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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

    Settings


 


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)

    Cellular


  • 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)

    Cellular


  • 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).

    Cellular


  • The below screen will then appear

    Cellular


    Finally, turn your iPhone off and then back on again 


    Please note: anytime you insert a different SIM or reset your network settings you will need to follow this settings change.

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