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Giffgaff APN settings for Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) is compatible with Giffgaff GSM, Giffgaff HSDPA and Giffgaff LTE.

To configure Giffgaff APN settings with Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) follow below steps.

Giffgaff Internet APN settings

Go to Settings More Cellular network settings Access point names

Press the Menu and select New APN

Enter name: Giffgaff 1
APN: giffgaff.com
Proxy:
Port:
Username: giffgaff
Password:
Server:
MMSC:
MMS Proxy:
MMS Port:
MCC: 234
MNC: 10
Authentication type:
APN type: default,supl

Keep the default values set by device for all blank fields shown above.

Giffgaff MMS APN settings

Go to Settings More Cellular network settings Access point names

Press the Menu and select New APN

Enter name: Giffgaff 3
APN: giffgaff.com
Proxy:
Port:
Username: giffgaff
Password:
Server: http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002
MMSC: http://mmsc.mediamessaging.co.uk:8002
MMS Proxy: 82.132.254.1
MMS Port: 8080
MCC: 234
MNC: 10
Authentication type:
APN type: mms

Keep the default values set by device for all blank fields shown above.

For Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016), 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.

Giffgaff MCC-MNC values

234-10

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) compatibility with Giffgaff

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) is compatible with below network frequencies of Giffgaff. Galaxy A5 (2016) has variants A510F, A510FD, A5100 and A510Y.

2G
GSM900 MHz, 1800 MHz
3G
HSDPAA510F, A510FD, A5100, A510Y2100 MHz, 900 MHz
4G
LTEA510F, A510FDBand 20 800 MHz, Band 40 2300 MHz
Band 3 1800 MHz, Band 1 2100 MHz*
  A510YBand 3 1800 MHz, Band 1 2100 MHz*
*These frequencies of Giffgaff may not have countrywide coverage for Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016).

Explain Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) compatibility with Giffgaff

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) has modal variants A510F, A510FD, A5100 and A510Y.

Giffgaff 2G APN with Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) supports Giffgaff 2G on GSM 900 MHz and 1800 MHz.

Giffgaff 3G APN with Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

A510F, A510FD, A5100, A510Y

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) A510F, A510FD, A5100, A510Y supports Giffgaff 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz and 900 MHz.

Giffgaff 4G LTE APN with Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

Compatibility of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) with Giffgaff 4G depends on the modal variants A510F, A510FD and A510Y.

A510F, A510FD

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) A510F, A510FD 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.

A510Y

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) A510Y supports Giffgaff 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz and Band 1 2100 MHz only in some areas of United Kingdom.

Overall compatibililty of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) with Giffgaff is 100%. The compatibility of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) with Giffgaff, or the Giffgaff network support on Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) and Giffgaff network. Even Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) is listed as compatible here, Giffgaff network can still disallow (sometimes) Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Giffgaff allows Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) in their network, whether Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) will work properly or not, in which bands Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) will work on Giffgaff and the network performance between Giffgaff and Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). To check if Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) is really allowed in Giffgaff network please contact Giffgaff support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) to use on Giffgaff.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) network specifications

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A510F, A510FD, A5100, A510Y
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300) - A510F, A510FD
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 38(2600) - A510Y
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