Bell APN settings for Apple iPhone 5s
Apple iPhone 5s is compatible with Bell HSDPA and Bell LTE.
To configure Bell APN settings with Apple iPhone 5s follow below steps. Apple iPhone 5s 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
This version of iPad does not support MMS. However below are MMS settings in case you setup via a 3rd party app.
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 5s, make below changes to Bell Internet & MMS APN settings to get Bell Mobility on your Apple iPhone 5s.
For Apple iPhone 5s, 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 5s compatibility with Bell
Apple iPhone 5s is compatible with below network frequencies of Bell. iPhone 5s has variants A1533 (GSM), A1453, A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA and A1530.
|HSDPA||A1533 (GSM), A1453||850 MHz, 1900 MHz|
|LTE||A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA||Band 4 1700/2100 MHz|
Band 5 850 MHz, Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 17 700 MHz, Band 13 700 MHz*
|A1530||Band 5 850 MHz, Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 7 2600 MHz*|
Explain Apple iPhone 5s compatibility with Bell
Apple iPhone 5s has modal variants A1533 (GSM), A1453, A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA and A1530.
Bell 3G APN with Apple iPhone 5s
A1533 (GSM), A1453
Apple iPhone 5s A1533 (GSM), A1453 supports Bell 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.
Bell 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 5s
Compatibility of Apple iPhone 5s with Bell 4G depends on the modal variants A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA and A1530.
A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA
Apple iPhone 5s A1533 GSM, A1533 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.
Apple iPhone 5s A1530 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 5s with Bell is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 5s with Bell, or the Bell network support on Apple iPhone 5s we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 5s and Bell network. Even Apple iPhone 5s is listed as compatible here, Bell network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 5s in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Bell allows Apple iPhone 5s in their network, whether Apple iPhone 5s will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone 5s will work on Bell and the network performance between Bell and Apple iPhone 5s. To check if Apple iPhone 5s is really allowed in Bell network please contact Bell support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 5s to use on Bell.
Max download & upload speeds on Bell 4G for Apple iPhone 5s per LTE band
|Band 2 1900||A1530||102 Mbps||51 Mbps|
|Band 7 2600||A1530||102 Mbps||51 Mbps|
|Band 17 700 b||A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA||102 Mbps||51 Mbps|
|Band 2 1900||A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA||102 Mbps||51 Mbps|
|Band 4 1700||A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA||102 Mbps||51 Mbps|
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Apple iPhone 5s network specifications
|OS||iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 9.2|
|Network bands||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / 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 models|
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - A1533 (GSM), A1453
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) - A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300) - A1530