Textnow APN Settings

Textnow internet data & MMS APN settings for iPhone & Android

Textnow APN Settings for Cell Phones & Tablets

If you're switching to TextNow and bringing your own device, you may need to change your APN settings.

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To configure your MMS & data settings for TextNow, use the Access Point Name details below.

APN NameTextNowTextNow
MMS Proxy68.28.31.7
MMS Port80
Authentication Type
APN Typedefault, mms
APN Protocol
APN Roaming Protocol

You may want to check out our step-by-step guides on how to unlock your phone and how to switch SIM cards.

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TextNow FAQs

How do I switch to TextNow?

Switching to TextNow is smart, quick and simple. You don't have to buy a new phone, since you can bring your device to TextNow. You can keep your old number. All you need to do is order a TextNow SIM card and once you have that, you can switch your phone service in as little as 2-3 minutes.

Does TextNow have network coverage in my area?

TextNow is powered by Sprint, meaning you get the same nationwide 4G LTE coverage as you would if you signed up to Sprint directly.

Can I keep my phone number when I switch to TextNow?

Yes! It's easy to port your existing phone number to TextNow during the activation process.

Can I bring my phone to TextNow?

Yes! Most unlocked smartphones that have a SIM card slot will work with TextNow. If your phone is locked to a carrier you will need to contact your existing carrier to get it unlocked.

Is my device compatible with TextNow?

You can check your devices compatibility on the TextNow website before you signup.

Is there a contract or credit check with TextNow?

No. TextNow works on a prepaid month-to-month basis, meaning there is no credit check or commitment so you can switch carriers as often as you like.

Does TextNow offer unlimited data plans?

Most people don't need unlimited data, the average person only used 2-5GB per month. Typically, it's better to choose a customized TextNow plan and only pay for the data you actually use.

Does TextNow offer family plans?

TextNow plans are already extremely low-cost, so they do not offer further discounts for families.

How does TextNow billing work?

TextNow plans are prepaid with no contract. This means that you pay for 30 days when your plan starts, not afterwards. TextNow allows AutoPay to ensure you automatically renew your plan every 30 days.

Can I share my TextNow plan across multiple devices?

Additional lines can be added for $20 per line on all of Reach’s shared data plans. Up to 4 lines can exist on an account.

Does TextNow allow tethering?

Yes, TextNow allows tethering but it may depend on the plan you select, so you will need to check on the TextNow website.

Does TextNow offer international calling?

Yes, TextNow includes calls to international countries, more information can be found on the TextNow website before you sign up.

Does TextNow have a refund policy?

TextNow offer a refund within 7 days if you are not satisfied with the service. Be sure to check the full details on the TextNow website.

Who should switch to TextNow?

TextNow are perfect for anyone that is looking to save money on their cell phone plan, without compromising on coverage. Whether you're a family, senior, student, cord cutter, business owner or just a savvy consumer, there's a customized plan suitable for everyone.

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TextNow Network Specs

Bring Your Phone:Yes
Keep Your Number:Yes
Contract:No - prepaid
Credit Check:No

TextNow Company Info

Headquarters:1 Sutter Street, Suite 800, San Francisco, CA, 94104
Employees:51 - 200
Customer Service:(226) 476-1578
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