Airtel Manual GPRS Settings for Mobile Internet Access !

Mobile internet has revolutionized the way of remaining connected in today’s busy world. While most mobile internet users remain connected through the old, yet workable 2G technology'; the latest 3G technology is still quite expensive on the user’s pocket – almost 2-3 times that of 2G cost.

Airtel has been receiving complaints about GPRS settings on certain devices. GPRS settings need to be installed by the users before linking to mobile internet.

In a bid to help customers with devices that have known issues in downloading automatic GPRS settings, Airtel would like to share manual settings for the devices mentioned below. These settings are also made available on Airtel India Facebook page for reference purpose.

  1. For BlackBerry handsets mentioned below, kindly follow these instructions –

    1. Go to main menu>options>advance options

    2. Enable apn settings>type airtelgprs.com in apn address>enable apn authentication

    3. Take Sim out; put the SIM back on> switch on phone.

BlackBerry handsets covered:

  • BlackBerry 8800
  • Bold 9780
  • Curve 8320
  • Curve 8520
  • Curve 9300
  • Pearl 8110
  • Pearl 8120
  • Storm 9500
  • Torch 9800
  1. For Apple iPhone devices mentioned below, follow these instructions –

    1. Go to settings>general>network>

    2. Switch on cellular data> switch on data roaming> switch on ‘enable 3G’

    3. Switch off phone and restart.

iPhone handsets covered:

  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPhone 3GS (iOS 5)
  • iPhone 4 (iOS 5)
  1. For HTC devices mentioned below, follow these instructions –

    1. Go to main menu>settings> wireless networks> mobile networks>select access point name

    2. press main menu key>type MO in name option>press ok

    3. Select apn option>type airtelgprs.com>press ok

    4. Leave proxy blank>select authentication as none>

    5. Press main menu key>select save option

    6. Take SIM out; put the SIM back on> switch on phone

HTC handsets covered:

  • htc desire
    htc vivid
    htc sensation
    htc desire
    htc amaze
    htc magic
  • htc chacha
  1. For Samsung devices mentioned below, follow these instructions

    1. Go to main menu>settings > Wireless & networks (or Wireless Controls or Cellular) > Mobile networks > access point names

    2. Press the Menu key and select New APN.

    3. Select Name, enter MO and tap OK.

    4. Select APN, enter airtelgprs.com and tap OK. leave username and password blank

    5. Set the APN type to default or internet.

    6. Press the Menu key and select Save

    7. Switch off phone and restart

Samsung handsets covered:

  • B5510 Galaxy Y Pro
  • i896 Galaxy S Captivate
  • i9250 Galaxy Nexus
  • i677 Focus Flash
  • i937 Focus S
  • and more
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61 Responses to Airtel Manual GPRS Settings for Mobile Internet Access !

  1. Hi all
    I tried everything to get the internet working with my iphone3gs…
    Still cant change my APN settings… The 3g logo is on but when I open a page on safari it says, that I not a participant of any network… and it’s not allowed for me to use the internet…
    Please help me

  2. I have been trying 2 reach customer care in vain. Pliy send 4 me internet settings 4 ALCATEL ONETOUCH 506D.

  3. first suscribe to a cellular data service for iphone 3g users.. mobile operators activate 2g or 3g data on demand with plans.. even for pay as u go plan needs activation on iphone3gs… i too have the same mobile and problem but this resolved my problem

  4. i am 64 yrs old, ihave i-phone3g, but could not load airtel net .please help me,in this regards,step by step. thanks

  5. i have blackberry Tour 9630 why this model not covered in blackberry manual setting and what should i do to received GPRS setting…

  6. I use spise 5900 in airtel sim but mostly my face book c’dt respond or hang due to internet gprs setting p’ze send me Manuel setting for my hand set or region why happened this.

  7. I use MAX 439 Super in airtel sim but mostly my facebook Gmail account c’dt respond or hang due to internet gprs setting p’ze send me Manuel setting for my hand set or region why happened this. Number:08757218961

    Regds,
    Devendra
    Patna.
    Bihar

  8. dear sir,
    I had ported my mobile num 4m Idea to Airtel and I was unable to get internet setting in my mobile( Palm Pre Plus) so I kindly request you to send me the process,how can I get the internet settings.make fast as soon as possible to solve this issue

  9. I HAVE A CELL PHONE “BIRD 100″ BUT I CANT USE AIRTEL NETWORK TO GO TO INTERNET YET I HAVE GPRS BY DEFAULT.

  10. I use Vsun in airtel sim but mostly my facebook Gmail account c’dt respond or hang due to internet gprs setting p’ze send me Manuel setting for my hand set or region why happened this. Number:9959164351

    plz send reply

  11. Hi i am using balckberry curve 8520 i wanted to browse internet with gprs 99 plan can anyone help me in this regard

  12. Nokia Lumia620-Airtel, GPRS setting updated accordingly but still Internet is not connected. please guide how to connect with internet!!

  13. I am using LAVA IRIX 1 MOBILE and activated 3G but not getting internet connection, Please send 3G setting to activation

    Jeevaramu – 934445044

    • sir, i am using ZTE N855D mobile and activated 2g but not getting internet connection please send setting 2g to activation

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