Access Point Name configuration (iOS device profile)

With the Access Point Name configuration you specify an Access Point Name (APN) configuration for iOS devices. APN configurations define how devices connect to a mobile network.

Note The Access Point Name configuration is deprecated in favor of the Cellular configuration. See Cellular configuration (iOS device profile).
Important If these settings are not correct, the device cannot access data using the cellular network. To undo settings changes, the profile must be removed from the device.

Setting/Field

Description

APN

The APN that the device quotes when it opens a GPRS connection with the carrier.

This must match an APN that the carrier accepts. Otherwise, the connection cannot be established.

User name for access point

The user name for the access point.
Note iOS supports APN user names of up to 64 characters.

Password for access point

The password for the access point.
Note iOS supports APN passwords of up to 64 characters.

Proxy server and port

The address and the port of the proxy server.