How To Configure Etisalat or 9Mobile internet Settings on Android phones


Some Android phones that are not meant for the Nigerian market may not have been pre-configured with our local internet settings, it is, therefore, necessary that you DIY i.e Do-It-Yourself. 

Here's a post on how you can configure Etisalat internet settings on your android phone to enable you to connect to the internet. After all, what's the essence of holding an Android phone without an internet connection?

NOTE: Etisalat is now 9Mobile, I have updated this post to reflect the new settings. Thanks

Manual Etisalat Internet Settings For Android Phones

NAME: 9Mobile Internet

APN: 9Mobile


username: (leave it blank)

password: (leave it blank)

Authentication Type: PAP or CHAP

In alternative, if your phone accepts push settings, you can just send "settings" to 790. 
How To Configure Etisalat internet Settings on Android phones

How To Configure The Settings on The Android Phone

To configure the above settings on your android phone, Go to Settings >> Wireless and Networks >> Mobile Networks >>GSM/UMTS Options >> Access point Names
On getting here, click options and select Add New APN, then fill the parameters as above.

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  1. I used the above settings without selecting any authentication and it still worked fine. I guess the Authentication segment is not that necessary

  2. Thanks man, it worked perfectly fine


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