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How To Set MTN APN on Android

You will need to configure MTN APN settings on your Android phone if you want to use the phone to browse the internet. If you configure the wrong settings, you might not be able to browse the internet with your MTN line.

In this tutorial, I will guide you on how to set MTN apn on Android using Infinix hot 2 dual SIM phone, which runs Android lollipop 5.1.1 operating system.

Photo of back view of infinix hot 2 android phone

To configure your MTN APN settings manually, follow the steps below:

==> Launch the “Settings” app ( Not “Google Settings”)
==> Tap on “More”
==> Tap on “Cellular Networks”
==> Tap on “Access Point Names”
==> Tap on any existing APN to edit it or tap the + icon to create a new APN.

The basic things you need to enter are the : name, apn, username and password as below:

Name: MTN Nigeria
Username : web
Password :  web

You can leave Proxy, port, server, mmsc etc as they are.

When you are done, tap on the three dots at the top right corner of the screen and tap SAVE.

Thereafter, you can select the MTN APN from the list of APNs to set it as the default.

NB: If your Android phone is running older versions of Android OS, try navigating as indicated below:

“Settings” > “Mobile Networks” > “Mobile Data” > “Access Point Names”


“Settings” > “Wireless and Networks” > “Mobile Networks” > “Access Point Names”

Have fun!


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