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pequeainaht
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I cant save the APN

Hello, I have tried that:
http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Learn-giffgaff-Top-Tips/Guide-Android-Phones/ta-p/3521671#faq_no_8

step 1 and 2, but I can not save the APN because the application force closes. Do you know how to solve that? I have a Samsung Galaxy S GT-190003

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bobbyj_rfl
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Re: I cant save the APN

When you find that an Android handset won't save or activate its APN settings, it's usually down to corruption in the Default APN List; normally, you can't see this as these APNs are hidden until a SIM that uses them is inserted.

To resolve this issue:

1. Connect to Wi-Fi and search Google Play for an app called 'APN Backup & Restore', then download and install it

2. Run 'APN Backup & Restore', select 'Delete APNs', then select 'Yes' at the warning, then 'Close' on the "Delete Succeeded" message

3. Press the 'Back' key until you return to your home screen, then turn off your WiFi connection, and restart your handset.

You should now be able to enter your internet settings manually. For info, the process for this is:
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From the home screen, press the Menu key and select Settings > Wireless & Networks > Mobile networks > Access Point Names

If there are any APN settings listed here, delete them all, so you can start again from scratch.

Press the Menu key and select New APN, then enter the following details:

Name: giffgaff
APN: giffgaff.com
Username: giffgaff
Password: password
MMSC: http:// mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002
MMS Proxy: 193.113.200.195
MMS Port: 8080
MCC: 234
MNC: 10

Press the Menu key and select Save, then tap the circle next to giffgaff so a green dot appears (this makes sure the APN settings are active).

Have a quick check under Settings > Wireless and Networks > Mobile Networks and make sure 'Use Packet Data' is selected.

Press the Back key until you return to the home screen, then restart your handset.
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If you have access to a WiFi connection, then download and install the 'giffgaffAPN' App from Google Play and this will install the settings for both internet and MMS.
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There's a full guide for Android at http://bit.ly/giffgaffandroid
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Re: I cant save the APN

ALL APN SETTINGS-firstly try texting the word settings to 2020 or just click on the link that matches your phone,thanks.

ANDROID-http://bit.ly/jitbandroid

iPHONE-http://bit.ly/jitbiphone

BLACKBERRY-http://bit.ly/jitbblackberry

WINDOWS PHONE-http://bit.ly/jitbwindowsmobile

OTHERS-http://bit.ly/giffgaffapn

once you have installed your apn settings,remember to click on SAVE then just turn your device off and on again thanks and i hope this helps.Remember that your device need to be unlocked on o2 to work with your giffgaff sim card.if its not then you will need to take it to any phone shop or market and have it unlocked on o2 for around £10,cheers.
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Re: I cant save the APN

Use giffgaff apn app from play
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Also if you can get apps then try the giffgaff apn app or the app apn back up and restore thanks

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giffgaff_oracle
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Re: I cant save the APN

Go to > Settings >
> Wireless + Networks > Mobile Networks >
> Access Point Names > Tap the Menu key >
> Select 'New APN'

Enter the following;
Name: giffgaff
APN: giffgaff.com
Username: giffgaff
Password: password
Server: http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002 sometimes not needed
MMSC: http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002
MMS proxy: 193.113.200.195
MMS port: 8080
MCC: 234
MNC: 10

And then 'Save'.

Turn on off airplane mode thats it !
See pic for snap shot : http://bit.ly/P0QsBY

Use the Back key and tick 'USE PACKET DATA'.
(Please make sure to enable packet data )
Go back to the home screen. Then Reboot your phone.

Please Note: that MMS is not included in any goodybags: they cost 16p,

For Android 4.0, 4.1 & 4.2 Jelly Bean & ICS Internet and MMS Settings,
These settings are subtly different to the ones for previous versions of Android.

Go to Settings.
Choose More Settings.
Choose Mobile networks.
Choose Access Point Names.

Press the Menu button on your phone and choose New APN.
Tap Name and type giffgaff, then tap OK.
Tap APN and type giffgaff.com then tap OK.
Tap MMSC and type http://mmsc-ac.mms.o2.co.uk:10021/mmsc
Tap MMS proxy and type 193.113.200.195
Tap MMS port and type 8080
Now press the Menu button on your phone again, and choose Save.

Tap the little circle to the right of the profile named giffgaff on the list. It should turn green.
Your phone is now set up for giffgaff's internet and MMS settings.

Here is the shortlink to this guide: http://bit.ly/ggjellybean
Internet and MMS settings for Samsung Galaxy S3 (Also for Galaxy s2 on icecream sandwich) http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Learn-giffgaff-Top-Tips/Giffgaff-internet-and-MMS-settings-for-Sams...
Or download and run the Tweakker ICS APN Beta app from Google play using wifi.https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tweakker&hl=en


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mohy
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Re: I cant save the APN

Try this:
1. Open the other APNs
2. Click the menu key in each other APN.
3. Click "Delete" in each APN.
4. Then try adding the giffgaff one.
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Re: I cant save the APN

Text "settings" to 2020
jackfifield
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Re: I cant save the APN


momii_x wrote:
Text "settings" to 2020

Settings to 2020 does not work on Android phones.

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