Safaricom Internet Settings

So that your phone can access internet send a blank sms to 445. A message which contains internet settings will be sent to your phone. Select “Save“ from options to save all the Settings and you are now ready to browse  the web.
You can also enter manually the following settings,this internet settings work on almost all smartphone models.

Open the phone settings
Tap More
Cellular Networks
Access Point Names (APN)
Click Edit access point and enter the folloing settings.

ACCESS POINT NAMES (APNs)
Name                      Safaricom
APN                        Saf
APN type                leave it to default
          
Proxy                      172.022.002.038   

Port                         8080
Username               default
Password                data      

You can leave the reset of the setting to default and click save             







MORE SETTINGS FOR OLDER PHONES 
Basic Internet Setup
Account Name                            Safaricom GPRS
Homepage                                   wap.safaricom.com or any other mobile url you might like
Username                                    saf
Password                                    data
Access Point Settings Select >
Proxy                                         Disable
Data Bearer                               GPRS                                                                                       
Bearer Settings Select
I.p. address                                172.022.02.038
Port                                            8080
Server url                                   http://wap.safaricom.com
Apn/Gateway                            safaricom
Authentication Type                  Normal.

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