Fido APN settings for Lava V5
Lava V5 is compatible with Fido GSM, Lava V5 is not compatible with Fido HSDPA and Lava V5 is not compatible with Fido LTE.
We do not recommend using Lava V5 with Fido as V5 will only support Fido 2G in Canada. The data transfer speeds with V5 will be extremely low for Fido. Check the compatibility of Lava V5 with Fido for the details.
To configure Fido APN settings with Lava V5 follow below steps.
Fido Internet & MMS APN settings
Go to Settings More Cellular network settings Access point names
Press the Menu and select New APN
Enter name: Fido 2
MMS Port: 80
APN type: default,supl,mms
Keep the default values set by device for all blank fields shown above.
If the above Fido Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your V5, make below changes to Fido Internet & MMS APN settings to get Fido Internet on your Lava V5.
If the above Fido Internet & MMS APN settings too do not work on your V5, make below changes to Fido Internet & MMS APN settings to get Fido LTE on your Lava V5.
For Lava V5, 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 Lava V5, APN should be entered as ltemobile.apn and not as LTEMOBILE.APN or Ltemobile.apn.
Fido MCC-MNC values
Lava V5 compatibility with Fido
Lava V5 is compatible with below network frequencies of Fido.
|GSM||850 MHz, 1900 MHz|
Explain Lava V5 compatibility with Fido
Fido 2G APN with Lava V5
Lava V5 supports Fido 2G on GSM 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.
Fido 3G APN with Lava V5
Lava V5 does not support Fido 3G.
Fido 4G LTE APN with Lava V5
Lava V5 does not support Fido 4G LTE.
Overall compatibililty of Lava V5 with Fido is 25%. The compatibility of Lava V5 with Fido, or the Fido network support on Lava V5 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Lava V5 and Fido network. Even Lava V5 is listed as compatible here, Fido network can still disallow (sometimes) Lava V5 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Fido allows Lava V5 in their network, whether Lava V5 will work properly or not, in which bands Lava V5 will work on Fido and the network performance between Fido and Lava V5. To check if Lava V5 is really allowed in Fido network please contact Fido support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Lava V5 to use on Fido.
Lava V5 network specifications
|OS||Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)|
|Network bands||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Speed||HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|Network frequencies||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
HSDPA 900 / 2100
LTE band 3(1800), 40(2300)