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Windows Phone 8 APN Settings

Started by: raggy360
On: 20/03/2013 | 12:25
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by: raggy360
on: 20/03/2013 | 12:25



After looking a numerous postings to get the APN settings, I decided to create this.

I have got this working on my Samsung ATIV S.

It should not differ to for other variants of Windows Phone.


1. Go to Settings -> APN

2. Ensure Automatic APN is not checked

3. Edit APN

4. I found that there were o2 APNs for MMS/Mobile Web already there, so I just edited them as follows:


o2 Mobile Web:

APN name - giffgaff Mobile Web

Profile category - internet (always on)


Auth Type - pap

Username - giffgaff

Password - password



o2 MMS APN name - giffgaff MMS

Profile category - MMS



Auth Type - pap

Username - giffgaff

Password - password

Proxy address -

Proxy domain -

Proxy port - 8080

Maximum MMS Size - 300



5. Once the settings have been saved, you should be able to browse the web and send MMS. I always restart the phone to make sure.


If you decide to create new APNs instead, ensure you delete the originals first.


I hope this helps everyone on Windows Phone.

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by: robertsy69a
on: 27/03/2013 | 04:54
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on: 27/03/2013 | 20:22
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on: 28/03/2013 | 16:57
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by: sleeco
on: 28/03/2013 | 17:17
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by: tommyraawr1992
on: 12/06/2013 | 00:37

im using a Huawei Acsend W1 Windows 8 and have no option for all the different setting on APN. just says about proxy servers

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by: jasjas
on: 12/06/2013 | 11:27
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