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Giffgaff APN settings for Apple iPhone 7

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Apple iPhone 7 is compatible with Giffgaff GSM, Giffgaff HSDPA and Giffgaff LTE.

To configure Giffgaff APN settings with Apple iPhone 7 follow below steps.

Giffgaff Internet APN settings

From main menu, select Settings and then Cellular.

Check that Cellular Data is turned on.
Tap Cellular Data Options and then Cellular Data Network
(If this setting does not appear it cannot be configured manually. Please contact the seller.)

Go to Cellular Data and enter information as below

APN: giffgaff.com
Username: giffgaff
Password:

Go to LTE Setup (Optional) section and enter information as below

APN: (Leave Blank)
Username: (Leave Blank)
Password: (Leave Blank)



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

Giffgaff MMS APN settings

From main menu, select Settings and then Cellular.

Check that Cellular Data is turned on.
Tap Cellular Data Options and then Cellular Data Network
(If this setting does not appear it cannot be configured manually. Please contact the seller.)


Enter the below details in MMS section:

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 iPhone.

For Apple iPhone 7, 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 7 compatibility with Giffgaff

Apple iPhone 7 is compatible with below network frequencies of Giffgaff. iPhone 7 has variants A1660 and A1778.

2G
GSMA1660, A1778900 MHz, 1800 MHz
3G
HSDPAA1660, A17782100 MHz, 900 MHz
4G
LTEA1660, A1778Band 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 7.

Explain Apple iPhone 7 compatibility with Giffgaff

Giffgaff 2G APN with Apple iPhone 7

A1660, A1778:

Apple iPhone 7 A1660, A1778 supports Giffgaff 2G on GSM 900 MHz and 1800 MHz.

Giffgaff 3G APN with Apple iPhone 7

A1660, A1778

Apple iPhone 7 A1660, A1778 supports Giffgaff 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz and 900 MHz.

Giffgaff 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 7

A1660, A1778

Apple iPhone 7 A1660, A1778 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 7 with Giffgaff is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 7 with Giffgaff, or the Giffgaff network support on Apple iPhone 7 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 7 and Giffgaff network. Even Apple iPhone 7 is listed as compatible here, Giffgaff network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 7 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Giffgaff allows Apple iPhone 7 in their network, whether Apple iPhone 7 will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone 7 will work on Giffgaff and the network performance between Giffgaff and Apple iPhone 7. To check if Apple iPhone 7 is really allowed in Giffgaff network please contact Giffgaff support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 7 to use on Giffgaff.

Apple iPhone 7 network specifications

OS iOS 10.0.1, upgradable to iOS 10.3
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - A1660, A1778
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - A1660, A1778
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 27(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - A1660, A1778
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO & TD-SCDMA - A1660
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