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Cricket APN settings for alcatel Idol 5s

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alcatel Idol 5s is compatible with Cricket HSDPA and Cricket LTE.

To configure Cricket APN settings with alcatel Idol 5s follow below steps.

Cricket Internet & MMS APN settings

Go to Settings More Mobile networks Access Point Names of your alcatel Idol 5s

Press on right top corner.

Name: Cricket 2
APN: ndo
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC: http://mmsc.aiowireless.net
MMS proxy: proxy.aiowireless.net
MMS port: 80
MCC:
MNC:
Authentication type:
APN type: default,mms,fota,hipri,supl
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
Bearer: Unspecified
APN PPP phone number: Not set

Do not change the default values set by device for all blank fields above. Restart alcatel Idol 5s.

For alcatel Idol 5s, when you type Cricket APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering Cricket Internet & MMS APN settings make sure you enter APN as ndo and not as NDO or Ndo.

alcatel Idol 5s compatibility with Cricket

alcatel Idol 5s is compatible with below network frequencies of Cricket.

3G
HSDPA850 MHz, 1900 MHz
4G
LTEBand 12 700 MHz, Band 17 700 MHz
Band 4 1700/2100 MHz, Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 5 850 MHz, Band 66 1700/2100 MHz*
  Band 12 700 MHz, Band 17 700 MHz
Band 4 1700/2100 MHz, Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 5 850 MHz*
*These frequencies of Cricket may not have countrywide coverage for alcatel Idol 5s.

Explain alcatel Idol 5s compatibility with Cricket

alcatel Idol 5s has modal variants v2.

Cricket 3G APN with alcatel Idol 5s

alcatel Idol 5s supports Cricket 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

Cricket 4G LTE APN with alcatel Idol 5s

Compatibility of alcatel Idol 5s with Cricket 4G depends on the modal variants and v2.

alcatel Idol 5s supports Cricket 4G on LTE Band 12 700 MHz and Band 17 700 MHz.
It will also support Cricket 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz, Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 5 850 MHz and Band 66 1700/2100 MHz only in some areas of United States.

v2

alcatel Idol 5s v2 supports Cricket 4G on LTE Band 12 700 MHz and Band 17 700 MHz.
It will also support Cricket 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz, Band 2 1900 MHz and Band 5 850 MHz only in some areas of United States.

Overall compatibililty of alcatel Idol 5s with Cricket is 100%. The compatibility of alcatel Idol 5s with Cricket, or the Cricket network support on alcatel Idol 5s we have explained here is only a technical specification match between alcatel Idol 5s and Cricket network. Even alcatel Idol 5s is listed as compatible here, Cricket network can still disallow (sometimes) alcatel Idol 5s in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Cricket allows alcatel Idol 5s in their network, whether alcatel Idol 5s will work properly or not, in which bands alcatel Idol 5s will work on Cricket and the network performance between Cricket and alcatel Idol 5s. To check if alcatel Idol 5s is really allowed in Cricket network please contact Cricket support. Do not use this website to decide to buy alcatel Idol 5s to use on Cricket.

alcatel Idol 5s network specifications

OS Android 7.1 (Nougat)
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 25(1900), 26(850), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700)
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