MTN Ghana internet settings

MTN was the first to introduce 4G into the internet market in Ghana. To have 4G on your phone, it has to first be a 4G enabled device with a 4G SIM card and be within MTN 4G coverage zone.

To check for device compatibility is not that difficult. Dial *585# and wait for a notification pop-up in less than a minute.


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Typically, once you have dialled this code, there are two other options you are required to pick, choose option 2 and you will immediately get a confirmation message.

The message will determine whether you need simply a 4G SIM card or a 4G Smartphone altogether. In the case of 4G SIM card, simply walk to any MTN service centre to swap your card for free.

You will still have access to all the details in the old SIM card.


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MTN Ghana 4G code

The MTN Ghana 4G Code is *585#

MTN Ghana 4G settings

If you don’t want to visit any MTN service centre and want to do 4G settings manually, you will have to follow the steps below.

Go to internet settings on your phone and look for ‘APN Settings’



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On the APN space, type internet, under the ‘name’ slot you can fill it as MTN Ghana leaving everything else as they are.

The proxy and IP settings are also left blank but if you are still unable to access the internet, the proxy is usually 175.17.3.5

Port is 80 or 8080

Once you go through these steps successfully, you can now enjoy MTN 4G network which is relatively faster.

However, if you are having any issue, it is advisable to visit MTN Ghana customer care centres for assistance.