Activating the Orange Kenya Unlimited Internet Offer

Experience unlimited Internet every 7 days on the only 3G+ network all over Kenya at only Kshs. 990

How to Activate Unlimited Offer:

Internet Everywhere:

  • SMS #123#unlimited to 430
  • Dial #123# from your EDGE/GPRS enabled phone and then respond to 3 on “Offers and Promotions” then respond 3 “Unlimited Internet Bundle”

Internet Everywhere 3G+:

Go to then Input User Name (02020XXXXX) and Password (XXXX) then go to Services then Available Packages then Purchase the Unlimited Package 7 days – EVDO


How to get KCSE Results 2010

  1. You can go to The Kenya National Examinations Council  KNEC website: or
  2. Send a text message (SMS) in the following format:  KCSE#index–number to 2228 (Safaricom, Zain and now Orange)

*The SMS will only be charged upon receipt of the results.Subscribers are advised to send one SMS message only.

Making an international call on VoIP, Orange Kenya

This service allows one to call international numbers directly from your mobile phone.

To make an international call on VoIP:

  • Dial 888 followed by the country code, city code and the phone number of the party you wish to call, and then press OK.

General GPRS Settings for Nokia 5300 XPRESS MUSIC & many other Nokia phones

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Step 1: You can send an sms to your service provider  to receive the correct settings by sms, once received save them by default.  If this does not happen then go to step 2.

Step 2: Follow the instructions to set up your phone:
1. Go to Menu > Settings > Configuration
2. Choose Personal configuration settings
3. Press Options
4. Select Add new and Access point
5. Fill in a Account name
6. Select Access point settings
7. Set Data bearer to GPRS
8. Select Bearer settings
9. Enter GPRS access point (APN); 
10. Set Authentication type to Normal
11. Enter User name and Password if requested
12. Back * 3
13. Choose Options and Activate
14. Go Back
15. Set Preferred access point to the access point you just made.
16. Set Default configuration settings to Personal config.
17. Select Activate default in all applications and Yes

YU Network Short Codes (Simple Access Numbers)

Balance: *131#
Child Helpline: 116
Customer Care (experience): 100 or +254750100100
Emergency: 112 or 999
Loading airtime: *130*secret 14-digit number#

How to initiate a Talk2Me (Please Call Me)request, YU network

An equivalent of Safaricom’s Please Call Me on the YU network is the Talk2Me. If you have run out credit, YU allows you upto 5 free requests to get a friend or family to call you back.

Simply dial *133*Phone number#
Press the Call button.

**YU to YU calls only.

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