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Samsung Galaxy S2 Internet + MMS

Started by: sloth
On: 06/08/2011 | 12:20
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by: sloth
on: 06/08/2011 | 12:20 edited: 27/08/2011 | 12:12

Here is the small guide to manually setting up internet and MMS on your Samsung Galaxy S2. It is very similar to other Android phone settings. 

 

  •     Go to you wireless and network settings
  •     Select Mobile Networks
  •     Go to Access Point Names (go to next point if giffgaff is not among listed APN's)
  •     Press the menu soft key and select add new APN
  •     You should enter the following for their respective fields

 

  •     Name: giffgaff
  •     APN: giffgaff.com
  •     Username: giffgaff
  •     Password: password
  •     MMSC: http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002
  •     MMS Proxy: 193.113.200.195
  •     MMS Port: 8080
  •     APN type: internet + mms
  •     Press the menu soft key and save APN
  •     The New APN "giffgaff" should now be selected showing a green dot.
  •   Press the return soft key and make sure to tick the first option "Use Packet Data"
  •   If you have followed these steps, your internet should be set.

SWITCHING DATA ON/OFF

 

Just press and hold the power button and activate or deactivate, 2nd option from the screen pop up.

 

For image walk through click here

   

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by: cinami
on: 06/08/2011 | 12:30 edited: 06/08/2011 | 12:31

The day I bought my galaxy s, I searched on the forum using the search box and found the settings for it. It took less than a minute to get giffgaffed up on it. 

 

A top tip would be to use another sim or wi fi to download the giffgaffapn off the android market to sort the settings out.  

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by: sloth
on: 06/08/2011 | 12:43 edited: 06/08/2011 | 13:07

@cinami: Understood! just saw lots of posts asking for this lately and people offering slightly different settings.

 

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by: cinami
on: 06/08/2011 | 12:51

I don't think it needs to be moved. Its in the perfect spot. I don't usually agree with newbies writing guides but this type of stuff does come up a lot. You're right. If people just used a smidge of common sense they would find a lot less problems. You have and you done good soldier. 

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by: aoon_m
on: 07/08/2011 | 17:44
Thank you, was having problems with my galaxy s 2 internet but its all fine now, kudos'ed Smiley Happy
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by: sloth
on: 07/08/2011 | 17:51

aoon_m wrote:
Thank you, was having problems with my galaxy s 2 internet but its all fine now, kudos'ed Smiley Happy

Glad to have helpedSmiley Very Happy

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Message 6 of 47
by: greenman
on: 11/08/2011 | 21:17
Getting latest firmware can also help. I've put a guide here for freeing and upgrading your S2: http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Learn-giffgaff-Top-Tips/Debranding-Rooting-Unlocking-updating-Firmw...
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by: elaine_james
on: 31/10/2011 | 22:02
will you take me under your wing. . . when I come us against something that I can't figure until ?
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by: greenman
on: 31/10/2011 | 22:08
No probs. Just send a message .
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by: kforshaw
on: 09/11/2011 | 16:04
Thanks for your help. My frustrations against my new Galaxy Y have gone!
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