Manual Phone Configuration For Data

If the automatic phone configuration process does not show your model of phone, you will need to configure your phone for data manually. This involves setting the Access Point Name (APN) to 'mobiledata'.

Please follow the instructions below to setup data for the following handset brands. If you have any problems, please consult your handset's user guide or contact Customer Service.

Android

  1. Select 'Settings'
  2. Select 'Wireless and network'
  3. Select 'Mobile networks'
  4. Select 'Access Point Names'
  5. Press or Tap 'Menu'
  6. Select 'New APN'
  7. Enter the Name as 'ekit' and the APN as 'mobiledata'. Leave the username/password fields blank.
  8. Press or Tap 'Menu'
  9. Select 'Save'
  10. Ensure ekit is selected as the preferred APN.
  11. Launch Browser.

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Blackberry

  1. Use Wifi to download the Opera Mini browser (the standard browser will not work)
  2. Select 'Options' and search for 'TCP IP' using the provided search tool
  3. Change the APN to 'mobiledata'
  4. Disable APN authentication
  5. From 'Home', select 'Network Connections'
  6. Select 'Network Options'
  7. Once connected to a network, go back to 'Home'
  8. Launch the Opera Mini browser

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iPhone

  1. Tap 'Settings'
  2. Tap 'General'
  3. Tap 'Cellular'
  4. Tap 'Cellular Data Network'
  5. Enter the Cellular Data APN as 'mobiledata'. Leave the username/password fields blank.
  6. Launch Browser

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LG Phones

  1. Menu
  2. Select 'Internet'
  3. Select 'Profiles'
  4. Select 'Options'
  5. Select 'Add New'
  6. Enter a name, eg 'Internet' and select 'Ok'
  7. In the profiles main menu, select 'Options
  8. Select 'Settings'
  9. Enter a valid homepage: http://www.google.com/
  10. Select 'Bearer' and choose 'GPRS'
  11. Select 'GPRS Settings'
  12. Select 'APN' and enter 'mobiledata'
  13. Return to the 'Internet' main menu and select 'Home'
    *This will launch the web browser

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Motorola Phones

  1. Select 'Menu'
  2. Select 'Web Access'
  3. Select 'Web Sessions'
  4. Select 'New Entry'
  5. Enter a valid homepage: http://www.google.com/
  6. Enter GPRS APN as 'mobiledata'
  7. Select 'Launch'

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Nokia Phones

  1. Select 'Menu'
  2. Select 'Settings'
  3. Select 'Configuration'
  4. Select 'Personal Configuration Settings'
  5. Enter a new Access Point
  6. Select 'Data Bearer' and choose 'Packet Data'
  7. Select 'Packet Data Access Point'
  8. Enter APN as 'mobiledata'
  9. Exit to main screen.
  10. Select 'Menu'
  11. Select 'Web'
  12. Select 'Go to address'
  13. Enter a valid homepage: http://www.google.com/

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Samsung Phones

  1. Select 'Menu'
  2. Select 'Settings'
  3. Select 'Browser Settings'
  4. Select 'Profile Settings'
  5. Select a spare Profile
  6. Enter a profile name, eg 'Internet'
  7. Enter a valid homepage: http://www.google.com/
  8. Make sure the Bearer is set to 'GPRS only'
  9. Enter APN as 'mobiledata'
  10. In options select 'Save'
  11. In the Profile settings, select 'Save'
  12. Return to the 'Internet' main menu and select 'Browser'
  13. Select 'Home'
    *This will launch the web browser

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Sony Ericsson Phones

  1. Select 'Menu'
  2. Select 'Settings'
  3. Select 'Connectivity'
  4. Select 'Data Communication'
  5. Select 'Data Accounts'
  6. Select 'New Account'
  7. Select 'GPRS Data'
  8. Enter an account name like 'data'
  9. Enter APN as 'mobiledata'
  10. Select 'Save'

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Manual Phone Configuration For MMS


To setup MMS for your handset, please consult a user guide for your handset brand from the list below.

Please note: Currently you can only send MMS messages to your Travel Journal, sending MMS messages to other mobile phones is not supported.

View user guide for the iPhone (102kb PDF)

View user guide for Motorola phones (110kb PDF)

View user guide for Nokia phones (110kb PDF)

View user guide for Siemens phones (108kb PDF)

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