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Optus APN settings for Samsung Galaxy A2 Core

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Samsung Galaxy A2 Core is compatible with Optus HSDPA and Optus LTE.

To configure Optus APN settings with Samsung Galaxy A2 Core follow below steps. Samsung Galaxy A2 Core maximum data transter speed with Optus is 150.8/51 Mbps while Optus is capable of speeds up to 300/100 Mbps.

Optus Internet APN settings

In your Samsung Galaxy A2 Core 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 A2 Core has already set values for Optus 1 for any fields below leave them. Change others as below.

Name: Optus 1
APN: yesinternet
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC:
MMS proxy:
MMS port:
MCC: 505
MNC: 02
Authentication type: PAP
APN type: default
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
Bearer: Unspecified
APN PPP phone number: Not set

Optus 1 APN settings for Android 8 screenshot

Restart your Samsung Galaxy A2 Core to apply Optus 1 APN settings.

If the above Optus Internet APN settings do not work on your Galaxy A2 Core, make below changes to Optus Internet APN settings to get Optus Yes Internet on your Samsung Galaxy A2 Core.

APN typedefault,supl
Authentication typeNone

If the above Optus Internet APN settings too do not work on your Galaxy A2 Core, make below changes to Optus Internet APN settings to get Optus Business Mobile Broadband on your Samsung Galaxy A2 Core.

APNyesbusiness
APN typeblank
Authentication typeNone

If the above Optus Internet APN settings too do not work on your Galaxy A2 Core, make below changes to Optus Internet APN settings to get Optus Internet on your Samsung Galaxy A2 Core.

APNinternet
Authentication typeNone

If the above Optus Internet APN settings too do not work on your Galaxy A2 Core, make below changes to Optus Internet APN settings to get Optus Internet on your Samsung Galaxy A2 Core.

APNinternet
APN typedefault,supl
Authentication typeNone

Optus MMS APN settings

In your Samsung Galaxy A2 Core 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 A2 Core has already set values for Optus 3 for any fields below leave them. Change others as below.

Name: Optus 3
APN: mms
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC: http://mmsc.optus.com.au:8002/
MMS proxy: 61.88.190.10
MMS port: 8070
MCC: 505
MNC: 02
Authentication type: PAP
APN type: mms
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
Bearer: Unspecified
APN PPP phone number: Not set

Optus 3 APN settings for Android 8 screenshot

Restart your Samsung Galaxy A2 Core to apply Optus 3 APN settings.

If the above Optus MMS APN settings too do not work on your Galaxy A2 Core, make below changes to Optus MMS APN settings to get Optus MMS on your Samsung Galaxy A2 Core.

Authentication typeNone

For Samsung Galaxy A2 Core, when you type Optus APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering Optus Internet APN settings make sure you enter APN as yesinternet and not as YESINTERNET or Yesinternet. If entering Optus MMS APN Settings above to your Samsung Galaxy A2 Core, APN should be entered as mms and not as MMS or Mms.

Optus MCC-MNC values

505-02
505-90

Samsung Galaxy A2 Core compatibility with Optus

Samsung Galaxy A2 Core is compatible with below network frequencies of Optus. Galaxy A2 Core has variants A260F, DS, A260G and DS.

3G
HSDPA2100 MHz, 900 MHz
4G
LTEA260F/DSBand 7 2600 MHz
Band 3 1800 MHz, Band 1 2100 MHz*
  A260G/DSBand 7 2600 MHz
Band 3 1800 MHz, Band 40 2300 MHz, Band 1 2100 MHz*
*These frequencies of Optus may not have countrywide coverage for Samsung Galaxy A2 Core.

Explain Samsung Galaxy A2 Core compatibility with Optus

Samsung Galaxy A2 Core has modal variants A260F/DS and A260G/DS.

Optus 3G APN with Samsung Galaxy A2 Core

Samsung Galaxy A2 Core supports Optus 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz and 900 MHz.

Optus 4G LTE APN with Samsung Galaxy A2 Core

Compatibility of Samsung Galaxy A2 Core with Optus 4G depends on the modal variants A260F/DS and A260G/DS.

A260F/DS

Samsung Galaxy A2 Core A260F/DS supports Optus 4G on LTE Band 7 2600 MHz.
It will also support Optus 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz and Band 1 2100 MHz only in some areas of Australia.

A260G/DS

Samsung Galaxy A2 Core A260G/DS supports Optus 4G on LTE Band 7 2600 MHz.
It will also support Optus 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz, Band 40 2300 MHz and Band 1 2100 MHz only in some areas of Australia.

Overall compatibililty of Samsung Galaxy A2 Core with Optus is 100%. The compatibility of Samsung Galaxy A2 Core with Optus, or the Optus network support on Samsung Galaxy A2 Core we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Samsung Galaxy A2 Core and Optus network. Even Samsung Galaxy A2 Core is listed as compatible here, Optus network can still disallow (sometimes) Samsung Galaxy A2 Core in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Optus allows Samsung Galaxy A2 Core in their network, whether Samsung Galaxy A2 Core will work properly or not, in which bands Samsung Galaxy A2 Core will work on Optus and the network performance between Optus and Samsung Galaxy A2 Core. To check if Samsung Galaxy A2 Core is really allowed in Optus network please contact Optus support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Samsung Galaxy A2 Core to use on Optus.

Max download & upload speeds on Optus 4G for Samsung Galaxy A2 Core per LTE band

Band 3 1800A260F/DS 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600A260F/DS 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 3 1800A260G/DS 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 40 2300A260G/DS 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600A260G/DS 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps

Samsung Galaxy A2 Core network specifications

OS Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition)
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
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - A260F/DS
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - A260G/DS
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