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APN Settings


Where did you purchase your Boost Mobile SIM Kit?

I purchased my Boost SIM Kit from

I purchased my Boost SIM Kit from Best Buy or Target

I purchased my Boost SIM Kit from or Walmart

If you're bringing an Android phone to Boost and purchased your Boost SIM Kit from or Walmart, you will need to follow these steps below to update your APN settings. If you have an iPhone, your APN settings will be automatically updated.

Step 1. Go to Settings (in Apps or pull-down notifications tray)

Step 2. Go to Connections, Network Connections, or Network and Internet, depending on your phone

Step 3. Select Mobile Networks and ensure Mobile Data is enable

Step 4. Select Access Point Name or "APN" (may be in Advanced options)

Step 5. Select the plus "+" sign to add a new APN

Step 6. Enter the following information, ignore the fields that aren't listed here:

Name – Boost (name doesn’t matter)



APN Type – default,supl,mms

APN Protocol – IPv6

APN Roaming Protocol – IPv4

APN enable/disable – Enabled

Step 7. Select Save (you may need to select the three dot icon in the upper right corner of the screen, depending on your phone)

Step 8. Ensure the APN you created is selected on the Access Point Name screen

Step 9. Restart your phone

Step 10. Test your phone's connection by making a call, sending a text and loading a web page. (Make sure you've disconnected from WiFi.)