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djbonner07
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Registered: ‎13-03-2011

The giffgaff Internet Settings Guide / Setup

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Basic Internet Settings

 

FIRST THING TO DO (Very Important) (please read) > http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/News-Announcements/The-Demise-of-2020-and-a-New-Pop-Quiz/m-p/126670...

 

 

(Before you start) - For Androids - Iphones - Blackberrys -Windows & Other Settings please scroll furthur down to the section you need....

 

 

 

For Basic Handset Settings

 

1, Text /SMS the word  "SETTINGS" to number 2020

Install then Save if you get the internet settings sent by Texting a SMS to 2020    THIS OPTION IS NO LONGER WORKING

 

Sending settings to 2020 Might not work for your Handset or Device so please type it in manually found below.

 

 

ALSO -- To use giffgaffs internet / data from the sim,  please switch on 3G/Mobile Data/Package Data or Cellular And switch wifi off 

 

WARNING --  - - Proxy Server Address: 193.113.200.195   Please leave this Blank


Then Power OFF your phone or device for a minute

Then Power On and you should be ready to use the internet Via mobile data

 

 

2, Also Sending to 2020 should also install the MMS Settings

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Manual Internet Settings

 

 

Here are the original giffaff  (internet) APN Settings. Which "Should" work on most / all phones.

 

  • Try these settingsGo to

 

Wireless & Networks or Internet Settings or Network Settings on your mobile

 

Then select Connection / Connectivity or Internet Profile / Data Connection from the menu.

 

And create a new apn and enter >


 
• Username: giffgaff
• APN: giffgaff.com
• password: [Leave blank]
• Proxy: [Leave blank]

 

To use giffgaffs internet / data from the sim,  please switch on 3G/Mobile Data/Package Data or Cellular And switch wifi off   .


Then Power off/on your phone

 

 (got stuck/need help?) Basic Settings Should work on all phones Etc Click This Link > Here

 

More Handset Settings / Guides here http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/settings-for-your-device/tkb-p/phone_settings

 

or see below

 

http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Contribute-Innovation-Promotion/Mobile-Internet-Settings-Help-neede...

 

More Popular Os / Models are found furthur down the page (if needed)

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Basic MMS Settings
                                         

  • Manual MMS Settings

 

  • On Your Mobile Go To Multimedia Message Settings (create new and enter the below)

 

Connection Name: giffgaff - MMS
APN - Access Point Name: giffgaff.com
Username: giffgaff
Password: password > just type the word password (not your giffgaff 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
APN type:mms

MMS also cost 16p each to send and they are not included in any goodybags

 

OR SEE HERE http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/giffgaff-Top-Tips/Giffgaff-MMS-Setup/m-p/7017742

 

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Androids

 

  • Wifi Way
    1, If you can connect to a WiFi head here http://bit.ly/Android_Settings_Application
    2, Download giffgaff apn made by (paul shirley)
    3, Install and run the app, selecting option 2. Sets it all up for you:

 Android 4.0 or Above (jellybean) see http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/giffgaff-Top-Tips/Android-4-0-4-1-amp-4-2-Jelly-Bean-amp-ICS-Intern...

 

 

  • Manual Settings

    1. Press the Menu key
    2.Tap Settings
    3. Tap Wireless & networks
    4. Tap Mobile networks
    5. Tap Access Point Names
    6. Tap a giffgaff APN (if there are no APNs go to 10)
    7. Press the Menu key
    8. Tap Delete APN
    9. Repeat 6, 7 and 8 until no giffgaff APNs remain

    10. Tap the Menu key
    11. Tap New APN
    12. Tap Name then tap the text box and enter giffgaff then tap OK
    13. Tap APN then tap the text box and enter giffgaff.com then tap OK
    14. Tap Username then tap the text box and enter giffgaff then tap OK
    15. Tap Password then tap the text box and enter the word password then tap OK
    16. Tap MMSC then tap the text box and enter http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002 then tap OK
    17. Tap MMS proxy - LEAVE BLANK DONT TYPE IN ANYTHING then tap OK
    18. Tap MMS port then tap the text box and enter 8080 then tap OK
    19. Tap MCC then tap the text box and enter 234 then tap OK
    20. Tap MNC then tap the text box and enter 10 then tap OK
    21. Press the Menu key
    22. Tap Save
    23. Tap the circle next to giffgaff so a green dot appears.
    24. Press the Back key four times to return to the home screen.
    Turn you phone off and back on again

 

Also a good browser to use (opera mini) Try here on the android market https://market.android.com/details?id=com.opera.mini.android

                              
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IPhones

 

IOS 7 -  http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Settings-for-your-device/iOS-7-Internet-and-MMS-set-up/ta-p/9911035

IOS 6 - see here :  http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/learn-giffgaff-top-tips/ios-6-iphone-settings/m-p/6040034#m48985


[ Do you have Wifi ] head over to the app store and download the giffgaff app for a Quick Setup


[ Want the Free Offical giffgaff app ] see below

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

Once you installed the app click on More and add the apn settings

 

 

BASIC SETUP -

 

On your iPhone go to: Settings>General>Network>Cellular Data Network
Then enter:Cellular Data

 

• Username: giffgaff
• APN: giffgaff.com
• password: [Leave blank]
• Proxy: [Leave blank]


Visual Voicemail
leave blank as giffgaff do not provide it

MMS
APN: giffgaff.com
Username: vertigo
Password: password > just type the word password (not your giffgaff password)
MMSC: http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002
MMS proxy: 193.113.200.195:8080
MMS Max Message Size: 307200
MMS UA Prof URL: leave blank
restart the iPhone to activate the settings


If you get stuck check this guide > ( Video Guide >> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Up7V4nW8Go )

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Iphones`s / Blackberry / Windows Mobiles /  IPad

                                                            

 

 

  • Blackberry ( Internet Settings ) Click Here 
  • My Blackberry Settings/Tips/Guide: Here

 

  • Guide to Windows Mobile 6.1 ( Internet Settings ) Click Here Or Windows Mobile 6.5 Giffgaff Settings  Here

 

  • update Giffgaffer's guide to Windows Phone 7(.5)   Click Here 

 

  • Guide to the Orange San Francisco ( Internet Settings )  Click Here

 

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Wap/Apps

 

  • Wap & App Settings : Make sure your apn (internet profile/data) settings are set to giffgaff wap and make sure the connection is selected as giffgaff wap in your mobile phone internet data/profile settings,

 

  • Your Apps : On apps/applications on your mobile settings may/should say Advance settings so just click on that and make sure everything is set to giffgaff wap 

 

 

  • Still No Internet ? Try deleting the apn (data) / (apns) (data profiles) and any old ones you dont need then power off your phone then back on again and retry the settings and see if that works

 

ALSO - See if theres any faults/issues in your area on the o2 website found here http://status.o2.co.uk/

 

 Try http://is.gd/manualroam


Also -- Hand clean the sim Very Soft

 

  • Still Have No Internet Service  After Trying Above ? You might have a data bar whitch prevents you from using the internet. It should be removed on activation of your sim, but in some cases it doesn't and you will need to ask an agent to check if you have a data bar and if you do have one then you will have to ask them to remove it, You can contact an agent to find out here

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Contacting giffgaff

 

A newbie's guide to contacting a giffgaff agent. Click Here


Click Here  Ask a Agent


Here  Agent Replies

 

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Other Guides
 

 

 

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Few Handy Short Codes For giffgaff

 

  • Dial *100*1# for your free gg to gg expiry - or just check your My Giffgaff page under your balance/goodybag total
  • Giffgaff Goodybag Or Balance - Dial *100#
  •  Giffgaff - Topup Line - Dial 43430
  •  Giffgaff - Voice Mail -Dial 443
  •  Giffgaff - Check How Many Minutes You Have Remaining - Dial *100*7#
  • Giffgaff - Check How Many Text (sms) You Have Remaining - Dial *100*5#
  •  Also if you want a delivery report when you send a text ( sms ) Type *0# on the start of your text
  •  For the MMS settings text MMS to 1010
  •  Simple way to set your voice mail up again is to dial 1616
  •  IMEI hanset identity Dial *#06#
  •  SMS Service Centre number  +447802002606
  •  Call divert ALL DIVERTS cancelled  Dial # # 002 #
  • Call divert ALL DIVERTS reactivate Dial *#002#

 

                                                                                                                                                                                             

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truck
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Registered: ‎14-03-2011

Re: Newbie Quick Internet Guide

this is really good
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samzee3
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Re: Newbie Quick Internet Guide

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Thankyou dj :smileyhappy:

 

Edit: A Very Helpful Guide Thankyou

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djbonner07
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Re: Newbie Quick Internet Guide


truck wrote:
this is really good


Thankyou . Very much appreciated words :smileywink:

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yakhtar
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Re: Newbie Quick Internet Guide

Great write up :-)
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djbonner07
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Re: Newbie Quick Internet Guide


yakhtar wrote:
Great write up :-)


Nice one yakhtar :smileywink:

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djbonner07
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Re: Newbie Quick Internet Guide


samzee3 wrote:
Thankyou dj :smileyhappy:

Ya very welcome cheers :smileyhappy:

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Re: Newbie Quick Internet Guide

As a upcoming user of giffgaff this guide is the 'dogs do dahs' ! thank you so much, will save me a load of throuble when I go 'live' soon :-)

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djbonner07
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Re: Newbie Quick Internet Guide


suza95 wrote:

As a upcoming user of giffgaff this guide is the 'dogs do dahs' ! thank you so much, will save me a load of throuble when I go 'live' soon :-)



Hey, Thankyou and its a pleasure knowing its helping some :smileywink:  Cheers suza95

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Re: Newbie Quick Internet Guide

Great guide man

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