How To Activate/Configure Internet On Mobile Phones : MTN, ZAIN, GLOBACOM, ETISALAT Nigeria

 mtnceltelFor you to be able to enjoy internet services on your mobile phone, it is quite essential for you to configure your mobile phone with the internet settings of the mobile network you  wish to be surfing globacom Nigeriawith.
Before you can browse the etisalat Nigeriainternet, your  phone, must at least be WAP ENABLED. If you check through the MENU of your phone and you see a WEB or WAP browser, then you should be able to surf the internet with it. 
You can configure your mobile phone by texting SMS command to a special number provided by the operator you want to use in connecting to the internet. If your phone can be configured automatically, within a few minutes of sending the text message, you will receive messages from the operator which will contain the internet settings. All you just have to do is to SAVE the settings. 
If your phone cannot be automatically configured, the operator will notify you through a text message. In this case,  you will have to configure your phone manually. If you cannot configure it manually, you can either call the customer care of your operator or you visit the nearby office of the operator and it will be done for you. 
The different ways by which you can activate and manually configure your mobile phone to surf the internet using MTN, NIGERIA, ZAIN, GLOBACOM and ETISALAT NIGERIA are highlighted below. 
Activating Globacom Nigeria Mobile Internet

To receive your Glo 3G internet settings,
Text ACTIVATE to 444 using a 3G mobile phone. 

Glo Manual 3G/3.5G Internet Settings

Service name: Glo 3G
IP Address: 10.100.98.22
Port: 3130
Username: wap
Password: wap
Access point name (APN): glo3gvideo
Home page: http://cms.gloworld.com

To receive Glo WAP settings,
SMS your phone name and model to 927.
For example, to activate Nokia 3230, text Nokia 3230 to 927. 

Glo Manual GPRS Internet Settings

Service name: Glowap
IP Address: 10.100.98.22
Port: 3130
Username: wap
Password: wap
Access point name (APN): glowap
Home page: http://wap.gloworld.com

Activating MTN Mobile Internet

To receive your 3G/3.5G/GPRS settings,
text SETTINGS to 3888

MTN manual 3G/3.5G/GPRS settings for WAP

Account name: MTN GPRS
IP Address: 10.199.212.2
Port: 9201
Username: web
Password: web
Access point name (APN): web.gprs.mtnnigeria.net 

MTN manual 3G/3.5G/GPRS settings for FULL INTERNET

Account name: MTN GPRS
IP Address: 10.199.212.2
Port: 8080
Username: web
Password: web
Access point name (APN): web.gprs.mtnnigeria.net 

Activating Zain Mobile Internet

To receive your Zain GPRS settings,
text Internet [space] [phone make] [space] [model number] to 232.
For example, to activate Nokia 3230,
text Internet Nokia 2360 to 232. 

You can also activate your ZAIN Internet at http://dmc.ng.zain.com

Moreso, you can just call the Customer care and the settings will be pushed to your phone. While Saving the settings for Zain, you might be prompted to
enter a password, the default is four zeros (0000). 

ETISALAT Manual Setting  for WAP

Account name: ETISALAT WAP
IP Address: 10.71.170.5
Port: 8080
Username: nil
Password: nil
Access point name (APN): etisalat
homepage : http://mobile.etisalat.com.ng

If you have not been surfing the internet with your WAP-enabled phone, then you have been missing a lot. Configure your phone now and give it a try. With mobile internet, you can always check/send emails; update your facebook and twitter etc while on the GO. If you are already using it, kindly let me know what you feel about it using the comment form below this post.

Cheers. 


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  1. Awwww! Thanks a bunch! This helped me amazingly. It was really boring using my HTC phone but with My new internet service, my phone is back to live! Keep the good work going. Cheers!

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