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Bell APN settings for Apple iPhone 8 Plus

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Apple iPhone 8 Plus is compatible with Bell HSDPA and Bell LTE.

To configure Bell APN settings with Apple iPhone 8 Plus follow below steps. Apple iPhone 8 Plus maximum data transter speed with Bell is 300/51 Mbps while Bell is capable of speeds up to 452.2/100 Mbps.

Bell Internet & MMS APN settings

From main menu of Apple iPhone 8 Plus, 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 iPhone 8 Plus to apply Bell 2 APN settings.

If the above Bell Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your iPhone 8 Plus, make below changes to Bell Internet & MMS APN settings to get Bell Mobility on your Apple iPhone 8 Plus.

MMS proxyblank

For Apple iPhone 8 Plus, 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 8 Plus compatibility with Bell

Apple iPhone 8 Plus is compatible with below network frequencies of Bell. iPhone 8 Plus has variants A1863 and A1905.

3G
HSDPAA1863, A1905850 MHz, 1900 MHz
4G
LTEA1863, A1905Band 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*
  Band 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 8 Plus.

Explain Apple iPhone 8 Plus compatibility with Bell

Apple iPhone 8 Plus has modal variants A1863, A1905 and v2.

Bell 3G APN with Apple iPhone 8 Plus

A1863, A1905

Apple iPhone 8 Plus A1863, A1905 supports Bell 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

Bell 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Compatibility of Apple iPhone 8 Plus with Bell 4G depends on the modal variants A1863, A1905 and v2.

A1863, A1905

Apple iPhone 8 Plus A1863, A1905 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.

v2

Apple iPhone 8 Plus v2 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 8 Plus with Bell is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 8 Plus with Bell, or the Bell network support on Apple iPhone 8 Plus we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 8 Plus and Bell network. Even Apple iPhone 8 Plus is listed as compatible here, Bell network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 8 Plus in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Bell allows Apple iPhone 8 Plus in their network, whether Apple iPhone 8 Plus will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone 8 Plus will work on Bell and the network performance between Bell and Apple iPhone 8 Plus. To check if Apple iPhone 8 Plus is really allowed in Bell network please contact Bell support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 8 Plus to use on Bell.

Max download & upload speeds on Bell 4G for Apple iPhone 8 Plus per LTE band

Band 17 700 bA1863, A1905 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 2 1900A1863, A1905 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 29 700 deA1863, A1905 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 4 1700A1863, A1905 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600A1863, A1905 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 17 700 bv2 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 2 1900v2 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 29 700 dev2 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 4 1700v2 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600v2 300 Mbps 51 Mbps

Apple iPhone 8 Plus network specifications

OS iOS 11
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - A1863, A1905
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), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) - A1863, A1905
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)
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