APN Settings for SIM Card

Android Device (single SIM) APN Setting  (updated July 2021)Intro to Android Mobile Devices -
Follow these steps for setting up a single SIM Android device on the GTI Mobile-X network.
NOTE: Due to the wide range of Android distributions and releases, the location of these settings may vary. As such, it is recommended to use the Search function at the top of the main configuration page for quickly locating referenced settings.
Power off the unlocked Android device


1. Insert the GTI GLOBAL SIM into the SIM tray
2. Power ON the device

Note: Dependent on the software version and device manufacturer of your mobile device, the menu structures for your device may vary slightly. If you cannot locate these settings in the exact location specified, refer to your device specific literature or manual. Alternatively, you can use the search within your Settings to locate a specific item.

  1. Mobile Internet and Network: Please confirm that your device has the correct Access Point Name (APN) setting to use Mobile Data. To confirm your APN Settings, go to:
    • Settings > Connections > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
    • or
    • Settings > Network and Internet > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
    • Action: Confirm the APN automatically selected on your device:
      • If the value displayed is wap.tim.it
        • No new APN needs to be added.
      • If no APN or a different value is displayed:
        • Under Access Point Name (for all Android devices)
          • Select the menu button (three dot icon, top right) and select New APN, or the + Sign at the top right
          • When prompted enter:
            • Name: globaldata
            • APN: globaldata
          • Select the menu button (three dot icon, top right) and select Save
          • Now Select the globaldata APN that you just created.
          • If the APN setting is updated, a reboot of the mobile device is required.
          •  
    WiFi HOTSPOT DEVICES

Mobile Hotspot: Please confirm that your device has the correct Access Point Name (APN) to support Mobile Hotspot.
For Mobile Hotspot to function properly on a device, the device must have a valid APN for Tethering in place.
The default GTIGLOBAL APN for Tethering is ‘globalhotspot’. The Hotspot must be active (turned-on) in your Portal.
To confirm your APN Settings, go to:

    • Settings > Connections > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
    • or
    • Settings > Network and Internet > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
    •  
      • If no APN or a different value is displayed:
        • Under Access Point Name (for all Android devices)
          • Select the menu button (three dot icon, top right) and select New APN, or the + Sign at the top right
          • When prompted enter:
            • Name: globalhotspot
            • APN: globalhotspot
            • APN Type: DUN (Should be capitalized
          • Select the menu button (three dot icon, top right) and select Save
          • Ensure the globaldata APN remains selected.
          • If the APN setting is updated, a reboot of the mobile device is required.

APPLE  iOS (updated July 2021)

Note: Dependent on the software version and locale of your mobile device, the menu structures for your device may vary slightly. If you cannot locate these settings in the exact location specified, refer to your device specific literature or manual. Alternatively, you can use the search within your Settings to locate a specific item.

  1. Mobile Internet and Network: Please confirm that your device has the correct Access Point Name (APN) setting to use Mobile Data. To confirm your APN Settings, go to:
      • Settings > Cellular > Cellular Data Network
      • or
      • Settings > Mobile Data > Mobile Data Network
      •   Action: Confirm the APN automatically selected on your device:
        • If the value displayed in Cellular Data / Mobile Data APN is: wap.tim.it
          • No new APN Cellular/Mobile Data APN Change is needed.
        • If no APN or a different value is displayed:
          • Under Cellular Data or Mobile Data enter the value:
            • APN: globaldata
          • If the APN setting is updated, a reboot of the mobile device is required.
    Mobile Hotspot:
      • Please confirm that your device has the correct Access Point Name (APN) setting to support Mobile Hotspot.

      • For Mobile Hotspot to function properly on a device, the device must have a valid APN for Tethering in place.

      • The default Tango APN for Tethering is
    globalhotspot
      • .
        • Settings > Cellular > Cellular Data Network
        • or
        • Settings > Mobile Data > Mobile Data Network
        •   Action: Confirm the APN automatically selected on your device:
          • If no APN or a different value is displayed:
            • Under Personal Hotspot enter the value:
              • APN: globalhotspot
            • If the APN setting is updated, a reboot of the mobile device is required.
  2. Enable Data Roaming: Please confirm that your iOS device has Data Roaming enabled To confirm that Data Roaming is enabled, go to:
    • Settings > Cellular > Cellular Data Options
    • or
    • Settings > Mobile Data > Mobile Data Options
    •  
      • Action: Enable the field called Data Roaming (Slider is showing as green)
  3. Voice and Data Network Type: Please confirm that the Voice and Data Network selection on your mobile device is set to 4G, VoLTE On. To confirm that the Voice & Data Network Type, go to:
    • Settings > Cellular > Cellular Data Options > Voice & Data
    • or
    • Settings > Mobile Data > Mobile Data Options > Voice & Data
    •  
      • Action: Select the field called 4G, VoLTE On
  4. Network Selection Option: Please confirm that the Network Selection option is Set to Automatic. To confirm that the Network Selection is set to Automatic, go to:
    • Settings > Cellular > Network Selection
    • or
    • Settings > Mobile Data > Network Selection
    •  
      • Action: Confirm that Automatic is Enabled (Slider is showing as green)
  5. Dial Assist: To optimize the user experience and ease of use, please disable Dial Assist. To disable Dial Assist, go to:
    • Settings > Phone > Dial Assist
    •   Action: Disable Dial Assist (Slider is not showing green)
  6. Contact Management: To optimize the user experience and ease of use it is highly recommended that all contacts numbers on your iOS device be stored in international format. Examples: +44 7836 6XXXXX or +1 (214) 830 XXXX