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Virgin APN settings for alcatel 1x

      Virgin   alcatel 1x   Android

alcatel 1x is compatible with Virgin GSM, Virgin HSDPA and Virgin LTE.

To configure Virgin APN settings with alcatel 1x follow below steps.

Virgin Internet & MMS APN settings

In your alcatel 1x app drawer, go to Settings Connections Mobile networks Access Point Names

Add a new APN by pressing ADD on right top corner. If alcatel 1x has already set values for Virgin 2 for any fields below leave them. Change others as below.

Name: Virgin 2
APN: general.t-mobile.uk
Proxy:
Port:
Username: user
Password: pass
Server:
MMSC: http://mmsc.t-mobile.co.uk:8002
MMS proxy: 149.254.201.135
MMS port: 8080
MCC:
MNC:
Authentication type:
APN type:
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
Bearer: Unspecified
APN PPP phone number: Not set

Virgin 2 APN settings for Android 8 screenshot

Restart your alcatel 1x to apply Virgin 2 APN settings.

If the above Virgin Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your 1x, make below changes to Virgin Internet & MMS APN settings to get Virgin Media Mobile Internet on your alcatel 1x.

APNgoto.virginmobile.uk
Passwordblank
MMSChttp://mms.virginmobile.co.uk:8002
MMS proxy193.30.166.2
APN typedefault,supl,mms
Authentication typePAP
MVNO typegid
MVNO value28

For alcatel 1x, when you type Virgin APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering Virgin Internet & MMS APN settings make sure you enter APN as general.t-mobile.uk and not as GENERAL.T-MOBILE.UK or General.t-mobile.uk. If entering Virgin Media Mobile Internet APN Settings above to your alcatel 1x, APN should be entered as goto.virginmobile.uk and not as GOTO.VIRGINMOBILE.UK or Goto.virginmobile.uk.

Virgin MCC-MNC values

234-30

alcatel 1x compatibility with Virgin

alcatel 1x is compatible with below network frequencies of Virgin. 1x has variants 5059A, 5059X, Y and D.

2G
GSM1800 MHz
3G
HSDPA5059A2100 MHz
4G
LTE5059ABand 3 1800 MHz, Band 7 2600 MHz
Band 1 2100 MHz*
  5059X/Y/DBand 3 1800 MHz, Band 7 2600 MHz
Band 1 2100 MHz, Band 20 800 MHz*
*These frequencies of Virgin may not have countrywide coverage for alcatel 1x.

Explain alcatel 1x compatibility with Virgin

alcatel 1x has modal variants 5059A and 5059X/Y/D.

Virgin 2G APN with alcatel 1x

alcatel 1x supports Virgin 2G on GSM 1800 MHz.

Virgin 3G APN with alcatel 1x

5059A

alcatel 1x 5059A supports Virgin 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.

Virgin 4G LTE APN with alcatel 1x

Compatibility of alcatel 1x with Virgin 4G depends on the modal variants 5059A and 5059X/Y/D.

5059A

alcatel 1x 5059A supports Virgin 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz and Band 7 2600 MHz.
It will also support Virgin 4G on LTE Band 1 2100 MHz only in some areas of United Kingdom.

5059X/Y/D

alcatel 1x 5059X/Y/D supports Virgin 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz and Band 7 2600 MHz.
It will also support Virgin 4G on LTE Band 1 2100 MHz and Band 20 800 MHz only in some areas of United Kingdom.

Overall compatibililty of alcatel 1x with Virgin is 100%. The compatibility of alcatel 1x with Virgin, or the Virgin network support on alcatel 1x we have explained here is only a technical specification match between alcatel 1x and Virgin network. Even alcatel 1x is listed as compatible here, Virgin network can still disallow (sometimes) alcatel 1x in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Virgin allows alcatel 1x in their network, whether alcatel 1x will work properly or not, in which bands alcatel 1x will work on Virgin and the network performance between Virgin and alcatel 1x. To check if alcatel 1x is really allowed in Virgin network please contact Virgin support. Do not use this website to decide to buy alcatel 1x to use on Virgin.

alcatel 1x network specifications

OS Android 8.1 (Oreo) - 5059D only; Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) - all other models
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - 5059A
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 28(700) - 5059A
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - 5059X/Y/D
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