1. link9454's Avatar
    So after getting a Lumia 920 and iPhone 3GS working perfectly on Straight Talk, I cannot get my mothers 521 working. Phone calls and texts work fine, but mobile data and multimedia messages don't work. It's brand new, presumably locked to T-Mobile. I got the Bring Your Own Phone setup packet at Walmart. Interesting thing is, the 920 under Settings>Cellular has two buttons, "internet apn" and "mms apn" and I used these to add the settings. The 521 has no buttons to set these, so I tried using the Access Point app to add the settings but I cannot get it to work, even trying to mimic the settings on the 920.

    So, what are the settings for Lumia 521 using Access Point? I'm not a huge phone guy, so my experience with this is limited. Settings open to me in Access Point are as follows:
    Under Internet APN.
    Access Point Name:
    Username:
    Password:
    Proxy address:
    Proxy port:
    Network Type:
    Authentication type:

    Under MMS APN
    MMS Access Point Name:
    Username:
    Password:
    Proxy address:
    Proxy port:
    MMSC address:
    Network type:
    Authentication type:

    Tried the settings here: http://forums.windowscentral.com/nok...ight-talk.html
    Tried these: http://forums.windowscentral.com/nok...alk-521-a.html

    I might just be putting the wrong thing in the entries Access Point?
    11-24-2013 12:16 AM
  2. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    11-24-2013 12:28 AM
  3. link9454's Avatar
    I've checked both those threads and tried the suggestions there. Each thread has different suggestions and settings as well. I have a T-Mobile Lumia 521, a straight talk micro sim card which has the tracfone ovals on the card (so assuming it's a tracfone sim card). I just want a simply layout of the settings to punch into Access point.
    11-24-2013 02:21 PM
  4. xandros9's Avatar
    for my sister's 521, the APN were under the access point settings panel

    i took a bunch of photos (instead of screenshots i know) of the settings pages for future reference so i'll go see if i could dig them up

    UPDATE: attached in a zip, those are the settings that worked for us
    wp_ss_20130305_0002.zip
    11-24-2013 02:52 PM
  5. frizodanizzo's Avatar
    I tried on my 1020 and a 925 both working with straight talk, APN for internet under APN tfdata..... everything else blank. then use the MMS settings

    apn tfdata
    user: blank
    pass:blank
    proxy: mms3.tracfone.com
    port: 80
    mmsc: http://mms-tf.net
    port: 80
    11-30-2013 12:12 PM
  6. frizodanizzo's Avatar
    I would definitely try the Tracfone setup over the cingular apn's those are AT&T's, straight talk is using the tracfone info.
    11-30-2013 12:20 PM
  7. tgp's Avatar
    Do you have a Straight Talk SIM with AT&T service? If so, that would explain why the 521 doesn't work.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk
    11-30-2013 01:00 PM
  8. Tara Medders Moss's Avatar
    Im having the same problem do you have the settings. Straight talk cannot help at all please this is driving me crazy!!!
    02-08-2014 01:18 AM
  9. schroern's Avatar
    Do you have a Straight Talk SIM with AT&T service? If so, that would explain why the 521 doesn't work.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk
    Actually, I have a tmobile branded 521 and have multimedia and mobile data working using a straight talk at&t sim. Unfortunately my settings wont work for the OP, but it is possible to use an at&t sim with the 521 as long as its unlocked.
    02-25-2014 07:25 PM
  10. Dustin Hodges's Avatar
    Actually, I have a tmobile branded 521 and have multimedia and mobile data working using a straight talk at&t sim. Unfortunately my settings wont work for the OP, but it is possible to use an at&t sim with the 521 as long as its unlocked.
    I think that was their point. The OP may of requested/purchased the ATT SIM by mistake, making it incompatible without unlocking. They will have to get a sim card here (Sim Cards), being sure to select "My Phone is a GSM T-Mobile compatible phone".
    03-04-2014 09:20 PM
  11. Evelyn Ford's Avatar
    I have the nokia 521 and have straighttalk for the service. I cannot load apps from the windows store,I get a message that says,my Microsoft soft account may be in use,I am instructed to input my phone number and they will send me a code too confirm the number is mine,but I never get a code texted to me.I can message via SMS,and use the other features,but no apps.Any help would be appreciated. Thank you
    06-04-2014 09:18 AM

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