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Fido APN settings for Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) is compatible with Fido GSM, Fido HSDPA and Fido LTE.

To configure Fido APN settings with Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) follow below steps.

Fido Internet & MMS APN settings

Open App Drawer and go to Settings Mobile network settings Access point names

Press button on top right corner.

Enter name: Fido 2
APN: internet.fido.ca
Proxy:
Port:
Username: fido
Password: fido
Server:
MMSC: http://mms.fido.ca
MMS Proxy:
MMS Port: 80
MCC: 302
MNC: 370
Authentication type:
APN type: default,supl,mms

Keep default values for all blank fields shown above.

Press menu button (top right) and select Save. Done.

If the above Fido Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your Galaxy Alpha (S801), make below changes to Fido Internet & MMS APN settings to get Fido Internet on your Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801).

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

If the above Fido Internet & MMS APN settings too do not work on your Galaxy Alpha (S801), make below changes to Fido Internet & MMS APN settings to get Fido LTE on your Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801).

APNltemobile.apn
Usernameblank
Passwordblank
MMS proxymmsproxy.fido.ca
APN typedefault,mms,supl
Authentication typeNone
APN protocolIPV4V6

For Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801), 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 Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801), APN should be entered as ltemobile.apn and not as LTEMOBILE.APN or Ltemobile.apn.

Fido MCC-MNC values

302-370

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) compatibility with Fido

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) is compatible with below network frequencies of Fido. Galaxy Alpha (S801) has variants G8508S, G850A and SM-G850W.

2G
GSM850 MHz, 1900 MHz
3G
HSDPAG8508S850 MHz, 1900 MHz
4G
LTEG8508SBand 7 2600 MHz
  G850A, SM-G850WBand 7 2600 MHz
Band 4 1700/2100 MHz, Band 17 700 MHz*
*These frequencies of Fido may not have countrywide coverage for Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801).

Explain Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) compatibility with Fido

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) has modal variants G8508S, G850A and SM-G850W.

Fido 2G APN with Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) supports Fido 2G on GSM 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

Fido 3G APN with Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)

G8508S

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) G8508S supports Fido 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

Fido 4G LTE APN with Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)

Compatibility of Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) with Fido 4G depends on the modal variants G8508S, G850A and SM-G850W.

G8508S

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) G8508S supports Fido 4G on LTE Band 7 2600 MHz.

G850A, SM-G850W

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) G850A, SM-G850W supports Fido 4G on LTE Band 7 2600 MHz.
It will also support Fido 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz and Band 17 700 MHz only in some areas of Canada.

Overall compatibililty of Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) with Fido is 100%. The compatibility of Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) with Fido, or the Fido network support on Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) and Fido network. Even Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) is listed as compatible here, Fido network can still disallow (sometimes) Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Fido allows Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) in their network, whether Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) will work properly or not, in which bands Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) will work on Fido and the network performance between Fido and Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801). To check if Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) is really allowed in Fido network please contact Fido support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) to use on Fido.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) network specifications

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), planned upgrade to v5.0 (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
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 TD-SCDMA 1880 / 2010 - G8508S
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - G8508S
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 17(700) - G850A, SM-G850W
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