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How to connect an Android mobile phone to Fonome data services

Getting your Android handset online can be a challenge when it comes to putting the settings in manually but don’t worry, we're here to help.

From the home screen;

  1. Tap the Menu button
  2. Tap Settings
  3. Tap Wireless and networks or more... (depending on your version of Android)
  4. Tap Mobile Networks
  5. Tap Access point names
  6. Tap the Menu button
  7. Tap New APN
  8. Enter the following data into the onscreen form, without changing any other settings;
    Name -
    APN - mobiledata
    Username -
    Password -
    APN type - If given a choice, select internet, if the keyboard appears enter default
    (As a check, the image below shows blue text in the fields you should have completed)
  9. Tap the Menu button
  10. Tap Save
  11. Enable the newly-added APN by ensuring the line is ticked, or the radio button is lit by tapping on it
  12. Check the notification bar for H, 3G, E or G with up and down arrows beside it, which will indicate your connection is working