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GCI APN settings for Huawei P8

, Updated:       GCI   Huawei P8   Android

Huawei P8 is compatible with GCI GSM, GCI HSDPA and GCI LTE.

To configure GCI APN settings with Huawei P8 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 P8, make below changes to GCI Internet APN settings to get GCI WEB on your Huawei P8.

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 P8, make below changes to GCI MMS APN settings to get GCI MMS on your Huawei P8.

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

For Huawei P8, 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 P8, APN should be entered as mms.gci and not as MMS.GCI or Mms.gci.

GCI MCC-MNC values

311-370

Huawei P8 compatibility with GCI

Huawei P8 is compatible with below network frequencies of GCI. P8 has variants UL00 and L09.

2G
GSM1900 MHz, 850 MHz
1900 MHz, 850 MHz*
3G
HSDPAUL001900 MHz, 850 MHz
1900 MHz, 850 MHz*
4G
LTEUL00Band 4 1700/2100 MHz
  L09Band 4 1700/2100 MHz
*These frequencies of GCI may not have countrywide coverage for Huawei P8.

Explain Huawei P8 compatibility with GCI

Huawei P8 has modal variants UL00 and L09.

GCI 2G APN with Huawei P8

Huawei P8 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 P8

UL00

Huawei P8 UL00 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 P8

Compatibility of Huawei P8 with GCI 4G depends on the modal variants UL00 and L09.

UL00

Huawei P8 UL00 supports GCI 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz.

L09

Huawei P8 L09 supports GCI 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz.

Overall compatibililty of Huawei P8 with GCI is 100%. The compatibility of Huawei P8 with GCI, or the GCI network support on Huawei P8 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Huawei P8 and GCI network. Even Huawei P8 is listed as compatible here, GCI network can still disallow (sometimes) Huawei P8 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if GCI allows Huawei P8 in their network, whether Huawei P8 will work properly or not, in which bands Huawei P8 will work on GCI and the network performance between GCI and Huawei P8. To check if Huawei P8 is really allowed in GCI network please contact GCI support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Huawei P8 to use on GCI.

Huawei P8 network specifications

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), v5.0.2 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - UL00
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - UL00
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 40(2300) - L09
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