For long, I have been using MTN BIS together with TunnelGuru VPN to browse almost for free on my android phone and my laptop. Today, I thought it will be a good idea to share it with my fans and followers of this blog.
With this method, you will not only browse almost free, you will be able to browse both on your android smartphone and PC (either on desktop computer or laptop) unlimitedly – with no restriction at all.
This method will allow you to browse the internet, watch movies or videos online, listen to music online, download at your own wish and do anything you so wish without been afraid of exhausting your ‘MB’ or data.
Necessary Requirements And Steps to Follow
1. MTN SIM Card
First of all, you need a working MTN SIM card. If you have one already, then no need to buy another one. But if you don’t have, then you need to go buy a MTN SIM.
2. USB Modem or Android Phone
If you intend using this on a PC, then you need a USB modem that you can use with your MTN SIM card. You can buy either a universal modem (that uses any network SIM card) or buy any modem and then unlock it (so that it can work with any network SIM).
You can check this post; How to Unlock Your New MTN, Glo, Etisalat or Airtel Modem if you don’t know how to unlock a modem.
3. MTN BIS Plan
For this trick to work, you need a working BIS plan on your MTN line. There are 3 BIS plans and you can subscribe to any of them to use with TunnelGuru. Below are the MTN BIS plans, prices and their subscription codes;
Daily Plan – 24 Hours
Subscription Code: *216*7#
Weekly Plan – 7 Days
Subscription Code: *216*8#
Monthly Plan – 30 Days
Subscription Code: *216*9#
All what you need to do is choose the BIS plan you wish to subscribe to and then dial the corresponding code to subscribe. You can try this first with the daily plan to confirm if it will work fine before going for longer days.
4. TunnelGuru Account
To be able to use TunnelGuru software, you need to first register with them. Click here to register. It’s free.
NOTE: If you are getting the error message ”Enter valid input” while trying to register, just click the Facebook Like button once and you should be able to register afterwards.
5. TunnelGuru Software
You also need the TuneelGuru VPN software to be used on your PC and TroidVPN to be used on your android phone. You can download the TunnelGuru VPN software for PC here. For the TroidVPN app., download it on Google Play Store or download the TroidVPN.apk here directly.
6. TunnelGuru Voucher
To be able to browse unlimitedly with this method, you need to purchase TunnelGuru Voucher. Although, you can use their free server to connect but you’ll be limited to 100MB per day.
You can try this first with their free server and if it’s not enough, then you can purchase their Traffic Plan here.
TunnelGuru’s Basic Plan cost $2.99 (which comes with 10GB bandwidth per month) while their Unlimited Plan cost $4.25 as at the time of writing this. You can use your Nigeria PayPal to purchase their voucher. If you don’t know how to get yourself a PayPal account, then read this post; How to Open a Nigeria PayPal Account Easily
Once you have all the above requirements, then you can proceed to the setup below where I will be putting you through on how to make necessary settings to your TunnelGuru software or TroidVPN app. so as to work along with your MTN BIS for unlimitedly browsing.
How to Setup MTN BIS WIth TunnelGuru on Android Phones
First, you must have subscribed to any of the above MTN BIS plan. Secondly, you must have downloaded and installed the TroidVPN app either from the direct download link above or from Google’s Play Store.
NOTE: You can subscribe first to MTN BIS and then use the allocated data to download your TroidVPN app from Play Store. Don’t worry about exhausting the data because once you setup the TroidVPN, it will turn your subscription to unlimited and you’ll be able to browse without any restriction.
Once all that are in place, then follow the settings procedure below;
1. Open TroidVPN on your android phone
2. In the first box, enter your TunnelGuru Username
3. In the second box, enter your TunnelGuru Password
4. In the third box, choose any of the free or demo servers if you intend using their free server. If you’ve purchased a voucher already, then choose any of the countries listed.
5. In the fourth box, enter 80 and then enter 0 in the fifth box
6. In the sixth box, choose TCP and then tick the REMEMBER ME box
Now, click the ADVANCE button and do the settings as follows;
1. Tick the USE PROXY FOR TCP CONNECTION
2. Inside the Proxy Host box, enter this; 10.199.212.2
3. Inside the Proxy Port box, enter 8080
4. In the Header box, enter Host: web.blackberry.com
5. Then click SAVE
6. Finally, click CONNECT
Just wait for some few seconds for it to connect. If that is successful, you should see something like this;
That is it. Once it connect, you should see a ‘key‘ symbol at the notification area of your phone. Then you can start browsing on your android phone ‘like say tomorrow no dey‘.
How to Setup MTN BIS With TunnelGuru VPN on PC
Setting this up on PC is almost the same with that of mobile phone. Follow the steps below to setup your TunnelGuru VPN software to work with your MTN BIS plan.
1. Double-click the TunnelGuru software you just downloaded to your computer.
2. Where you have Server, choose any of their demo servers or choose any country if you’re a premium user
3. Enter 80 as the RPort
4. Enter 0 as the LPort
5. Enter your Username in the User field and then your Password (always copy and paste your password to avoid mistakes)
6. Tick Use Proxy and enter 10.199.212.2:8080 into the box
7. Click on Protocol and choose TCP
8. In the Header field, enter Host: web.blackberry.com
9. Then click Start
NOTE: You can use the same TunnelGuru account on both your android phone and your computer.
With the above methods, you can start browsing with full access either on your android phone or on your computer with your Nigeria’s MTN BIS and TunnelGuru VPN almost for free.
Have you been using this method or do you know of any other working methods? Let us know what you think.
If you encounter any problem setting this up, let me know via the comment form and I’ll be willing to help.