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Lycamobile APN settings for Apple iPhone 5

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Apple iPhone 5 is compatible with Lycamobile GSM, Lycamobile HSDPA and Apple iPhone 5 is not compatible with Lycamobile LTE.

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

Lycamobile 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: data.lycamobile.co.uk
Username: lmuk
Password: plus

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.

For Apple iPhone 5, when you type Lycamobile APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering Lycamobile Internet APN settings make sure you enter APN as data.lycamobile.co.uk and not as DATA.LYCAMOBILE.CO.UK or Data.lycamobile.co.uk.

Apple iPhone 5 compatibility with Lycamobile

Apple iPhone 5 is compatible with below network frequencies of Lycamobile. iPhone 5 has variants GSM A1428 and A1429.

2G
GSMGSM A1428900 MHz
3G
HSDPAGSM A14282100 MHz, 900 MHz
4G
LTEGSM A1428 Not compatible
  A1429 Not compatible

Explain Apple iPhone 5 compatibility with Lycamobile

Apple iPhone 5 has modal variants GSM A1428 and A1429.

Lycamobile 2G APN with Apple iPhone 5

GSM A1428:

Apple iPhone 5 GSM A1428 supports Lycamobile 2G on GSM 900 MHz.

Lycamobile 3G APN with Apple iPhone 5

GSM A1428

Apple iPhone 5 GSM A1428 supports Lycamobile 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz and 900 MHz.

Lycamobile 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 5

Compatibility of Apple iPhone 5 with Lycamobile 4G depends on the modal variants GSM A1428 and A1429.

GSM A1428

Apple iPhone 5 GSM A1428 does not support Lycamobile 4G LTE.

A1429

Apple iPhone 5 A1429 does not support Lycamobile 4G LTE.

Overall compatibililty of Apple iPhone 5 with Lycamobile is 50%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 5 with Lycamobile, or the Lycamobile network support on Apple iPhone 5 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 5 and Lycamobile network. Even Apple iPhone 5 is listed as compatible here, Lycamobile network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 5 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Lycamobile allows Apple iPhone 5 in their network, whether Apple iPhone 5 will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone 5 will work on Lycamobile and the network performance between Lycamobile and Apple iPhone 5. To check if Apple iPhone 5 is really allowed in Lycamobile network please contact Lycamobile support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 5 to use on Lycamobile.

Apple iPhone 5 network specifications

OS iOS 6, upgradable to iOS 9.2
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / 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 - GSM A1428
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - GSM A1428
LTE band 4(1700/2100), 17(700) - GSM A1428
LTE band 5(850), 3(1800), 1(2100) - A1429
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