MTN APN Configuration Settings on 3G and 4G Network

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This article explains how to set up MTN APN Configuration Settings for a super-fast internet network.

Internet is a part of many people’s life, most can hardly do a day without surfing the Internet.

No matter the kind of life you choose to live, or the kind of deals you do, Internet will definitely have a vital role to play in it.

Be you a student, business owner, trader, employed or unemployed, Internet has a vital role it plays around your occupation.

As a student, the Internet is needed for academic purposes, it can be used for further studies, research purposes, even lectures can be taken online.

A businessman needs the Internet to make research on how to grow their business, the same applies to traders and every other occupation.

Aside from the occupational purpose and help of the Internet, a good chunk of people uses the Internet in their leisure period, this is why we have many people on social networks, reading gossip, lifestyles, and chatting.

Enough with the purpose of the Internet, and let’s go straight to why we are here.

We are here to give you the full details on how to configure MTN Access Point Name (APN) for both 3G and 4G Internet network services.

Among several Internet network providers in Nigeria, MTN is no doubt one of the strongest in terms of network coverage within the country.

The same MTN also happens to be the biggest telecom network company in Africa.

As of today, lots of Nigerians use and depend on the MTN network for all their telecom activities, this includes Internet connectivity.

Sometimes, for one reason or the other, your phone may be unable to connect to the Internet automatically. In such a case, you may require MTN manual internet configuration.

You don’t have to panic, it’s not a difficult task, we will break it down bit by bit here, starting with the MTN automatic internet configuration.

MTN Internet Setup – Auto-configuration 

The autoconfiguration is necessary only when you need Internet configuration settings on your MTN line without self-installation. To do this, simply send “settings” to the number “3888” via SMS.

In less than 2 minutes you will receive the MTN auto Internet setup message via SMS, click on save. If not too sure you can save it multiple times, it will overwrite.

But where the problem arises is that not all phones support the autoconfiguration settings. This is where the manual configuration below is needed.

MTN APN Configuration Settings

MTN APN Configuration Settings for Android

For the old android version: Go to settings > More >Mobile Networks > Access point Names > + ( to add).

For the new android version: Goto settings > Connections > Mobile Networks > Access Point Name > Add

The MTN APN detail you will have to enter in the manual configuration is listed below.

  • Name: MTN Ng
  • APN: web.gprs.mtnnigeria.net
  • Proxy: Not Set
  • Port: Not Set
  • Username: web
  • Password:  web
  • Server:  Not Set
  • MMSC: http://10.199.212.8/servlets/mms
  • MMS Proxy: 10.199.212.2
  • MMS Port: 9201
  • MCC: 621
  • MNC: 30
  • Authentication Type: Not Set
  • APN type: default,supl,mms
  • APN protocol: Ipv4
  • APN roaming protocol: Ipv4
  • Enable/disable APN: APN Enabled
  • Bearer: Unspecified
  • Mobile virtual network operator type: None
  • Mobile virtual network operator value: Not set

MTN APN Configuration Settings For Only Internet Setup

  • Name: MTN Internet
  • APN: web.gprs.mtnnigeria.net
  • Proxy: Not Set
  • Port: Not Set
  • Username: web
  • Password:  web
  • Server:  Not Set
  • MMSC: Not Set
  • MMS Proxy: Not Set
  • MMS Port: Not Set
  • MCC: 621
  • MNC: 30
  • Authentication Type: Not Set
  • APN type: default
  • APN protocol: Ipv4
  • APN roaming protocol: Ipv4
  • Enable/disable APN: APN Enabled
  • Bearer: Unspecified
  • Mobile virtual network operator type: None
  • Mobile virtual network operator value: Not set

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