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tesco mobile

Phone Settings

If you have brought your phone with you from another network, it will need to be set up with Tesco Mobile settings before accessing the internet or using mms. Choose your phone from the list below to have these settings sent you by sms.

Enter your Mobile Number:
Select Mobile Phone Brand:
Select Mobile Phone Model:
Select Mobile Phone Settings:

Android Settings
  1. Go to Settings -> Wireless&Networks -> Mobile Networks and turn on Data Roaming
  2. Go to Settings -> Wireless&Networks -> Mobile Networks and turn on Packet Data
  3. Go to Settings -> Wireless&Networks -> Mobile Networks -> Access Point Names and delete all existing APN’s.
  4. Create a new Internet APN with settings
    • - Name TMI Internet APN
    • - APN: tescomobile.liffeytelecom.com
    • - MCC: 272
    • - MNC: 11
    • - APN Type: default, supl
    Sometimes for APN Type setting you are only allowed choose from a list. If so choose Internet or default.
  5. Create a new MMS APN with settings
    • - Name: TMI MMS APN
    • - APN: tescomobile.liffeytelecom.com
    • - MMSC: http://mmc1/servlets/mms
    • - MMS Proxy: 10.1.11.19
    • - MMS Port: 8080
    • - MCC: 272
    • - MNC: 11
    • - APN TYPE: MMS
  6. Reboot Phone
iPhone Settings
  1. Put the Tesco Mobile Sim into the unlocked iPhone and connect the iPhone to iTunes (customer requires an internet connection on their computer).
  2. Complete normal setup through iTunes.
  3. Once the iPhone has network signal disconnect the iPhone from iTunes.
  4. Go to Settings ->General -> Network and Turn Data Roaming On
  5. Go to Settings -> General -> Network and select Mobile Data Network.
  6. Put in APN and MMS proxy settings below.
  7. Mobile Data Section.
    • - APN: tescomobile.liffeytelecom.com
    • - Username: leave empty
    • - Password: leave empty
  8. MMS Section.
    • - APN: tescomobile.liffeytelecom.com
    • - MMSC: http://10.1.11.68/servlets/mms
    • - MMS Proxy: 10.1.11.19:8080
    • - Max Message Size: 307200
    • - MMS UA Prof URL: leave empty
  9. Reboot Phone
All other iPhone Settings
  1. Put the Tesco Mobile Sim into the unlocked iPhone and connect the iPhone to iTunes (customer requires an internet connection on their computer).
  2. Complete normal setup through iTunes.
  3. Once the iPhone has network signal disconnect the iPhone from iTunes.
  4. Go to Settings ->General -> Mobile Data
    • - Turn Mobile Data On
    • - Turn Enable 3G On
    • - Turn Data Roaming On
  5. In Settings -> General -> Mobile Data and select Mobile Data Network.
  6. Put in APN and MMS proxy settings below.
  7. Mobile Data Section.
    • - APN: tescomobile.liffeytelecom.com
    • - Username: leave empty
    • - Password: leave empty
  8. MMS Section.
    • - APN: tescomobile.liffeytelecom.com
    • - MMSC: http://10.1.11.68/servlets/mms
    • - MMS Proxy: 10.1.11.19
    • - MMS Port: 8080
    • - Max Message Size: 307200
    • - MMS UA Prof URL: leave empty
  9. Internet Tethering
    • - APN: tescomobile.liffeytelecom.com
  10. Reboot Phone
How to use iPhone for tethering?
  1. Go to Settings ->General -> Network and Turn Data Roaming On
  2. Go to Settings -> General -> Network and select Mobile Data Network.
  3. Put in APN settings below.
  4. Internet Tethering Section.
    • - APN: tescomobile.liffeytelecom.com
    • - Username: leave empty
    • - Password: leave empty
  5. Reboot Phone
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.

Windows Phone Settings

Turning on data/data roaming:

  1. Go to App list
  2. Tap Settings
  3. Tap Cellular
  4. Flick the toggle switch for Data Connection to the On position
  5. Then go 1 step back (back to Cellular), tap Data Roaming options, and select roam.

Enter Tesco Mobile Access Point details:

  1. Go to App list
  2. Tap Settings
  3. Tap Cellular
  4. Go to add APN
  5. Create new APN: tescomobile.liffeytelecom.com and save it.
  6. Then, Reboot phone
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