiFi if it’s on, and check if you have mobile data connection by browsing the internet.

6. If your device is not receiving a mobile data connection, check APN settings.

7. The APN configuration is as follows:

• Name: 3

• APN:

• Username: None*

• Password: None*

8. Connect to WiFi if available, and navigate to the app store and download the FreedomPop Messaging app (Android) or FreedomPop Free Voice and Text app (iOS).

9. Once the app is downloaded open it and you should see your account details in the settings menu.

Pocket WiFi

1. Using the web browser on a device connected to the Pocket WiFi, enter http://pocket.wifi or into the address bar to open the online dashboard.

If you’re connected to the Pocket WiFi using the Micro USB cable from your PC, you can also open the dashboard by clicking on the shortcut icon on your desktop.

2. Enter your administrator password in the top right hand corner of the page and press the ‘Login’ button. If you haven’t set up a password before, enter the default: admin

3. Click 'Mobile Broadband' from the top menu, and then 'Connection' on the left-hand side.

4. If you're changing the setting with Vodafone:

Choose your APN and enter it into the 'APN' field show below:

• '' (this is the default for all Vodafone mobile devices. Use this, unless instructed otherwise by customer care)

• '' (this should only be used under instruction)

Leave everything else as it appears. For example the 'username', 'password' and 'DNS' fields should all be blank.

5. Click 'Save' at the bottom of the screen.

If you're using your Pocket WiFi with another provider:

Get the settings from your new provider, select 'custom', and enter them in the appropriate fields.

Click 'OK' when prompted to disconnect, it'll restart, and your connection will be restored within a few seconds.

Sprint LivePro

1. Open the Settings

2. Select Wireless & networks

3. Select Mobile Networks

4. Select Access Point Names.

5. Tap the three dots at the bottom right and select New APN

6. Enter The Following information

• Name: Boost Phone

• APN: cinet.dun

• Proxy: blank

• Username: Boost Mobile

• Password: blank

• Server:


• MMS Proxy:

• MMS Port: 80

• MMC: 310

• MNC: 120

• Authentication type: PAP.dun

• APN Type: internet+mms+dun

• APN Protocol: IPv4 • APN enable/disable: enable

7. Save this and then select this APN. You can now connect to internet after two minutes (if not working try restarting your your device and then connect)

XCom Global MiFi

1. Turn on the MiFi and wait for the blue Wi-Fi light (not the power button) to illuminate

2. Turn on the device you want to wirelessly connect to the MiFi. (SSID Network name starts with MiFi_2372)

3. Connect to the MiFi wirelessly -> Open a web browser

4. Type www.MiFi into the address bar of the web browser. (if that does not bring up the configuration page use””)

5. Type “xcom” into the login blank. ("admin" if you reset it at any point)

6. Click “Internet” then “profiles”

7. Click “Edit Internet profile”

If Line Starts With 195- or 11-

 The APN (case sensitive) is -> Click “Apply”

 Username:

 Password: mccp

 Authentication Type: PAP

If Line Starts With 125-

 The APN (case sensitive) is wap.cingular -> Click “Apply”

 Username and password are left blank

 Authentication Type is “None”

If Line Starts With 12-

 The APN (case sensitive) is -> Click “Apply”

 Username and password are left blank

 Authentication Type is “None”

All Other Lines

 Type in the Profile and APN (case sensitive) information that corresponds to the first 2 or 3 digits of the line number on the label of the mobile hotspot. Refer to the APN Information sheet in the pouch.

 Click “Apply”

 Username and password are left blank

 Authentication Type is “None”

8. Click “Apply"

9. Click “Internet” then “Settings”

10. Click the drop down menu next to Auto-Connect Enable and select “Home and Roaming Networks”

11. Click “Apply”

12. Click “Home”

13. Click “Connect” if it is not already connected or currently trying to connect

Airtel 4G Portable WiFi Hotspot

1. Open the Settings

2. Select Wireless & networks

3. Select Mobile Networks

4. Select Access Point Names.

5. Tap the three dots at the bottom right and select New APN

6. Enter The Following information

• Name: Airtel

• APN:

• Proxy:

• Port: 8080

• Username: blank

• Password: blank

• Server: leave it blank


• MMS Proxy:

• MMS Port: 8799

• MCC: 404

• MNC: 040

• Authentication type: not set

• APN: Type internet + mms

Virgin Mobile Hotspot

1. Press the Disconnect button on the home page to change this setting if required.

2. In Auto mode the device will provision the correct APN based on your SIM card and service provider.

3. Press Add New to create a new APN

4. Add the Profile Name, eg Virgin

5. Enter the correct APN details eg virginbroadband

6. Press Save to save your new APN

7. Press the Profile drop down box

8. Select the new APN profile

9. Click on ‘Set as default’ to set the new APN as your preferred setting

10. Press the Help icon to get in context tips.

11. Normally there is no need to change these settings unless you change service provider.

12. The Wi-Fi hotspot is locked to Virgin. If you use a SIM card from another provider you may not be able to connect to the network.

13. Consult your new carrier to obtain alternate APN details for your device.

Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE Mobile HotSpot - MiFi 5510L

1.Access the Administration Web Interface.

2.From the left menu, click Jetpack Settings.

3.From the Advanced tab, click Continue (located on the right).

4.From the 4G LTE APN field, edit the APN as required.

5.Click Save Changes (located in the lower-right).