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Bell APN settings for Apple iPad 9.7 (2018)

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Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) is compatible with Bell HSDPA and Bell LTE.

To configure Bell APN settings with Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) follow below steps. Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) maximum data transter speed with Bell is 300/51 Mbps while Bell is capable of speeds up to 301.5/100 Mbps.

Bell Internet & MMS APN settings

From main menu of Apple iPad 9.7 (2018), select Settings and then Cellular.

Check that Cellular Data is turned on.
Tap Cellular Data Options and then Cellular Data Network.

Go to Cellular Data and enter information as below

APN: pda.bell.ca
Username:
Password:

Bell 2 APN settings for iOS screenshot

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

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

Enter the below details in MMS section:

APN: pda.bell.ca
Username:
Password:
MMSC: http://mms.bell.ca/mms/wapenc
MMS Proxy: web.wireless.bell.ca
MMS Max Message Size: 1048576
MMS UA Prof URL: http://www.apple.com/mms/uaprof.rdf

Bell 2 MMS APN settings for iOS screenshot

Press the Home button to save the APN and exit to the main screen.
Now, restartĀ Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) to apply Bell 2 APN settings.

If the above Bell Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your iPad 9.7 (2018), make below changes to Bell Internet & MMS APN settings to get Bell Mobility on your Apple iPad 9.7 (2018).

MMS proxyblank

For Apple iPad 9.7 (2018), 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.

Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) compatibility with Bell

Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) is compatible with below network frequencies of Bell.

3G
HSDPA850 MHz, 1900 MHz
4G
LTEBand 4 1700/2100 MHz
Band 5 850 MHz, Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 12 700 MHz, Band 17 700 MHz, Band 13 700 MHz, Band 29 700 MHz, Band 7 2600 MHz*
*These frequencies of Bell may not have countrywide coverage for Apple iPad 9.7 (2018).

Explain Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) compatibility with Bell

Bell 3G APN with Apple iPad 9.7 (2018)

Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) supports Bell 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

Bell 4G LTE APN with Apple iPad 9.7 (2018)

Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) 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, Band 13 700 MHz, Band 29 700 MHz and Band 7 2600 MHz only in some areas of Canada.

Overall compatibililty of Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) with Bell is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) with Bell, or the Bell network support on Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) and Bell network. Even Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) is listed as compatible here, Bell network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Bell allows Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) in their network, whether Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) will work on Bell and the network performance between Bell and Apple iPad 9.7 (2018). To check if Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) is really allowed in Bell network please contact Bell support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) to use on Bell.

Max download & upload speeds on Bell 4G for Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) per LTE band

Band 17 700 b 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 2 1900 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 29 700 de 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 4 1700 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600 300 Mbps 51 Mbps

Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) network specifications

OS iOS 11.3
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 27(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
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