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Phone Settings

Send Settings

For most phones, you can send out the settings by text message. 

Click here to be redirected to our partner site for sending settings. You will be able to send out settings by text or display them on the screen to check manually.

Search by phone type, or if you're unsure of the model of your phone, you can search by IMEI.

If you don't have your IMEI to hand, type *#06# into your phone and the IMEI will display on the screen. 

Blackberry Settings

  1. Go to Blackberry Stuff
  2. Options
  3. Advanced
  4. TCP/IP settings
  5. Then can enter in new APN as below
    • APN (Access Point Name): tescomobile.liffeytelecom.com
    • MMSC: http://mmc1/servlets/mms
    • MNC: 11
    • WAP Home: tescomobile.ie/wap

Please note we do not support Blackberry services, which means you will not be able to use your BBM. You will also not be able to use apps that you have download from BIS like Facebook, Twitter etc however you will be able to access internet through your browser and log into these pages that way.

Also please note you will be able to use the BIS services as above and BBM over a wifi connection.

iPhone Operating Systems

Apple regularly updates the software on your iPhone, to find out what version of the Operating System you are on (IOS) follow the below steps. This information is useful to enable initial configuration on the Tesco Mobile network and Tethering.

  1. From the Settings menu select General.
  2. Within this menu then select the About option.
  3. Scroll down until you see the menu item called Version.
  4. The version of your Operating System (IOS) is displayed as per the graphic below. 

Tethering for iOS 10

From the iPhone select the Settings menu
Within Settings click on Mobile Data,then select Mobile Data Options.
Click on the Mobile Data  Network menu.
Within the mobile data network you will need to set the following settings.
  • APN: tescomobile.liffeytelecom.com
  • MMSC: http://10.1.11.68/servlets/mms
  • MMS Proxy: 10.1.11.19:8080
  • MMS Max Message Size: 307200
   
Then scroll down the screen to the Personal Hotspot section
put the following line into the APN setting
  • APN:  tescomobile.liffeytelecom.com
 
    


To enable the Personal Hotspot, goto Settings, and click on Personal Hotspot,then drag the slider to the on position.
This enables Personal Hotspot.

Tethering for iOS 9

  1. From the iPhone, select the Settings icon
  2. Within settings click on the option called Cellular , then select Cellular Data Network.
  3. Scroll down the iPhone screen to the section called ‘PERSONAL HOTSPOT’.
  4. Populate the fields in this section with the following:
    • APN: tescomobile.liffeytelecom.com
    • Username: leave empty
    • Password: leave empty

  5. Now reboot the iPhone for the changes to take effect.
  6. To enable the Personal Hotspot, goto Settings , choose Cellular , and enable the Personal Hotspot as per the graphic below.
  7. You can use the default password, or enter a password of your choice. 

Unlock My Phone - How To Steps

Please follow the below steps to allow you to unlock your mobile telephone from the Tesco Mobile network.

Click on the appropriate handset manufacturer for details

Samsung:
Remove your Sim card from your phone and dial #0111*(enter unlock code here)#
Press the call button
Your phone unlock code process is now complete

Alcatel:
Put a non-Tesco mobile SIM Card into your phone.
Turn on the phone and enter your PIN.
You should automatically be prompted to input the unlock code you received through TXT message.
Your phone unlock code process is now complete

HTC:
Insert a SIM card from another network (non-Tesco mobile) into your device
The device will prompt you to enter the unlock code
Enter code
Unlock Successful will then display.
Your phone unlock code process is now complete

Huawei:
Insert a SIM card from another network (non-Tesco mobile) into your device
The device will prompt you to enter the unlock code
Enter code
Unlock Successful will then display.
Your phone unlock code process is now complete

Sony:
Put a non Tesco Mobile sim card in your phone
Power on the phone
Enter your PIN code if requested
You will be prompted to enter the “key for unlocking”
Enter the code 
Your phone is now unlocked

Microsoft:
Insert a non-Tesco SIM and turn device on. 
Insert the SIM card PIN if prompted. 
If the device is locked you will then be prompted for the unlock code. 
Enter the network unlock code and you should see a message PIN ACCEPTED. 
The device is unlocked.

LG:
Ensure your Tesco Mobile sim is in your phone
Power on the phone
Insert your PIN code if requested
While your phone is in standby, enter the following into the phone 2945#*360#   The * (star) key is found under the number 7 on your keypad and the # (hash) key is found under the number 9 on your key pad.
A pop-up text box will be displayed on screen. Select 'Enter unlock code'
Enter the code provided
Press OK.
Your phone unlock code process is now complete

DORO:
Please follow the below instructions for entering this code into your Doro phone.
Insert a SIM card from another network (non-Tesco mobile) into your phone.
Power on the phone
Insert your PIN code if requested
When the phone turns on you will be prompted to 'Enter unlock code'
Enter the code and click "OK"
Your phone unlock code process is now complete


MOTOROLA:
Insert a non-Tesco mobile SIM Card
Turn on your mobile
You should be automatically prompted to input the unlock code
Enter the code
Your phone unlock code process is now complete

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