GPRS and MMS Settings for Android phones

 

If this seems like a lot of text, don't worry! Find the bit that relates to your phone and don't worry about the rest!

MMS settings for your Android phone.

  1. Go to Menu, Settings, Wireless & networks, Mobile networks.
  2. Look for Access Point Names and go to Menu button, New APN, Name and enter mms.virgin in the Name field, press OK.
  3. Look for APN and enter vmms and press OK.
  4. Next go to MMSC, enter http://mms.virginmobile.co.za and press OK.
  5. Go to MMS proxy, enter 196.031.116.242 and press OK.
  6. Go to MMS port, enter 8080 and press OK.
  7. Look for APN type, enter mms and press OK.

Your MMS Profile will now be configured.

Change or update your Message Centre Number for your Samsung phone

  1. Go to Menu. Highlight the Messages icon and press the Select button.
  2. Scroll down to Settings.
  3. Highlight Text messages/settings.
  4. Scroll down to Centre address & enter the Message Centre Number +27741000050 and Save.

Your Message Centre Number is configured.

Manual Internet set up for your HTC Android phone

  1. Go to Menu, Settings, Wireless & networks & select Mobile networks.
  2. Go to Access Point Names.
  3. Select Menu, New APN, Name and enter Virgin Internet. Press OK.
  4. Go to APN and enter vdata. Press OK.
  5. Go to Proxy and enter 196.031.116.241. Press OK.
  6. Go to Port enter in 8080 and tap on OK.
  7. Go to Server and enter http://www.virginmobile.co.za. Press OK.
  8. Scroll down to APN type. Enter in default. Press OK.
  9. Go to Menu and Save.
  10. Go to Virgin Internet to select it.

The Internet  has now been manually configured.

Internet settings for your Nokia N8 phone

  1. Go to Menu, Settings, Connectivity.
  2. Look for Settings, Destinations, Internet, Options, New access point & select YES.
  3. Go to Packet data and select the blank Packet data access point name text box.
  4. Enter a name for the access point. Press OK.
  5. Select the access point that you've just created.
  6. Select Access Point Name, and enter vdata as the access point name. Press OK.
  7. Go to Authentication and change status to Normal.
  8. Go to Homepage and enter http://www.google.co.za
  9. Select Options, Advanced settings, Proxy server address, enter 196.031.116.241. Press OK.
  10. Go to Proxy port number in Text field and enter 8080. Press OK.
  11. Go Back until you reach the access point screen. Tap and hold on the access point that u have created.

Option 1: Manual Internet Configuration

  1. Go to Settings icon, General, Network, Cellular Data Network, Cellular Data, APN and enter vdata.
  2. Under MMS, go to APN and enter vmms.
  3. Go to MMSC and enter https://mms.virginmobile.co.za
  4. Go to MMS Proxy and enter 196.031.116.242:8080
  5. Go to Network located on the top left hand side of the screen.

Your Manual internet will now be configured.

Option 2: Manual Internet Configuration

  1. Go to Menu, Settings, Wireless & Networks, Mobile networks and Access Point Names.
  2. Look for Menu, New APN, Name and enter Virgin Internet . Press OK.
  3. Go to APN and enter vdata. Press OK.
  4. Go to Proxy, enter 196.31.116.241. Press OK.
  5. Go to Port and enter 8080. Press OK.
  6. Go to Server and enter http://www.virginmobile.co.za. Press OK.
  7. Press the Menu and SAVE.
  8. Go to Virgin Internet.

Your Internet profile will now be configured.

Option 3: Manual Internet Configuration on Touch Screen

  1. Go to Settings Wireless & networks, Mobile networks, Access Point Names, Menu, New APN
  2. Select Name: Virgin WAP GPRS.
  3. APN: vdata.
  4. Proxy: 196.31.116.241
  5. Port: 8080
  6. MMSC : http://mms.virginmobile.co.za
  7. MMS proxy : 196.31.116.242
  8. MMS port: 8080.
  9. MCC: 655 MNC: 07.
  10. Authentication type: PAP
  11. APN type: internet + mms

Your Internet  profile will now be configured.

iPhone Settings

Manual Internet Configuration settings:

  1. Go to Settings icon, General, Network, Cellular Data Network
  2. Under Cellular Data tap on APN
  3. In the text field enter vdata

Your Manual Internet configuration settings will now be completed.

MMS settings

  1. Go to Settings icon, tap on General, Network, Cellular Data Network
  2. Under MMS, look for APN.
  3. In the text field enter vmms
  4. In the text MMSC field enter http://mms.virginmobile.co.za Tap on MMS Proxy.
  5. In the text field MMS Proxy enter 196.31.116.242:8080

Your Manual MMS configuration will now be configured.