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Updated 3 years ago

Internet settings (APN) for mobiles and tablets to help you get connected

In most cases, a device will be able to automatically pick up the settings it needs from Southern Phone in order to connect to the internet. The simple guide relevant to your device below should help you get connected if there are any manual adjustments needing to be made to your settings.

iPhone (Optus Network)

  1. Tap Settings, Tap Mobile, Tap Mobile Data Options, Tap Mobile Data Network.
  2. Tap APN, Enter ‘yesinternet’, Tap Mobile Tap Settings.
  3. Tap the Home Button to return to your home screen.
  4. Turn your iPhone off and back on again.

iPhone (Telstra Network)

  1. Tap Settings, Tap Mobile, Tap Mobile Data Options, Tap Mobile Data Network.
  2. Tap APN, Enter ‘telstra.iph’ or ‘telstra.wap’, Tap Mobile Tap Settings.
  3. Tap the Home Button to return to your home screen.
  4. Turn your iPhone off and back on again.

If 'telstra.iph' doesn't work for your device, try using 'telstra.wap' instead. 

iPad (Optus Network)

  1. Tap Settings, Tap Mobile Data, Tap Mobile Data Options.
  2. Tap APN Settings, Enter ‘yesinternet’.
  3. Tap the Home Button to return to your home screen.
  4. Turn your iPad off and back on again.

iPad (Telstra Network)

  1. Tap Settings, Tap Mobile Data, Tap Mobile Data Options.
  2. Tap APN Settings, Enter ‘telstra.iph’ or ‘telstra.wap’.
  3. Tap the Home Button to return to your home screen.
  4. Turn your iPad off and back on again.

If 'telstra.iph' doesn't work for your device, try using 'telstra.wap' instead. 

Android Devices (Optus Network)

  1. Tap Apps, Tap Settings, Tap More Settings, or Mobile Data, or Mobile Networks, Tap Access Point names.
  2. Tap Add or New APN, Tap Name and enter ‘Southern Phone Internet’, Tap APN and enter ‘yesinternet’, Tap MCC and enter ‘505’, Tap MNC and enter ‘02’, Tap Authentication type and select ‘PAP’, Tap APN Type and enter ‘default’, Tap Bearer (if displayed) and select ‘unspecified’.
  3. Tap More or Menu, Tap Save, Tap the back button, Tap the field next to the APN Connection you have just created.
  4. Tap the Home Button to return to your home screen.
  5. Turn your Android device off and back on again.

Android Devices (Telstra Network)

  1. Tap Apps, Tap Settings, Tap More Settings, or Mobile Data, or Mobile Networks, Tap Access Point names.
  2. Tap Add or New APN, Tap Name and enter ‘Southern Phone Internet’, Tap APN and enter ‘telstra.iph’ or ‘telstra.wap’, Tap MCC and enter ‘505’, Tap MNC and enter ‘01’, Tap Authentication type and select ‘Not required’, Tap APN Type and enter ‘default’, Tap Bearer (if displayed) and select ‘unspecified’.
  3. Tap More or Menu, Tap Save, Tap the back button, Tap the field next to the APN Connection you have just created.
  4. Tap the Home Button to return to your home screen.
  5. Turn your Android device off and back on again.

If 'telstra.iph' doesn't work for your device, try using 'telstra.wap' instead.