Airtel Apn Setting: How To Setup On Different Devices And All You Must Know

Airtel is one of the telecommunications giant in Nigeria with a large user base and wide network connection. The internet services of Airtel is so dependable amidst its counterparts.

We live in a time where almost everything is done via internet connection. If you’re not on the world wide web, you are definitely not part of this world. With this, how will one use a phone without internet connection owing to not been able to do the settings.

Airtel settings can be done manually as well as in automatic way. If you insert your SIM into a phone, you will most likely get a internet settings pushed to you which you will only set by saving it. After saving it, you will be able to access internet as long as you have data on your Airtel SIM.

If you did not get any settings after inserting your Airtel SIM into a phone, then request for the internet settings. To do that, simply navigate to your message menu on your phone, write internet with phone brand and model and forward it to 232. For instance, for Nokia 5230 internet settings request, simply write “internet Nokia 5230” send it to 232. The settings will be sent in a while. Kindly save the settings and your phone will be able to browse. Please note that its not all phones that can receive internet settings via this mode. If your phone doesn’t go get internet settings via the two ways discussed earlier, its time to input the access point name (APN) settings for your mobile phone.

 

Below are different categories of phones with their respective APN settings

Android Phones And Tablets

Goto: Settings> More Settings>MobileNetwork>Access Point Names> Click on Menu options

Select New APN

Name: type in Airtel

Username: Leave blank

Password: leave blank

APN : type in internet.ng.airtel.com

Home page: www.ng.airtel.com

Authentication type: type in PAP.

 

iPhones 3G and 4

Goto: Settings> General> Network> Mobile Data Network>

Username: Leave blank

Password: leave blank

APN : type in internet.ng.airtel.com

Home page: www.ng.airtel.com.

 

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iPhone 4S and iPhone 5

Goto: Settings> General> Cellular> Cellular Data Network

Username: Leave blank

Password: leave blank

APN : type in internet.ng.airtel.com

Home page: www.ng.airtel.com.

 

Windows OS e.g. Nokia Lumia Series

Goto: Settings> MobileNetworks> Edit APN

Username: Leave blank

Password: leave blank

APN : type in internet.ng.airtel.com

Home page: www.ng.airtel.com.

 

Symbian OS e.g. Nokia N8

Goto: Settings> Connectivity> Admin Settings>Mobile Data> Access Point name

Username: Leave blank

Password: leave blank

APN : type in internet.ng.airtel.com

Home page: www.ng.airtel.com.

 

Symbian OS e.g. Nokia C5

Goto: Settings> settings> Connection> Packet Data> Access Point

Username: Leave blank

Password: leave blank

APN : type in internet.ng.airtel.com

Home page: www.ng.airtel.com.

 

OS 7 e.g. BB Bold 5

Goto: Options> Device and Status information> Advanced System settings> TCP/IP> Click on APN settings enabled

Username: Leave blank

Password: leave blank

APN : type in internet.ng.airtel.com

Home page: www.ng.airtel.com.

 

OS 5 e.g. BB Bold 2

Goto: Options> Advanced Options> TCP/IP> Click on APN settings enabled> Click on APN

Username: Leave blank

Password: leave blank

APN : type in internet.ng.airtel.com

Home page: www.ng.airtel.com.

 

iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad Mini

Goto: Settings> Cellular data> APN settings

Username: Leave blank

Password: leave blank

APN : type in internet.ng.airtel.com

Home page: www.ng.airtel.com

 

Once you fill in this settings and you save them with sufficient data on your mobile number, then you can access the internet.

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