First of all texting SETTINGS to 2020 will not work on Android phones so don’t waste your time trying.

The following step by step guide will walk you through installing the settings for Internet and MMS.  The settings for both Internet and MMS have been combined into a single APN and will work for most Android phones running the following Android versions – 1.6, 2.1 and 2.2


  1. Press the Menu key
  2. Tap Settings
  3. Tap Wireless & networks
  4. Tap Mobile networks
  5. Tap Access Point Names
  6. Tap a giffgaff APN (if there are no APNs go to 10)
  7. Press the Menu key
  8. Tap Delete APN
  9. Repeat 6, 7 and 8 until no giffgaff APNs remain
  10.  Tap the Menu key
  11.  Tap New APN
  12.  Tap Name then tap the text box and enter giffgaff then tap OK
  13.  Tap APN then tap the text box and enter then tap OK
  14.  Tap Username then tap the text box and enter giffgaff then tap OK
  15.  Tap Password then tap the text box and enter password then tap OK
  16.  Tap MMSC then tap the text box and enter then tap OK
  17.  Tap MMS proxy then tap the text box and enter then tap OK
  18.  Tap MMS port then tap the text box and enter 8080 then tap OK
  19.  Tap MCC then tap the text box and enter 234 then tap OK
  20.  Tap MNC then tap the text box and enter 10 then tap OK
  21.  Press the Menu key
  22.  Tap Save
  23.  Tap the circle next to giffgaff so a green dot appears.
  24.  Press the Back key four times to return to the home screen.
  25.  Turn you phone off and back on again


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