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Are you finishing activation for an Android or iPhone?

I need to finish activating my Android Phone.

I need to finish activating my iPhone.

 

Finishing activating your Android phone

 

I purchased my Boost SIM Kit from my.boostmobile.com

Follow these steps to update the APN settings of your Android phone after you have inserted your SIM card and activated your plan.

Step 1. Go to Settings (in Apps or pull-down notifications tray)

Step 2. Go to Connections, Network Connections, or Network and Internet, depending on your phone

Step 3. Select Mobile Networks and ensure Mobile Data is enabled

Step 4.  Select Access Point Name or "APN" (may be in Advanced options)

Step 5.  Select the plus "+" sign to add a new APN

Step 6.  Enter the following information, ignore the fields that aren't listed here:

Name – boost

APN – ereseller

MMSC – http://mmsc.mobile.att.net

MMS Proxy – proxy.mobile.att.net

MMS Port – 80

APN Type – default,mms,supl,fota,xcap

APN Protocol – IPv4 / IPv6

APN Roaming Protocol – IPv4 / IPv6

APN enable/disable – Enabled

MVNO Type – GID

Step 7. Select Save (you may need to select the three dot icon: Navigation Menu Vertical undefined - Free transparent PNG, SVG. No Sign up needed. in the upper right corner of the screen, depending on your phone)

Step 8.  Ensure the APN you created is selected on the Access Point Name screen

Step 9.  Restart your phone

Step 10.  Test your phone's connection by making a call, sending a text and loading a web page. (Make sure you've disconnected from WiFi.)

 

I purchased my Boost SIM Kit from Best Buy or Target

Follow these steps to update the APN settings of your Android phone after you have inserted your SIM card and activated your plan. If you have an iPhone, your APN settings will be automatically updated.

Step 1. Go to Settings (in Apps or pull-down notifications tray)

Step 2. Go to Connections, Network Connections, or Network and Internet, depending on your phone

Step 3. Select Mobile Networks and ensure Mobile Data is enabled

Step 4.  Select Access Point Name or "APN" (may be in Advanced options)

Step 5.  Select the plus "+" sign to add a new APN

Step 6.  Enter the following information, ignore the fields that aren't listed here:

Name – boost

APN – wireless.dish.com

APN Type – default,mms

APN Protocol – IPv4 / IPv6

MMSC – http://wholesale.mmsmvno.com/mms/wapenc

MMS Port – 80

MVNO Type – GID

Step 7.  Select Save (you may need to select the three dot icon: Navigation Menu Vertical undefined - Free transparent PNG, SVG. No Sign up needed. in the upper right corner of the screen, depending on your phone)

Step 8.  Ensure the APN you created is selected on the Access Point Name screen

Step 9.  Restart your phone

Step 10.  Test your phone's connection by making a call, sending a text and loading a web page. (Make sure you've disconnected from WiFi.)

 

Having trouble setting up a mobile hotspot?

If you've completed the steps above and your Android Boost phone's cellular and data connection is working, but you are having issues when setting up a mobile hotspot (or "tethering") , you may need to manually configure a second, hotspot APN setting.

 

iPhone Carrier Bundle Update




 

In order to start using all functions of your newly activated iPhone with Boost, you’ll need to follow a few additional steps:

Please note: If you are an existing iPhone customer that activated on Boost after 12/14/21, make sure you have taken these steps if you are running into issues using your phone.

Open your Settings app → General → Software Update → update to iOS 15.2 — this is the minimum iOS version your phone will need to work properly on the Boost network.

 

Once you are done with that, go back to the General page → About. A pop-up will appear (it may take up to 30 seconds), click update, and verify that the Carrier is at least Boost 49.1.

 

Now you’re all set and ready to start using the true power of Boost!

 

 

iPhone Carrier Bundle Update for Existing BTN Customers 

 

Existing users will also need to go to the Settings app → General → Software Update → update to iOS 15.2 — this is the minimum iOS version your phone will need to work properly on the Boost network.

 

Once you are done with that, go back to the General page → About. A pop-up will appear (it may take up to 30 seconds), click update

 

If you brought your own device: Go to your Settings app, select General, and choose VPN & Device Management. Then, go to Boost Mobile BYOD and choose ‘remove.’ Make sure the carrier is set to Boost 49.1 at a minimum.

 

Now you’re all set and ready to start using the true power of Boost!

 

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