How to configure Claro APN on any Android or iPhone mobile?

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APN and smartphones

Now is the time to buy a new one smartphone or a SIM card. When you insert the card, you probably recognize the operator to make and receive calls and text messages, but… what about mobile data?

Don't go into despair! This can happen because the smartphone did not perform the necessary settings in the APN to start using your data plan.

What is an APN?

Now what is the APN? The "Access Point Name" or "Access Point Name" could be defined as the system that will dictate to your smartphone the path it must follow to connect with the telephone operator and access the mobile data service.



Important tip

When buying a new smartphone or deciding to change operator, it is always important to check the compatibility of the bands of your Smartphone and the provider of the telephone service of your choice to ensure proper operation.

Claro Foundation

This telecommunications company based in Mexico City was founded in 2003. Currently it has numbers that exceed 250 million customers, not only in Mexico, but in almost all of South America (except Bolivia and Venezuela), Central America and the Caribbean (except Cuba).

Configure Clear APN

With all this information, if you have decided to switch to this incredible operator to have a better experience, thanks to the quality of its services, tariff plans and text messages.

Don't waste any more time and learn a configure your Smartphone with Claro's APN As? very easy! Here you will have all the information you need.


This is important!

The way to add and configure the APN on any device is quite simple. Something important that you need to take into consideration is know the information of the operator you are about to add.


In this case, each country that has the Claro operator has a different type of configuration, so you will need to find the information corresponding to your country to perform the procedure without problems.

Clear APN configuration on Android

It is well known that one of the most used smartphones in the world are those that have the Android operating system, so why not start with the process of configuration APN on these devices?

  1. Access the «Settings» panel of your device.
  2. Click on the section "Connections".
  3. Access the "Mobile networks" option.
  4. You will see the "Access Point Names" section, click on it.
  5. Now you will click the plus sign (+) or the option "Add" which should appear on the screen.
  6. Provide the information corresponding to the Claro operator in your country in the form that will appear.
  7. Save what you did.
  8. Activate the mobile data option and check that it works correctly.

Claro APN configuration in iOS

For smartphones iPhone, the process is just as simple. You just have to follow this series of short instructions:


  1. Go to "Device Settings".
  2. Enter the option "Mobile data".
  3. Access the "Mobile data network".
  4. Provide the information requested by the form.
  5. Save the APN.

How are you? The procedure is very simple and as soon as you have saved the changes, your iPhone, in a matter of seconds, should easily access the services of the Claro operator.


You don't need more!

As you could have verified, you don't need to be an expert to perform this type of configuration. So, if you are having problems because your Smartphone does not have 3G or 4G connectivity, set up the APN and fix it in a few minutes.


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