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Bell APN settings for Apple iPhone SE

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Apple iPhone SE is compatible with Bell HSDPA and Bell LTE.

To configure Bell APN settings with Apple iPhone SE follow below steps. Apple iPhone SE 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
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 SE, make below changes to Bell Internet & MMS APN settings to get Bell Mobility on your Apple iPhone SE.

MMS proxyblank

For Apple iPhone SE, 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 SE compatibility with Bell

Apple iPhone SE is compatible with below network frequencies of Bell. iPhone SE has variants A1662 and A1723.

3G
HSDPAA1662, A1723850 MHz, 1900 MHz
4G
LTEA1662Band 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*
  A1723Band 4 1700/2100 MHz
Band 5 850 MHz, Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 12 700 MHz, Band 17 700 MHz, Band 7 2600 MHz*
*These frequencies of Bell may not have countrywide coverage for Apple iPhone SE.

Explain Apple iPhone SE compatibility with Bell

Apple iPhone SE has modal variants A1662 and A1723.

Bell 3G APN with Apple iPhone SE

A1662, A1723

Apple iPhone SE A1662, A1723 supports Bell 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

Bell 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone SE

Compatibility of Apple iPhone SE with Bell 4G depends on the modal variants A1662 and A1723.

A1662

Apple iPhone SE A1662 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 and Band 29 700 MHz only in some areas of Canada.

A1723

Apple iPhone SE A1723 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 and Band 7 2600 MHz only in some areas of Canada.

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

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

Band 17 700 bA1662 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 2 1900A1662 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 29 700 deA1662 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 4 1700A1662 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 17 700 bA1723 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 2 1900A1723 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 4 1700A1723 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600A1723 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps

Apple iPhone SE network specifications

OS iOS 9.3.2, upgradable to iOS 10.1
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Speed HSPA, LTE-A Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - A1662, A1723
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - A1662, A1723
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 29(700) - A1662
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - A1723
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