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GCI APN settings for Samsung Galaxy A2 Core

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Samsung Galaxy A2 Core is compatible with GCI GSM, GCI HSDPA and Samsung Galaxy A2 Core is not compatible with GCI LTE.

To configure GCI APN settings with Samsung Galaxy A2 Core follow below steps.

GCI Internet APN settings

In your Samsung Galaxy A2 Core app drawer, go to Settings Connections Mobile networks Access Point Names

Add a new APN by pressing ADD on right top corner. If Samsung Galaxy A2 Core 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

GCI 1 APN settings for Android 8 screenshot

Restart your Samsung Galaxy A2 Core to apply GCI 1 APN settings.

If the above GCI Internet APN settings do not work on your Galaxy A2 Core, make below changes to GCI Internet APN settings to get GCI WEB on your Samsung Galaxy A2 Core.

Authentication typeNone

GCI MMS APN settings

In your Samsung Galaxy A2 Core app drawer, go to Settings Connections Mobile networks Access Point Names

Add a new APN by pressing ADD on right top corner. If Samsung Galaxy A2 Core 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

GCI 3 APN settings for Android 8 screenshot

Restart your Samsung Galaxy A2 Core to apply GCI 3 APN settings.

If the above GCI MMS APN settings too do not work on your Galaxy A2 Core, make below changes to GCI MMS APN settings to get GCI MMS on your Samsung Galaxy A2 Core.

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

For Samsung Galaxy A2 Core, 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 Samsung Galaxy A2 Core, APN should be entered as mms.gci and not as MMS.GCI or Mms.gci.

GCI MCC-MNC values

311-370

Samsung Galaxy A2 Core compatibility with GCI

Samsung Galaxy A2 Core is compatible with below network frequencies of GCI. Galaxy A2 Core has variants A260F, DS, A260G and DS.

2G
GSM1900 MHz, 850 MHz
1900 MHz, 850 MHz*
3G
HSDPA850 MHz
850 MHz*
4G
LTEA260F/DS Not compatible
  A260G/DS Not compatible
*These frequencies of GCI may not have countrywide coverage for Samsung Galaxy A2 Core.

Explain Samsung Galaxy A2 Core compatibility with GCI

Samsung Galaxy A2 Core has modal variants A260F/DS and A260G/DS.

GCI 2G APN with Samsung Galaxy A2 Core

Samsung Galaxy A2 Core 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 Samsung Galaxy A2 Core

Samsung Galaxy A2 Core supports GCI 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz.
It will also support GCI 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz only in some areas of United States.

GCI 4G LTE APN with Samsung Galaxy A2 Core

Compatibility of Samsung Galaxy A2 Core with GCI 4G depends on the modal variants A260F/DS and A260G/DS.

A260F/DS

Samsung Galaxy A2 Core A260F/DS does not support GCI 4G LTE.

A260G/DS

Samsung Galaxy A2 Core A260G/DS does not support GCI 4G LTE.

Overall compatibililty of Samsung Galaxy A2 Core with GCI is 50%. The compatibility of Samsung Galaxy A2 Core with GCI, or the GCI network support on Samsung Galaxy A2 Core we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Samsung Galaxy A2 Core and GCI network. Even Samsung Galaxy A2 Core is listed as compatible here, GCI network can still disallow (sometimes) Samsung Galaxy A2 Core in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if GCI allows Samsung Galaxy A2 Core in their network, whether Samsung Galaxy A2 Core will work properly or not, in which bands Samsung Galaxy A2 Core will work on GCI and the network performance between GCI and Samsung Galaxy A2 Core. To check if Samsung Galaxy A2 Core is really allowed in GCI network please contact GCI support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Samsung Galaxy A2 Core to use on GCI.

Samsung Galaxy A2 Core network specifications

OS Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition)
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - A260F/DS
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - A260G/DS
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