Cricket APN settings for Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5 is compatible with Cricket HSDPA and Cricket LTE.
To configure Cricket APN settings with Apple iPhone 5 follow below steps.
Cricket Internet & MMS APN settings
In the main menu, tap Settings
Check that Cellular Data is turned on.
Tap Cellular Data Options and then Cellular Data Network.
(If this setting does not appear on the device, it has not unlocked and settings cannot be configured manually.)
Go to Cellular Data section and enter below information
Go to LTE Setup (Optional) section and enter below information
APN: (Leave Blank)
Username: (Leave Blank)
Password: (Leave Blank)
Enter the below details in MMS section:
MMS Proxy: proxy.aiowireless.net
MMS Max Message Size: 1048576
MMS UA Prof URL: http://www.apple.com/mms/uaprof.rdf
Press the Home button to save the APN and exit to the main screen.
Restart the device.
For Apple iPhone 5, 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.
Apple iPhone 5 compatibility with Cricket
Apple iPhone 5 is compatible with below network frequencies of Cricket. iPhone 5 has variants GSM A1428 and A1429.
|HSDPA||GSM A1428||850 MHz, 1900 MHz|
|LTE||GSM A1428||Band 17 700 MHz|
Band 4 1700/2100 MHz*
|A1429||Band 5 850 MHz*|
Explain Apple iPhone 5 compatibility with Cricket
Apple iPhone 5 has modal variants GSM A1428 and A1429.
Cricket 3G APN with Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5 GSM A1428 supports Cricket 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.
Cricket 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 5
Compatibility of Apple iPhone 5 with Cricket 4G depends on the modal variants GSM A1428 and A1429.
Apple iPhone 5 GSM A1428 supports Cricket 4G on LTE Band 17 700 MHz.
It will also support Cricket 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz only in some areas of United States.
Apple iPhone 5 A1429 supports Cricket 4G on LTE Band 5 850 MHz only in some areas of United States.
Overall compatibililty of Apple iPhone 5 with Cricket is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 5 with Cricket, or the Cricket network support on Apple iPhone 5 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 5 and Cricket network. Even Apple iPhone 5 is listed as compatible here, Cricket network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 5 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Cricket allows Apple iPhone 5 in their network, whether Apple iPhone 5 will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone 5 will work on Cricket and the network performance between Cricket and Apple iPhone 5. To check if Apple iPhone 5 is really allowed in Cricket network please contact Cricket support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 5 to use on Cricket.
Apple iPhone 5 network specifications
|OS||iOS 6, upgradable to iOS 9.2|
|Network bands||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps|
|Network frequencies||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - GSM A1428|
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - GSM A1428
LTE band 4(1700/2100), 17(700) - GSM A1428
LTE band 5(850), 3(1800), 1(2100) - A1429