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newcomer
Posts: 22
Registered: ‎23-07-2010
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Mobile Data network for iPhone.

What should the APN, username and password be for the giffgaff network because it's showing idata.o2.co.uk as the APN right now. And I can't seem to get 3G working Smiley Sad

visionary
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Registered: ‎31-03-2010

Re: Mobile Data network for iPhone.

instructor
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Registered: ‎11-07-2010

Re: Mobile Data network for iPhone.

newcomer
Posts: 22
Registered: ‎23-07-2010

Re: Mobile Data network for iPhone.

Still nothing Smiley Sad Only getting the WiFi bars no 3G logo yet.. The texting settings to 2020 doesnt work for me either >.<

counsellor
Posts: 2,179
Registered: ‎15-01-2010
Mobile Phone: iPhone 4 32GB White

Re: Mobile Data network for iPhone.

APN:giffgaff.com

User:giffgaff
Password: password

 

thats all you need to change Smiley Happy

Thanks
Dann




enigma
Posts: 4,773
Registered: ‎18-06-2010

Re: Mobile Data network for iPhone.

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Enter the settings into your iPhone exactly like this...



(go to Settings -> General -> Network -> Cellular Data Network) scroll to the bottom then hit RESET SETTINGS, then enter these:


Cellular Data
APN: giffgaff.com
Username: giffgaff
Password: password

Visual Voicemail
same as above (or leave blank cos it doesnt work anyway)

MMS
APN: giffgaff.com
Username: giffgaff
Password: password
MMSC: http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002
MMS proxy: 193.113.200.195:8080
MMS Max Message Size: 2097152
MMS UA Prof URL: leave blank

 

 

Go back to the main settings menu then turn airplane mode on, wait a few seconds then turn it off



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newcomer
Posts: 22
Registered: ‎23-07-2010

Re: Mobile Data network for iPhone.

Got it working now! I was stupid enough to forget that Wifi Over rides 3G, I forgot the network from the iPhone and all is working well now! Thank you all very much for your help Smiley Very Happy

counsellor
Posts: 2,179
Registered: ‎15-01-2010
Mobile Phone: iPhone 4 32GB White

Re: Mobile Data network for iPhone.

 


dann3y456 wrote:

Got it working now! I was stupid enough to forget that Wifi Over rides 3G, I forgot the network from the iPhone and all is working well now! Thank you all very much for your help Smiley Very Happy


Glad to see that!
Welcome to giffgaff danny!

 

Thanks
Dann




newcomer
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎16-08-2011

Re: Mobile Data network for iPhone.

Hi

I'm having the same problem with my 3GS iphone.

I've just connected to giffgaff today and I'm transferring my old number tomorrow.

I can use my phone to make calls, and I can connect to the internet via wi fi.

 

I've followed all the instructions to set the phone up, but I don't get the 3G showing in thae status bar and if I turn wi fi off I get "could not activate mobile data network" message.

 

Any ideas?

pathfinder
Posts: 786
Registered: ‎18-01-2011

Re: Mobile Data network for iPhone.

Double, triple and quadruple check your settings! If there's a typo in any of the details it won't work.