Manual configuration for Glo on a Samsung GT-B5512

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Posted by on Saturday September 21, 2013 at 13:29:0:

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If you've got an Android smartphone like the Samsung GT-B5512 a.k.a Galaxy Y Pro Duo and would like to configure it manually with the proper Glo GPRS settings, you can do this on your own as long as you know the basic settings and how to navigate to the settings menu on your Android.

The Samsung GT-B5512 phones works on on Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform and can even receive gprs settings from your network Over The Air almost as soon as you insert your Sim card.

Basic Glo GPRS settings for Samsung GTB-5512

Name: glo direct
APN: glosecure
Proxy: Not set
Port: Not set
User name: gprs
Password gprs
Server: Not Set
MMSC: Not Set
MMS proxy: Not Set
MMS port: Not Set
MCC: 621
MNC: 50
Authentication type: PAP
APN type: internet

If you however don't receive the OTA settings on your phone after inserting your SIM, you can try requesting for it by sending "Flat" to 1234 in an SMS or by configuring it manually on your phone.

How to configure gprs settings manually on your Samsung galaxy pro duo
- Go to your phone's menu
- Navigate to Settings > Wireless and Networks > Mobile networks > Access Point Names
- Click on the cancel button. The button by the top far left
- This displays two options = New APN and Reset to default
- Touch the New APN on your screen
- Select each option and put in the settings as I've already listed above like. You only need to change Name, APN, User Name, Password and APN type.
- For Name, you can use "Glo direct" or even "Kolitech Glo"
- Under APN, enter glosecure
- Under Username, enter gprs
- Under password, enter gprs
- Under APN type, select internet
- Go back to your APN list after inputting the settings
- Select the APN name you just created
- Touch the radio button and keep holding it until it lights up to green showing you have selected it as the default.

Now you can browse on the Glo network using the APN you just created.

* Also ensure that you have enabled your Android to use packet data by going to Settings > Wireless and networks > Mobile networks and checking "Use packet data"


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