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goodybag blackberry internet

Started by: rkjsana1
On: 02/02/2012 | 16:50
Replies: 25

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by: mildread
on: 02/02/2012 | 17:06
You won't be able to use the BB Browser unless you buy the BB add on. If you can connect to wifi then download Opera Mini. You will then be able to use that browser instead with your £10 goodybag. Any problems installing this then I'm more than happy to help!
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by: rkjsana1
on: 02/02/2012 | 17:13
Heey! Aww thank you Smiley Very Happy and would I be able to download opera mini on my mobile wifi or do I have to download it on the laptop first? Do you have any links to download on mobile? Xx
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by: mildread
on: 02/02/2012 | 20:19
I just connected it to the wifi and searched for opera mini and was able to download it there! It's great! Smiley Surprised)
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by: macygray
on: 07/03/2012 | 12:09

cannot get a wifi connection could u please help

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by: mildread
on: 07/03/2012 | 12:27
Do you have wifi at home? I just went to google and searched for Opera Mini. If you don't have wifi you will need to do it on Desktop Manager on your pc.

To make sure your phone's set up go to Options, Mobile Network and make dure "Data Services" and "While Roaming" are both ON.

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by: mildread
on: 07/03/2012 | 12:29
If you have wifi at home you can set up the connection on your phone, go to Setup and wifi. Some wifi boxes have a pairing button that you have to press. It will ask you for the Network Key which is on your box Smiley Happy
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by: grifff76
on: 18/03/2012 | 18:10

the internet will not work as when you buy the blackberry service this includes internet + bbm. however you will be able to download opera mini and use that for now which works on the internet. Hope this helps!!

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by: grifff76
on: 18/03/2012 | 18:14

was just wondering, do you have to buy the £10 goodybag and the £3 add on for internet, because i wanted to get the £5 goodybag with 60 minutes and 300 texts will i be able to just get the £5 one and the £3 add on and use internet???? sorry this sounds confusing!?!?!Smiley Happy thankyou

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by: mildread
on: 18/03/2012 | 18:28
Griff 76 - You would be charged for internet use if you only get the £5 goodybag and £3 add-on.
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by: ajh94
on: 18/03/2012 | 21:34
You need internet settings!

I will tell you how to do it for most phones so if the one made for yours doesn't work you have other things to try...

For most phones you can just text the word 'Settings' to 2020 for the internet settings and 'mms' to 1010 for MMS Settings if you want MMS as well... However it doesn't work on all phones (including newer smartphones) so this option is best if you have a standard phone, so try it, but if it doesn't work you can always use the second option and enter them manually in the phone's internet settings menu like this:

GPRS/3G Settings:

Connection Name: giffgaff - GPRS
APN - Access Point Name:
Proxy Server Address:
Proxy Port:8080
Login - Username: giffgaff
Password: password
MCC: 234
MNC: 10

MMS Settings:

Connection Name: giffgaff - MMS
APN - Access Point Name:
Username: giffgaff
Password: password
MMS proxy:
MMS port: 8080
MCC: 234
MNC: 10
APN type: mms

(Basic settings can also be found here

(And Dongle settings can be found here

If you don't want to use the second option or it didn't work and you have a smartphone, your third option is to follow one of these guides specially made for your smartphone to set up your phone for the internet. Just click the link for the phone you have if it's there: - How to giffgaff an iPhone 3G/3GS & - How to giffgaff an iPhone 4 - iPhone Settings Easy Video! & - Android guide - Or download the Giffgaff APN from the android market - How to giffgaff a Blackberry - Definitive APN Settings - Guide to the Orange San Francisco - How to giffgaff Windows Mobile 6, Windows Phone 7!

If you need more help you get your phone connected to the Internet, go to: where giffgaff have already created a large database of settings and instructions for entering them on many devices.

Just enter your device's make and model in the search box!
If your phone is found just click the link and it should display a detailed step by step guide to entering the giffgaff settings required for your particular phone to be able to access the internet through giffgaff.

If the steps required for your exact phone are not found then please consider looking at model names close to yours as the menus of manufacture's phones usually stay the same as they use the same operating systems, or check the forum for any posts relating to your device for more information.

If you still don't have internet try deleting all the existing APN profiles, powering the phone off, power it back on again and retry entering the settings.

If you still can't get an internet connection 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, contact an agent on the "My Giffgaff" page.

If it's not APN settings you need, check the network status to see if there are any issues in your areas. go to and enter your post code.

Here are some handy numbers that may also help you:

Giffgaff Goodybag Or Balance - *100#

Giffgaff - Topup Line - 43430

Giffgaff - Voice Mail - 443

Giffgaff - Check How Many Minutes You Have Remaining - *100*7#

Giffgaff - Check How Many Text (sms) You Have Remaining - *100*5#

Simple way to set your voice mail up again is to dial 1616

SMS Service Centre number +447802002606

Call divert ALL DIVERTS cancelled # # 002 #

Call divert ALL DIVERTS reactivate *#002#

You can also check out this thread for anything I haven't covered here!

I hope I have been helpful and this helps you get it sorted! Smiley Happy

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