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Started by: taberner
On: 21/09/2013 | 10:58
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by: taberner
on: 21/09/2013 | 10:58
How do I activate internet on my iPhone using my new gifgaf sim.
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by: mykiel78
on: 21/09/2013 | 10:59
You have 2 options

1- Download the mygiffgaff APP via wifi and install the settings from within the app by tapping on

More > APN settings > install settings

2- You can also input the settings manually by following the guide below if you haven't got access to wifi:

First of all make sure that any profiles that you have installed (including giffgaff if you have) are removed completely.

Settings > General (scroll to bottom and remove any giffgaff profiles you find)

Then reset data settings

Settings >mobile> mobile data network > reset settings

Then manually input the following settings

Mobile data

Username – vertigo
Password – password


Username – vertigo
Password – password

MMS Proxy –
MMS Max Message Size – 2097152
MMS UA Prof URL - *leave blank*

Please ensure 3G is enabled as well in your settings.


Leave it for a bit for the phone to hook up with the network and you are good to go Smiley Happy
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by: aj247
on: 21/09/2013 | 11:01
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by: mrzola
on: 21/09/2013 | 11:06 (before you do anything text SETTINGS to 2020 if that don't work check out this guide and manually type in the settings and remember to restart your device)
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by: jdgiffgaff
on: 21/09/2013 | 11:07
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Internet, Settings, Data Help?...
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by: w69d
on: 21/09/2013 | 11:08
Hi , here's the new settings for the iPhone, they are the same as the latest iPhone app settings

From your iPhone home screen, click on the icon Settings>>General>>Mobile Data or Cellular>>Mobile Data Network or Cellular Data
& tap on the words next to APN and you'll then be able to edit the settings

• Username =vertigo
• Password =password

MMS Settings

From your iPhone home screen, click on the icon Settings>>General>>Mobile Data or Cellular>>Mobile Data Network or Cellular Data &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

• Username =vertigo
• Password =password
•MMS Proxy =
•MMS Max Message Size = 2097152

After editing the settings DONT press the reset settings Tab ( just press back to come away from the settings page)

please reboot your iPhone ( or use airplane mode on then back to off )
Before you open the safari or use the Internet

MMS will NOT work unless 3G is ON
(Settings>>General>>Mobile Data or Cellalur>>Data Enabled ) Make sure Enable 3G is set to 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 and are not included in any Goodybag ( Mobile Data must be on to receive MMS messages)
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by: bluemoonbaz
on: 21/09/2013 | 11:10
Hi and good morning
Once you have credit or a goodybag you will need to add the giffgaff settings to your phone
Click link below for them

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For a Free 3 in 1 sim with Free £5 on activation Click this link 
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by: mazza2010
on: 21/09/2013 | 11:11
Try this Http:// iphone
Get a free giffgaff Sim
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by: mathew40
on: 21/09/2013 | 11:13
To set up your internet and mms "settings" using giffgaff.
If you have access to wifi,then simply go to the app store and download the,my giffgaff app,or simply click onto the link below,to go straight there,to download the app.

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.

Leave visual voicemail as it is.
6) scroll down,under mms enter.
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.
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by: nohope
on: 21/09/2013 | 11:16

if its an iphone:
Download the giffgaff app or install settings manually by following:

Get a free Giffgaff Sim
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