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Posted on February 24th, 2019
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Best APN Configuration Settings For All Networks || Phones & Modems PC

APN Settings For All Networks

Are you looking for the best way to configure your phone and start browsing the internet but you don’t really know the APN Configuration settings for your phone (Android, iOS, Blackberry or Java) or your modem that is if you are using PC.

In this guide, we are going to show you the APN configuration settings for all the networks in Nigeria; Glo, MTN, Airtel, 9Mobile, Ntel, Smile and Spectranet and how to actually set it up that is manual configuration of your phone or modem for internet connection.

What Is APN

APN Settings For All Networks

APN simply means Access Point Name which is the name of a gateway between a GSM, GPRS, 3G or 4G mobile network and another computer network. It’s a setting on mobile phones that the phone’s carrier uses to set up a connection to the gateway between the carrier’s network and the internet.

Normally, our phones are auto-configured but there are cases where it is not so and that’s why we have provided you with the APN settings for all networks for you to effortlessly  configure your device and start browsing the internet.

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How To Change/ Setup  APN For Your Phone

To change or setup APN on your phone is simple and all you have to do is as follows

  • Go to phone Settings
  • Click on Mobile networks
  • Click on Access Point Names
  • Click on the Menu button
  • Click New APN
  • Click the Name field
  • Enter Internet, then tap OK
  • Tap the APN field
  • Enter everywhere, then tap OK
  • Tap the Username field
  • Enter eesecure, then tap OK
  • Tap the Password field
  • Enter secure, then tap OK
  • Tap the Menu icon
  • Tap Save

Now it’s time to show you the APN settings for all the networks

MTN APN Configuration Settings For Android & Modem

You can request for your MTN browsing settings by simply sending  SETTINGS to 3888 and you will receive your configuration settings and save it on your phone but if your want to do it yourself or you didn’t get the configuration, here is the configuration settings :

  • Access Point Name (APN) = web.gprs.mtnnigeria.net
  • Port = 9201 (for WAP) or 8080 (for HTML)
  • IP Address = 10.199.212.2
  • Username = web
  • Password = web
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MTN MODEM Settings

  • Config Filename: MTN
  • Dial Number: *99#
  • Username: web
  • Password: web
  • APN : web.gprs.mtnnigeria.net

See MTN free browsing 

 

Glo APN Configuration Settings For Android

Just like MTN, you can also request for your Glo configuration settings by sending SMS: Flat [space] name & model of the phone to 1234. For example, Flat Infinix X556 to 1234. If you want the APN configuration settings and want to do it yourself, the bellow are the settings

GLO Flat:

Name : GLO Flat
APN :  gloflat
Proxy : Not Set
Port : Not Set
Username : flat
Password : flat
Server :  Not Set
MMSC : Not Set
MMS Proxy : Not Set
MMS Port : Not Set
MCC : 621
MNC : 50
Authentication Type : PAP or CHAP
APN type : default,supl
APN protocol: Ipv4

GLO Direct:

Name : GLO Direct
APN :  glosecure
Proxy : Not Set
Port : Not Set
Username : secure
Password : secure
Server :  Not Set
MMSC : Not Set
MMS Proxy : Not Set
MMS Port : Not Set
MCC : 621
MNC : 50
Authentication Type : PAP or CHAP
APN type : default,supl
APN protocol: Ipv4

Glo MMS Settings:

Name : GLO MMS
APN :  glomms
Proxy : Not Set
Port : Not Set
Username : mms
Password : mms
Server :  Not Set
MMSC : http://mms.gloworld.com/mmsc
MMS Proxy : 10.100.82.4
MMS Port : 3130
MCC : 621
MNC : 50
Authentication Type : PAP or CHAP
APN type : mms
APN protocol: Ipv4

Glo Modem Settings On PC

  • Configuration Filename: GLO
  • Dial Number:*99#
  • Username: flat
  • Password: flat
  • APN: gloflat or glosecure

Check out Glo free browsing

Airtel APN Configuration Settings On Android

To request  your Airtel configuration  settings SMS Internet [space] [phone make] [space] [model number] to 232. For example, to activate Infinix X556, SMS Internet Infinix X556 to 232.

If the request failed or you want to do it yourself, below is the manual configuration

Airtel NG Internet APN:

Name : Airtel NG
APN : internet.ng.airtel.com
Proxy : Not Set
Port : Not Set
Username : Not Set
Password :  Not Set
Server :  Not Set
MMSC : Not Set
MMS Proxy : Not Set
MMS Port : 8080
MCC : 621
MNC : 20
Authentication Type : PAP
APN type : default
APN protocol: Ipv4
APN roaming protocol: Ipv4
Enable/disable APN: APN Enabled
Bearer: Unspecified
MVNO type : None
MVNO Value : Not set

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Airtel NG MMS APN Android:

Name : Airtel NG MMS
APN : mms.ng.airtel.com
Proxy : Not Set
Port : Not Set
Username : Not Set
Password :  Not Set
Server :  Not Set
MMSC :  http://172.23.1.12/mms/wapenc
MMS Proxy : 172.018.254.005
MMS Port : 9201
MCC : 621
MNC : 20
Authentication Type : PAP
APN type : mms
APN protocol: Ipv4
APN roaming protocol: Ipv4
Enable/disable APN: APN Enabled
Bearer: Unspecified
MVNO type : None
MVNO Value : Not set

AIRTEL MODEM Settings

  • Configuration Filename: AIRTEL
  • Dial Number:*99#
  • Username: airtel
  • Password: airtel
  • APN : internet.ng.airtel.com

Check out Airtel free browsing 

9Mobile APN Configuration Settings

To request automatic configuration settings for your 9mobile , SMS SETTINGS to 790. The 9mobile configuration Settings will be sent to your device at once but if it fails to or you want to do it yourself, here are the settings

  • Profile/ Access Point Name: 9Mobile.
  • APN/Access Point: etisalat or 9mobile.
  • Username/Login: (blank)
  • Password: (blank)
  • IP/Proxy: 010.071.170.005.
  • Port: 8080.

9mobile Modem Settings

  • Config Filename: 9mobile
  • Dial Number:*99#
  • Username: 9mobile
  • Password: 9mobile
  • APN : 9mobile

See 9mobile free browsing 

NTEL APN Configuration Settings

The APN Settings for Ntel is quiet a simple one and you can actually do it yourself  below are the settings

  • APN: Ntel
  • Username / login: Ntel
  • Password :  Ntel

You can also leave the username and password section empty.

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Smile APN Configuration Settings

Here are the Smile Telecom Nigeria 4G LTE Internet and MMS APN Settings for USB Device SMiFi Android iPhone HTC Windows

Smile APN Settings for 4G LTE MiFi Router / USB Devices

Go to Tools->Options->new
Add new profile and enter the following
APN : internet
Access Number : *99#
Username : Blank
Password : Blank

Smile APN Settings for Android

In your Android Smart Phone Go to – Settings -> More ->Mobile Network -> Access point Names -> + ( to add)

Name : Smile Telecom
APN : internet
Proxy : Not Set
Port : Not Set
Username : Not Set
Password :  Not Set
Server :  Not Set
MMSC : Not Set
MMS Proxy : Not Set
MMS Port : Not Set
MCC : 621
MNC : 27
Authentication Type : Not Set
APN type : default
APN protocol: Ipv4

APN Settings for iPhone

In your Apple iPhone go to Settings -> Cellular -> Cellular Data Network -> APN and enter the following details

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Cellular Data:
APN: internet
Username: Blank
Password: Blank
MMS:
APN: blank
Username: blank
Password: blank
MMSC: blank
MMS Proxy:
MMS Message Size: blank
MMS UA Prof URL: blank

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Spectranet APN Configuration Settings

Here are Spectranet Nigeria 4G LTE Internet and MMS APN Settings for iPhone Blackberry Android Galaxy HTC iPad

Spectranet APN Settings for Android

In your Android Smart Phone Go to – Settings -> More ->Mobile Network -> Access point Names -> + ( to add)

Name : Spectranet LTE
APN : spectranet
Proxy : Not Set
Port : Not Set
Username : test1@spectranet.com.ng
Password :   test1
Server :  Not Set
MMSC : Not Set
MMS Proxy : Not Set
MMS Port : Not Set
MCC : 621
MNC : 24
Authentication Type : Not Set
APN type : default
APN protocol: Ipv4

iPhone APN Settings

In your Apple iPhone go to Settings -> Cellular -> Cellular Data Network -> APN and enter the following details

Cellular Data:
APN: spectranet
Username: test1@spectranet.com.ng
Password: test1
MMS:
APN: blank
Username: blank
Password: blank
MMSC: blank
MMS Proxy: blank
MMS Message Size: 1048576
MMS UA Prof URL: blank

Blackberry APN

Internet APN:
Tap Settings -> Network Connections -> Mobile Network ->APN

Access Point Name (APN) : spectranet
Username : test1@spectranet.com.ng
Password : test1

MiFi USB Device APN

Go to Tools->Options->new
Add new profile and enter the following
APN : spectranet
Access Number : *99#
Username : test1@spectranet.com.ng
Password : test1

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