How to activate Internet browsing on all networks in Nigeria.
How to Activate Internet browsing on MTN on Your Phone/ Tablet
MTN internet services can be accessed with an internet enabled mobile phone, an Internet modem, or an Internet router/midi. You can browse with the mobile phone directly or use it as a modem to connect your desktop or laptop to the internet using a data cable/USB or Bluetooth. To get your 4G/3G/3.5G/4G/GPRS settings automatically, text SETTINGS to 3888 on an MTN Nigeria mobile phone.
How you can also manually configure your mobile phone/tablet using the following settings.
On your android phone, go to settings> mobile network > APN then fill in the details below.
Account name: MTN GPRS
Access point name (APN): web.gprs.mtnnigeria.net
IP Address: 10.199.212.2
Port: 8080 (for HTML) or 9201 (for WAP)
How to Activate Internet browsing on Glo mobile network on Your Phone/ Tablet
To load automatic Glo settings, SMS Flat [space] name & model of the phone to 1234. For example, to configure your Nokia 5230 simply SMS Flat Nokia 5230 to 1234. You will receive the settings over the air. Save the settings on your mobile phone.
If automatic 3G settings request fails, use manual 3G settings
Glo mobile manual 4G/3.5G/3G/ GPRS internet settings
Access point name (APN): gloflat Service name: Glo 3G Username: flat Password: flat
How to Activate Airtel Internet Settings on Your Phone/ Tablet
To get your Airtel GPRS settings SMS Internet [space] [phone make] [space] [model number] to 232. For example, to activate Nokia N9, SMS Internet Nokia N9 to 232. Save the Airtel Settings on your mobile phone when received.
If automatic GPRS settings request fails, use manual GPRS settings
Airtel Manual GPRS/3G/4G Settings
Port: 8080 (May not be required) Username: leave blank Password: leave blank Access point name (APN):internet.ng.Airtel.com Authentication: Normal (May not be required)
How to Activate Etisalat Internet Settings
on Your Phone/ Tablet
To load automatic settings to your Etisalat mobile device, SMS SETTINGS to 790. The Etisalat Settings will be pushed to your device over the air. Save the settings to your mobile phone.
Etisalat Manual 4G, 3G, EDGE, GPRS settings
Here are the settings required for modems and most mobile phones and tablets.
Access point name (APN): etisalat Username: leave blank Password: leave blank
Etisalat manual GPRS settings for WAP
Access point name (APN): etisalat Account name: Etisalat WAP IP Address: 10.71.170.5 Port: 8080 Username: leave blank Password: leave blank Home page:http://mobile.etisalat.com.ng
For CDMA mobile internet configuration like Spectranet, Smile, Ntel, Visafone, Starcomms, Zoom Mobile, here's the details;
CDMA networks carry specific phones preloaded with network settings like internet settings. Hence, if you bought your CDMA phone with internet capability from an authorised outlet of CDMA networks like Starcomms, Visafone, Ntel, Reltel, Zoom mobile, or Multi-Links it is likely to be preloaded with internet settings. However kindly inquire from their customer service.