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    Default APN Settings [RESOLVED]

    Yes I know I can root to do this. I want to know if there's a non-root workaround that allows you to edit the APN settings to get data internationally while using a foreign SIM card.

    I've noticed not everything is locked and the menu is still openable so maybe there's a sneaky workaround.

    If I find anything myself I'll edit this post.

    EDIT: I've posted the results as the second reply to this thread.

    Posted from my VZW Galaxy S4 via the Android Central Forums App
    Last edited by TheAssailant; 07-28-2013 at 05:11 PM.
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    Default Re: APN Settings

    you gotta rub your head and pat your tummy at same time.

    you tap the version line in "about".... 5 times and it brings up developer mode and EDIT the apn from there.. or its something similar. dont have it near me
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    Default Re: APN Settings

    I've figured it out now that I'm here in Europe. Once you've inserted a non-Verizon SIM card, the options to add APNs opens up.

    Proof:

    APN Settings [RESOLVED]-screenshot_2013-07-28-22-22-03.jpg

    That icon is an ongoing notification stating its a non-Verizon SIM. No root or carrier unlock was necessary, but root might be recommended to remove the notification.

    Posted from my VZW Galaxy S4 via the Android Central App
    Last edited by TheAssailant; 07-28-2013 at 05:13 PM.
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    Default Re: APN Settings [RESOLVED]

    I have a Verizon samsung s4 and using an Airtel Sim card. Nothing shows up in the APN settings. how do i go about it now?
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    Default Re: APN Settings [RESOLVED]

    TheAssailant can you list the steps you used to get a non verizon sim working?

    I know I need to go here:

    settings > connections > more networks > mobile networks > Access point Names


    That's all I know.
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    Default Re: APN Settings [RESOLVED]

    XBlast Tools will get rid ot he non Verizon sim.

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