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Fido APN settings for Apple iPhone 5

      Fido   Apple iPhone 5   iOS

Apple iPhone 5 is compatible with Fido GSM, Fido HSDPA and Fido LTE 50%.

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

Fido Internet & MMS 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: internet.fido.ca
Username: fido
Password: fido

Go to LTE Setup (Optional) section and enter below information

APN: (Leave Blank)
Username: (Leave Blank)
Password: (Leave Blank)


Enter the below details in MMS section:

APN: internet.fido.ca
Username: fido
Password: fido
MMSC: http://mms.fido.ca
MMS Proxy:
MMS Max Message Size: 1048576
MMS UA Prof URL: http://www.apple.com/mms/uaprof.rdf


Press the Home button to save the APN and exit to the main screen.
Restart the device.

If the above Fido Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your iPhone 5, make below changes to Fido Internet & MMS APN settings to get Fido Internet on your Apple iPhone 5.

APNfido-core-appl1.apn
Usernameblank
Passwordblank
MMS proxy205.151.11.13

If the above Fido Internet & MMS APN settings too do not work on your iPhone 5, make below changes to Fido Internet & MMS APN settings to get Fido LTE on your Apple iPhone 5.

APNltemobile.apn
Usernameblank
Passwordblank
MMS proxymmsproxy.fido.ca

For Apple iPhone 5, when you type Fido APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering Fido Internet & MMS APN settings make sure you enter APN as internet.fido.ca and not as INTERNET.FIDO.CA or Internet.fido.ca. If entering Fido LTE APN Settings above to your Apple iPhone 5, APN should be entered as ltemobile.apn and not as LTEMOBILE.APN or Ltemobile.apn.

Apple iPhone 5 compatibility with Fido

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

2G
GSMGSM A1428850 MHz, 1900 MHz
3G
HSDPAGSM A1428850 MHz, 1900 MHz
4G
LTEGSM A1428Band 4 1700/2100 MHz, Band 17 700 MHz*
  A1429 Not compatible
*These frequencies of Fido may not have countrywide coverage for Apple iPhone 5.

Explain Apple iPhone 5 compatibility with Fido

Apple iPhone 5 has modal variants GSM A1428 and A1429.

Fido 2G APN with Apple iPhone 5

GSM A1428:

Apple iPhone 5 GSM A1428 supports Fido 2G on GSM 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

Fido 3G APN with Apple iPhone 5

GSM A1428

Apple iPhone 5 GSM A1428 supports Fido 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

Fido 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 5

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

GSM A1428

Apple iPhone 5 GSM A1428 supports Fido 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz and Band 17 700 MHz only in some areas of Canada.

A1429

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

Overall compatibililty of Apple iPhone 5 with Fido is 75%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 5 with Fido, or the Fido network support on Apple iPhone 5 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 5 and Fido network. Even Apple iPhone 5 is listed as compatible here, Fido network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 5 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Fido 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 Fido and the network performance between Fido and Apple iPhone 5. To check if Apple iPhone 5 is really allowed in Fido network please contact Fido support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 5 to use on Fido.

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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