Vodafone APN Settings

If you're trying to access mobile internet, or send multimedia messages on the Vodafone network, this guide to APN settings will help you get your smart phone connected so you can browse the web, use email, and send MMS messages.

Android APN settings for Vodafone

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Android APN

Here's how to manually add the Vodafone internet settings on an Android phone.

1.

Open Settings from the Home screen.

2.

Tap Wireless and networks or More (this'll depend on your Android version).

3.

Tap Mobile networks Access point names.

4.

Tap the Menu button (this could be the lower left soft key, 3 dots in the top right corner, or the word 'more').

5.

Tap New APN.

6.

Enter the following:

  • Name - Vodafone Internet
  • APN - internet (PAYG - pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username - web (PAYG - wap)
  • Password - web (PAYG - wap)
  • MMSC - http://mms.vodafone.co.uk/servlets/mms
  • MMS Proxy - 212.183.137.12
  • MMS Port - 8799
  • Authentication type - PAP
  • APN type - If you're given a choice, pick internet+mms, if the keyboard appears enter *
 
 
 
 
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7.

Tap Menu Save.

8.

Pick the name we've just created.

9.

Next to your signal bars, you'll now see 4G, 3G, H, E or G. This shows you're now connected.

iPhone APN settings for Vodafone

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If your iPhone isn't downloading the Vodafone network settings automatically, here's how to add them manually.

1.

Tap Settings.

2.

Tap Mobile data or Cellular data (it'll depend on your network).

3.

Tap Mobile data network/Cellular data network.

4.

Enter the information below:

Mobile/Cellular Data:

  • APN: internet (PAYG - pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username: web (PAYG - wap)
  • Password: web (PAYG - wap)
  • Visual Voicemail:

MMS:

  • APN: internet (PAYG - pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username: web (PAYG - wap)
  • Password: web (PAYG - wap)
  • MMSC: http://mms.vodafone.co.uk/servlets/mms
  • MMS Proxy: 212.183.137.12:8799
  • MMS Max Message Size: 307200
 
 
 
 
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5.

Press the left arrow at the top of the screen 3 times.

6.

Press the Home button.

7.

To make sure these settings have worked, look next to your signal bars. 4G, 3G, E or GPRS shows you're now connected.

BlackBerry APN settings for Vodafone

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Here are the Vodafone APN settings to manually connect your BlackBerry 10 phone to mobile data.

Internet APN settings

1.

Swipe down from the top of the screen to get you to the notification panel.

2.

Tap Settings Network connections Mobile network.

3.

Tap APN Mobile plan and choose Contract or Prepay.

4.

Enter the following:

  • Access Point Name - internet (PAYG - pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username: web (PAYG - wap)
  • Password: web (PAYG - wap)
5.

Tap Save (in the top right corner).

6.

You should now see 4G, 3G, H, E or G at the top of the screen. This shows you're connected.

MMS APN settings

1.

From the Home screen, swipe left to right.

2.

Tap Menu > Settings > Text Messages > Advanced.

3.

Scroll down past the SMS Settings and enter the following settings.

APN Settings:

  • APN: internet (PAYG - pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username: web (PAYG - wap)
  • Password: web (PAYG - wap)

MMSC Settings:

  • MMSC URL: http://mms.vodafone.co.uk/servlets/mms
  • Proxy URL: 212.183.137.12:8799
 
 
 
 
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4.

Tap Save.

Windows phone APN settings for Vodafone

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Your Windows phone should connect to the web automatically, but if you're having problems, follow these steps to manually add the network APN settings. The settings are different depending on the version of Windows you're using.

Windows 10 mobile

1.

Swipe the screen from right to left. This'll open your apps list.

2.

Tap Settings > Networks & wireless Mobile + SIM.

3.

Tap SIM settings (at the bottom of the page).

4.

The options to add internet APN and MMS APN are separate. Tap + add an internet APN.

5.

Enter the following:

  • Profile name: Vodafone Internet
  • APN: internet (PAYG - pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username: web (PAYG - wap)
  • Password: web (PAYG - wap)
6.

Tick the box next to Use this APN for LTE.

7.

Tap Save.

8.

Tap +Add MMS APN

9.

Enter the following settings into the boxes:

  • Profile name: Vodafone MMS
  • APN: internet (PAYG - pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username: web (PAYG - wap)
  • Password: web (PAYG - wap)
  • Proxy server: 212.183.137.12
  • Proxy port: 8799
  • MMSC (URL): http://mms.vodafone.co.uk/servlets/mms
  • Maximum MMS size: 307200
 
 
 
 
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10.

Tap Save.

11.

You'll now see 4G, 3G, H, E or G at the top of the screen. This shows that you've connected successfully.

Windows phone 8.1

1.

Swipe the screen from right to left to open your apps list.

2.

Tap Settings Mobile + SIM or Cellular + SIM.

3.

Check that the data connection is on, then find and Tap SIM settings.

4.

The internet APN and MMS APN settings are separate. Tap Edit internet apn.

5.

Enter this information:

  • APN: internet (PAYG - pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • User name: web (PAYG - wap)
  • Password: web (PAYG - wap)
6.

Tap the Save icon.

7.

Tap edit MMS APN.

8.

Enter the following settings into the boxes:

  • APN: internet (PAYG - pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username: web (PAYG - wap)
  • Password: web (PAYG - wap)
  • WAP gateway (URL): 212.183.137.12
  • WAP gateway port: 8799
  • MMSC (URL): http://mms.vodafone.co.uk/servlets/mms
 
 
 
 
vodafone w8.1 apn settings

9.

Tap Save.

Windows phone 8

1.

To open your apps list, swipe the Home screen from right to left.

2.

Tap Settings Mobile network and turn on the data connection.

3.

Tapping the Back button will take you back to your apps list. Tap Settings again.

4.

Tap Access point.

5.

If you see the name of your network provider, tap it, otherwise Tap Add.

6.

Enter the following information:

Connection name - Vodafone Internet

Internet APN:

  • Access point name - internet (PAYG - pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username - web (PAYG - wap)
  • Password - web (PAYG - wap)

MMS APN:

  • Access point name - internet (PAYG - pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username - web (PAYG - wap)
  • Password - web (PAYG - wap)
  • Proxy address - 212.183.137.12
  • Proxy port - 8799
  • MMSC address - http://mms.vodafone.co.uk/servlets/mms
 
 
 
 
vodafone w8 apn settings

7.

Tap the tick at the bottom to save, and you should see 4G, 3G, H, E or G at the top of the screen, which shows it's worked.

 Windows phone 7/7.5/7.8

1.

In order to access the apps list, you'll need to swipe the Home screen from left to right.

2.

Tap Settings Mobile network Add APN.

3.

Enter the following details:

Name - Vodafone Internet


If you see the option, Tick the box to make this the default APN.

Internet APN:

  • APN - internet (PAYG - pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username - web (PAYG - wap)
  • Password - web (PAYG - wap)

MMS APN:

  • MMS Access Point Name - internet (PAYG - pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username - web (PAYG - wap)
  • Password - web (PAYG - wap)
  • Proxy address - 212.183.137.12
  • Proxy port - 8799
  • MMSC address -http://mms.vodafone.co.uk/servlets/mms
4.

Tap the tick or disk icon to save the information.

5.

Confirm the APN settings.

6.

Check your signal bars for a connection. You'll see H+, H, 3G, E or G.

Nokia feature phone APN settings for Vodafone

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If your Nokia feature phone isn't automatically connecting to the internet, you'll need to enter the Vodafone APN settings manually. Here's how.

Internet APN settings

1.

Tap Menu Configuration Personal settings.

2.

Tap Options Add new Web.

3.

Tap Account name, then enter Vodafone Internet, and Tap OK.

4.

Tap Homepage, then enter http://m.google.com, and Tap OK.

 
 
 
 
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5.

Tap Use pref. access pt. and Tap No.

6.

Tap Acc. point sett > Bearer settings.

7.

Tap Pack. data acc.pt. and type in internet (PAYG - pp.vodafone.co.uk) then Tap OK.

8.

Tap Username, type in web (PAYG - wap), and tap OK.

9.

Tap Password, type in web (PAYG - wap) Tap OK, then tap the Back button three times.

10.

Hold your finger on Vodafone Internet. When a menu appears, tap Activate.

11.

Tap the Back button again.

12.

Tap Def. config. sett., and tap Personal config.

13.

Tap Default.

14.

Tap Back twice to go back to the Home screen.

15.

Check the top of the screen for 4G, H+, H, 3G, E or G, this confirms you're connected to the mobile data network.

MMS APN settings

1.

From your Home screen, tap Menu.

2.

Tap Configuration Personal settings Options.

3.

Tap Add new Multimedia msg.

4.

Tap Account name, enter Vodafone MMS and tap OK.

 
 
 
 
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5.

Tap Server address, enter http://mms.vodafone.co.uk/servlets/mms and tap OK.

6.

Tap Use pref. acc. pt. and tap No.

7.

Tap Acc point sett. Proxy Enable.

8.

Tap Proxy address, enter 212.183.137.12 and tap OK.

9.

Tap Proxy port, enter 8799 and tap OK.

10.

Tap Bearer settings.

11.

Tap Pack. data acc. pt., enter internet (PAYG - pp.vodafone.co.uk) and tap OK.

12.

Tap Username, type in web (PAYG - wap), and tap OK.

13.

Tap Password, type in web (PAYG - wap) tap OK, then press Back three times.

14.

Press and hold on Vodafone MMS and choose Activate.

15.

Press Back.

16.

Press Def. config. sett. and press Personal config.

17.

Press Default.

18.

Press Back twice to go back to the Home screen.

Hopefully that's you sorted, but if you need more help, you can get in touch with a Team Knowhow Expert here.

 
 
 
 
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