Here is how you can configure your Android phone in Nigeria to use MTN internet. It is very easy to configure, just follow the simple steps and your Android device will start connecting to the internet in few minutes.
STEP 1: Create New APN
Hey, just before You start configuring, have you purchased MTN data bundle yet? if not go to my previous post >>> List of MTN Nigeria Internet Data Plans and Subscription codes to select a plan for purchase.
- To create new APN, follow these steps carefully, go to SETTINGS >> Wireless and Networks
- Select Mobile networks (note the 's') and select GSM/UTMS OPTIONS
- Select Access Point Names then click the MENU button to select New APN at the bottom of the screen.
STEP 2: Enter the Following details
- Name: MTN WAP
- APN: web.gprs.mtnnigeria.net
- Username: web
- Password: web
- Authentication type: PAP or CHAP
STEP 3: Save the Set-Up
click the MENU button and select save to save the settings you have entered.
Congratulations!!! you have successfully configured your Android phone with MTN internet settings to start surfing the web, if the connection does not start immediately, ensure you have switched on Mobile Networks in the Mobile and Networks section under ''SETTINGS''
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