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Idea APN settings for Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018)

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) is compatible with Idea GSM, Idea HSDPA and Idea LTE.

To configure Idea APN settings with Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) follow below steps. Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) maximum data transter speed with Idea is 102/51 Mbps while Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) is capable of speeds up to 301.5/51 Mbps.

Idea Internet APN settings

In your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) app drawer, go to Settings Connections Mobile networks Access Point Names

Add a new APN by pressing ADD on right top corner. If Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) has already set values for Idea 1 for any fields below leave them. Change others as below.

Name: Idea 1
APN: internet
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC:
MMS proxy:
MMS port:
MCC:
MNC:
Authentication type:
APN type: default,supl
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
Bearer: Unspecified
APN PPP phone number: Not set

Idea 1 APN settings for Android 8 screenshot

Restart your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) to apply Idea 1 APN settings.

If the above Idea Internet APN settings do not work on your Galaxy A5 (2018), make below changes to Idea Internet APN settings to get IDEA on your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018).

Authentication typeNone

Idea MMS APN settings

In your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) app drawer, go to Settings Connections Mobile networks Access Point Names

Add a new APN by pressing ADD on right top corner. If Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) has already set values for Idea 3 for any fields below leave them. Change others as below.

Name: Idea 3
APN: mmsc
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC: http://10.4.42.21:8002/
MMS proxy: 10.4.42.15
MMS port: 8080
MCC:
MNC:
Authentication type:
APN type: mms
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
Bearer: Unspecified
APN PPP phone number: Not set

Idea 3 APN settings for Android 8 screenshot

Restart your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) to apply Idea 3 APN settings.

For Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018), when you type Idea APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering Idea Internet APN settings make sure you enter APN as internet and not as INTERNET or Internet. If entering Idea MMS APN settings above to your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018), APN should be entered as mmsc and not as MMSC or Mmsc.

Idea MCC-MNC values

405-908
405-909
405-910
405-911

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) compatibility with Idea

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) is compatible with below network frequencies of Idea.

2G
GSM900 MHz, 1800 MHz
3G
HSDPA900 MHz, 2100 MHz
4G
LTEBand 3 1800 MHz, Band 1 2100 MHz

Explain Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) compatibility with Idea

Idea 2G APN with Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018)

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) supports Idea 2G on GSM 900 MHz and 1800 MHz.

Idea 3G APN with Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018)

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) supports Idea 3G on HSDPA 900 MHz and 2100 MHz.

Idea 4G LTE APN with Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018)

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) supports Idea 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz and Band 1 2100 MHz.

Overall compatibililty of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) with Idea is 100%. The compatibility of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) with Idea, or the Idea network support on Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) and Idea network. Even Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) is listed as compatible here, Idea network can still disallow (sometimes) Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Idea allows Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) in their network, whether Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) will work properly or not, in which bands Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) will work on Idea and the network performance between Idea and Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018). To check if Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) is really allowed in Idea network please contact Idea support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) to use on Idea.

Max download & upload speeds on Idea 4G for Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) per LTE band

Band 1 2100 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 3 1800 102 Mbps 51 Mbps

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) network specifications

OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
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