After getting a new SIM card from Lyca mobile, doing the registration on their website to activate the card, and topping up credit – or getting some welcome gift credit, one issue appears : 2G / 3G / 4G mobile internet does not work by itself, only by activating the option on the smartphone.
The solution is pretty simple : go to Settings > More > Cellular networks > Access Point Names
There, click on the + icon in order to create a new APN, and enter the following information :
(to change according to your country, see below)
Name : lyca internet
APN : data.lycamobile.co.uk
Username : lmuk
Password : plus
Access Point Name and Username vary per country, see the table at the end of below step by step guide for Android to choose the right one for your country.
Step 1 : open Settings on your phone
Step 2 : open the More menu
Step 3 : open the Cellular Networks menu
Step 4 : open the Access Point Names menu
Step 5 : click on the + icon to add a new APN
Step 6 : fill in the information according to your country
Official help by phone model
|Lyca Hong Kong
|Lyca South Africa
Step 7 : click on the top right three squares icon, and select Save
Step 8 : enjoy internet ! Your phone should now be connected, according to the top icon “4G”
You might have to restart your phone, and active the Mobile Networks access
Update July 2018 : lycamobile iphone internet settings
In order to active the internet on iphone with lycamobile, as it is disabled by default, follow below steps :
Go to home screen,
Select enable LTE switch,
Select enable LTE,
LTE is now enabled.
Then, update the iphone APN internet settings as per above values, which differ per country for APN and MMS APN.
Lyca internet in Europe has pretty impressive rates, especially now that EU roaming is free of charge, in application of fair use.
They have 4 different pass available, all including unlimited national calls and SMS – which are also free in Europe due to EU roaming, and following internet Lycamobile prices :
– Pass National S for 10€ with 4GB, which makes 2.5€ / GB of Lyca internet mobile,
– Pass budget for 5€ with 2GB, which also makes 2.5€ / GB of internet with lycamobile,
– Pass national M for 15€ with 12GB, which makes 1.25€ per gigabyte of lyca mobile internet,
– Pass National L for 20€ with 20GB, which makes 1€ per GB of mobile Lyca internet.
Lyca recharge can be bought online, with money transferred directly to the account, which will usually be confirmed by SMS when complete.
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Lycamobile promo code
In order to find some Lycamobile coupon codes for your recharge, or new SIM card buying, the easiest is to look online for the common coupon codes websites. Some of them might have current offers for your country and your operator Lycamobile: