Setting Up

Internet Settings

Handset Setup

  1. Get internet settings by dialing *445# or sending a blank text to 445 – then save / install / apply content received and then restart your phone

Manual settings

Default data Settings:

  1. Connection Name: Safaricom Internet
  2. APN: safaricom
  3. Username: saf
  4. Password: data

For content requiring Proxy filter e.g. WAP devices, add the below:

  1. Proxy/Gateway address:
  2. Proxy Port: 8080 for HTTP or 9201 for WAP
  3. Authentication type – Normal or PAP/CHAP

Modem Upgrade

Looking to change up your modem? Click on the links below to download the upgrade for your modem

We have four modems available for upgrade. Please check on your modem’s model and select the appropriate one.

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