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Access Point Name profile settings

Access Point Name profile setting
Description
Access Point Name
This setting specifies the Access Point Name (APN) that your device should use when it communicates with the carrier. The APN is a short string of text.
APN type bitmask
This setting specifies the types of data communication that use this APN configuration. Different types of communications may use different configurations.
Proxy address
This setting specifies the HTTP proxy to use for all web traffic over the connection. This setting is not required for most carriers.
Proxy port
This setting specifies the HTTP proxy port to use for all web traffic over the connection. This setting is not required for most carriers.
MMSC
This setting specifies the Multimedia Messaging Service Center (MMSC) to use for sending and receiving MMS messages.
MMS proxy address
This setting specifies the HTTP proxy for communicating with the MMSC to send and receive MMS messages.
MMS proxy port
This setting specifies the HTTP proxy port for communicating with the MMSC to send and receive MMS messages.
Authentication type
This setting specifies the authentication type used for communications.
Username
If the "Authentication type" setting is set to something other than NONE, specify a username if it is required for authentication.
Password
If the "Authentication type" setting is set to something other than NONE, specify a password if it is required for authentication.
Mobile country code (MCC)
This setting specifies the Mobile Country Code for the carrier network that the APN configuration should be used for.
Mobile network code (MNC)
This setting specifies the Mobile Network Code for the carrier network that the APN configuration should be used for.
Protocol
This setting specifies whether to enable IPv4, IPv6, or both on the home network for devices that support IPv6 networking.
Roaming protocol
This setting specifies whether to enable IPv4, IPv6, or both while roaming for devices that support IPv6 networking.
Carrier enabled
This setting specifies whether the APN is enabled for the carrier.
MVNO type
This setting specifies whether to restrict use of this APN to certain MVNOs (mobile network resellers) or subscriber accounts.