Bell APN settings for Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Air 2 is compatible with Bell HSDPA and Bell LTE.
To configure Bell APN settings with Apple iPad Air 2 follow below steps. Apple iPad Air 2 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
In the main menu, tap Settings
Check that Cellular Data is turned on.
Tap Cellular Data Network.
(If this setting does not appear on the device, it has not unlocked and settings cannot be manipulated manually.)
Go to Cellular Data section and enter below information
Go to LTE Setup (Optional) section and enter below information
APN: (Leave Blank)
Username: (Leave Blank)
Password: (Leave Blank)
Enter the below details in MMS section:
MMS Proxy: web.wireless.bell.ca
MMS Max Message Size: 1048576
MMS UA Prof URL: http://www.apple.com/mms/uaprof.rdf
Press the Home button to save the APN and exit to the main screen.
Restart the device.
If the above Bell Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your iPad Air 2, make below changes to Bell Internet & MMS APN settings to get Bell Mobility on your Apple iPad Air 2.
For Apple iPad Air 2, 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 Air 2 compatibility with Bell
Apple iPad Air 2 is compatible with below network frequencies of Bell. iPad Air 2 has variants A1567.
|HSDPA||850 MHz, 1900 MHz|
|LTE||A1567||Band 4 1700/2100 MHz|
Band 5 850 MHz, Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 17 700 MHz, Band 13 700 MHz, Band 29 700 MHz, Band 7 2600 MHz*
Explain Apple iPad Air 2 compatibility with Bell
Apple iPad Air 2 has modal variants A1567.
Bell 3G APN with Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Air 2 supports Bell 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.
Bell 4G LTE APN with Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Air 2 A1567 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 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 Air 2 with Bell is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPad Air 2 with Bell, or the Bell network support on Apple iPad Air 2 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPad Air 2 and Bell network. Even Apple iPad Air 2 is listed as compatible here, Bell network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPad Air 2 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Bell allows Apple iPad Air 2 in their network, whether Apple iPad Air 2 will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPad Air 2 will work on Bell and the network performance between Bell and Apple iPad Air 2. To check if Apple iPad Air 2 is really allowed in Bell network please contact Bell support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPad Air 2 to use on Bell.
Max download & upload speeds on Bell 4G for Apple iPad Air 2 per LTE band
|Band 17 700 b||A1567||150.8 Mbps||51 Mbps|
|Band 2 1900||A1567||150.8 Mbps||51 Mbps|
|Band 29 700 de||A1567||150.8 Mbps||51 Mbps|
|Band 4 1700||A1567||150.8 Mbps||51 Mbps|
|Band 7 2600||A1567||150.8 Mbps||51 Mbps|
Apple iPad Air 2 network specifications
|OS||iOS 8.1, upgradable to iOS 9.2|
|Network bands||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps|
|Network frequencies||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 |
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - A1567