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How to configure APN to use a GPS tracker? ReachFar Tech give you a solution.

2019-06-17

Do you meet the problem of tracking App shows device “Not Enabled”?
 
That’s because your tracker sim card’s APN data hasn’t preset in the tracker. It makes the SIM card data not being used for location data uploading and display in App.
 
So, how to configure APN to use a GPS tracking device? I believe it’s a nerve-wracking question for many GPS tracker users. but don’t worry, ReachFar Tech., will give you a solution this time.
 
ReachFar Tech., a professional GPS tracking solution and device manufacturer with over 10 years’ experience, they have Anytracking GPS system and ReachFar GPS system to support GPS transmitter working, the main product type are personal GPS tracker, pet GPS tracker and vehicle mini GPS tracker.
 
Now, let’s show you how to configure APN according to ReachFar’s product models, details as below:
 
RF-V6+, RF-V8, RF-V8S, RF-V13, RF-V16, RF-V18, RF-V20 models are using the same PCB board, thus, the way to configure APN is same as following steps:
 
Step 1: Bind SOS1 phone number firstly by sending SMS.
 
Use your personal phone number to send SMS: password,sos1,phone number# to the device SIM card number.
 
For example: the password is 123456, the phone number is 9895111202.
 
the SMS text is:
 
123456,sos1,9895111202#
 
As below photo:
 Bind SOS1 phone number firstly by sending SMS.
 
Step 2: Use your personal phone number (also it’s your SOS1 number) to send APN SMS commands to electronic tracking device SIM card number:
 
apn,apndata,user,username,pd,password,network code#
 
Please consult your device SIM card operator for correct APN parameters.
 
For example:apn:Internet, Username:Not set, Password:Not set, MCC:404, MNC:19
 
So your correct APN SMS commands should be:apn,Internet,plmn,40419#
 
As below photo:
Use your personal phone number (also it’s your SOS1 number) to send APN SMS commands to electronic tracking device SIM card number:
 
After the above steps were finished, please reboot your GPS tracker, then log in App.
 
If it shows stationary or moving on the top of App, that’s means APN setting successfully
 
RF-V26, RF-V26+, RF-V28, RF-V30, RF-V32, RF-V34, RF-V36, RF-V36, RF-V38, RF-V40, RF-V42, RF-V43,RF-V44, RF-V46 models are using the same way to configure APN, so just follow below steps:
 
Step 1: Bind master number firstly by sending SMS.
 
Use your personal phone number to send SMS: pw,password,center,phone number# to the device SIM card number.
 
For example: the password is 123456, the phone number is 659812624.
 
the SMS text is:pw,123456,center, 659812624#
 
As below photo:
the SMS text is:pw,123456,center, 659812624#
 
Step 2: Use your personal phone number (also it’s your master number) to send APN SMS commands to GPS location device SIM card number:
 
apn,apndata,username,password,network code#
 
Please consult your device SIM card operator for correct APN parameters.
 
For example:
 
As below photo:
apn,apndata,username,password,network code#
 
Attention: All commands above use lowercase letters, punctuation marks in English style and end with “#”.
 
If there is no relevant parameter (As the below screenshot shows, username and password are blank), please cancel directly, but reserve the","