BSNL APN Settings for 4G High Speed Mobile Data

Does BSNL APN settings for mobile be mandatory to access 3G & 4G data, if yes how to configure BSNL 4G Internet settings for mobile and data card manually, Is there any other different data internet settings for iPhone, how can we access the mobile internet without Access Point Names…


Find the new different Access Network Points to configure for different organizations to access 2G / 3G / 4G high speed BSNL mobile internet, where Today every mobile customer subscribes with unlimited 4G internet plans to access internet on their 3G, 4G smart mobiles or wireless phones, and for the best high speed connectivity, a gateway is required i.e. nothing but BSNL APN Settings or simply BSNL APN.

The full form of APN in mobile is Access Point Name, and BSNL APN is the only gateway between a GSM, GPRS, 3G or 4G network and mobile for accessing the public Internet under GSM Mobile network services, and previously there are different BSNL APN Settings across each zone, now it common for all circles.

BSNL mobile device of any range from lowest to top end makes a data connection must be configured with BSNL APN to present to the carrier and the network will then examine the identifier to determine which type of network connection should create and allow the mobile internet as per the subscribed BSNL data plan.

It means to access the GSM wireless Internet on 2G, 3G, 4G network for mobile requires an IP address in secure method i.e. BSNL APN, and for mobile internet and Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS), the Access Point Name settings are different, because they are different services on BSNL network.

BSNL APN Settings

When installing a BSNL new SIM card in mobile, 3G or 4G Settings will automatically prompt the user of Android and Windows phone to install the downloaded BSNL Access point settings in the form of APN push notification on connecting the BSNL 3G Data Server online.

But in sometimes many of the customers will skip that, so that they can’t use the 3G data facility, even though their mobile number provides with high-speed data facility up to 14.4Mbps, At that time customer thinks, how to use the missed notifications of BSNL 3G Settings for installation.

In some cases, APN (Access Point Name) may not be able to push/download to your mobile. At that time, you will be very much frustrated as you have paid for the service. You can’t ever wait for the APN settings, the mobile user can install these BSNL 3G settings manually to get data facility in their hands to use at any time.

We present how to install APN settings on iPhone and also how to download BSNL GPRS setting online for any mobile. Now here we are presenting how to set APN settings manually for your android or windows phone. The carrier supports four APN types i.e. Internet, WAP, MMS, and Stream. These vary from carrier to carrier. In olden days all the APNs are required for various services to do video calling etc.

Nowadays the only internet is the essential one to do all activities with one APN and become a default setting. If these access point names works accurately, the data speed will deliver high speed mobile internet even you Share BSNL data through mobile hotspot.

The customer can setup BSNL GPRS activation with APN settings or a selected one depending upon the requirement or if unable to download GPRS setting online. The settings corresponding to the handset may install manually in that handset only. Let us see the details of APN settings to install manually for an Android device.

How to install BSNL APN settings manually?

These are the standard BSNL APN settings for data card and other devices also. You can set this manually for BSNL 3G activation at any time by tapping the settings option, and the presented installation guide will help you a lot to do the same.

  1. Open the home screen of the mobile.
  2. Click on Menu button.
  3. Tap the Settings.
  4. Click on Mobile networks.
  5. Tap the Access Point Names.
  6. Click on ADD button displayed on the top right corner.
  7. Tap the Name field displayed and entered the name as you desired.
  8. Tap on APN and enter BSNL APN settings as “BSNLNET”
  9. Click OK
  10. Check all the BSNL Access point settings once as below
  11. Select More at top right.
  12. Tap the Save button.
New High SPeed APN Settings
  • Immediately your installed Access Point Name is displayed
  • Select the BSNL APN settings which displayed with your desired name (If not selected) and finally your APN settings is like this
  • With this, your manual installation of APN’s for BSNL 3G activation is complete on any Android devices and ready to use on the Go, So recharge with any of the unlimited data plans of BSNL to access high speed internet wherever you are. Also, have a look at some more queries.

    Is any other process to change APN settings on Android?

    Every subscriber can change the Access Point Name settings to default provides in BSNL SIM card or anything you required. The process which follows for new installation of BSNL settings for mobile data is the same to Reset APN settings on any device. But it can do manually as below.

    1. Follow the steps as above up to Access Point Names. Your existing APNs are displayed
    2. Click on existing APN and follow as above only.
    3. Tap Name and enter which you require.
    4. Tap APN and rename as BSNLNET if other is available
    5. Click More and Save

    Configure BSNL APN settings for iPhone

    To access the BSNL internet facility on your latest iPhone 7, 7+, 8 and latest iPhone 10, iPad or for anything relates to Apple product, and You must install APN settings for iPhone or iPad immediately, which calls as mobile internet settings to access high speed 4G data.

    Configure BSNL APN settings for iPhone or iPad

    BSNL APN for various Departments

    There are various other APN’s issued to different departments as per their request to access mobile internet with separate new APN for BSNL  mobile numbers issued by some departments. Have a check at them and change your existing normal BSNL APN in your mobile if you number is allotted by your employer.

    BSNL New APNs alloted for Various Departments / Organizations

    1. Can we install any other BSNL APN settings for data card?

      No, there is no other APNs. These are standard settings provide for mobile phone and data card or dongles.

    2. What to do if BSNL 3G is not working even after installation of APN?

      Even after the installation of APN, if your BSNL mobile data not working means you have not register for BSNL 3G activation. So first register your acceptance to activate BSNL data services in SIM card to get BSNL 3G or 4G connection on your mobile or GSM device.

    3. Are there any best APN settings for BSNL 3G network to get a good connection speed?

      The only available Access point name is “BSNL NET.” It is the only access point networks available for all mobile users to get speed data.

    4. What is the speed for BSNL APN settings?

      The rate will differ according to the network connection at that time, where the network speeds are
      (1) If connected to GPRS (General Packet Radio Service), there is a maximum transfer rate of 50 kbit/s. In real time it is 40 kbit/second.
      2. Connecting with EDGE (Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution) signal, there is a maximum download speed of 1 Mbit/s. In real time it is 500 kbit/s per second.
      3. If it connects with 3G, 3.5G like the signal H, H+, the customer will get a minimum of 3.6Mbps and maximum of 21.6Mbps.

    5. Does have any other APN settings for cricket ?

      The existing APNs are only applicable for all. there is no separate APN settings cricket in any circle to get special data speed. Having some special packs for data only not for bandwidth.

    6. Any separate APN portal is available?

      There is no requirement to maintain separate APN portal, because we insert a SIM in a new mobile, it gives APN push notifications to install access point network settings and we have manual types. So there is no requirement to maintain new BSNL APN portal.

    The given installation guide for BSNL GPRS activation will help you a lot to do the same, Because BSNL APN settings is a mandatory thing to work for mobile internet, without APN, BSNL 4G, 3G and 2G won’t works in mobile or any GSM handset, and If you want anything more on this BSNL APN settings installation guide, and also if BSNL mobile data not working ask us at any time here.

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    75 thoughts on “BSNL APN Settings for 4G High Speed Mobile Data”

    1. Very bad bad network, I hate this realy it’s not good for all net always dead sheet plz improve otherwise I will change to another network

    2. My Samsung note 3 not working in indoor. BSNL officials not supporting me in any way such 3G registration and configuration to my mobile. I am not able to change the network carrier because I am in TamilNadu police family scheme. Hence make arrange to receive 3G speedy Internet connection and also the handset provided with one SIM slot.

    3. Feels like throwing SIM out sometimes. Please inform if there’s any settings for proper incoming network so that the network doesn’t show empty and save my rupees.

    4. I have ported my number Airtel to bsnl
      Not enough 2g signs also not there I tried to call customer service but no reply they are only telling about plans of bsnl.
      Please solve the problem

    5. I have been using BSNL sim over 16 years and still waiting for the better network but there is no improvement since 2005.. Absolutely worst net work in my area at KANCHRAPARA WEST BENGAL PIN 743145. Even 2G network is unavailable inside the room. Please upgrade BSNL network at least to 3G. IN my area there is no BSNL tower. Please install tower to provide uninterrupted network. My mobile no 943xx999. Thanks.

    6. BSNL को बिकवाने में BSNL के अधिकारी ही जिम्मेदार होंगें, जो कुछ काम करके राजी ना हैं, डूब के मर जाओ BSNL वालो ये भारत देश भी बेच देगा मोदी 1 दिन, और अंधभगत गोबर खाके मर जाएंगे

    7. Since I have switched over from jio to bsnl net is only showing E i.e worst signal. After a lot of complaints also nothing doing.All my money has gone to water. Friends don’t recharge bsnl to throw your money.

    8. Sir, Bsnl 4g Signal was slowly into my area, complaint raised somany times, but not improved Signal strength. Pl. Issue the orders to improve signel quality in our location. Pincode: 535002, Vizianagaram, AndhraPradesh

    9. hello, i used BSNL past 8 year but when i type START and send to 1925 then no any service message or other acknowledgement received so please tell me how can i used internet ?

    10. After type START and send 1925, not an acknowledge message or other service message received then please tell me how i start internet ?

    11. Since Recharged bsnl. PV399, Worst network getting at Halisahar 24 pgs.(N.) Rejecting jio recharge. Even calling is not possible.

    12. Only H, H+ mysore 570019 karnataka not getting 4G signal near Rajive nager and it is very slow in my location so worst sim and very wort network in india

    13. Very worst NETWORK in my area 632001 tamilnadu vellore velapadi rajaamal street sm, nagar near mummy hospital kkr hospital

    14. Recently I came from idea to bsnl, I’m facing issue still after 3 days of sim activation I didn’t get 4 g signal , it’s showing still in H+ while in living in urban area also, I’m had a put a complaint regarding signal issue at bsnl customer care, they are just saying wait and wait for 24 hours ,so think twice and search it before is it having 4g in your area or not otherwise u may suffered like me

    15. My internet service was not running for last 2 days..
      I made complaint but nothing happens..
      I have valid internet pack and all settings were done as per your advices.
      But still suffering
      My location is Kolkata , pin 700065.

    16. I am great fan of BSNL network, I am living in Hyderabad . I observed that in villages BSNL
      is providing 4G LTE network coverage but near my home I am not receiving 4G signals . My mobile number is 8500985253
      When will BSNL update its network from 3G to 4G . ?

    17. I have 4G SIM, live in 4g network area but don’t avail volte and ims service. pls, number is 9431136928/9430145546.

    18. I had brought bsnl 4G sim and had activated 4g volte service, Got reply as it is activated from BSNL and still internet is very low as 2G internet services, I wanna port my number very soon if they are not rectifying my problem.

    19. have taken 4G sim card and also having 4G smartphone oppo f9, but There is no 4G Network, I will Port sim Card no : 9480614319 place : shimoga district, Karnataka state.

    20. Hello, am from Lakshadweep There is BSNL 4G Tower, My phone Redmi note 7pro speed 0.5kb to 30kb, but my friend phone Redmi note 8pro he is speed 600kb to 1mb, my friend just change APN but this Apn Not working my phone, plz I need supporting APN

    21. Plz make my internet sitting its very slow, Always gives the speed of 10 kbps, I always regrate. Why I took this connection.

    22. I am using bsnl4g sim it is not showing 4g in my redmi note 4 it always shows 2G even I keep 4g settings, How to solve this problem?

    23. If I try sending a little long SMS it gets converted MMS(It shows) and doesn’t go through, What should I do?

    24. I am getting message from BT-OTATRI stating “The terminal cannot be configured remotely, please contact customer support for further assistance” why it is coming? what is the meaning?

    25. Data Usage and Network Issue During Calling living and working area, I faced the issue of network during data usage and calling since long time but till date, there is no any resolution provided from your end.

      I tried nos of times to contact customer care (CC No.: 1503)but till date I can’t reach.

      Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

    26. Bsnl is providing 3G service at our area with satisfactory speed but frequently disconnecting more than 30 times a day, we have to disconnect and connect internet for more every time, where to complain for my BSNL no 8873217907 at BIHAR.

    27. Very bad bad network I hate this realy it’s not good for all net always dead sheet plz improve otherwise I will change to another network

      • Really it’s to bad, i have registered a complaint many times but no resolution, Finally I have change my number BSNL to other.

    28. My outgoing calls and sms is not working whereas the incoming calls and sms is working fine, Even the balance enquiry is not working and “Connection problem or invalid MMI code,” message is displayed.

      Request you to kindly suggest the necessary remedy at the earliest.

    29. pls activate data network connection in in my bsnl prepaid sim(mob no.8902006443)at present, i am national roaming. yesterday only( on 12 dec) i had recharged above said bsnl sim with Rs 97/- (2gb data/ per day for 18 days), but till now data networks is not activated, i have also requested through sms START to 1925.
      from your end i have received a msg “thanks for choosing BSNL” only, kindly resolve the issue as early as possible,
      Incoming and outgoing calls are active, kindly guide me to activate the data networks on my bsnl mobile sim.
      you can send me the required instructions on email id. It will great help to me. thanking you.

    30. I tried all the setting suggested here but my network is not getting improve, From 3 days I am troubled due to network, Can’t even send messages.

      • Very poor service, They do not help easily when you face any problem. I tried several calls to customer care. After 2 months of useless and futile advice from the customer care representatives, luckily one representative could give me proper advice, and my problem was solved, but after a loss of 2 months, For 2 months I was not able to access any internet even after all recharge done by me. BSNL does not know what is customer care.

    31. Received a message from BTOTATRI like “The terminal cannot be configured remotely, please contact Customer support for further assistance” I’m from Kerala, Is this message from BSNL, or what else?

    32. My Samsung galaxy s3 neo does not working 3G properly, Speed of bsnl 3G in my place is 1 to 50 kb, so please help me to get a more than 500 kb in my mobile.

    33. My Samsung Galaxy Grand Max 7202 not working in indoor, BSNL not supporting me in any way such 3G registration and configuration to my mobile, I am not able to change the network carrier, Hence make arrange to receive 3G speedy Internet connection

    34. Hi
      what about proxy setting. i am using nokia windows phone
      please let me know the proxy address and port address


      • This means, your area is not covered with BSNL 3G signal / having 3G signal strength problem, please complain with concerned authorities or at BSNL CMD facebook page for rectification.

      • BSNL announces the targets to complete 4G installation in each circle, and in this financial year only, all the 4G services are going to be launched.

    35. I am unable to get 4G signal on my iPhone 5S. Kept apn as per ur instruction and Please guide us what are the APN settings for iPhone 5S, also If I am enabling data service, i am getting only edge signal as all 3G BTS towers replaced with 4G.

      • Please check, whether you area 4G is launched or not, because in many locations. BSNL 4G equipments is installed, but yet to be launched the service.

    36. My Samsung note 3 not working in indoor. BSNL officials not supporting me in any way such 3G registration and configuration to my mobile. I am not able to change the network carrier because I am in TamilNadu police family scheme. Hence make arrange to receive 3G speedy Internet connection and also the handset provided with one SIM slot.


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