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How do I change my Pay & Go iPhone data settings?

The data settings in your iPhone are automatically set to Pay Monthly, so if you are a Pay & Go customer you will need to change the settings to get things like mobile internet to work.

To do this follow the step by step guide below 

  • Tap Settings on the Home Screen

    Home screen

  • Tap Mobile



General settigns

  • Tap Mobile Data Network

    Network settings

  • The below screen will be displayed

    Cellular data

  • Tap APN in Mobile Data

    payandgo APN

  • Amend the APN from idata.o2.co.uk to payandgo.o2.co.uk as shown below (Please note that "o2" needs to be written with a letter "o" and not a zero)


  • Scroll to the bottom of the screen and tap APN in MMS (Please note that Visual Voicemail isn't supported on Pay & Go, so there's no need to update the Visual Voicemail APN)