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Giffgaff APN settings for Apple iPhone 5c

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Apple iPhone 5c is compatible with Giffgaff GSM, Giffgaff HSDPA and Giffgaff LTE.

To configure Giffgaff APN settings with Apple iPhone 5c follow below steps.

Giffgaff Internet APN settings

Open Settings and select Cellular Data

Turn on Cellular Data, then click APN Settings

Enter following information under Cellular Data

APN: giffgaff.com
Username: giffgaff
Password:

Press the Home button to save the APN and exit to the main screen.
Restart the device.

Giffgaff MMS APN settings

Open Settings and select Cellular Data

This version of iPad does not support MMS. However below are MMS settings in case you setup via a 3rd party app.

APN: giffgaff.com
Username: giffgaff
Password:
MMSC: http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002
MMS Proxy: 82.132.254.1:8080
MMS Max Message Size: 1048576
MMS UA Prof URL: http://www.apple.com/mms/uaprof.rdf

Press the Home button to save the APN and exit to the main screen.
Restart the device.

For Apple iPhone 5c, when you type Giffgaff APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering Giffgaff Internet APN settings make sure you enter APN as giffgaff.com and not as GIFFGAFF.COM or Giffgaff.com.

Apple iPhone 5c compatibility with Giffgaff

Apple iPhone 5c is compatible with below network frequencies of Giffgaff. iPhone 5c has variants A1532 (GSM), A1532 (CDMA), A1456, A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA and A1529.

2G
GSMAll versions900 MHz, 1800 MHz
3G
HSDPAA1532 (GSM), A1532 (CDMA), A14562100 MHz, 900 MHz
4G
LTEA1532 GSM, A1532 CDMABand 20 800 MHz
Band 3 1800 MHz, Band 1 2100 MHz*
  A1529Band 20 800 MHz, Band 40 2300 MHz
Band 3 1800 MHz, Band 1 2100 MHz*
*These frequencies of Giffgaff may not have countrywide coverage for Apple iPhone 5c.

Explain Apple iPhone 5c compatibility with Giffgaff

Apple iPhone 5c has modal variants A1532 (GSM), A1532 (CDMA), A1456, A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA and A1529.

Giffgaff 2G APN with Apple iPhone 5c

Apple iPhone 5c supports Giffgaff 2G on GSM 900 MHz and 1800 MHz.

Giffgaff 3G APN with Apple iPhone 5c

A1532 (GSM), A1532 (CDMA), A1456

Apple iPhone 5c A1532 (GSM), A1532 (CDMA), A1456 supports Giffgaff 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz and 900 MHz.

Giffgaff 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 5c

Compatibility of Apple iPhone 5c with Giffgaff 4G depends on the modal variants A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA and A1529.

A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA

Apple iPhone 5c A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA supports Giffgaff 4G on LTE Band 20 800 MHz.
It will also support Giffgaff 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz and Band 1 2100 MHz only in some areas of United Kingdom.

A1529

Apple iPhone 5c A1529 supports Giffgaff 4G on LTE Band 20 800 MHz and Band 40 2300 MHz.
It will also support Giffgaff 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz and Band 1 2100 MHz only in some areas of United Kingdom.

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

Apple iPhone 5c network specifications

OS iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 9.2
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - A1532 (GSM), A1532 (CDMA), A1456
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900) - A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300) - A1529
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