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Bell APN settings for Apple iPhone 6s

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Apple iPhone 6s is compatible with Bell HSDPA and Bell LTE.

To configure Bell APN settings with Apple iPhone 6s follow below steps. Apple iPhone 6s 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

In the main menu, tap Settings
Tap Cellular.

Check that Cellular Data is turned on.
Tap Cellular Data Options and then Cellular Data Network
(If this setting does not appear on the device, it has not unlocked and settings cannot be configured manually.)

Go to Cellular Data section and enter below information

APN: pda.bell.ca
Username:
Password:

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:

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 6s, make below changes to Bell Internet & MMS APN settings to get Bell Mobility on your Apple iPhone 6s.

MMS proxyblank

For Apple iPhone 6s, 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 6s compatibility with Bell

Apple iPhone 6s is compatible with below network frequencies of Bell. iPhone 6s has variants A1688 and A1687.

3G
HSDPA850 MHz, 1900 MHz
4G
LTEA1688Band 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*
  A1687Band 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 iPhone 6s.

Explain Apple iPhone 6s compatibility with Bell

Apple iPhone 6s has modal variants A1688 and A1687.

Bell 3G APN with Apple iPhone 6s

Apple iPhone 6s supports Bell 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

Bell 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 6s

Compatibility of Apple iPhone 6s with Bell 4G depends on the modal variants A1688 and A1687.

A1688

Apple iPhone 6s A1688 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.

A1687

Apple iPhone 6s A1687 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 iPhone 6s with Bell is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 6s with Bell, or the Bell network support on Apple iPhone 6s we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 6s and Bell network. Even Apple iPhone 6s is listed as compatible here, Bell network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 6s in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Bell allows Apple iPhone 6s in their network, whether Apple iPhone 6s will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone 6s will work on Bell and the network performance between Bell and Apple iPhone 6s. To check if Apple iPhone 6s is really allowed in Bell network please contact Bell support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 6s to use on Bell.

Max download & upload speeds on Bell 4G for Apple iPhone 6s per LTE band

Band 17 700 bA1687 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 2 1900A1687 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 29 700 deA1687 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 4 1700A1687 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600A1687 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 17 700 bA1688 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 2 1900A1688 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 29 700 deA1688 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 4 1700A1688 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600A1688 300 Mbps 51 Mbps

Apple iPhone 6s network specifications

OS iOS 9, upgradable to iOS 9.2
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 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), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700) - A1688
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), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - A1687
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