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Giffgaff APN settings for Apple iPhone SE

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

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

Giffgaff Internet APN settings

In the main menu, tap Settings
Tap Cellular.

Check that Cellular Data is turned on.
Tap Cellular Data Options and then Cellular Data Network
(If this setting does not appear on the device, it has not unlocked and settings cannot be configured manually.)

Go to Cellular Data section and enter below information

APN: giffgaff.com
Username: giffgaff
Password:

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

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 device.

Giffgaff MMS APN settings

In the main menu, tap Settings
Tap Cellular.

Check that Cellular Data is turned on.
Tap Cellular Data Options and then Cellular Data Network
(If this setting does not appear on the device, it has not unlocked and settings cannot be configured manually.)


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 device.

For Apple iPhone SE, 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 SE compatibility with Giffgaff

Apple iPhone SE is compatible with below network frequencies of Giffgaff. iPhone SE has variants A1662 and A1723.

2G
GSMA1662, A1723900 MHz, 1800 MHz
3G
HSDPAA1662, A17232100 MHz, 900 MHz
4G
LTEA1662Band 20 800 MHz
Band 3 1800 MHz, Band 1 2100 MHz*
  A1723Band 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 SE.

Explain Apple iPhone SE compatibility with Giffgaff

Apple iPhone SE has modal variants A1662 and A1723.

Giffgaff 2G APN with Apple iPhone SE

A1662, A1723:

Apple iPhone SE A1662, A1723 supports Giffgaff 2G on GSM 900 MHz and 1800 MHz.

Giffgaff 3G APN with Apple iPhone SE

A1662, A1723

Apple iPhone SE A1662, A1723 supports Giffgaff 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz and 900 MHz.

Giffgaff 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone SE

Compatibility of Apple iPhone SE with Giffgaff 4G depends on the modal variants A1662 and A1723.

A1662

Apple iPhone SE A1662 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.

A1723

Apple iPhone SE A1723 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 SE with Giffgaff is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone SE with Giffgaff, or the Giffgaff network support on Apple iPhone SE we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone SE and Giffgaff network. Even Apple iPhone SE is listed as compatible here, Giffgaff network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone SE in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Giffgaff allows Apple iPhone SE in their network, whether Apple iPhone SE will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone SE will work on Giffgaff and the network performance between Giffgaff and Apple iPhone SE. To check if Apple iPhone SE is really allowed in Giffgaff network please contact Giffgaff support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone SE to use on Giffgaff.

Apple iPhone SE network specifications

OS iOS 9.3.2, upgradable to iOS 10.1
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Speed HSPA, LTE-A Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - A1662, A1723
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - A1662, A1723
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 29(700) - A1662
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), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - A1723
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