Edit Access Point Names (APN) - VZAccess Manager (Macintosh)

LTE Access Point Name (APN) definitions

  • vzwims
    • Used for connections to IMS services. Required for TXT messaging.
  • vzwadmin
    • Used for administrative functions.
  • vzwinternet
    • Required for general Internet connections.
  • vzwapp
    • Required for PDA data service
  • vzwcf
    • Used for connections that must be routed through content filtering.
  • xx.vzwentp
    • Used for connections to mobile private networks.
      Note 'xx' would be replaced by the enterprise MPN identifier.
  • xx.vzwstatic
    • Used for static IP connections.
      Note 'xx' would be replaced by an appropriate static IP pool identifier.


  1. From the desktop, navigate: Finder > Applications > VZAccess Manager.
  2. From Menu Bar, click VZAccess Manager > Preferences.
  3. From the Connect option, enter the APN in the APN field then click Save.
    Note Alternatively, click Restore Default to ensure the correct APN is in use.