Manual Internet APN settings for USB DATA Card Modem / 3G Dongle : Idea, Vodafone, Airtel, Tata Docomo, BSNL, Aircel, Reliance, MTS

To access Internet from  USB DATA Card Modem or 3G Dongle you need to configure right APN  (Access Point Name) setting. Not just that to use internet in High speed you have to chose the best preferred network from HSPA / WCDMA / LTE / GSM / GPRS / 2G / WAP. Most of the USB Modems / data cards / Dongles comes with pre-configured setting of APN and dial up number etc.

So today we are going to share how you can manual setup APN  for Tata Docomo, BSNL, Idea, MTNL, Uninor, Vodafone, Reliance, Airtel, Aircel SIM card numbers in you 4G lte / 3G / 2G Data card modem or Dongle. The settings are for all Huawei, ZTE, iBall, Micromax, Lava, Idea Netsetter, Tata Photon, Cubetek, Intex, TP-Link, iSun, Reliance, MTS, ECPC, D-Link, Netgear, Beetel, Alcatel, Binatone, Enter, iBerry, Sandisk, Simmtronics and Zebronics data cards /  dongles.

Manual Internet APN settings for USB DATA Card Modem 3G Dongle

To enter the APN settings manually follow the below instructions  :

Note : There would be slightly different options but they work will remain same. Example :  In some modems ‘SETTINGS’ option would be found as ‘Internet Configuration’.

  • Open Data Card / Dongle Software or Application
  • Go to Tools > Options > Profile Management> Enter new or Manually >
  • OR
  • (For Huawei Modems)  First open Mobile Partner then Go To Settings > Settings Configuration > Profile Management
  • Now Enter service Provider name in Profile Name and APN as per your respective operator (given below). From Dynamic or Static select Static and Left Username, Password black. In Access Number or Dial UP Number Enter *99# or *99***1#.
  • After Entering the details Click on save button

To Access Internet in 3G speed first you need to activate 3G Plan and Make sure 3G network Signals are available in your area. If these two conditions are satisfied then Go To Settings or Network and Choose HSPA or WCDMA (for 3G) or LTE ( 4G). Otherwise choose GSM (2G ) speed will be low. Also know how to get mobile manual Internet Settings APN or by SMS.

Manual 2G / 3G / GPRS / 4G LTE  Internet APN settings for USB DATA Card Modem / Dongle in  Tata Docomo, BSNL, Idea, Vodafone, MTNL, Reliance, Airtel, Aircel

OperatorAPNAccess No.UsernamePassword*99#BlankBlank
Aircelaircelgprs*99***1# or *99#BlankBlank
Reliancercomwap or rcomnet*99#BlankBlank
MTNL3G Postpaid – mtnl3g
3G Prepaid – pps3g

Let us know if the post helped you and comment below it the settings worked for you. Also check out 3G internet Data Plans for all SIM cards and how to activate them.

(3) Comments

3 Comments to Manual Internet APN settings for USB DATA Card Modem / 3G Dongle : Idea, Vodafone, Airtel, Tata Docomo, BSNL, Aircel, Reliance, MTS

  1. By md zaheeruddin April 14, 2017

    Hi in my micromax 3G doungle. The 3G limit is not showing but its working in 2G mode when i put the 3G mode the tower in nomore but last time i used this same doungle in 3G mode but i can’t used pls suggest me the right setting to use 3G . Thanks in advance

    • By HARPAL SINGH April 14, 2017

      make sure you have set preferred network mode to 3G and also make sure 3G signal are available.

  2. By hma ikbal June 7, 2017

    In my Dlink modem showing some option like dynamic, static chap, pap , etc. how to set up for reliance


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