Assurance Wireless is a free government cellphone plan for qualified individuals alongside Safelink Wireless, QLink Wireless, Access Wireless among other providers. It offers services to people from underprivileged communities and set criteria that have to be met for the services to be offered.
Once you have an Assurance Wireless SIM card, and Assurance Wireless data plan, you will need to set up APN settings in order to access the internet. The settings for Android and iPhones are listed below.
Assurance Wireless APN Internet Settings for iPhone
For iPhones, navigate to Settings > Mobile Data > Mobile Data Network then input the settings below under the APN section.
- APN: internet
- Username: (Leave this section blank)
- Password: (Leave this section blank)
Assurance Wireless MMS Settings for iPhone
To set up Assurance Wireless MMS on an iPhone, navigate to Settings > Cellular > Cellular Data Network then input the settings below under MMS section.
- APN: internet
- Username: (leave this unchanged)
- Password: (leave this unchanged)
- MMSC: (leave this unchanged)
- MMS Proxy: (leave this unchanged)
- MMS Max Message Size: 1048576
- MMS UA Prof URL: http://www.apple.com/mms/uaprof.rdf
You may want to set up Assurance Wireless APN for internet access on your iPhone. Save then restart your device.
Assurance Wireless APN Internet Settings for Android Devices
For your Samsung, Pixel, Oppo, OnePlus, or any other Android device, navigate to Settings > Connections > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names for Samsung Galaxy devices and Settings > Network & Internet > SIMs > Select SIM > Access Point Names for other Android devices then tap on the + icon to add new APN settings. Add the settings below.
- Name: Assurance
- APN: internet
- Username: (Not set – Leave it blank)
- Password: (Not set – Leave it blank)
- Proxy: (leave it blank – not set )
- Port: (Leave it blank – not set)
- Server: (leave it blank )
- MMSC: ( Leave it blank )
- MMS Proxy: (leave blank)
- MMS Port: (Not Set)
- MCC: 470
- MNC: 02
- Authentication type: (none)
- APN type: default,fota,mms,supl
- APN protocol: IPv4/IPv6
- APN roaming protocol: IPv4/IPv6
- APN enable/disable: enabled
- Bearer: (Unspecified)
- Mobile virtual network operator: (none )
Save the settings then select Assurance as the active APN. You may also want to set up Assurance Wireless MMS. Restart your device for the settings to take effect.
You may also need to clear the cache on your Chrome or Firefox browser for the settings to take effect. An outdated cache can considerably slow down your browsing experience.
Assurance Wireless MMS Settings for Android Devices
Assurance Wireless MMS is set together with APN internet settings. Set up Assurance APN internet settings then restart your device for the settings to take effect.
Reset your network settings on iPhone to get new settings and install them. Navigate to Settings > General >Transfer or Reset iPhone > Reset > Reset Network Settings then install the new settings under iPhone Settings.
To reset Assurance Wireless settings on Android, navigate to Settings > System > Reset Options > Reset Wi-Fi, mobile and Bluetooth >Reset settings then reset your network settings.
Assurance Wireless Customer Service
Assurance Wireless customer service contact information.