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how to connect internet on a samsung galaxy s3

I just bought a s3 and I'm having a bit of trouble can any1 help
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Re: how to connect internet on a samsung galaxy s3

The complete guide for getting your android giffgaffed - http://bit.ly/giffgaffandroid
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Re: how to connect internet on a samsung galaxy s3

There are 2 ways to set up your settings for your phone to work

 

1.Connect to WiFi and download and install this App and run the Giffgaff APN, it should set it all up for you automatically
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mstubbs.gaffer

 

2. Another way is to set up your android phone manually as follows

Settings > Wireless & networks > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

Menu button  - New APN

Enter the following

Name: giffgaff

APN: giffgaff.com

Username: giffgaff

Password: password

Server: http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002

MMSC: http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002

MMS proxy: 193.113.200.195

MMS port: 8080

MCC: 234

MNC: 10

 

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Re: how to connect internet on a samsung galaxy s3

[ Andriod ]

Wifi Way

1, If you can connect to a WiFi

2, Head over here https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.paulshirley.android.giffgaffsetapn&feature=search_...

(Download the app by Paul Shirley)

3, Install and run the app, selecting option 2. Sets it all up for you:


[ Manual Input ]

On your handset:

[ Go to ]

- Settings

- Wireless & networks

- Mobile Networks

- Access Point Names

- Data enabled

Click the Menu button > New APN
And Enter The Below Settings :

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

- Turn your phone off and back on again

Internet /MMS Settings/Tips/Info/Apps Guide: http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Learn-giffgaff-Top-Tips/Newbie-Quick-Internet-Guide/m-p/2066679
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Re: how to connect internet on a samsung galaxy s3

do it manually because the app won't work for your phone
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Re: how to connect internet on a samsung galaxy s3

See this KB article on how to setup your Android device: http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Learn-giffgaff-Top-Tips/Guide-Android-Phones/ta-p/3521671

Or, if you have a wifi connection and you are NOT running ICS, install and run the giffgaffapn app from the Google Play Store https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.paulshirley.android.giffgaffsetapn

Or, to setup your Android device manually:

Settings > Wireless & networks > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

Click the Menu button > New APN

Enter these details (leave all other settings as not set):

Name: giffgaff
APN: giffgaff.com
Username: giffgaff
Password: password (this is the word "password")
MMSC: http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002
MMS proxy: 193.113.200.195
MMS port: 8080
MCC: 234
MNC: 10

Settings > Wireless & networks > Mobile Networks > Data enabled <ON>

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Re: how to connect internet on a samsung galaxy s3

SAMSUNG GALAXY S3 - ICS.
Manual Guide;
(password is the word - password).

Open Settings then click MORE SETTINGS.
Then click MOBILE NETWORKS.
Next click ACCESS POINT NAMES.
From here press the menu key which is the touch
button to the left of the home button.
Now select 'NEW APN' and from here enter this
information.

Name - giffgaff
APN - giffgaff.com
Proxy -
Port -
Username - giffgaff
Password - password
Server - http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002
MMSC - http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002
MMS proxy - 193.113.200.195
MMS port - 8080
MCC - 234
MNC - 10
Authentication type - PAP
APN type - default,supl,mms
Enable/disable APN - tick box (APN enabled)
Bearer - unspecified

Now press the menu button and select 'save'
This will take you back to the select APN screen.
From here select your newly created giffgaff APN
by clicking the small circle next to the giffgaff APN
to see a green light.
Now press your back button and ensure the 'USE
PACKET DATA' box is ticked.
Then go back to the settings page and Set WiFi to
off. Return to the home screen. Restart your
phone. Your internet should now be sorted.

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Re: how to connect internet on a samsung galaxy s3

Use the settings at http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Learn-giffgaff-Top-Tips/Android-Settings/td-p/54687 . An alternative to the manual setup method is to download the Tweakker app from the Google Play Store via wifi and use that to configure your phone for use with Giffgaff.
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Re: how to connect internet on a samsung galaxy s3

Just go on your settings or contact the person yhu bought it frm
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Re: how to connect internet on a samsung galaxy s3

Hi, you can follow the steps on this link to help get your phone giffgaffed

http://support.giffgaff.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/610/kw/android
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