BSNL provides data services of GPRS/EDGE/3G. The BSNL GPRS services are useful for HTTP browsing, WAP browsing, downloading audio and video. It can also be used for sending and receiving MMS. GPRS is set up through an access point name (APN) in your handset.
BSNL Cellone has brought different ways to give their customers an “automatic configuration download system”. You can also download the settings from internet and for this you need not pay any charges. In order to get your GPRS settings in your mobile phone via SMS, first of all, you need to take this simple step. This is a shortest and most convenient method.
How to get BSNL GPRS setting on Mobile Phone
Send this SMS from your mobile.
<Phone manufacture’s name> < model> to 58355.
For instance, if you are using NOKIA 3085 model, the SMS has to be
And the SMS needs to be sent to the number 58355.
Next Steps to get your GPRS settings in your mobile phone:
- Then you will start receiving the settings for GPRS through different SMS. Actually, it relies on the type of phone you have. BSNL will give you a temporary PIN (Personal Identification Number) by SMS and the settings instruction will come after that. There are phones, which are not in the BSNL list. If your mobile phone belongs to that category of manufacturers, you can try receiving the SMS under the “similar” or “more common” category.
- As you receive the settings for the phone, do not forget to provide the PIN that is essential to get the settings configured in your phone automatically. When you receive the prompts finally, save the settings.