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GCI APN settings for Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A)

      GCI   Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A)   Android

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) is compatible with GCI GSM, GCI HSDPA and GCI LTE.

GCI Internet APN settings

In your Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) with MIUI, go to Settings  SIM cards and mobile networks
Select the SIM card which you want to configure APN settings
Select Access point names

Select Add new

Name: GCI 1
APN: web.gci
APN type: default,supl
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC:
MMS proxy:
MMS port:
MCC:
MNC:
Authentication type:
APN protocol: IPv4
Bearer:
MVNO type:
MVNO value:

Keep the default values set by Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) MIUI for all blank fields above. Restart the Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) to apply GCI 1 APN settings.

If the above GCI Internet APN settings do not work on your Redmi Y1 (Note 5A), make below changes to GCI Internet APN settings to get GCI WEB on your Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A).

Authentication typeNone

GCI MMS APN settings

In your Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) with MIUI, go to Settings  SIM cards and mobile networks
Select the SIM card which you want to configure APN settings
Select Access point names

Select Add new

Name: GCI 3
APN: mms.gci
APN type: mms
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 protocol: IPv4
Bearer:
MVNO type:
MVNO value:

Keep the default values set by Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) MIUI for all blank fields above. Restart the Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) to apply GCI 3 APN settings.

If the above GCI MMS APN settings too do not work on your Redmi Y1 (Note 5A), make below changes to GCI MMS APN settings to get GCI MMS on your Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A).

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

For Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A), 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 Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A), APN should be entered as mms.gci and not as MMS.GCI or Mms.gci.

GCI MCC-MNC values

311-370

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) compatibility with GCI

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) 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
*These frequencies of GCI may not have countrywide coverage for Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A).

Explain Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) compatibility with GCI

GCI 2G APN with Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A)

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) 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 Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A)

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) 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 Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A)

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) supports GCI 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz.

Overall compatibililty of Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) with GCI is 100%. The compatibility of Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) with GCI, or the GCI network support on Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) and GCI network. Even Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) is listed as compatible here, GCI network can still disallow (sometimes) Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if GCI allows Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) in their network, whether Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) will work properly or not, in which bands Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) will work on GCI and the network performance between GCI and Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A). To check if Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) is really allowed in GCI network please contact GCI support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) to use on GCI.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A) network specifications

OS Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA, LTE
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300)
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
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