Etisalat Nigeria Internet Configuration Settings (APN, IP/Port, Username/Password)

Etisalat is one of the most consistent carriers in Nigeria when it comes to Internet. Their high-end equipment makes browsing with this network provider, as fluid as water.

This article will guide you on how to configure your Android, iOS, Symbian and Windows Phones as well as your non smartphones, to browse on Etisalat.

Automatic Settings
To get these Internet configuration settings pushed to your phone, open your SMS menu, type Settings and send it to 790.

It’s easy. Once you receiveĀ  the settings (it usually arrives with an SMS notification), open the message, save, select Activate All and you are free to roll.

Manual Settings
In cases of the above technique not working, you have to configure your device by yourself.

Profile/ Access Point Name Etisalat
APN/ Access Point etisalat
Username/Login (blank)
Password (blank)
IP/Proxy 010.071.170.005
Port 8080

As stated above, the username and password options need to be left empty.

The same goes for the IP and port, you can keep them empty but filling them makes no much difference.

MMS Settings
If all you want to do on your phone is to surf the Internet, the above is sufficient. However, many folks out there still use MMS to send and receive files.

If you are one of those folks, here’s how to properly configure Multimedia Messaging Service on your phone.

Profile/ Access Point Name Etisalat
APN/ Access Point etisalat
Username/Login (blank)
Password (blank)
IP/Proxy 010.071.170.005
Port 8080
Gateway IP Server/URL/Home http://10.71.170.30:38090/was

That said, if you are still having any issues trying to connect to the Internet with your phone, tablet or PC, tell us via the comment box below.

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