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Airtel APN settings for Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5)

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Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) is compatible with Airtel GSM, Airtel HSDPA and Airtel LTE.

To configure Airtel APN settings with Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) follow below steps. Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) maximum data transter speed with Airtel is 150.8/51 Mbps.

Airtel Internet APN settings

Go to Settings More Cellular network settings Access point names

Press the Menu and select New APN

Enter name: Airtel 1
APN: airtelgprs.com
Proxy: 202.56.231.117
Port: 8080
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC:
MMS Proxy:
MMS Port:
MCC:
MNC:
Authentication type:
APN type: default

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

If the above Airtel Internet APN settings do not work on your Idol 3 (5.5), make below changes to Airtel Internet APN settings to get AIRTEL LIVE on your Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5).

APNairtelfun.com
Proxyblank
Portblank
APN typedefault,supl
Authentication typeNone

If the above Airtel Internet APN settings too do not work on your Idol 3 (5.5), make below changes to Airtel Internet APN settings to get AIRTEL LIVE on your Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5).

APNairtelfun.com
Proxyblank
Portblank
APN typedefault,supl
Authentication typeNone

Airtel MMS APN settings

Go to Settings More Cellular network settings Access point names

Press the Menu and select New APN

Enter name: Airtel 3
APN: airtelmms.com
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC: http://100.1.201.171:10021/mmsc
MMS Proxy: 100.1.201.172
MMS Port: 8799
MCC:
MNC:
Authentication type:
APN type: mms

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

If the above Airtel MMS APN settings too do not work on your Idol 3 (5.5), make below changes to Airtel MMS APN settings to get Airtel MMS on your Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5).

Authentication typePAP

If the above Airtel MMS APN settings too do not work on your Idol 3 (5.5), make below changes to Airtel MMS APN settings to get Airtel MMS on your Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5).

Authentication typePAP

For Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5), when you type Airtel APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering Airtel Internet APN settings make sure you enter APN as airtelgprs.com and not as AIRTELGPRS.COM or Airtelgprs.com. If entering Airtel MMS APN Settings above to your Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5), APN should be entered as airtelmms.com and not as AIRTELMMS.COM or Airtelmms.com.

Airtel MCC-MNC values

404-02
404-03
404-10
404-16
404-31
404-40
404-45
404-49
404-70
404-90
404-92
404-93
404-94
404-95
404-96
404-97
404-98
405-51
405-52
405-53
405-54
405-55
405-56

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) compatibility with Airtel

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) is compatible with below network frequencies of Airtel. Idol 3 (5.5) has variants USA.

2G
GSM900 MHz, 1800 MHz
3G
HSDPA2100 MHz, 900 MHz
4G
LTEBand 3 1800 MHz
  USA Not compatible

Explain Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) compatibility with Airtel

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) has modal variants USA.

Airtel 2G APN with Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5)

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) supports Airtel 2G on GSM 900 MHz and 1800 MHz.

Airtel 3G APN with Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5)

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) supports Airtel 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz and 900 MHz.

Airtel 4G LTE APN with Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5)

Compatibility of Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) with Airtel 4G depends on the modal variants and USA.

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) supports Airtel 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz.

USA

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) USA does not support Airtel 4G LTE.

Overall compatibililty of Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) with Airtel is 100%. The compatibility of Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) with Airtel, or the Airtel network support on Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) and Airtel network. Even Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) is listed as compatible here, Airtel network can still disallow (sometimes) Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Airtel allows Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) in their network, whether Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) will work properly or not, in which bands Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) will work on Airtel and the network performance between Airtel and Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5). To check if Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) is really allowed in Airtel network please contact Airtel support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) to use on Airtel.

Max download & upload speeds on Airtel 4G for Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) per LTE band

Band 3 1800 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) network specifications

OS Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
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 (optional)
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700) - USA
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