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Airtel Nigeria Internet Configuration Settings (APN, IP/Port, Username/Password)

Manual and automatic computer, tablet and phone browser settings for Airtel Nigeria.

Airtel is one of the leading Internet service providers in Nigeria on the mobile scene. Their BIS subscription codes have been previously discussed on this website.

Airtel Nigeria Internet Configuration Settings (APN, IPPort, UsernamePassword)2
Even though most GSM handsets come preloaded with Internet settings, there might be need to configure your phone if it’s void of Airtel GPRS settings.

Also, devices like universal USB dongles/modems do not come with these settings, so you need to configure them by yourself.

Automatic Configuration
For automatic settings on your Airtel phone text Phone Name to 232.

For example, if you are using a Nokia C5-00, text Nokia C5-00 to 232.

After sending the SMS, the automatic configurations will be pushed to your phone if it’s compatible. You have to save the settings and activate it and you are free to browse.

Manual Settings
If your phone is not compatible or you are using a modem to browse, here is how to manually configure your device.

Airtel Nigeria Internet Configuration Settings (APN, IPPort, UsernamePassword)
Profile Name/Access Point Name: Airtel
APN/ Access Point:
Username/Login: internet
Password: internet

Port: 8080

The settings shout be input, saved and activated before it can be put to use. You should be able to find your Internet settings under the settings menu of your device.

MMS Settings
Airtel Nigeria Internet Configuration Settings (APN, IPPort, UsernamePassword)3
To configure your phone’s MMS feature, use these settings:

Profile Name/Access Point Name: Airtel MMS
APN/ Access Point:
Username/Login: mms
Password: mms

Port: 9201


That’s it folks, ask your questions in the comment box below.

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112 replies on “Airtel Nigeria Internet Configuration Settings (APN, IP/Port, Username/Password)”

I use a fairly-used sunny.make believe android phone . Each time I want to install the setting sent by the network it demand for pin and each time I enter the pin sent by the network it rejects it . what can I do?

So I don’t have a great service to download something that is may problems in the airtel line

I just buy a new phone.. Imose x1 tab.. I can only browse with Etisalat but I can’t browse with other sim. I curfigure it but I still have d same problem.. Pls what is the solution

Pls airtel i nid data plan pls. I love u airtel thank u and God wil bless u and make best among all networks

Ian using at&t Samsung Galaxy Note 1717 model. I can’t use it to send long test message anytime I do instead of sending via sms it will be sending via mms. please what or how can I correct it. thank you.

Airtel for me is the best network in Nigeria because their network is so strong and Iam happy to use it. with cheap browse #100:weekly

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