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How do I set up data/APN on my smartphone?

Retraité / Retired
Retraité / Retired

In this page, you will find Public Mobile APN Settings for your smartphone.


Step by Step APN configuration





Settings > More / More Networks / Wireless & Networks > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names > New APN setting (or a plus sign)



OS 10 - Settings > Network and Connections > Mobile Network > Tap the settings icon (dented wheel)




Windows 8 Step 1 Settings > cellular > Add or Edit internet APN 



Click here


Step 2:

You will need to input the following information:

Name: Public Mobile
Proxy: Leave blank
Port: Leave blank
Username: Leave blank
Password: Leave blank
Server: Leave blank
MMSC proxy:
MMS port: 80
MCC: 302
MNC: 220
Authentication type: Leave blank
APN type: Leave blank

Step 3:

Select Save/Done. Select Public Mobile to connect to the Public Mobile network

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Number ports often take a little while (a day or two) to fully complete, basically a business day or so for all the network-side machinery to get updated about the change. So it's one of those problems which usually sorts itself out - don't panic, be patient, and restart your device every few hours until it starts working. 


You will need to configure APN settings (and restart) to get data and msg attachments working properly, but you can't really do that until the phone properly connects to the network.


The phone may report "Telus" instead of "Public Mobile 3G" for a little while but this doesn't seem to cause any issues and, again, it tends to sort itself out after a while.


If you just can't get it working then try your PM SIM card in another unlocked phone. Or ask a vendor (like London Drugs) to configure it for you while buying a PM payment voucher. 

Great Neighbour / Super Voisin

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