If you're trying to access mobile internet, or send multimedia messages on the Lycamobile network, this guide to APN settings will help you get your phone connected so you can browse the web, use email, and send MMS messages.
Here's how to manually add the Lycamobile internet settings on an Android phone.
Open settings from the Home screen.
Tap wireless and networks or more (it'll depend on your Android version).
Tap mobile networks > Access point names.
Tap the Menu button (this could be the lower left soft key, 3 dots in the top right corner, or the word 'more').
Tap New APN.
Enter the following:
Tap menu > Save.
Pick the name you've just created.
Next to your signal bars, you'll now see 3G, H, E or G. This shows you're now connected.
If your iPhone isn't downloading the Lycamobile network settings automatically, here's how to add them manually.
Tap mobile data or cellular data (it'll depend on your network).
Tap mobile data network/cellular data network.
Enter the information below:
Press the left arrow at the top of the screen 3 times.
Press the Home button.
To make sure the settings have worked, look next to your signal bars. 3G, E or GPRS shows you're now connected.
Here are the Lycamobile APN settings to manually connect your BlackBerry 10 phone to mobile data.
Swipe downwards from the top of the screen to get you to the notification panel.
Tap settings > network connections > mobile network.
Tap APN > mobile plan and choose contract or prepay.
Enter the following:
Tap save (in the top right corner).
You should now see 3G, H, E or G at the top of the screen. This shows you're connected.
Your Windows phone should connect to the web automatically, but if you're having problems, follow these steps to manually add the network APN settings. The settings are different depending on the version of Windows you're using.
Swipe the screen from right to left. That'll open your apps list.
Tap settings > wireless and networks > mobile + SIM.
Tap SIM settings (at the bottom of the page).
The options to add internet APN and MMS APN are separate. Tap + add an internet APN.
Enter the following:
Tick the box next to 'Use this APN for LTE'.
Tap save. You'll need to scroll to the bottom of the page.
You'll now see 3G, H, E or G at the top of the screen. This shows that you've connected successfully.
Swipe the screen from right to left to open your apps list.
Tap settings > mobile + SIM or cellular + SIM.
Check that the data connection is on, then find and Tap SIM settings.
The internet APN and MMS APN settings are separate. Tap edit internet apn.
Enter the information:
Tap save (which looks like a disk icon).
You'll know it's worked if you see a 3G, H, E or G at the top of the screen.
To open your apps list, swipe the Home screen from right to left.
Tap settings > mobile network and turn on the data connection.
Tapping the back button will take you back to your apps list. Tap settings again.
Tap access point.
If you see the name of your network provider, tap it, otherwise just tap add.
Enter the following information:
Tap the tick at the bottom to save, and you should see 3G, H, E or G at the top of the screen, which shows it's worked.
In order to access the apps list, you'll need to swipe the Home screen from left to right.
Tap settings > mobile network > add APN.
Enter the following details:
Tap the tick or disk icon to save the information.
Confirm the APN settings.
Check your signal bars for a connection. You will see 3G, H, E or G.
If your Nokia feature phone isn't automatically connecting to the internet, you'll need to enter the Lycamobile APN settings manually. Here's how.
Tap menu > configuration > personal settings.
Tap options > add new > Web.
Tap Account name, then enter Lycamobile Internet, and Tap OK.
Tap Homepage, then enter http://m.google.com, and Tap OK.
Tap Use pref. access pt. and tap No.
Tap Acc. point sett > Bearer settings.
Tap Pack. data acc.pt. and type in data.lycamobile.co.uk, then Tap OK.
Tap Username, type in lmuk then Tap OK.
Tap Password, type in plus then Tap OK.
Press the back button three times.
Press and hold the network name, Lycamobile Internet and choose Activate.
Press the back button again.
Tap Default config. sett. then Tap Personal config.
Tap default then go to the Home screen, press the back button twice.
You should see 3G, H, E or G, next to your signal bars, which means that you're connected.
Hopefully that's you sorted, but if you need more help, you can get in touch with an expert from Team Knowhow here.