CONFIGURING YOUR UNLOCK WIFI/MIFI MODEN TO WORK WITH MTN, GLO, AIRTEL, ETISALAT APN

An APN (Access Point Name) is like a gate or portal from the 3G or GPRS network into either the public internet or a private customer gateway. It's important that you connect through the right one, otherwise the service might not even work.

If you find information here that is no longer valid and need to be changed or you have new APN information, please let us know and we will update the page. Hopefully this user-to-user collaboration will benefit the whole mobile broadband community in Nigeria!

If You experience any problem to connect to internet, please contact your sim card network provider to get the correct settings.

(the illustration below will be used with MTN MIFI Admin Page)
Open your WIFI/MIFI MODEN app icon
OR on the WEB ADMIN PAGE: Type into Your Browser web bar: http://192.168.1.1
Password to log in :    admin

To create NEW PROFILE for your network go to:
Web admin page (192.168.1.1) -> Log in -> Settings -> Dial-up -> Profile Management
And click NEW (See Image below)


Profile Name - Whichever you want (e.g. MTN MIFI)

User Name & .Password - your network operator’s USER name & password (or blank)

APN - change from dynamic to static and then Your network operator’s APN

Then the IP Address Should be "Dynamic"

And click "SAVE" 


APN (Access Point Name)
For MTN
APN: web.gprs.mtnnigeria.net
Username: web
Password: web
For Etisalat
APN: Etisalat
Username: (leave it blank)
Password: (leave it blank)
For Glo
APN: gloflat
Username: flat
Password: flat
For Airtel
APN: internet.ng.airtel.com
Username: (leave it blank)
Password: (leave it blank)
To select profile that You created go to
Click Settings-> Dial up -> Mobile connection -> Select your new profile from the 'Profile List' drop down menu (e.g. Glo NG Profile) And Click "Apply" (See Image below)


You should be connected to your network by now.

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