Family Mobile APN Settings | A Step by Step Guide

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An access point name or commonly known as APN is a Gateway name between a cellular network and a packet data network (PDN). In either of the above network architecture, a gateway acts like a bridge that connects the whole network with the PDN or ISDN. Therefore, it is very much essential for a mobile device to configure its APN concerning the cellular network it is using so that one can use the cellular and Data Services seamlessly, i.e., without any interruption. Thus, you must know about Family Mobile APN Settings.

Here we will be looking at the APN settings for Family Mobile. Family mobile was initially launched as IKEA family mobile on 8 August 2008.

Later it became a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) that offered cheaper cellular plans than other networks. Family mobile service provided its customers with access to multiple SIM cards per account holder, and not only this one can also transfer or share balance credits with their family members.

One can order SIM card and handset on the family mobile website. It also offered features like automatic top-ups, online itemized bills, and allowing the user to switch over networks in case of poor network coverage manually.

So, that is all about APN and Family Mobiles in brief, and now coming back to the main topic of our article, how to configure family mobile APN setting.

If you are facing any problem with the Family Mobile APN settings, we are here to guide you thoroughly. But, there are certain things that you need to keep in mind while configuring the APN settings on your device.

In the steps below we are going to use combinations of uppercase and lowercase alphabets, commas, numbers, space between the words, etc. Therefore, you need to be very careful while configuring the family mobile APN settings of your device.

If you have not correctly entered the given values, then your mobile data (internet) or MMS service will not work correctly even after your configuration.

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And one more thing that should be taken care of is that you need to delete all the other non-working APN settings on your phone and then configure a new APN setting as mentioned below or the other APN settings might interrupt each other.

Family Mobile APN Settings for Android

  • Name: Family Mobile
  • APN: web.omwtoday.com
  • Proxy: <Not Required>
  • Port: <Not Required>
  • Username: <Not Required>
  • Password: <Not Required>
  • Server: <Not Required>
  • MMSC: http://wirelessfour.mmsmvno.com/mms/wapenc
  • MMS Proxy: <Not Required>
  • MMS Port: <Not Required>
  • MCC: 310
  • MNC: 260
  • Authentication Type: <Not Required>
Family Mobile APN Settings for Android
Family Mobile APN Settings for Android

How to Configure APN Settings for Android

  • Open Settings.
  • Open Wireless and Networks/ Connections/ More.(This Option will have different names according to the version of android you are using.)
  • Tap on Mobile Networks.
  • Select Access Point Names.
    Choose Add new APN option from the ‘add’ option or the menu(most probably 3 dots on the top right corner).
  • Fill the boxes with the following information.
  • Save the APN settings.
  • Select the APN setting that you just entered for current use.
  • Check for a mobile data connection on your device.

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Family Mobile APN Settings for iOS devices

For Cellular Data:

  • APN: web.omwtoday.com
  • Username: <Not Required>
  • Password: <Not Required>

For MMS:

  • APN: web.omwtoday.com
  • Username : <Not Required>
  • Password : <Not Required>
  • MMSC: http://wirelessfour.mmsmvno.com/mms/wapenc
  • MMS Proxy: 216.155.165.50:8080
  • Message Size: 1048576
  • MMS UA Prof URL: <Not Required>

For LTE:

  • APN : <Not Required>
  • Username : <Not Required>
  • Password: <Not Required>
Family Mobile APN Settings for iOS devices
Family Mobile APN Settings for iOS devices

How to Configure APN Settings for iOS Devices

  • Open Settings.
  • Select Mobile Data/ Cellular Data.
  • Choose Mobile Data Network/ Cellular Data Network.
  • Select the option to add new APN from the menu.
  • Fill in the new APN using the below information.
  • After entering the given values, press the back arrow 3 times. These settings will be automatically saved.

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Family Mobile APN Settings For Windows Phone

For Internet APN:

  • Profile Name: Family Internet
  • APN: web.omwtoday.com
  • Username : <Not Required>
  • Password : <Not Required>
  • Type of Sign-in-info: <Not Required>
  • IP Type: IPv4
  • Proxy server (URL) : <Not Required>
  • Proxy Port : <Not Required>

For MMS APN:

  • Profile Name: Family Internet
  • APN: web.omwtoday.com
  • Username:<Not Required>
  • Password: <Not Required>
  • Type of Sign-in-info: <Not Required>
  • IP Type: IPv4
  • Proxy server (URL): 216.155.165.50
  • Proxy Port : 8080
  • MMSC (URL): http://wirelessfour.mmsmvno.com/mms/wapenc
  • MMSC Port: <Not Required>
  • Maximum MMS Size (KB): 1024
Family Mobile APN Settings For Windows Phone
Family Mobile APN Settings For Windows Phone

How to Configure APN Settings for Windows Phone

  • Swipe Screen and Open Apps list.
  • Open settings.
  • Select Networks and Wireless.
  • Choose Mobile + Sim.
  • Select Sim Settings.
  • There will be separate settings options for adding APN for internet and MMS.
  • Select Add an internet APN
  • Enter the above APN information in the boxes.
  • Select the box to use this APN for LTE also.
  • Save the APN.
  • Then, Select the option to add an MMS APN.
  • Enter the information in the boxes.
  • Save the APN.

Family Mobile APN Settings For Blackberry Devices

For internet APN:

  • APN: web.omwtoday.com OR fast.t-mobile.com
  • Username: <Not Required>
  • Password: <Not Required>
  • For MMS APN
  • APN: web.omwtoday.com OR fast.t-mobile.com
  • Username: <Not Required>
  • Password: <Not Required>
  • MMSC (URL): http://wirelessfour.mmsmvno.com/mms/wapenc
  • Proxy URL: 216.155.165.50:8080
  • Username : <Not Required>
  • Proxy Password : <Not Required>
Family Mobile APN Settings For Blackberry Devices
Family Mobile APN Settings For Blackberry Devices

How to Configure APN Settings for Blackberry Devices

For Internet APN:

  • Go to Settings.
  • Select Network Connections.
  • Open Mobile Networks.
  • Select APN.
  • Open Mobile Plan and select from Contract or Prepay.
  • Enter the information to fill in the boxes.
  • Save the APN settings.

For MMS APN:

  • For adding an MMS APN.
  • Go to messages.
  • Open Message settings.
  • Select Text Messages.
  • Select MMS.
  • Open Advanced.
  • Enter the information.
  • Save the entered APN Settings.

Note: – These were the various settings modes that you can apply to your device based on the OS your phone runs on, or you can also choose to go with the generalized settings (Settings 1, Settings 2, and Settings 3) that are mentioned above, and we hope this article was useful to you in solving any problems regarding the data connection or MMS in your Family Mobile Network.

Final Words

And in case the APN settings is not working even after the configuration then REBOOT your device and try to apply the changes again, or you can delete all the existing APN settings and try configuring it again as the settings mentioned above.

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