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GCI APN settings for Huawei P20 lite

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Huawei P20 lite is compatible with GCI GSM, GCI HSDPA and Huawei P20 lite is not compatible with GCI LTE.

To configure GCI APN settings with Huawei P20 lite follow below steps.

GCI Internet APN settings

In Huawei app drawer, go to Settings Wireless and networks Mobile networks Access Point Names

Add a new APN by pressing ADD on right top corner. If device has already set values for GCI 1 for any fields below leave them. Change others as below.

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

If the above GCI Internet APN settings do not work on your P20 lite, make below changes to GCI Internet APN settings to get GCI WEB on your Huawei P20 lite.

Authentication typeNone

GCI MMS APN settings

In Huawei app drawer, go to Settings Wireless and networks Mobile networks Access Point Names

Add a new APN by pressing ADD on right top corner. If device has already set values for GCI 3 for any fields below leave them. Change others as below.

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

If the above GCI MMS APN settings too do not work on your P20 lite, make below changes to GCI MMS APN settings to get GCI MMS on your Huawei P20 lite.

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

For Huawei P20 lite, 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 P20 lite, APN should be entered as mms.gci and not as MMS.GCI or Mms.gci.

GCI MCC-MNC values

311-370

Huawei P20 lite compatibility with GCI

Huawei P20 lite 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 P20 lite.

Explain Huawei P20 lite compatibility with GCI

GCI 2G APN with Huawei P20 lite

Huawei P20 lite 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 P20 lite

Huawei P20 lite 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 P20 lite

Huawei P20 lite does not support GCI 4G LTE.

Overall compatibililty of Huawei P20 lite with GCI is 50%. The compatibility of Huawei P20 lite with GCI, or the GCI network support on Huawei P20 lite we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Huawei P20 lite and GCI network. Even Huawei P20 lite is listed as compatible here, GCI network can still disallow (sometimes) Huawei P20 lite in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if GCI allows Huawei P20 lite in their network, whether Huawei P20 lite will work properly or not, in which bands Huawei P20 lite will work on GCI and the network performance between GCI and Huawei P20 lite. To check if Huawei P20 lite is really allowed in GCI network please contact GCI support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Huawei P20 lite to use on GCI.

Huawei P20 lite network specifications

OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
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 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
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