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Bell APN settings for Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5)

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Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) is compatible with Bell HSDPA and Bell LTE.

To configure Bell APN settings with Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) follow below steps. Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) maximum data transter speed with Bell is 150.8/51 Mbps while Bell is capable of speeds up to 300/100 Mbps.

Bell Internet & MMS APN settings

Go to Settings More Cellular network settings Access point names

Press the Menu and select New APN

Enter name: Bell 2
APN: pda.bell.ca
Proxy: web.wireless.bell.ca
Port: 80
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC: http://mms.bell.ca/mms/wapenc
MMS Proxy: web.wireless.bell.ca
MMS Port: 80
MCC: 302
MNC: 610
Authentication type:
APN type:

Keep the default values set by device for all blank fields shown above.

If the above Bell Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your Idol 3 (5.5), make below changes to Bell Internet & MMS APN settings to get Bell Mobility on your Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5).

Proxyblank
Portblank
MMS proxyblank
MMS portblank
APN typedefault,mms,dun,supl
Authentication typeNone
MVNO typegid
MVNO value3D

For Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5), when you type Bell APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering Bell Internet & MMS APN settings make sure you enter APN as pda.bell.ca and not as PDA.BELL.CA or Pda.bell.ca.

Bell MCC-MNC values

302-610

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) compatibility with Bell

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) is compatible with below network frequencies of Bell. Idol 3 (5.5) has variants USA.

3G
HSDPA850 MHz, 1900 MHz
4G
LTEBand 7 2600 MHz*
  USABand 4 1700/2100 MHz
Band 5 850 MHz, Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 12 700 MHz, Band 17 700 MHz, Band 7 2600 MHz*
*These frequencies of Bell may not have countrywide coverage for Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5).

Explain Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) compatibility with Bell

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) has modal variants USA.

Bell 3G APN with Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5)

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) supports Bell 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

Bell 4G LTE APN with Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5)

Compatibility of Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) with Bell 4G depends on the modal variants and USA.

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) supports Bell 4G on LTE Band 7 2600 MHz only in some areas of Canada.

USA

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) USA supports Bell 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz.
It will also support Bell 4G on LTE Band 5 850 MHz, Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 12 700 MHz, Band 17 700 MHz and Band 7 2600 MHz only in some areas of Canada.

Overall compatibililty of Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) with Bell is 100%. The compatibility of Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) with Bell, or the Bell network support on Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) and Bell network. Even Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) is listed as compatible here, Bell network can still disallow (sometimes) Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Bell allows Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) in their network, whether Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) will work properly or not, in which bands Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) will work on Bell and the network performance between Bell and Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5). To check if Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) is really allowed in Bell network please contact Bell support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) to use on Bell.

Max download & upload speeds on Bell 4G for Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) per LTE band

Band 7 2600 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 17 700 bUSA 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 2 1900USA 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 4 1700USA 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600USA 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) network specifications

OS Android OS, v5.0.2 (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 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700) - USA
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