MTN, Glo, Etisalat and Airtel Nigeria Internet Browsing Settings

Dear readers, here are the automatic and manual internet configuration settings for MTN, Airtel, Etisalat and Globacom networks on your data enabled phones and other devices even though these days, settings are sent automatically to your SIM card. Get them after the cut…

MTN – For automatic settings send an SMS to 3888 with the word SETTINGS and in a few minutes, you receive your settings which you save and start browsing.
In the event of your device not accepting automatic settings or network problem, below are the manual settings, Go to settings on your phone and enter Internet Configuration Settings, Select Create New Access Point and type the data below:

Account Name: MTN GPRS
Access Point Name (APN) ::
Username :web
Password: web
You can either use proxy or not, If you select ‘Use Proxy’ In the IP Address bar type:
and type 8080 in the ‘Port’ bar
Save the settings and enjoy your browsing.

AIRTEL – For automatic settings text Internet *space* Phone Model *space* Phone Model Number to 232 e.g Internet Nokia 5300 to 232
Account Name:AIRTEL
Access Point Name (APN) :
Username :internet
Save settings

GLO – For automatic settings go to where you will see a box to enter your phone number and click submit, You will be redirected to a page for code verification, enter the given code and click submi. A four digit code will be sent to your phone, enter the code online and click submit, tis one get wahala sha.
Account Name: GLO WAP
Access Point Name (APN) :glo wap
Username : wap
Password: wap
IP Address:
 Port: 9201
Note: Leave all other fields as they are.

ETISALAT: Send an SMS with the word ‘SETTINGS’ to 790 and save the settings when it arrives for the automatic way.
Account Name: ETISALAT
Access Point Name (APN) : etisalat
Username : leave blank
Password: leave blank

Enjoy your browsing!