How to Setup Straight Talk Wireless Data and MMS for your iPhone running iOS 6

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This guide is for iOS 6. I have a new guide for iOS 7. See How to Setup Straight Talk Wireless Data and MMS for your iPhone running iOS 7. Both guides should work for iOS 7, but try the new one, I have tried to improve the process and well as update the screen shots for iOS 7.

UPDATE: NOV 19 2013

Many readers are reporting problems that they are having trouble sending or receiving MMS over the last few days. If you are having a problem  please leave a comment here: I Can’t Receive MMS Picture Messages Using Straight Talk or Net10 on My iPhone Using iOS 7.0.4


This guide describes how to set up Straight Talk  Access Point Name or APN for Data, Internet, MMS, or picture messaging for your iPhone. I documented the steps I used to set up my iPhone 5 with Straight Talk Data and MMS.  This guide should help you with any iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, or iPhone 5 running iOS 6. The guide shows step by step how to setup the Access Point Name  or APN values needed to data and MMS picture messaging working.

If you have been using Straight Talk with your iPhone and your data or MMS has suddenly stopped working, try this post.

If you are using an Android phone or smartphone other than an iPhone, this guide is not for you. Please try my generic smartphone guide.

If you are looking to switch your iPhone to Straight Talk, see the article I wrote about my experience.

Otherwise read on to find out how to setup your Straight Talk APN for Data and MMS… “How to Setup Straight Talk Wireless Data and MMS for your iPhone running iOS 6″

Read the entire guide and make an give it a try before leaving a comment to ask for help.  Follow the Next Page link to begin reading the guide.

1,565 comments on “How to Setup Straight Talk Wireless Data and MMS for your iPhone running iOS 6
  1. Sanne says:

    Hey Bob!

    Thank you so much for this post, I tried it all but the data still does not work… I have an iPhone 6 and am using the Straight Talk Bring Your Own Phone nano simcard compatible for T Mobile. Caing a non-US number, as I am not American an that did not work though). Can you help me out?

  2. Jewels says:

    It worked! It worked! It worked! Thank you!!!!

  3. Art Hughes says:

    I have an old 3GS and tried the tmobile card trick. I could never get the cellular profile option to appear even after powering down and back on with the tmobile sim installed

  4. wayne says:

    cant send or recieve picture messages

    • Bob Thompson says:

      Hi Wayne,
      Can you share some details like what wireless company you are using, which network you are on, what phone do you have, what version of software is installed on the phone.

      Regards
      Bob

  5. Makedrea says:

    I don’t have straight talk apn settings at all on my iphone 5c

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