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how do i set up my apn for straighttalk on my htc status unlocked

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how do i set up my apn for straighttalk on my htc status unlocked phone?
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RichieMe :

Hi there, and welcome to JustAnswer, I look forward to assisting you today with your question and providing the best answer possible.

RichieMe :

Go to Settings > Wireless & Networks > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

RichieMe :

Press Menu and add a new APN and set your settings

RichieMe :

Save this

RichieMe :

If you have any difficulties, please let me know

RichieMe :

and please remember to click Accept and take care

Customer:

no help and i am paying for something i can read on the internet. i have configured it several ways and no luck. i need to know which specific apn settings i need for this.

Customer:
RichieMe :

ok, you were not very specific on your request sorry

RichieMe :

the settings you use are

Customer:

i did use the settings the packet came with and nothing has worked. i am looking for additional help to figure out exactly what i am doing wrong or dont have set right.

Customer:
RichieMe :

Name: US - Straight Talk Web
APN: att.mvno
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC: MMS
Proxy: MMS
Port: MMS
Protocol: WAP 2.0
MCC: 310
MNC: 410
Authentication
Type: PAP APN
Type: default, supl

RichieMe :

are these the settings you are using?

Customer:

Activation Card


AT&T


Full Size Image

Customer:

that is what i was using


 

RichieMe :

ok, and what happens when you try to connect with those settings?

Customer:

nothing says inaccurate settings


 

RichieMe :

ok, use my settings please

Customer:

i tried but the port has to be a number like 80 not MMS

RichieMe :

is that what is complains about?

Customer:

no i just have to put a number in that section and it still says connection failed due to incorrect apn setting


 

Customer:

unless i should leave it blank?


 

RichieMe :

ok, leave it blank please

Customer:

Still the same error.

RichieMe :

ok, this is strange as these are 100% the straight talk settings

RichieMe :

can you try then 80

Customer:

I have tried even what people have posted in google or chat forums. Nothing is working thus far.

RichieMe :

can you remove the battery from the phone

RichieMe :

wait 5 minutes

RichieMe :

then put the battery back in and use the settings AT&T sent you

RichieMe :

I want to restart the phone

RichieMe :

and this is the best way

Customer:

at & t didnt give me settings. i bought this unlocked phone at walmart.com then purchased a sim card from straighttalk.

RichieMe :

sorry, was meaning its the AT&T network

RichieMe :

the settings you got on the picture you put here is what I was refering to

Customer:

oh ok

Customer:
RichieMe :

thanks

Customer:

do i need to use those when it powers up? the one i posted?

Customer:
RichieMe :

yes please

Customer:

i think it connected. just no internet access.

RichieMe :

try to make a call

Customer:

oh the calls work fine.


 

RichieMe :

ok, so we are on the network

RichieMe :

what happens when you open internet?

Customer:

nothing says try later. so tomorrow i will check.

Customer:
RichieMe :

do this please

RichieMe :

go to settings, Applications, Manage Applications

RichieMe :

Click All

RichieMe :

look for Google Services Framework

RichieMe :

Press it and press clear data

RichieMe :

then look for browser and do the same

RichieMe :

then try to open internet please

Customer:

Sorry my own cable internet is going in and out. There is still nothing.

RichieMe :

go to the Play Store

RichieMe :

can you search for apps there?

Customer:

I will go ahead and accept but my phone still isnt working.

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