Set Up iPhone APN Smash Mobile Step-by-Step Guide


What is more annoying than struggling to set up the APN on your iPhone for your new Prepaid SIM card. At Smash Mobile setting up your APN is as easy as counting to three!
If you have an Android, check this link.

All you need to do to make your Smash Mobile SIM work is use the QR code for your iPhone to set up your Japan Prepaid SIM or your mobile plan SIM. If you need help with choosing a mobile plan check out this article.

But, what exactly is an APN? APN stands for Access Point Name. Your iPhone reads this APN to set up a connection to the gateway between your carrier’s cellular network and the public internet. It is required for all SIMs; Japan Travel SIM or Mobile Plans. If you are a student and don’t know whether to get a mobile plan, read this article for advice. 

Check out Smash Mobile’s easy step-by-step guide for setting up your APN below!


Easy Method to Set Up Smash Mobile APN on iPhone

Step 1) Scan our Smash Mobile QR Code in your package

Make sure you are connected to WIFI to download the APN

a) Open the Camera on your iPhone menu

b) Scan QR code

c) Click on the link that appears at the top of your screen

Step 2) Confirm Download of Smash Mobile APN








Step 3) Install the Smash Mobile APN

a) Go to Settings

b) Access Profiles in your Settings and click on Smash Mobile’s Profile








c) Follow your iPhone’s instructions





















Step 4) Check if iPhone can connect to internet

Disconnect from WIFI and go to Safari or your favorite Social Media App and see if it loads using 4G.


If you are a traveller and now need destinations to visit with your new activated prepaid SIM card, check this article, that introduces favorite destinations in Tokyo picked by locals.