Phone Programming

How to Update Data Settings

Find below the values needed to update your device data settings to be able to send MMS and connect to the Browser:

Find below the values needed to update your device data settings to be able to send MMS* and connect to the Internet via your Browser:

1

Create a new APN (Access Point Name). Enter only the settings listed below:

Field Settings
Name net10
APN tfdata
MMSC http://mms-tf.net
MMS Proxy mms3.tracfone.com
MMS Port 80

2

Select the APN you just created.

3

Delete the old APN from your phone if possible.

need help updating your phone's settings

*Updating your APN settings does not guarantee MMS (Multimedia/Picture Messaging) will work. MMS is dependent upon your phone model's limitations.

Find below the values needed to update your device data settings to be able to send MMS* and connect to the Internet via your Browser:

1

Create a new APN (Access Point Name). Enter only the settings listed below:

Field Smartphone Settings All other phones
Name net10 net10
APN wap.tracfone wap.tracfone
Proxy leave blank 216.155.165.40
Port 8080 8080
MMSC http://mms.tracfone.com http://mms.tracfone.com
MMS Proxy leave blank 216.155.165.40
MMS Port leave blank 8080

2

Select the APN you just created.

3

Delete the old APN from your phone if possible.

need help updating your phone's settings

*Updating your APN settings does not guarantee MMS (Multimedia/Picture Messaging) will work. MMS is dependent upon your phone model's limitations.

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Getting Started

The Recipe

Your're going to need Six ingredients to start

  1. An Apple® iPhone 3G or newer
  2. A standard-sized paper clip
  3. NET10 micro-SIM card
  4. $50 NET10 service card with Unlimited* Minutes, Text & Mobile and Web Access (Nationwide and Anytime)
  5. A Computer with a working Web browser and Internet Connection
  6. A WiFi connection to the Internet (Wireless G or N)

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Installing the SIM card

Unbox Phone and Remove SIM Tray

Let's get that SIM card into the iPhone

  1. Locate the SIM card slot on the side of the phone.
  2. Unravel your paper clip and slip the end into the hole beside the SIM card tray of the iPhone
  3. Press HARD until you see the tray pop out of the side of the phone

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Installing the SIM card

Getting the SIM card in the iPhone tray

Let's get that SIM card into the iPhone

  1. Put the phone down and pick up your NET10 SIM card.
  2. Carefully remove the micro-SIM from the larger card.
  3. Now that the micro-SIM is free, place it into the iPhone's micro-SIM tray.
  4. Place the tray back into the iPhone. Give it an extra push to make sure it's secure.

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Configuring the NET10 Data Network

Downloading the Network Profile


If you have an iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4 or 4S running iOS 4.0 or higher you may click on the link below and we can attempt to update your APN settings.
This link may not work based on limitations and configuration settings you may have on your iPhone, please contact the manufacturer or point of purchase for further support regarding your phone. Your phone must be connected to Wi-Fi in order to continue.

Here's how to download the NET10 network's settings for 3G data usage

  1. From the home screen, click on the Safari icon
  2. Tap on the Google search box and search for "NET10 apn settings" (Make sure to connect to the Internet via WiFi because you don't have cellular data yet)
  3. Click on the link which reads "Mobile Carrier Settings for NET10 United States" The link goes to iapnupdatetfdata.net10.com a leader in mobile network settings

Please note that this will not enable MMS (Multi-Media Messaging) and we do not support this service for iPhone customers.
By clicking this link you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions. iapnupdatetfdata.net10.com


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Configuring the NET10 Data Network

Downloading the Network Profile


If you have an iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4 or 4S running iOS 4.0 or higher you may click on the link below and we can attempt to update your APN settings.
This link may not work based on limitations and configuration settings you may have on your iPhone, please contact the manufacturer or point of purchase for further support regarding your phone. Your phone must be connected to Wi-Fi in order to continue.

Here's how to download the NET10 network's settings for 3G data usage

  1. The site tells you to go to iapnupdatetfdata.net10.com
  2. You can type the URL in or you can copy it and then paste it into the address bar of the iPhone's browser
  3. Once the site loads, press continue

Please note that this will not enable MMS (Multi-Media Messaging) and we do not support this service for iPhone customers.
By clicking this link you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions. iapnupdatetfdata.net10.com


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Configuring the NET10 Data Network

Downloading the Network Profile


If you have an iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4 or 4S running iOS 4.0 or higher you may click on the link below and we can attempt to update your APN settings.
This link may not work based on limitations and configuration settings you may have on your iPhone, please contact the manufacturer or point of purchase for further support regarding your phone. Your phone must be connected to Wi-Fi in order to continue.

  1. While on Wi-Fi, open Safari and type in iapnupdatetfdata.net10.com
  2. Tap Install.
  3. Tap Install Now.
  4. Enter your pass code if prompted.
  5. Tap Done.
  6. At this point you can exit your browser, turn off Wi-Fi, and re-boot your phone.
  7. With Wi-Fi off, access Safari to ensure your data connection is working.


Please note that this will not enable MMS (Multi-Media Messaging) and we do not support this service for iPhone customers.
By clicking this link you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions. iapnupdatetfdata.net10.com


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Activate Your NET10 SIM card

Connect to the Web to Activate your SIM

The following steps can be performed via the Wi-Fi connected phone or an Internet Connected computer

  1. Go to NET10.com
  2. Click on Activate/Refill
  3. Choose the appropriate option and follow the on-screen instructions.

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Activate Your NET10 SIM card

Connect to the Web to Activate your SIM

The following steps can be performed via the Wi-Fi connected phone or an Internet Connected computer

  1. Find the SIM number on the packaging card your micro-SIM was in:
  2. Enter that number into the first field-the Serial No. field.
  3. Finally, find your Voucher, and use a coin to scratch-off the coating which protects your PIN number.
  4. Once you've done all of that, scroll down and choose "create a new account" and fill in the corresponding information
  5. Now press Done.

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