Configure APN in Mobiles with Movistar Coverage



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If you have Movistar coverage but can’t access the internet with your mobile data, learn how to configure Movistar APN with this brief guide 📖 for Android and iOS cell phones 📱 Read on!

Each operator in the country has its own APN. In this article, we will show specifically how to configure APN Movistar ✅, if you want to know how to configure APN with other operators, 🤓 be sure to read related articles in our blog!

 

What is the Movistar APN?

The APN stands for Access Point Name, “Access Point Name” translated into Spanish. It is the necessary driver that we must configure so that our device can access mobile internet data from our company with Movistar coverage.

 

What is the purpose of the APN Movistar?

The APN is the necessary configuration for a device to connect to the internet using the operator’s network data.

 

Which companies have Movistar coverage in Spain?

As we indicated at the beginning of this guide, each operator in our country has its own APN. We indicate below the companies that have Movistar coverage in Spain:

  • Yoigo
  • O2
  • Digi Mobil
  • Pepephone
  • Tuenti
  • Telecable
  • Lycamobile

 

Why configure APN Movistar?

Normally, when we insert the Movistar SIM card in our terminal, the necessary configuration for data usage is done automatically, but on certain occasions this does not happen.

Example:

  1. We renew our mobile and introduce the old SIM in our new smartphone.
  2. We notice that the mobile data is not working.
  3. We check the data settings and apparently everything is activated correctly.
  4. We try the SIM in our old terminal and there everything works like silk.
  5. We check the data settings and apparently everything is activated correctly.
  6. What is the problem then? -> The APN is not configured.

In this case, when the automatic configuration of the APN was not performed correctly, it is necessary that we make a small manual adjustment will not take us more than 3 minutes and with which we can solve this problem. Follow the steps in this brief guide to configure APN Movistar.

 

How to configure APN Movistar on Android?

Follow step by step the points indicated to configure APN Movistar on Android and browse without limits with your internet data:

 

How to access the APN on Android mobile?

1. Go to the main menu – Select Settings ⚙️

2. Depending on the phone version, we can find some of these options. Choose the appropriate one:

    • More.
    • More Networks.
    • More Settings.
    • More Settings.
    • More Settings.
    • Wireless Connections.
    • More Connections.

 

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3. Access Mobile Networks.

 

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4. Depending on phone version, check that the following options are enabled:

  • Mobile data.
  • Conexion data.

 

5. Select APN or Access Point Name.

 

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How to create a new APN on Android mobile?

Once we find the Movistar APN data, we will create the new APN by following the steps below:

1. New APN. If the + symbol does not appear, press the menu button.

 

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2. Complete the following fields:

      • Name: GESDITEL
      • APN: internet.movil.es
      • User: (not required)
      • Password: (not required)

 

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3. Click again on the menu button and choose Save.

4. Check that among the list of APNs the one we have just created (GESDITEL) is selected.

 

How to configure APN Movistar on iOS?

Follow the points below to configure APN Movistar on iOS and your internet data will flow correctly:

 

How to access the APN on iOS mobile?

  1. Access the main menu – Select Settings ⚙️
  2. Click on – Mobile Data

 

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3. Access – Mobile Data Network.

 

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How to create a new APN in iOS mobile?

Once we find the Movistar APN data (we will see “Internet Access Point” following the steps above), we will create the new APN following the steps below:

      1. Change the data shown and enter:
        • Name: GESDITEL
        • APN: internet.movil.es
        • User: (not required)
        • Password: (not required)
      2. Reset settings.
      3. Check that among the list of APNs the one we have just created (GESDITEL) is selected.

 

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In some cases, you may need to restart your device for the configuration to activate.

Once you have been able to configure APN Movistar as we have indicated in the previous steps, you can start browsing the internet network with your mobile data from your operator without difficulty.

If you are interested in how to configure APN with orange, vodafone or other operators coverage, see the Configure APN section of our blog!


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