The APN gives you access to connect your device to the internet. The Airtel internet settings here is for both AIrtel Nigeria and Airtel (India).
When you insert your Airtel SIM card into your phone, you will get an automatic installation message which sets your APN up. In a situation you do not get this configuration message, then you need the methods in this post to set up your APN.
Airtel APN Settings Via SMS
To get your Airtel GPRS settings via SMS. Simply text Internet [space] [phone make] [space] [model number] to 232.
For example, to activate Tecno SPark3, SMS Internet Tecno Spark3 to 232. Save the Airtel Settings on your mobile phone when received.
How do I set my APN? Here’s how to manually set APN settings on Android phone.
- From the home screen, tap the Menu button.
- Tap Settings.
- Tap Mobile networks.
- Tap Access Point Names.
- Tap the Menu button.
- Tap New APN.
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Here is the major thing to do, add the information below as they appear.
Name: Airtel Internet
Username: Not Required
Password: Not Required
Server: Not Required
MMSC: not required
MMS proxy: not required
MMS port: 80
MCC: not required
MNC: not required
Authentication type: Not Required
Activating Airtel Internet Settings
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Note ” Sometimes, in the user name and password section above, some use “internet” and others use “wap“.
If automatic GPRS settings request fails, use manual GPRS settings. Once you correctly add the information above, you will start browsing. Also, if after adding the settings, you do not get automatic access, kindly restart the phone. This will fix the issue.
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