Airtel Internet Configuration: Manual And Automatic Set-Ups

Mobile Communication just gets much better! If internet based communications are coupled with GSM, guess what... it'll just be fun. With the reliable, strong and service on demand internet access Airtel Nigeria offers, you'll surely get every need you have for connecting to the internet.

This service is ideal for high-end devices such as Communicators, PDAs and Data cards. With Internet Access you will get full access to internet and internet based services such as IM, attachment downloads and so on.

How to Setup Airtel INTERNET Access
There are two ways of setting up internet on your phone using Airtel lines:
1. Over The Air configuration (OTA, Automatic)
2. Manual configuration

Note: Not all phone models accept the OTA means of configuration. (Check your user guide to determine if your handset supports OTA.) If this method does not work for your phone, you can still use the manual option.

Using OTA (Automatic) Configuration
Send an SMS with the text "INTERNET" with your phone make and model to 232. For example, if you are using Nokia 9300i and wants the Airtel Internet Configuration on it, your message in request for the settings should look like these; "internet nokia 9300i" and send it in an SMS to 232.

Shortly afterwards, you should recieve the settings in an SMS and when the settings arrive, choose the option to save it. If you are prompted for a PIN, use 0 (zero) or, for a longer pin; key in 0000.

Using Manual Configuration
For phones that does not support the OTA, Automatic Configuration method, you may key in the parameters bellow where appropriate. But, first, you must locate the "Configuration" link or Short cut on your phone.

Airtel Internet Access Manual Configuration
Homepage: http://
Port: 8080
Access Point:
Username: web/gprs
Password: 0000
Authentication: Normal

For further enquiries or assistance on how to activate the service, call customer care toll free on 131 for postpaid subscribers and 111 for pre-paid subscribers. You might consider contacting us (Aryk Enterprise, SaibVen subsidy) on this email; or 08182202773 (SMS only) for assistance.

Please note that this info is given on an "AS IS" basis and may change from time to time with or without notice either from SaibVen or any of the Nigeria Networks in concern therefore; you may visit their website for the most recent changes made or contact SaibVen via this email; regarding this info or for any other issue relating to any network in Nigeria.

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