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Bell APN settings for Apple iPhone 5c

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Apple iPhone 5c is compatible with Bell HSDPA and Bell LTE.

To configure Bell APN settings with Apple iPhone 5c follow below steps. Apple iPhone 5c maximum data transter speed with Bell is 102/51 Mbps while Bell is capable of speeds up to 300/100 Mbps.

Bell Internet & MMS APN settings

Open Settings and select Cellular Data

Turn on Cellular Data, then click APN Settings

Enter following information under Cellular Data

APN: pda.bell.ca
Username:
Password:

This version of iPad does not support MMS. However below are MMS settings in case you setup via a 3rd party app.

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

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 iPhone 5c, make below changes to Bell Internet & MMS APN settings to get Bell Mobility on your Apple iPhone 5c.

MMS proxyblank

For Apple iPhone 5c, 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 iPhone 5c compatibility with Bell

Apple iPhone 5c is compatible with below network frequencies of Bell. iPhone 5c has variants A1532 (GSM), A1532 (CDMA), A1456, A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA and A1529.

3G
HSDPAA1532 (GSM), A1532 (CDMA), A1456850 MHz, 1900 MHz
4G
LTEA1532 GSM, A1532 CDMABand 4 1700/2100 MHz
Band 5 850 MHz, Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 17 700 MHz, Band 13 700 MHz*
  A1529Band 5 850 MHz, Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 7 2600 MHz*
*These frequencies of Bell may not have countrywide coverage for Apple iPhone 5c.

Explain Apple iPhone 5c compatibility with Bell

Apple iPhone 5c has modal variants A1532 (GSM), A1532 (CDMA), A1456, A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA and A1529.

Bell 3G APN with Apple iPhone 5c

A1532 (GSM), A1532 (CDMA), A1456

Apple iPhone 5c A1532 (GSM), A1532 (CDMA), A1456 supports Bell 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

Bell 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 5c

Compatibility of Apple iPhone 5c with Bell 4G depends on the modal variants A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA and A1529.

A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA

Apple iPhone 5c A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA 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 and Band 13 700 MHz only in some areas of Canada.

A1529

Apple iPhone 5c A1529 supports Bell 4G on LTE Band 5 850 MHz, Band 2 1900 MHz and Band 7 2600 MHz only in some areas of Canada.

Overall compatibililty of Apple iPhone 5c with Bell is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 5c with Bell, or the Bell network support on Apple iPhone 5c we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 5c and Bell network. Even Apple iPhone 5c is listed as compatible here, Bell network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 5c in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Bell allows Apple iPhone 5c in their network, whether Apple iPhone 5c will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone 5c will work on Bell and the network performance between Bell and Apple iPhone 5c. To check if Apple iPhone 5c is really allowed in Bell network please contact Bell support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 5c to use on Bell.

Max download & upload speeds on Bell 4G for Apple iPhone 5c per LTE band

Band 2 1900A1529 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600A1529 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 17 700 bA1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 2 1900A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 4 1700A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA 102 Mbps 51 Mbps

Apple iPhone 5c network specifications

OS iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 9.2
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - A1532 (GSM), A1532 (CDMA), A1456
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900) - A1532 GSM, A1532 CDMA
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300) - A1529
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