APN Internet Settings: MTN, Glo, Airtel And 9mobile

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In this article, you will be learning how to manually configure all APN internet settings: MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile networks for browsing without stress.  If you are used to inserting your sim into a phone and getting online straight away, that’s kind of cool! But what about a situation where your service provider or phone does not support automatic browser APN internet settings: MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile? This is where things gets messy right?

Two Method APN Internet Settings: MTN, Glo And 9mobile

There are usually two ways to get activated for internet services.  One is automatic settings push and the other is the manual configurations. For the first one, you don’t have to do anything provided your service provider or phone supports auto push settings, all you just need is to insert your sim card and you are ready to go online provided you have a data plan on your device. The other method is DIY (Do It Yourself), that is to say you will have to manually enter certain network or internet service provider codes after which your phone will be configured, connected and ready to go surfing the net.

Steps To Configure Internet Settings

Configuring your phone’s APN (Access Point Name) settings for MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile browsing is as simple as “ABC”. Just following the settings instructions correctly as listed below should get you back online! Am using Itel Prime 4 for this purpose, so your phone’s arrangement might be different, but the process remains the same.

Do the following:

  1. On home screen, click on “settings”
  2. Tap on “more”
  3. Tap on “cellular networks”
  4. Select on “Access Point Names”
  5. Click on the + sign to add the new APN
  6. Finally, just edit with the information 

MTN Internet Settings 

Android, iOS, MiFi (WEB Settings)
Name: MTN WEB
Access Point Name (APN): web.gprs.mtnnigeria.net
Username: web 

Password: web 

For automatic internet settings push, just sms settings to 3888


For Feature Or Basic Phones (WAP Settings)

Name: MTN WAP 
IP address (Proxy): 10.199.212.2
Port: 9210
Username: web
Password: web


Glo Internet Settings

Name: Glo Internet
APN: gloflat
Username: flat

Password: flat

For automatic internet settings push, just sms phone model to 927 e.g Infinix Hot 5 to 927
To get 4G internet setting, sms Activate to 444
If you don’t know your phone model sms all to 1234
Remember that all glo data plans are now 3G-4G compatible


Airtel Internet Settings

Name: Airtel Nigeria
APN: internet.ng.airtel.com

Username: internet
Password: internet


9mobile Internet settings

Name: 9mobile Internet
APN: 9mobile
Username: (please leave blank)
Password: (Please leave blank)

home page http://mobile.9mobile.com.ng
IP Address: 10.71.170.5

For automatic internet settings push, just sms settings to 790

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