Using data sim in phone

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I would like to use my phone as a wifi hostspot using my afrihost sim.
How do I configure the afrihost settings?
asked Jul 14, 2016 in Mobile Data by anonymous

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In order to set up your APN settings on your device please use the set of instructions that follow:

iPhone - iOS 7+
Click on the Settings icon.
In the settings menu select Mobile.
Select Mobile Data Network.
Under the ‘Mobile Data’ grouping, enter Afrihost into the APN field.
Important: Ensure there is NO space before or after Afrihost.
iPhone - iOS 6 and lower
Click on the Settings icon.
In the settings menu select General.
Select Cellular or Mobile.
Under the ‘Cellular Data Network’ grouping, enter Afrihost into the APN field.
Important: Ensure there is NO space before or after Afrihost.
iPad - iOS 6/7
Click on the Settings icon.
In the settings menu select ‘Cellular Data’.
Select ‘APN Settings’.
Enter Afrihost into the APN field.
Important: Ensure there is NO space before or after Afrihost.
   
Android
Open the Settings app.
Select Wireless & Networks > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names.
Click the Menu button.
Select ‘New APN’.
Enter Afrihost into the APN field.
Important: Ensure there is NO space before or after Afrihost.
Click the Menu button.
Select Save.
   
Windows Phone
In the App list, select the Settings icon.
Select Cellular.
Select ‘Add Internet APN’.
Enter Afrihost into the APN field.
Important: Ensure there is NO space before or after Afrihost.
Select Save.
   
BlackBerry
Select Settings > Options.
Complete one of the following:
– BlackBerry v4.0 or earlier, click TCP/IP.
– BlackBerry v4.1 to 5.0, click Advanced Options > TCP/IP.
– BlackBerry v6.0 and later, click Device > Advanced System Settings > TCP/IP.
Enter Afrihost into the APN field.
Important: Ensure there is NO space before or after Afrihost.
Press the Menu key.
Select Save.
   
Symbian
Select Menu > Settings > Configurations.
Select Personal Configuration Settings > Add.
Select Access Point Settings > Bearer Settings.
Enter Afrihost into the APN field.
Important: Ensure there is NO space before or after Afrihost.
Go back to ‘Personal Configuration Settings’ menu.
Select Afrihost.
Click Options and choose Activate.

Hope this information was helpful.

Please do not hesitate to let us know if you still having issues.

Kind Regards
answered Jul 14, 2016 by nikinix (25,450 points)
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