Get a device online
To establish network connectivity, turn on your device. Then, you need to make two important configuration changes:
- Configure the APN so the device can connect to the emnify network.
- Enable roaming.
When your device has established a data session, the Connection changes to Online. This means it's ready to send or receive data traffic.
Verify a device's connectivity status in the emnify Portal under Connected Devices.
Configure the APN
Any device equipped with a SIM card requires an Access Point Name (APN) configuration to establish a data session. Some devices and networks auto-detect the APN but for most cases you need to configure it.
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Further, some Android or iOS-based devices and cellular modules also need to be configured to allow for roaming.
Select your device type and model to see how to configure the APN: