APN setting for MTN, Airtel, 9mobile, Glo and NTel subscribers

Although, this might not be new to some of us, but some people are actually finding it a bit difficult to configure their networks manually. APN (Access Point Name) is the basis for cellular data connectivity. Without this you will not be able to connect to the internet.
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Shall we proceed to the business of the day? Below are APN configurations for major telecos network in Nigeria.


  • APN: web.gprs.mtnngeria.net
  • Username: web
  • Password: web
  • Save the settings

For Auto configuration

  • Send SETTINGS to 3888 as text message


  • APN: 9mobile
  • Username: blank
  • Password: blank

For Auto Configuration

  • Send SETTINGS to 229 as a text message

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  • APN: internet.ng.airtel.com
  • Username: internet
  • Password: internet

For Auto Configuration

SMS Internet followed by Phone Make and Model to 232 e.g. SMS Internet Gionee M2 to 232


  • APN: gloflat
  • Username: flat
  • Password: flat


  • APN : glosecure
  • Username: gprs
  • password: gprs

For Auto Configuration

  • Send PHONE MODEL to 927 e.g TECNO F6 to 927.

Option 1: 

  • APN: ntel
  • Username: ntel
  • Password: ntel

Option 2:

  • APN: ntel
  • Username: blank
  • Password: blank

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NOTE: Leave other fields in the APN Settings and save your setting, then activate it as your Default or Active APN.

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