How to get Glo configuration settings 2022: Complete guide

How to get Glo configuration settings 2022: Complete guide

Glo or Globacom is a Nigerian GSM service created in August 2003. Globacom has grown into the second most popular GSM company in Nigeria. It is not a surprise that many people using this company's services want to know how to get Glo configuration settings on their phones.

How to get Glo configuration settings
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The Glo APN settings are the internet configurations made on modems, cellphones, and other devices that allow users to connect to the internet. If your Glo internet settings are not working, it means you need to check your APN settings.

How to get Glo configuration settings 2022

When a new device is connected to the internet, the automatic APN internet settings or configuration are not transmitted. This could be because of a system problem or because the Glo server was unable to recognise any new changes made by the mobile phone when the SIM was inserted.

Hence, if you cannot get an excellent net speed, then here is how to configure Glo both manually or check using the Glo configuration settings code.

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Glo manual configuration

Glo manual configuration
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The main cause of your device's incapacity to browse is that your device's internet or APN settings are not set up automatically.

In most cases, when you insert your Glo SIM card, your Glo network settings should configure automatically. However, if your Glo automatic configuration settings are not updated, you can do it manually.

To enable your APN Glo proxy settings on your phone, go to settings, click APN, and enter the following information into the appropriate fields:

  • Access Point Name (APN) = APN
  • Username = Flat
  • Password = Flat

Close the settings page when finished, and your Glo browsing settings will be updated, allowing you to browse the internet without strain.

NB: This is the method you can use for Glo configuration settings for android smartphones or tablets.

Glo configuration using code

The shortcode for Glo internet settings is just simple 1234. Open your message box and SMS the word "Flat" to "1234". Often the configuration setting is pushed automatically to internet-enabled devices.

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Contact details

Glo network settings
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For any inquiries, you can reach them through the following contacts:

Toll-free number

  • For prepaid lines on Glo: 121
  • Other networks: +2348050020121
  • For postpaid lines on Glo: 200
  • Other networks: +2348050020200

Physical address

  • Mike Adenuga towers
  • 1, Mike Adenuga Close
  • Off Adeola Odeku Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Nigeria



What is the APN for Glo?

Glo APN is a wireless transmission protocol for "Access Point Name." It is a connection point between a mobile network and a PC or other access device.

Why is my Glo network not connecting to the internet?

Your device's inability to browse is primarily due to the internet or APN settings not being automatically configured in your device. When you insert your Glo SIM card onto your device, the Glo internet or APN settings are usually instantly configured.

How do I activate Glo mobile data?

Dial *777# to activate your Glo data and purchase the data package of your choice.

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Learning Glo configuration settings for browsing is important if you rely on mobile data to access the internet. These settings will automatically boost your Glo sim internet speed, allowing you to browse whatever you desire.

READ ALSO: How to configure Airtel sim card for browsing and other Internet settings recently published an article on how to configure an Airtel SIM card for Internet browsing and other settings. Knowing how to configure an Airtel SIM card for browsing is critical if you rely on mobile data to access the internet. This scenario can be simply resolved manually and at your leisure.

To connect to the internet, your device's APN settings must be appropriately configured on the Airtel network. Incorrect APN settings or a phone without APN settings will prevent you from utilising data to browse. To resolve the issue, you must perform a manual configuration.


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