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GCI APN settings for Huawei Ascend P7

      GCI   Huawei Ascend P7   Android

Huawei Ascend P7 is compatible with GCI GSM, GCI HSDPA and Huawei Ascend P7 is not compatible with GCI LTE.

To configure GCI APN settings with Huawei Ascend P7 follow below steps.

GCI Internet APN settings

Open App Drawer and go to Settings Mobile network settings Access point names

Press button on top right corner.

Enter name: GCI 1
APN: web.gci
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC:
MMS Proxy:
MMS Port:
MCC:
MNC:
Authentication type:
APN type: default,supl

Keep default values for all blank fields shown above.

Press menu button (top right) and select Save. Done.

If the above GCI Internet APN settings do not work on your Ascend P7, make below changes to GCI Internet APN settings to get GCI WEB on your Huawei Ascend P7.

Authentication typeNone

GCI MMS APN settings

Open App Drawer and go to Settings Mobile network settings Access point names

Press button on top right corner.

Enter 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

Keep default values for all blank fields shown above.

Press menu button (top right) and select Save. Done.

If the above GCI MMS APN settings too do not work on your Ascend P7, make below changes to GCI MMS APN settings to get GCI MMS on your Huawei Ascend P7.

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

For Huawei Ascend P7, 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 Huawei Ascend P7, APN should be entered as mms.gci and not as MMS.GCI or Mms.gci.

GCI MCC-MNC values

311-370

Huawei Ascend P7 compatibility with GCI

Huawei Ascend P7 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
LTE Not compatible
*These frequencies of GCI may not have countrywide coverage for Huawei Ascend P7.

Explain Huawei Ascend P7 compatibility with GCI

GCI 2G APN with Huawei Ascend P7

Huawei Ascend P7 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 Huawei Ascend P7

Huawei Ascend P7 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 Huawei Ascend P7

Huawei Ascend P7 does not support GCI 4G LTE.

Overall compatibililty of Huawei Ascend P7 with GCI is 50%. The compatibility of Huawei Ascend P7 with GCI, or the GCI network support on Huawei Ascend P7 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Huawei Ascend P7 and GCI network. Even Huawei Ascend P7 is listed as compatible here, GCI network can still disallow (sometimes) Huawei Ascend P7 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if GCI allows Huawei Ascend P7 in their network, whether Huawei Ascend P7 will work properly or not, in which bands Huawei Ascend P7 will work on GCI and the network performance between GCI and Huawei Ascend P7. To check if Huawei Ascend P7 is really allowed in GCI network please contact GCI support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Huawei Ascend P7 to use on GCI.

Huawei Ascend P7 network specifications

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
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