How to configure Telcel APN on any iOS or Android mobile?

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One of the great advantages of today's phones, and one that we sometimes take for granted, is theirs mobility sectors. Unlike traditional models, your smartphone does not need to be connected to a telephone line or an electrical outlet 24 hours a day to work. That's why today we will explain how to configure the Telcel APN in a few steps.

Thanks to technological advances, we can take them everywhere and use them when we need them. And even better, we can have one Internet connection whenever that we want.



Now, this much desired service can easily be interrupted by a bad APN configuration. Therefore, in this article we will teach you how to configure Telcel company APN on Android and iOS mobile phones. But first we'll briefly explain what this aspect of internet connections is and how it works.

What is APN

It is the English acronym for Access Point Name o Name of Access Point in Spanish. Put simply, it is a "door" through which a mobile phone must pass in order to connect to the Internet via cellular data. Each operating company has its own APN, which includes Telcel. That's why it's important to know what an APN is, what it's for and how to set it up.

This makes it easier for them to control Internet access through their own system. Therefore, if you want to surf the web with your mobile data, you will need to have the "key" that allows you to do so through your operator.

In general, this information is configured automatically when a new SIM card is inserted into a mobile phone. This is a feedback system between the phone and the operator to save the user some work. However, sometimes this automated process fails, preventing you from connecting to the internet for data.



If this is your case, you must configuration Manually the AFN of your device so that you can connect to the Internet with your data. Doing it is very simple, so much so that it won't take you even 5 minutes. To do this, you must follow a specific path within the configuration of your mobile and then fill in some fields with the information that we will provide you in this article.

Path to configure the Telcel APN in iOS and Android

  • Your Android

It should be noted that path to set up the APN on an Android device varies slightly a depending on the brand of the mobile phone. For example, you can set up Digitel APN in just a few steps. Next, we will show you the more generic route, knowing that it may change slightly on your Telcel device.

  1. Open the "Settings" app on your phone.
  2. Press the option «Networks» and then «Other».
  3. Check the box "Mobile networks".
  4. Open the "Access Point Names" option.
  5. To add a new APN, simply select the plus sign (+) or three-dot symbol.
  6. Now you have to fill in each field with certain information. Read on to find out what to write in each option.
  • Your iOS

For example, you can set up Claro's APN on any Android or iPhone mobile phone quickly and easily. The name of some options may vary slightly depending on the iOS version of your Telcel iPhone. However, we trust that logic will guide your way.


  1. Log in to the app "Settings".
  2. Select the "Mobile Data" option. Then "Options".
  3. Click on "Mobile data network" and finally "Access point".

Data to correctly configure the Telcel APN

On both Android and iOS, enter the following information in the corresponding field:


  • Name: Telcel Internet
  • APN: internet.itelcel.com
  • Username: webgpr
  • Password: webgprs2002
  • APN Type: Default
  • Customer Center: 334
  • MNC: 020


Finally, click on «Save». This way, your cell phone should start connecting to the internet via cellular data. If not, try restarting your device. If after doing this, you still can't connect to the internet, we suggest you check if you have available balance. Even if you own a mobile phone from another phone like Movistar, you can set up Movistar 3G / 4G mobile data APN on Android quickly and easily.


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