How to activate Vodafone Mobile Internet

Vodafone Mobile Internet

And we are back again with the Internet on mobile blog for you. This time we are focusing on the Vodafone Mobile Internet Plan. In the last series we had shared with you the details about Airtel Prepaid Mobile Internet Vouchers cost comparison, Airtel Mobile Office pricing and usage details across India, Aircel’s Pocket Internet – unlimited web on the go vouchers, and the Vodafone Mobile Connect pricing and usage details across India

Now chat with your friends on your all your IM’s like Gtalk, yahoo, msn, and many more through Nimbuzz, from wherever you are using Vodafone mobile Internet.

How to get started:

Prepaid: SMS MI to 111 (toll free) from your Vodafone number

Postpaid: SMS MI to 144 (toll free) from your Vodafone number

How to Get Configure Settings:

New customers will automatically get the settings named Vodafone live! And Vodafone MMS when you put in your Vodafone SIM card into your mobile phone.

If your phone does not have Vodafone live! Setting, please perform the following steps:

  1. 1. Find out your handset IMEI number, by pressing *#06#
  2. 2. SMS to 52586 with text as 1st 15 digits of the IMEI number
  3. 3. Save the setting

So, let us know what you feel about this plan in the comments section below. Also let us know how you feel connecting to Nimbuzz with this plan. You can also try to download Nimbuzz from your mobile to install it on you Vodafone mobile phone.

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55 Responses to “How to activate Vodafone Mobile Internet”

  1. for setting.
    SMS “S IMEI” TO 52586

    JOHNSON SALAM August 11th, 2010
  2. for VL setting.
    SMS “S” TO 52586

    JOHNSON SALAM August 11th, 2010
  3. wanted to know which imei number to put ny phone has 2

    car.crazy September 16th, 2010
  4. HI Car.crazy, every phone has only 1 IMEI number, you can find that by pressing *#0000# in your home screen of the phone.

    shahnawaz September 17th, 2010
  5. I have GPRS activated on my vodafone number, and my phone is loaded with nimbuzz. I can surf internet on mobile but could not activate the Nimbuzz…. please give me solution.

    kats October 9th, 2010
  6. i hv lava A9 with vadafone sim, pls let me know how to activate internet

    shyam November 7th, 2010
  7. I’ve activated monthly plan of Rs. 97 with 2gb limit, but vodafone still charging on per 10kb basis. pls let me know how activate monthly internet plan.

    Satyapal November 11th, 2010
  8. @Satyapal, have you just got the mobile recharged with the said service or you have also activated it?

    shahnawaz November 15th, 2010
  9. if you want to run any application related to gprs you have to follow the steps for se ->settings->connectivity->setting for java->vodafone live!

    johnson salam November 19th, 2010
  10. i have got the settings how to activate

    surya November 29th, 2010
  11. Ohh that’s very nice :)

    shahnawaz November 29th, 2010
  12. But aircel provides unlimited pocket internet for a month for RS98.

    Arjun November 29th, 2010
  13. @Arjun, Absolutely.

    shahnawaz November 30th, 2010
  14. hi i am in mumbai india….bought a new cell phone nokia x2 and a new number from vodafone as well….i am not able to get gprs activated on my cell phone..please suggest

    kapil December 1st, 2010
  15. @kapil, you can get the Vodafone GPRS activated by calling the customer care.

    shahnawaz December 2nd, 2010
  16. I’ve recharged my phone with RC 98 for 2GB GPRS browsing for 30 days as Vodafone says.But after I have surfed for just only 14 days and the service says my limit is up. Let me know it means 2GB packet data or wrong count of Vodafone and what is the best cheapest plan for surfing for just a month.

    wuna December 7th, 2010
  17. hey!!…..i have a vodafone magic box 527……but i dont have the settings….i have a DoCoMo sim in it…..please help….

    captain ssj December 14th, 2010
  18. hey friends no problem for all hand sets
    type= MI and send to 111(for activation)
    type= VL and send to 52586(for settinigs)
    or
    type s”u’r 15 digit IEMI num” and send to 52586(settings)
    [note:for ine num just dial*#06#or *#0000#]
    enjoy sufring

    DILEEP February 13th, 2011
  19. hey friends no problem for all hand sets
    type= MI and send to 111(for activation)
    type= VL and send to 52586(for settinigs)
    or
    type s”u’r 15 digit IEMI num” and send to 52586(settings)
    [note:for ine num just dial*#06#or *#0000#]
    enjoy sufring

    gurdeepinsan February 14th, 2011
  20. error on create a new accaunt

    swapnil March 16th, 2011
  21. Wow! Its really superb!

    Sangeetha March 21st, 2011
  22. hi,

    i have done all the above mentioned steps. i have a vodafone connection…

    settings are configured for vodafone live. internet profile uses vodafone live.yet am unable to access IM’S.
    the WAP browser gives ‘No Response’ message.

    plz help

    muskan April 4th, 2011
  23. How to get gprs activation for vodafone sms me on 918974715175

    Prem April 5th, 2011
  24. @Prem, you can check that on the blog post above. Please go through it and you will get all the details.

    shahnawaz April 6th, 2011
  25. Its worked

    B L D April 16th, 2011
  26. hey do anyone knows how to see vodafone internet usage?

    Ayan April 22nd, 2011
  27. Hi, Plz Let me know that how can i know gprs setting is activated or not

    naim May 3rd, 2011
  28. your net is sooooooooooo slow

    mani May 18th, 2011
  29. Hi my name is vishal.I has been activate the internet but In my mobile you tube does not seen.when I open it then they write no sufficient mamory.why is this please tell me.

    vishal May 22nd, 2011
  30. How to check data usage for vodafone 98/m plan?

    babu June 13th, 2011
  31. hiiiiii i want 2 know that when ever i try 2 open net i get a message on screen that select connection and in box it is writen no data how can i correct it

    mayank June 24th, 2011
  32. sms act vl to 144

    abhishek July 5th, 2011
  33. pagal

    anil July 24th, 2011
  34. i had get the setting in option save bar had come and i click then set as default come yes,no i had click the yes it saved ….. but then i started wed it says packet data not availabel what i have to do ? tell me please.

    Harry Harsh Hawes July 31st, 2011
  35. i have recharged my a/c with 98rs and received the GPRS SETTINGS BUT STILL THE CONNECTION IS BEING FAILED! KINDLY HELP.

    RICHA August 14th, 2011
  36. I already sent sms on 52586,but still i didn’t get setting for internet,pls help me

    sanjay shekhawat August 31st, 2011
  37. plz send me gprs activation setting on my no. send me sms on my no.//my hand phone set G269I (G’FIVE)

    charanjeet September 2nd, 2011
  38. how can i get net activation on my mobile. i have vodafone connection

    deepshikha September 9th, 2011
  39. plz tell me what to do. i send S 355977042934182 to 52586 for net activation but till i have not recieve net setting. i samsung mobile. Samsung set is cat-335.gprs setting msging me -pla sent ur emi no. in correct format.
    pls tell me is this incorrect format.

    deepshikha September 9th, 2011
  40. I already sent sms on 52586,but still i didn’t get setting for internet,pls help me.plz send me gprs activation setting on my no.through SMS //my hand phone set G269I (G’FIVE)Also i send S 355548040045873 to 52586 for net activation but till i have not recieve net setting(IMEI NO.355548040045873)

    charanjeet September 12th, 2011
  41. thanks…finlly this info become helpful to me…..

    for setting…”VL” on 52586

    tvarit September 13th, 2011
  42. hiiiiiii

    pankaj kumar September 18th, 2011
  43. so does it usually take “forever” to receive information on VL settings??? :-/

    Swasti Shree Sharma October 7th, 2011
  44. it still says network error

    Sukhman October 11th, 2011
  45. I have bought a new vodafone sim with 96 Rs. recharge of 2 GB datapack…my sim has just been activated..how can I find whether my 2 GB Datapack has also been activated as I haven’t received any message from vodafone regarding this. Kindly suggest. Thanks in Advance

    Ajay Singh October 12th, 2011
  46. How to check mobile internet balance in vodafone? please help

    Karthik October 18th, 2011
  47. how to find internet use data vodafone ??

    any number plz give advise

    i have a use one number ( SMS to writte a ” USE > 144) but show this “Dear Customer, This service has been withdrawn. Now you will get confirmation on every data session time out.”

    mehtab October 19th, 2011
  48. Hi! Anyone please help me! I could not activate my mobile Internet. I SMS( MI) to 111 but always failure ! I tried every steps still not work.

    Ph. October 24th, 2011
  49. thanx…………

    Dhanesh October 24th, 2011
  50. yes i got it at 0rs

    atharva October 29th, 2011
  51. To check mobile internet balance in Vodafone just Dial *225*6#

    Rajesh Salian November 26th, 2011
  52. Can any one please tell me how to save idea gprs settings on vodafone 858 smart u 8160..

    i’ve received the settings but I can’t save the settings.
    Can any one please help me

    raghu December 8th, 2011
  53. Dear Vodafone,
    We want internet balance checking methods please help some body

    manivanan March 16th, 2012
  54. Hey i am using iphone 4 and got RC 98 for 2 GB and even recieved a comfirmation! however i am not able to access the internet! pls suggest how to activate net or recieve settings

    saiba March 25th, 2012
  55. i want how to know to subscribe packet data

    ramakant August 12th, 2012


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