Airtel 4g Internet Speed – How To Increase Internet Speed – APN Settings

Looking for a solution on how to increase the Airtel 4G internet speed? Worry not because in this article you will find 6 different APN settings for your Airtel SIM which will help you increase the internet speed of your Airtel SIM.

How to check your Airtel 4g internet speed in real time?

Having a slow Airtel 4g internet speed doesn’t always have to be a technical glitch in your mobile phone as there can be various reasons for your internet being slow. One of that reasons could be a network issue in your locality.

You should initially check the internet speed to know if the problem is in your area or some other issue.

To check the airtel internet speed follow the below steps:

  • Open your mobile browser and paste the text in the URL bar: speedtest.net
  • Tap on the GO
Open your mobile browser and paste the text in the URL bar: speedtest.net
Tap on the GO

It will show you the internet speed of the Airtel 4G.

Perform this test from different locations of your house to see if there is any difference in the mobile internet speed.

If you find that the speeds remain the same then your network is good and there could be some other reason.

What does Airtel internet speed depend on?

Mobile configuration

If your device is having low RAM, storage, has an old Android version, or is an old phone this could be one of the reasons for the low internet speed.

Signal strength

If you own an old smartphone then most probably it has a very poor signal strength.

APN settings

The default internet proxy provided is the best and provides a good internet speed but in this article, I will help you to get an even better internet speed by tweaking few settings.

Airtel towers

The Airtel towers in your locality play a huge role in determining the speed of your internet connection. As you know that the further a tower is from your house the weaker the signals will be.

You can check the location of the tower near your house or locality by visiting the Airtel network page and simply entering your address in it.

Check GPRS settings

If you enter the wrong GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) settings in your SIM settings you will have to bear a slow internet speed. In this article, I have mentioned the best APN settings for your phone that will increase your Airtel 4G speed by a significant amount.

You can easily boost the Airtel internet speed by tweaking few changes in your mobile network settings. You don’t need to be a tech genius to do these changes and you can do it easily if you follow the below steps:

How to increase Airtel 4G internet speed?

Time needed: 3 minutes.

By following the below steps you can easily learn how to increase Airtel 4G internet speed just by tweaking few changes in your mobile network settings. You don’t need to be a tech genius to do these changes and you can do it easily if you follow the below steps:

  1. Open your mobile settings

    Open your smartphone Settings and search for SIM card & mobile data.

  2. Search for Access point names

    Tap on Airtel and tap again on Access point names.

  3. Choose the Reset access points and modify the APN settings

    Click on the two dots on the upper right corner and select the Reset access points. After resetting the settings you will need to modify the APN settings.

  4. Modify the APN settings with the correct value

    I have tried finding the best Airtel APN settings which will significantly boost your Airtel network speed. I am going to show you 6 different APN settings. Copy each into your mobile phone and test each time to see which APN setting is giving you the fastest speed.

Note: Put your airtel sim card in the SIM card slot 1 to experience faster Airtel 4G internet speed.

APN setting #1

NameAIRTEL
APNairtelgprs.com
ProxyBlank
Port8080
UsernameBlank
PasswordBlank
ServerAirtellive.com
MMSCBlank
MMS ProxyBlank
MMS Port80
MCC*404
MNC*10
APN ProtocolIPV4/IPV6
APNEnable

* – MCC and MNC values depend on the state you live in. Look at the chart here to find your states’ MCC and MNC values. Restart your phone.

APN setting #2

NameAirtel
APNAirtelgprs.com
APN TypeDefault
ProxyBlank
Port8080
UsernameBlank
PasswordBlank
Server namewww.google.com
MMSCBlank
MMS proxyBlank
MMS portBlank
MCC*405
MNC*Blank
Authentication typeBlank
APN ProtocolIPv4/IPv6
Airtel roaming ProtocolIPv4
BearerUnspecified

* – MCC and MNC values depend on the state you live in. Look at the chart here to find your states’ MCC and MNC values. Restart your phone.

APN setting #3

NameSpeed_MAX_Airtel
APN4gcoz2.0 (zero)
APN TypeDefault
ProxyBlank
PortBlank
Username@speedb
PasswordBlank
Serverwww.google.com
MMSCBlank
MMS proxyBlank
MMS portBlank
MCC* Default
Authentication typePAP
APN ProtocolIPv4/IPv6
BearerLTE, HSUPA, HSDRA, 1xRTT

* – MCC and MNC values depend on the state you live in. Look at the chart here to find your states’ MCC and MNC values. Restart your phone.

APN setting #4

NameAIRTEL
APNairtelgprs.com
ProxyBlank
Port8080
UsernameSpeednet
PasswordBlank
ServerAirtellive.com
MMSCBlank
MMS ProxyBlank
MMS Port80
MCC*404
MNC*10
APN ProtocolIPV4/IPV6
APNEnable

* – MCC and MNC values depend on the state you live in. Look at the chart here to find your states’ MCC and MNC values. Restart your phone.

APN setting #5

NameAIRTEL
APNairtelgprs.com
ProxyBlank
PortBlank
UsernameMax.Speed
PasswordBlank
Server*99#
MMSCBlank
MMS ProxyBlank
MMS Portdefault
MMCdefault
MNC* default
APN Typedefault,supl
Authentic TypePAP
APN ProtocolIPV4/IPV6
APN Roaming ProtocolIPV4/IPV6
BearerLTE

* – MCC and MNC values depend on the state you live in. Look at the chart here to find your states’ MCC and MNC values. Restart your phone.

APN setting #6

NameNEW AIRTEL 4G APN
APNairtelgprs.com
ProxyBlank
Port8080
UsernameBlank
PasswordBlank
Serverairtellive.com
MMSCBlank
MMS ProxyBlank
MMS Port80
MCC*404
MNC* 51
APN ProtocolIPV4/IPV6
APN Roaming ProtocolIPV4/IPV6
APNEnable

* – MCC and MNC values depend on the state you live in. Look at the chart here to find your states’ MCC and MNC values. Restart your phone.

List of MCC-MNC codes for Airtel in India

MCCMNCOperatorCircle
4042AirtelPunjab
4043AirtelHimachal Pradesh
40410 Airtel Delhi & NCR
40416 Airtel North East
40431 Airtel Kolkata
40440 Airtel Chennai
40445 Airtel Karnataka
40449 Airtel Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
40470 Airtel Rajasthan
40490 Airtel Maharashtra
40492 AirtelMumbai
40493 AirtelMadhya Pradesh
40494 Airtel Tamil Nadu
40495 AirtelKerala
40496AirtelHaryana
40497AirtelUttar Pradesh (West)
40498AirtelGujarat
40551AirtelWest Bengal
40552AirtelBihar & Jharkhand
40553AirtelOrissa
40554AirtelUttar Pradesh (East)
40555AirtelJammu & Kashmir
40556AirtelAssam

How to boost Airtel 4G speed on iPhone?

  1. Open your iPhone Settings
  2. Tap on the general
  3. Switch on cellular or mobile network
  4. Go to the mobile or cellular data
  5. Tap on APN and change your Airtel APN settings and hit save changes

Cellular Data

APNAirtelgprs.com
UsernameNo changes
PasswordsNo Changes

MMS Setting

MMSCNo Changes
MMS ProxyNo Changes
MMS Max Message Size1048576
MMS UA Prof URLNo Changes

Restart your phone after making the above changes.

How to change APN settings in iPhone?

  1. Connect your iPhone to a WiFi connection
  2. Open Chrome browser and go to www.unlockit.co.nz
  3. Now scroll down to the Create APN option
  4. Select Airtel from the drop-down list
  5. Now tap on the Create APN option
  6. Click on the install option to install APN settings

Pro Tip:

This method doesn’t work all the time but will work few times depending on your luck. Suppose your Airtel 4g internet speed keeps slowing down then simply turn on the Flight Mode wait for 20-30 seconds and turn it on again.

This way you can easily experience a boost in your Airtel 4G speed. Try it next time your phone’s internet slows down.

FAQs

How to choose the best APN for Airtel?

There is not particular APN setting for your Airtel SIM you have to try out each of the mentioned APN setting to find out which will work best for you.

What is the difference between APN and GPRS settings?

APN is the name given to the getaway between GSM, GPRS, 3G, and 4G mobile networks. It is mandatory for a mobile device to be configured with an APN.

How To increase the internet speed of Airtel 4G hotspot?

Just by increase the internet speed of the Airtel SIM you can automatically increase the speed of the Airtel 4G hotspot. Additionally, you can restrict the number of users that can join the hotspot to experience even faster internet speeds.

How to increase Airtel 4G internet speed using the GPRS setting?

To increase the Airtel 4G internet speed using GPRS setting: Type MO and send it to 54321 from your Airtel mobile number and you will get the setting automatically. If you don’t get it then visit the Airtel page and enter your number and now you will get the message with the necessary setting options.

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