iPhone 3G MMS settings for MTN South Africa

Required: OS 3.0 and above (verified on OS 3.12)

Installing MTN MMS Settings

  • Go to “settings”
  • Go to “general”
  • Go to “network”
  • Go to “cellular data network”

Under the MMS section enter the following information:

  • APN : internet
  • Username: mtnmms
  • Password: mtnmms
  • MMSC: http://mms.mtn.co.za/mms/wapenc
  • MMS Proxy: 196.011.240.241:8080

Restart the phone and you’re good to go!

In case your Internet settings are blank, you can try the following:

  • APN: myMTN
  • Usnername: mtnwap
  • Password: mtnwap

p.s. Don’t expect there to be an MMS icon or app, its simply integrated into messaging. The only difference is that you can now attach Pictures.

New features on noknok

MTN’s instant messaging platform noknok has been updated.

New features:

  1. Available to Vodacom, Cell C, Virgin Mobile users (Anyone in South Africa).
  2. Google Talk Integration (Add Google Talk users).
  3. Advertisement banners
  4. Support for services, e.g. News feeds, Twitter, AI bots.

A huge step in the right direction, but not quite there yet.

Easiest way to download, visit http://im.mtn.co.za/download

Best client, PC client, available at www.noknok.co.za