This post is about MTN APN settings, Cell C APN settings, Vodafone APN settings, Telkom APN settings, Virgin Mobile APN settings and Advinne internet APN settings in South Africa.

Access Point Name (APN) is a mandatory requirement for any internet enabled device to connect to the web once there is a data plan or bundle in place. This means without a working APN, your phone or device will not be able to browse. This is why it’s very important.

In South Africa, there are millions of internet users who uses it both for personal and commercial purposes so this post will be very useful to you if you are unable to receive automatic APN configuration inside your phone.

Talking about automatic configuration, MTN, Cell C, Vodafone and other South African networks delivers auto push APN settings once you insert your SIM on a new device. But in some situations, this configurations will not arrive so you have to use these manual settings for your preferred network operator.

So below are manual APN settings for all networks in South Africa.

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APN settings MTN, cell C, Vodafone, Telkom South Africa

MTN APN SETTINGS (SOUTH AFRICA)

Here is MTN ZA manual APN configuration for internet services.

  • Name: MTN Internet
  • APN: internet
  • Username: guest
  • Password: leave it blank

Find below list for MTN MMS APN settings for using multimedia messaging services in South Africa.

  • Name: MMS
  • APN: internet
  • Username: mtnmms
  • Password: mtnmms
  • Wap Gateway: 196.011.240.241
  • Port: 8080
  • MMS Center: http://mms.mtn.co.za/mms/wapenc

CELL C APN SETTINGS FOR SOUTH AFRICA

  • Service Name: Cell C Internet
  • APN: internet
  • Username: leave it blank
  • Password: leave it blank

Below is the Cell C MMS configuration for using multimedia messaging services in South Africa.

  • Service Name: MMS
  • APN: mms
  • Username: leave blank
  • Password: leave blank
  • Wap Gateway: 196.031.116.250
  • Port: 8080
  • MMS Center: http://mms.cmobile.co.za/

TELKOM/8TA APN SETTINGS SOUTH AFRICA

  • Service Name: Internet
  • APN: internet
  • username: guest
  • password: guest

Below is Telkom MMS APN Settings for using MMS services in South Africa.

  • Service name: MMS
  • APN: mms
  • username: guest
  • password: guest
  • WAP Gateway: 41.151.254.162
  • Port: 8080
  • MMSC: http://mms.8ta.com:38090/was

VODACOM APN SETTINGS (SOUTH AFRICA)

  • Service Name: Vodafone Internet
  • APN: internet
  • Username: guest
  • Password: leave it empty
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For Vodafone SA MMS configuration, use the settings below.

  • Service Name: MMS
  • APN: mms.vodacom.net
  • Username: leave blank
  • Password: leave blank
  • WAP Gateway: 196.6.128.13
  • Port: 8080
  • MMSC: http://mmsc.vodacom4me.co.za/

VIRGIN MOBILE APN SETTINGS (SOUTH AFRICA)

  • Service Name: Virgin Mobile Internet
  • APN: vdata
  • Username: guest
  • Password: leave it empty

Find below settings for the MMS configuration

  • Service Name: MMS
  • APN: virgin_mms
  • username: guest
  • password: guest
  • WapGateway: 196.31.116.242
  • MMS Center: http://mms.virginmobile.co.za

ADVINNE APN SETTINGS (SOUTH AFRICA)

  • Service Name: Advinne Internet
  • APN: internet
  • Username: leave blank
  • Password: leave blank

Below is the manual APN Settings for Advinne MMS services in South Africa

  • Service: MMS
  • APN: mms
  • Username: leave blank
  • Password: leave blank
  • Wap Gateway: 196.031.116.250
  • Port: 8080
  • MMS Center: http://mms.cmobile.co.za/

These settings applies to; MTN coverage map, Cell C coverage map, Vodafone coverage map, Telkom coverage map, Virgin Mobile coverage map and Advinne coverage map for using internet in SA.

HOW TO MANUALLY SET UP APN SETTINGS IN ANDROID PHONES

To get started with the manual APN configuration in your phone, go to phone settings >> more >> cellular network >> APN Settings.

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APN settings MTN south Africa

This procedure may be slightly different for different smartphone brands. I used Gionee M6 for this demonstration but if you still want a specific procedure for your phone brand, you may check this site.

Conclusion

That’s all about APN settings for MTN ZA, Vodafone, Cell C, Virgin Mobile, and other South African networks. These settings works for 2G, 3G, and 4G networks in SA.

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