Assist Wireless just like every other mobile broadband internet access provider requires Access Point Name (APN) settings to connect to the internet through a 5G, 4G network when there is an active Assist Wireless data plan. These settings are unique to every service provider.
Ensure you have an active account with Assist Wireless and within network coverage in order to successfully connect to the internet. Assist Wireless uses Sprint and T-Mobile as the underlying carriers to offer the service.
Assist Wireless is a free lifeline government program based in Oklahoma state for people who are in need of these services. To be in a position to use it, ensure that you are eligible and qualify for the service. Other free government phone services in the united states include Assurance Wireless, QLink Wireless, NewPhone Wireless, Reachout Wireless, Safelink Wireless, and more.
Assist Wireless APN Internet Settings for iPhone
To set up APN internet settings on iPhone, navigate to Settings > Cellular > Cellular Data Network then input the settings below. Use these settings under APN, LTE, and hotspot sections.
- APN: pwg
- username: (Leave it blank)
- password: (Leave it blank)
Set up Assist Wireless MMS then restart your iPhone. You can alternatively use wholesale as your APN if pwg does not work.
You can also secure your connection to the internet by using one of these fast and free VPNs.
Assist Wireless APN Internet Settings for Android Devices
To set up APN internet settings on an Android device, navigate to Settings > Connections > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names then add new APN. You can find this APN location for your specific device then input the settings below.
- Name: Assist Wireless
- APN: pwg
- Proxy: (Leave it blank)
- Port: (Leave it blank)
- Username: (Leave it blank)
- Password: (Leave it blank)
- Server: (Leave it blank)
- MMSC: http://wholesale.mmsmvno.com/mms/wapenc
- MMS Proxy: (Leave it blank)
- MMC: (Leave default number)
- MNC: (Leave default number)
- Authentication type: (none)
- APN type: default,mms,supl
- APN Protocol: IPv4
- APN roaming protocol: IPv4
- APN enable/disable: APN enabled
- Bearer: unspecified
- MVNO type: none
- MVNO value: (Leave it blank)
Save the settings then select Assist Wireless as the active APN. Set up Assist Wireless MMS to send and receive MMS messages. Restart your Android device.
Change your APN to wholesale if pwg does not work after restarting.
Assist Wireless Contact Information
Assist Wireless customer service contact information.
- Call: 1-855-392-7747
- Call: 611 from a Lifeline device
- email: [email protected]
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