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GCI APN settings for alcatel Idol 5s

      GCI   alcatel Idol 5s   Android

alcatel Idol 5s is compatible with GCI GSM, GCI HSDPA and GCI LTE.

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

GCI Internet APN settings

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

Press on right top corner.

Name: GCI 1
APN: web.gci
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC:
MMS proxy:
MMS port:
MCC:
MNC:
Authentication type:
APN type: default,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.

If the above GCI Internet APN settings do not work on your Idol 5s, make below changes to GCI Internet APN settings to get GCI WEB on your alcatel Idol 5s.

Authentication typeNone

GCI MMS APN settings

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

Press on right top corner.

Name: GCI 3
APN: mms.gci
Proxy: 24.237.158.34
Port: 9201
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC: http://mmsc.gci.net
MMS proxy: 24.237.158.34
MMS port: 9201
MCC:
MNC:
Authentication type:
APN type: mms
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.

If the above GCI MMS APN settings too do not work on your Idol 5s, make below changes to GCI MMS APN settings to get GCI MMS on your alcatel Idol 5s.

Proxyblank
Portblank
MMSChttp://mmsc.gci.csky.us:6672
MMS proxy209.4.229.92
Authentication typeNone

For alcatel Idol 5s, when you type GCI APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering GCI Internet APN settings make sure you enter APN as web.gci and not as WEB.GCI or Web.gci. If entering GCI MMS APN Settings above to your alcatel Idol 5s, APN should be entered as mms.gci and not as MMS.GCI or Mms.gci.

GCI MCC-MNC values

311-370

alcatel Idol 5s compatibility with GCI

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

2G
GSM1900 MHz, 850 MHz
1900 MHz, 850 MHz*
3G
HSDPA1900 MHz, 850 MHz
1900 MHz, 850 MHz*
4G
LTEBand 4 1700/2100 MHz
  Band 4 1700/2100 MHz
*These frequencies of GCI may not have countrywide coverage for alcatel Idol 5s.

Explain alcatel Idol 5s compatibility with GCI

alcatel Idol 5s has modal variants v2.

GCI 2G APN with alcatel Idol 5s

alcatel Idol 5s supports GCI 2G on GSM 1900 MHz and 850 MHz.
It will also support GCI 2G on GSM 1900 MHz and 850 MHz only in some areas of United States.

GCI 3G APN with alcatel Idol 5s

alcatel Idol 5s supports GCI 3G on HSDPA 1900 MHz and 850 MHz.
It will also support GCI 3G on HSDPA 1900 MHz and 850 MHz only in some areas of United States.

GCI 4G LTE APN with alcatel Idol 5s

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

alcatel Idol 5s supports GCI 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz.

v2

alcatel Idol 5s v2 supports GCI 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz.

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

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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