August 2013 when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg launched Internet.org that plans to bring affordable access to selected internet services like news, social media, health and other that will help educate people particularly in less developed countries.
Earlier this year, Internet.org also launched in the Philippines, partnered with Smart, Sun or Talk N Text. Subscribers in this network can access selected websites like of course Facebook, Rappler, Inquirer, PhilStar, WikiHow, Wikipedia, etc. for free.
If you don’t know how to access Internet.org in your mobile this guide will teach you how. Just follow the instructions below and you’re all set to go. Make sure you are a Smart, Talk N Text or Sun subscribers.
First, if you’re connected using WiFi, download the internet.org app, you can search internet.org on Google Play or App Store.
- To access internet.org you only need to enable the mobile data in your smartphone. To do this, simple go to Settings, the screenshot may not similar on your devices but the procedure are all the same.
- Next, tap on the “Data Usage” to open the Cellular data where you can turn on/off.
- Tap on the knob to turn on
The screenshots and steps above is taken using Nexus running Android Lollipop. Now that your mobile data is on, you can easily access internet.org using browser app or internet.org application.
List of sites that can be Access on internet.org in the Philippines
- RainCheckPH – Get weather information for the Philipines
- Spin.ph – Sports updates from the Philippines
- OLX – Buy and Sell Products and Services
- Pesos and Sense – Learn about money and Finance
- JobStreet.com – Search Jobs
- BabyCenter & MAMA – Learn about Pregnancy and Childcare
- Facts for Life – Find Health and Hygene information
- Bing Search
- Wattpad – Read Books and Stories
- Girl Effect – Read articles and tips for girls
- TESDA – Official TESDA website
- Facebook – Free Data
- Facebook Messenger
You can access those websites using free data only it means that you can’t see any pictures or video attached.