Safaricom Kenya Data Plans and Settings

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This is a list of all available Safaricom Kenya data plans with a 30-day validity, along with the prices, activation codes, internet settings and network coverage for your convenience.

Safaricom Kenya data plans


Safaricom Kenya Data Plans At A Glance

Note that the below data plans are Monthly plans i.e. plans with a 30-day validity. There are other plans, including Weekend and Night plans, as well as daily plans.

Price (Ksh) Data Volume Validity Code To Dial
250 350 MB 30 Days *544#
500 1 GB 30 Days *544#
1,000 3 GB 30 Days *544#
2,000 7.5 GB 30 Days *544#
3,000 12 GB 30 Days *544#

Other Safricom Kenya Data Plans

Note that Safaricom Kenya also has daily, weekly and 90-day validity data plans. Just dial *544# to access the data menu to subscribe.


What Configuration Settings Do I Need?

Ideally, Safaricom Kenya should automatically configure your smartphone with the appropriate settings. But should that not happen, you can dial *445# or send a blank text to 445 and the configuration settings will be sent to your phone. If you can handle manual setup, here is the info you need:

Go to the Network settings on your device and create an APN and name it “Safaricom”. The name isn’t important. Under the following fields, enter the settings provided below:

  • APN: safaricom
  • Username: saf
  • Password: data

Save and choose this as your preferred APN. Those are the settings that you need to be able to use these Safaricom Kenya data plans on any smartphone and platform.

4G LTE Coverage/Service

At the time of compiling this, Safaricom Kenya has 4G LTE coverage in Nairobi and Mombassa, with the rest of the country covered with 3G and 2G networks.


There you have it. All the information you need about Safaricom Kenya data plans in an easy to read format. Do remember to bookmark this page, as well as share it with your friends, family and networks.

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