Vodafone APN Settings

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If you're having any trouble connecting to 4G or 3G internet, or sending picture or multimedia messages on the Vodafone network, this guide to APN settings will help you get your phone setup and properly connected.

Android

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

 
 
 
 
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1.

Open Settings from the Home screen.

2.

Tap on Network & Internet.

3.

Tap Mobile network > Access point names.

4.

Tap the + button the top-right to add a new APN.

 
 
 
 
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5.

Enter the following:

  • Name: Vodafone Internet
  • APN: wap.vodafone.co.uk (PAYG - pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username: wap
  • Password: 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 *
6.

Tap the three dots in the top-right, then tap Save.

7.

Back on the APN list, make sure to tap the circle on the right so that it is selected.

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iPhone

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

 
 
 
 
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1.

Open Settings from the Home screen.

2.

Tap Mobile Data or Cellular Data.

3.

Tap Mobile Data Network/Cellular Data Network.

4.

Enter the information below:

Mobile/Cellular Data:

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

MMS:

  • APN: wap.vodafone.co.uk (PAYG - pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username: wap
  • Password: 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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Windows Mobile

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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 Mobile 10

 
 
 
 
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1.

From the Home screen, open the Settings app.

2.

Tap Mobile & SIM.

3.

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

4.

Scroll down and tap +Add an internet APN.

 
 
 
 
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5.

Enter the following:

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

Scroll to the bottom and tap Save. You'll get a confirmation message, then tap the Back button.

7.

Now tap Add an MMS APN, and fill in this info:

  • Profile name: Vodafone MMS
  • APN: wap.vodafone.co.uk (PAYG - pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username: wap
  • Password: wap
  • Proxy server: 212.183.137.12
  • Proxy port: 8799
  • MMSC (URL): http://mms.vodafone.co.uk/servlets/mms
8.

Tap Save.

Windows Phone 8.1

 
 
 
 
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1.

Open up Settings from your Home screen.

2.

Tap Mobile + SIM.

3.

Scroll down and tap SIM settings.

4.

Tap the Switch next to Manual APN.

 
 
 
 
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5.

Fill out the Internet APN with these settings:

  • APN: wap.vodafone.co.uk (PAYG pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username: wap
  • Password: wap
6.

Tap the Save button at the bottom.

7.

Tap Add MMS APN.

8.

Fill out this info:

  • APN: wap.vodafone.co.uk (PAYG pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username: wap
  • Password: wap
  • WAP gateway (URL): 212.183.137.12
  • WAP gateway port: 8799
  • MMSC (URL): http://mms.vodafone.co.uk/servlets/mms
9.

Tap the Save button at the bottom.

Nokia feature phones

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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

 
 
 
 
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1.

From the Home screen, press Menu, then scroll down to Settings and press Choose.

2.

Press Connectivity.

3.

Press Mobile Data.

4.

Press Mobile Data again.

 
 
 
 
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5.

Click Access Points.

6.

Press Options.

7.

Choose Add.

8.

Type in this info:

  • Name: Vodafone
  • Access point name: wap.vodafone.co.uk (PAYG pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username: wap
  • Password: wap
9.

Tap Save.

 
 
 
 
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10.

Tap Options, then Add again.

11.

Type in this info:

  • Name: Vodafone MMS
  • Access point name: wap.vodafone.co.uk (PAYG pp.vodafone.co.uk)
  • Username: wap
  • Password: wap
12.

Scroll down to the bottom and click Advanced Settings.

 
 
 
 
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13.

Put in this info:

  • Homepage: http://mms.vodafone.co.uk/servlets/mms
  • Proxy address: 212.183.137.12
  • Proxy port: 8799
14.

Press Save.

15.

Scroll back up and press Save again.

Both APNs should now show on the phone.

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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