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How to change APN settings on a Windows Phone

Here's how to change APN settings on a Windows Phone with Windows 8 or Windows 7 >

Windows 8

  1. Swipe right to left to show Applications List
  2. Select Mobile Network
  3. Ensure data connection is set as on
  4. Go back to the main Applications List and select Access Point
  5. If EE is showing within the list, tap on it to make it active.
  6. If it isn't showing, select Add

Put in the following settings:

  • Connection Name: Internet
  • Data Type Preset: set to Default

Setting up the Internet APN

  • Access Point Name: everywhere
  • Username: eesecure
  • Password: secure
  • Proxy Address: leave blank
  • Proxy Port: leave blank
  • Network Type Preset: IPv4
  • Authentication Type: preset

Setting up the MMS APN

  • MMS Access Point Name: eezone
  • Username: eesecure
  • Password: secure
  • Proxy Address: 149.254.201.135
  • Proxy Port: 8080
  • MMSC Address: http://MMS/
  • Network Type Preset: IPv4
  • Authentication Type: PAP
  • Maximum Message Size: 307200

Make sure that all the settings are correct and then click on the Tick on the bottom of the screen to save and restart your phone.

Windows 7

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Select Mobile Network
  3. Select APN Add

Put in the following settings:

  • Name: Internet. (You'll see a message: "Make this my current APN". Tick this box)
  • APN: everywhere
  • Proxy: leave blank
  • Port: leave blank
  • Username: eesecure
  • Password: secure

Setting up MMS

You'll also need to set up your phone for multimedia. Scroll down the page to get to this.

  • MMS Access Point Name: eezone
  • Proxy Address: 149.254.201.135
  • Port: 8080
  • Username: eesecure
  • Password: secure
  • MMSC Address: http://MMS/
  • Maximum Message Size: 307200

Make sure all the settings are correct then click Save followed by Confirm.

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