Test on Anchor: Roaming


Having trouble accessing the Internet while roaming? Don't worry, we've got a checklist below that might help solve the issue!

  1. Do you have Data Roaming activated your handset? 
  2. Do you have an active Roaming plan selected? 
  3. Is there any mobile or data coverage at your location?
  4. Does your handset have the right APN (Access Point Names) settings?

 

Do you have Mobile Data and  Data Roaming activated on your phone?

In order to use Mobile Data while roaming, you should first check that your Data Roaming switch is turned on. (Refer to the images below)

 

 [Android Device]

 
   

[iOS Device]

 



 

Do you have an active Roaming plan selected? 

Make it easy on yourself and keep an eye on your spend by grabbing a Roaming Add-On. That way you only use what you've paid for, plus it's a little more cost effective. You don't have to be on a Combo buy these, just a Skinny customer. Head to this page for more information on what you can get the best value!

 

 

Does your handset have the right APN (Access Point Names) settings?

To ensure that your handset is connected to Skinny’s network, please choose your device's current operating system and try the following steps:

 

 

 Android Version 6.0 and below 


1. From your main home screen, select Applications

2. Find and select Settings

3. Select Mobile Networks 4. Select Access Point Names
      
   
5. Select New APN and enter the following details           
      
   
7. Almost done! Select the top right button and proceed.    8. Select SAVE to ensure that details are saved
      

 

 9. Once the new APN Settings are saved, you will need to restart your handset to ensure the settings are activated.

 10. Once your handset is restarted, you can now try browsing the Internet! Image result for orange check list icon



 

 

 Android Version 7.0 and above


1. From your main home screen, select Applications/Apps 


2. Find and select Settings

3. Select Connections       4. Select Mobile Networks 
    
   
5. Select Access Point Names      6. Select ADD
    
   
7. Enter the following details:   8. Select SAVE to ensure that details are saved 
      

 

9. Once the new APN Settings are saved, you will need to restart your handset to ensure the settings are activated 


10. Once your handset is restarted, you can now try browsing the Internet! Image result for orange check list icon


 

 


 

  iOS 10.0.1 and above 


1. From your main home screen, select Settings.  

Image result for iphone settings icon

 

 
2. Select Mobile 3. Activate Mobile Data 

 

4. Select Mobile Data Options and activate Data Roaming 

5. Select Mobile Data Network 

 

6. Ensure that the APN field is filled with wapaccess.co.nz

 
 

 

7. Once the new APN Settings are saved, you will need to restart your handset to ensure the settings are activated.

8. Once your handset is restarted, you can now try browsing the Internet! Image result for orange check list icon


 

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