Devices

How do I manually setup my Android phone to access the internet? (APN / MMS)

Steps: Android 4.0 or higher
Note: These steps are for stock Android devices (Nexus handsets). Other Android devices use the same method but may rename some of the options and the appearance with their own user interface on Android.
Internet Setup
  • Step 1: Enter Settings
  • Step 2: Select Wireless & Networks
  • Step 3: Select More…
  • Step 4: Select Mobile Networks
  • Step 5: Ensure Data Enabled is checked (enabled)
  • Step 6: Select Access Point Names
  • Step 7: Create a new APN (Select Menu, followed by New APN). Enter Data as the name for the new APN. Under the headings APN enter internet.freedommobile.ca (leave all other fields blank).
  • Step 8: Save the APN settings by selecting menu and then save.
Picture Messaging (MMS)
  • Step 1: Enter Settings
  • Step 2: Select Wireless & Networks
  • Step 3: Select More…
  • Step 4: Select Mobile Networks
  • Step 5: Ensure Data Enabled is checked (enabled)
  • Step 6: Select Access Point Names
  • Step 7: Create a new APN (Select Menu, followed by New APN). Enter MMS as the name for the new APN. Under the following information in the listed headings:
    • APN: mms.freedommobile.ca
    • MMSC: http://mms.freedommobile.ca
    • MMS Proxy: 74.115.197.70
    • MMS Port: 8080
    • MCC: 302
    • MNC: 490
    • APN Type: mms
    • Leave all other fields blank

Steps: Android 2.1 to 2.3

Internet setup

  • Step 1: Enter Settings
  • Step 2: Select Wireless & Networks
  • Step 3: Select Mobile Networks
  • Step 4: Ensure Data Enabled is checked (enabled)
  • Step 5: Select Access Point Names
  • Step 6: Create a new APN (Access Point). Enter any name you would like to call your internet connection
  • and the access point as internet.freedommobile.ca (leave all other fields blank)
Picture Messaging (MMS) setup
  • Step 1: Enter Settings
  • Step 2: Select Wireless & Networks
  • Step 3: Select Mobile Networks
  • Step 4: Ensure Data Enabled is checked (enabled)
  • Step 5: Select Access Point Names
  • Step 6: Create a new APN (Select Menu, followed by New APN). Enter MMS as the name for the new APN. Under the following information in the listed headings:
    • APN: mms.freedommobile.ca
    • MMSC: http://mms.freedommobile.ca
    • MMS Proxy: 74.115.197.70
    • MMS Port: 8080
    • MCC: 302
    • MNC: 490
    • APN Type: mms
    • Leave all other fields blank