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How to activate internet on iPhone 5s

As I have ordered £15 goody bag with unlimited internet and still haven't received internet activation
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Re: How to activate internet on iPhone 5s

There are 2 ways to set up your MMS and internet settings for your iphone. 

 

1.Follow the giffgaffers guide to iphone 

http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/giffgaff-Top-Tips/giffgaffer-s-guide-to-iPhone-iOS/td-p/52685  

                                                                                                                                 

2. Put the settings in manually.                                                                               

This method is valid for all versions of iOS including iOS7

 

Step 1: Firstly, check whether you have an old profile. Head to Settings > General > Profile. If you can't see "Profile" move on to step 2. If you can see an old giffgaff profile, tap it and press "Remove".

 

Step 2: Go back to Settings > General and press "Reset". Don't worry, this doesn't delete any of your personal belongings.

 

Step 3: Hit "Reset Network Settings" and follow through. Note that this will delete your WiFi passwords! You may need to enter your passcode, at which point your iPhone will reboot.

 

Step 4: Go back to Settings > General > "Mobile Data" or "Network" (depending on your iOS version). For IOS7 Go to Settings > Mobile

 

Step 5: Tap "Mobile Data Network". Now under "Mobile Data" enter:

APN - giffgaff.com

Username - vertigo

Password - password (this should already be entered by default)

 Leave Visual Voicemail as it is.

 

Step 6 (Almost there): Scroll down. Under MMS enter:

APN – giffgaff.com

Username – vertigo

Password – password (again, this is the default)

MMSC – http://mmsc-ac.mms.o2.co.uk:10021/mmsc

MMS Proxy: 193.113.200.195:8080

MMS Max Message Size - 2097152

MMS UA Prof URL (just leave blank)

Do NOT press the " Reset Settings " button when you’ve done this.

 

Once the settings are in, turn your iphone off ( via the red slider ) till the screen is completely blank. Then reboot. If you do not see the apple logo, the settings will not stick.

 

Then, press “ Settings “…“ Messages “ and ensure that " MMS Messaging " button is set to ON.

In " settings " " messages " turn imessages on.

Please also ensure that the " Enable 3G " button and the " Mobile Data " button are set to ON. (Press Settings, then General, then Mobile Data, or for IOS 7 Press Settings, then Mobile)

Then " Settings " ... " Phone " .... And check " My Number " is correct

Go to " Settings " ... " Carrier " and change to O2-UK.

 

 

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rhort
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Re: How to activate internet on iPhone 5s

To configure an iPhone to GiffGaff's internet settings, which is needed:

- when installing a new GiffGaff SIM
- after some updates of the iOS software (which reset to the original airtime provider's settings)

Go to Settings > Mobile > Mobile Data > Mobile Data Network

INTERNET SETTINGS:

APN: giffgaff.com
Username: vertigo
Password: password

MMS SETTINGS:

APN: giffgaff.com
Username: vertigo
Password: password
MMS Proxy: 82.132.254.1:8080
MMSC: http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002
MMS Max Message Size: 2097152

Once those settings have been input, turn 3G off and on and everything should work as normal.

If you find you have any difficulties with the above, and you have access to Wi-Fi, open your browser and install the profile at https://www.dropbox.com/s/jpsu1kw7lbz0je1/giffgaff%20bypass%20apn.mobileconfig

If you need any further help setting up an iPhone, there's a handy KnowledgeBase article at http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Settings-for-your-device/How-to-giffgaff-iPhones-all-iOS-versions/t...
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Re: How to activate internet on iPhone 5s

Hiya,
Please see this guide on how to setup your intenet on your iPhone
From your iPhone home screen, click on the icon "Settings" > click "General" > click "Network" > click "Mobile Data Network" > tap on the words next to "APN" and you'll then be able to edit the settings
APN - giffgaff.com
Username - vertigo
Password - password (This is the word "password" not your giffgaff password)
MMS Settings
From your iPhone home screen, click on the icon "Settings" > click "General" > click "Network" > click "Mobile Data Network" > scroll down the page a bit, you'll see "MMS" settings tap on the words next to "APN" and you'll then be able to edit the settings

APN - giffgaff.com
Username - vertigo
Password - password (This is the word "password" not your giffgaff password)
MMSC - http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002
MMS Max Message Size - 2097152
Full guide here below
http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Settings-for-your-device/How-to-giffgaff-iPhones-all-iOS-versions/t...

 

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jumbo4
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Re: How to activate internet on iPhone 5s

hi

see this guide to iphone5 - http://bit.ly/giffgaffiphonenew

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Re: How to activate internet on iPhone 5s

download gg app mate via wifi if possible

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Re: How to activate internet on iPhone 5s

Download giffgaff app and instal apn settings off that
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Re: How to activate internet on iPhone 5s

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Here's the settings for the iPhone 5c/5s

 

please can you first reset the network settings by going into 

 

Settings ~ General ~ Reset ~ Reset Network Settings

(once pressed the iPhone should reboot by itself )

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Depending on your iPhone iOS version and international language ""British English"" Or ""English""

iOS 7
Settings~Mobile~Mobile Data Network
Settings~Cellular~Cellūlar Data Network

 

•apn =giffgaff.com

•username =vertigo

•password =password

 

MMS Settings

 

•apn =giffgaff.com

•username =vertigo

•password =password

•mmsc=http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002

•mms Proxy = 82.132.254.1:8080

•mms Max Message Size = 2097152

 

After editing the settings just press the Home Button (don't press the reset tab) ,Now please reboot your iPhone

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MMS will NOT work unless 4G (3G) is ON

 

Lastly check that the MMS button in the Settings. (Settings~Messages) Make sure MMS Messaging is set to ON.

 

And remember that MMS / Picture Messages cost 16p (24p for none uk networks )and are not included in any Goodybag ( Mobile Data must be on to receive MMS messages)

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Re: How to activate internet on iPhone 5s

Hi there and thanks for visiting the community.
To set up your internet and mms "settings" using giffgaff,using your iphone.

If you have access to wifi,simply go to the app store, and download the "my giffgaff" app,or simply click onto the link below to go straight there and download the app.

http://itunes.appld.com/gb/app/my/giffgaff/id571246020?mt=8

Once you have downloaded the app,open it and click onto MORE.
Then click onto Apn "settings" Your "settings" will now be installed for you.

If you would like to manually enter your "settings". Here they are.

1) check if you have an old profile.

2) Head to "settings"-General-profile. If you cant see an old profile,move onto number 2.If you Can see an old profile,tap it and press remove.

2) Go back to "settings"-General and press reset.

3) Press reset network "settings" and follow through.This will delete your wifi passwords,and you may need to enter your passcode,at which point your iphone will reboot.

4) Go back to "settings"-General- mobile data or network,depending on your ios version.

5) Tap mobile data network. Now under mobile data.enter. APN-giffgaff.com Username-vertigo Password-password

Leave visual voicemail as it is. 6) scroll down,under mms enter. APN-giffgaff.com Username-vertigo Password-password MMSC-http://mmscmediamessaging.co.uk:8002 MMS max message size-2097152

finally,give your iphone a few minutes to think and you should be up and running.

Also take a look a great guide,by clicking onto the link below.

http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/settings-for-your-device/How-to-giffgaff-iphone-all-ios-versions/ta...
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Re: How to activate internet on iPhone 5s

Check Internet settings:

You need to enter the giffgaff APN settings into your phone here:

http://bit.ly/giffgaffapn

Have you text "SETTINGS" to 2020?