Setting up your Android for the Internet

From the main screen on your Android device follow the instructions below to get your device online.

  1. Select the Menu.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Wireless and Networks (in some models, this is also Wireless Controls).
  4. Scroll down and select Mobile Networks.
  5. Scroll to Use only 2G Networks select OFF (Not available in all models, if you don't see this option, skip ahead).
  6. Scroll to Enable 3G is ON.
  7. Scroll to Enable Always on Mobile select ON.
  8. Scroll to Use Packet Data, Enable Data or Traffic Data and select ON.
  9. Scroll to Data Roaming select ON.Note: Not all options are available on all Android platforms, enable what is applicable.
  10. Select Access Point Names.
  11. Select Menu (looks like four horizontal lines, a square within a square or the word Menu) and select New APN.
  12. Type Name as 2degrees Internet and select OK.
  13. Type APN as internet and select OK.
  14. Leave Proxy as not set.
  15. Leave Port as not set.
  16. Scroll to Authentication type and select none (some models may not have this option, if not skip ahead).
  17. Scroll to the bottom and select APN TYPE and type in default (If this field is a dropdown list please choose internet).
  18. Press the Menu key (looks like four horizontal lines, a square within a square or the word Menu) and select Save.This will take you back to the main APN list. You should now see 2Degrees internet with a grey circle or empty tick box to the right.
  19. Select the grey circle or box beside 2degrees internet to place a green dot or tick mark inside it.

All you need to do is turn your device off and back on again for the internet settings to take effect.

If you want to get MMS set up on your handset as well, continue on to the MMS setup guide.

MMS Settings

In order to have your MMS work successfully you will be required to have a working internet connection. This can be easily set up using the step by step guide above.

  1. Select the Menu.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Wireless and Networks (in some models, this is also Wireless Controls).
  4. Scroll down and select Mobile Networks.
  5. Scroll to Use only 2G Networks select OFF (Not available in all models, if you don't see this option, skip ahead).
  6. Scroll to Enable 3G is ON.
  7. Scroll to Enable Always on Mobile select ON.
  8. Scroll to Use Packet Data, Enable Data or Traffic Data and select ON.
  9. Scroll to Data Roaming select ON.Note: Not all options are available on all Android platforms, enable what is applicable.
  10. Select Access Point Names.
  11. Select Menu (looks like four horizontal lines, a square within a square or the wordMenu) and select New APN.
  12. Type Name as 2degrees MMS and select OK.
  13. Type APN as mms and Tap on OK.
  14. Scroll to MMSC and type in http://mms.2degreesmobile.net.nz:48090
  15. Scroll to MMS Proxy and type 118.148.001.118
  16. Scroll to MMS Port and type in 8080
  17. Scroll to Authentication type and select none.
  18. Scroll to the bottom and select APN TYPE and type in mms (If the field is not editable select mms from the dropdown).
  19. Press the Menu key (looks like four horizontal lines, a square within a square or the word Menu) and select Save.

You will have 2 APNS

Press on the grey box or circle to the right of 2degrees Internet and it will fill in with a smaller green dot or tick mark. MMS should not have a grey circle or tick box to the right.

From here you're all done! All you need to do is turn your device off and back on again. If you have any problems or other questions please call us from a different phone on 0800 022 022 and select option 1 then 5 to speak to the Data Team.​

 

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