Air Mobile (Afrihost) APN Settings for Android & iPhone 2021

Air Mobile (by Afrihost) is one of the most popular SIM companies in South Africa. It has almost 1 million subscribers/users in South Africa. In this tutorial, I will provide how to set APN (APN – Access Point Name) /internet/hotspot settings and MMS in Air Mobile (Afrihost) for Android, iPhone, modem 2021. These settings for Air Mobile (Afrihost) will work for all network types such as 2G, 3G, 4G, LTE, VoLTE, and 5G. So you can enjoy high-speed internet using Air Mobile (Afrihost) SIM through this process.

  • What is APN Settings for Air Mobile (Afrihost)?

    APN stands for Access Point Name. To access the internet via Air Mobile (Afrihost) SIM, you must configure APN Settings on your device. It is the name of a gateway between a GSM, GPRS, 2G, 3G, 4G, LTE, VoLTE, or 5G mobile network and another computer network.

Air Mobile (Afrihost) APN Settings for Android

The basic APN settings for Air Mobile (Afrihost) on Android are the same for all devices. You can simply configure APN settings for all android devices (i.e. Samsung, Xiaomi MI, Realme, Nokia, Huawei, Sony, HTC, LG, Vivo, Oppo, One Plus, Google Pixel, etc).

Here we will provide automatic and manual APN configuration for Air Mobile (Afrihost). To set/configure REPLACE manual APN -Access Point Name on your android, go to

  • Settings
  • Mobile Network
  • Access Point Name
  • Add Access Point
  • And follow the next instructions

In the new access point name, fill the blanks according to the following table (APN Fields). Just fill the bold items only and keep the rest of the fields unchanged.

NameREPLACE-INTERNET
APNinternet
ProxyNot set
PortNot set
UsernameNot set
PasswordsNot set
ServerNot set
MMSCNot set
MMS proxyNot set
MMS portNot set
MCC470
MNC02
Authentication typeNot set/None
*APN typedefault,supl
APN protocolIPv4/IPv6
APN roaming ProtocolIPv4/IPv6
APN enable/disableAPN enabled
BearerUnspecified
MVNO typeNone
MVNO ValueN/A
Mobile virtual network operator typeNone
Mobile virtual network operator valueNot set

Air Mobile (Afrihost) MMS Settings for Android

MMS stands for Multimedia Messaging Service. To receive MMS on your iPhone and iPad, you must set MMS settings on Android. Here we will provide both manual and automatic MMS configuration for Air Mobile (Afrihost).

To set REPLACE MMS in your android, go to

  • Settings
  • Mobile Network
  • Access Point Name
  • Add Access Point
  • And follow next instructions

In the new access point name, fill the blanks according to the following table (MMS Fields). Just fill the bold items only and keep the rest of the fields unchanged.

NameREPLACE-MMS
APNmms
ProxyNot set
PortNot set
UsernameNot set
PasswordsNot set
ServerNot set
MMSCNot set
MMS proxyNot set
MMS portNot set
MCC470
MNC02
Authentication typeNot set/None
APN typemms
APN protocolIPv4/IPv6
APN roaming ProtocolIPv4/IPv6
APN enable/disableAPN enabled
BearerUnspecified
MVNO typeNone
MVNO ValueN/A
Mobile virtual network operator typeNone
Mobile virtual network operator valueNot set

Air Mobile (Afrihost) APN Settings for iPhone and iPad

The basic APN settings for Air Mobile (Afrihost) on iPhone and iPad are the same for all iPhone models. You can simply configure APN settings for all iPhone models (iPhone 4, 5, iPhone 6, 6+, 6S, iPhone 7, 7s, and the iPhone 8, 9, 10, X 11, 12, iPad Mini, Pro) devices.

Air Mobile (Afrihost) High-Speed Internet Setting for all iOS devices (iPhone & iPad) 2021. To set APN in Air Mobile (Afrihost) on iPhone, go to Settings> Cellular> Cellular Data Network> APN. Then fill in the blanks according to the following table.

Cellular Data

APNinternet
UsernameBlank
PasswordsBlank

Air Mobile (Afrihost) MMS Settings for iPhone and iPad

To set MMS in Air Mobile (Afrihost) on iPhone, go to Settings> Cellular> Cellular Data Network> APN. Then fill in the blanks according to the following table.

MMS

APNwap
UsernameBlank
PasswordsBlank
MMSCunchanged
MMS Proxyunchanged
MMS Message Sizeunchanged
MMS UA Prof URLunchanged

I hope this article helps you to set APN and MMS configuration in Air Mobile (Afrihost) -South Africa SIM. If you still cannot access the internet after successfully configuring Air Mobile (Afrihost) APN on your device, let us know by leaving a comment below.

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