9mobile APN settings 2022: Manual and automatic options

9mobile APN settings 2022: Manual and automatic options

9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. It credits its success to the dynamic nature of the Nigerian people, for they are always open to rewarding innovative services. Learn how to do 9mobile APN settings to access the internet via an 9mobile SIM card. It is a three-minute-read DIY guide.

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9mobile is among the top 20 largest mobile network operators worldwide by the number of subscribers. The company's fast and reliable internet and other quality services like borrowing airtime attract many Nigerians.

How to configure 9mobile APN settings in 2022

A phone or SIM card cannot automatically connect to 9mobile's internet services. You must do the 9mobile APN settings manually or automatically to go online through a Nigerian 9mobile SIM card.

1. Automatic 9mobile APN settings

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9mobile detects your phone as a new device when you insert a 9mobile SIM card (current or new ) into it. You will receive an SMS requesting you to configure your device. To do this;

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  • Send “settings” to the short number 790.
  • Wait for a message from 9mobile.
  • Open the text and click "Activate" to save the settings.
  • You have completed the 9mobile APN settings process.
  • You can now access the internet and other 9mobile services.

2. Manual APN settings for 9mobile

Try the manual configurations if technical hitches make it difficult for the automatic process to work. Just like the automats process, manual settings also work on any phone, regardless of its operating system. Learn how to configure internet settings for Android manually using these steps:

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  1. Go to your phone's "Settings app."
  2. Click on "Connections," then tap "Mobile Networks."
  3. Click "Access Point Names", then tap "ADD."
  4. Fill these details into the phone:
  • Profile / Access Point Name: 9mobile
  • APN / Access Point: 9mobile
  • Username / Login: (blank)
  • Password: (blank)
  • IP / Proxy:
  • Port: 8080

The first two lines have the most important details for 9mobile APN settings. You can leave blank spaces in the other sections, including the proxy and port.

9mobile apn settings in 2022
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3. Automatic 9mobile APN settings for Android phones

If the above alternatives do not work on your phone, try the long 9mobile APN settings for Android smartphones. Follow these steps:

  1. Go to your phone's "Settings app."
  2. Click on "Connections," then tap "Mobile Networks."
  3. Click "Access Point Names," then tap "ADD."
  4. Fill these details into the phone:

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  • Name: 9mobile Internet
  • APN: 9mobile
  • Proxy:
  • Port: 8080
  • Username: Not Set
  • Password: Not Set
  • Server: Not Set
  • MMSC: Not Set
  • MMS: Not Set
  • MMS Proxy: Not Set
  • MMS Port: Not Set
  • MCC: (Keep default)
  • MNC: (Keep default)
  • Authentication Type: Not Set
  • APN type: Default
  • APN Protocol: Ipv4
  • APN Roaming Protocol: Ipv4
  • Enable / Disable APN: APN enabled
  • Bearer: Unspecified
  • MVNO type: None
  • MVNO value: Not set

Some smartphones have more lines and fields. Do not panic when you see them, for you do not have to fill them out. Instead, leave them blank because 9mobile completes the work for you.

The 9mobile APN settings provided in this article work on all mobile devices. Use them whenever you cannot access the internet on 9mobile. You will be online within seconds after configuring your phone successfully.

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