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Bell APN settings for Microsoft Lumia 950

      Bell   Microsoft Lumia 950   Windows

Microsoft Lumia 950 is compatible with Bell HSDPA and Bell LTE.

To configure Bell APN settings with Microsoft Lumia 950 follow below steps. Microsoft Lumia 950 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

Go to App list, tap Settings Network & Wireless Cellular & SIM

In Cellular, select your SIM card
Select Properties

Under Internet APN select Add an Internet APN

Profile name: Bell 2
APN: pda.bell.ca
User name:
Password:
Type of sign-in info:
IP type: IPv4

Enable Use this APN for LTE and replace the one from my mobile operator


Proxy server (URL): web.wireless.bell.ca
Proxy port: 80

Tap Save


In Cellular, select your SIM card
Select Properties
Under MMS APN select Add an MMS APN

Profile name: Bell 2
APN: pda.bell.ca
User name:
Password:
Type of sign-in info:
IP Type: IPv4
Proxy server: web.wireless.bell.ca
Proxy port: 80
MMSC (URL): http://mms.bell.ca/mms/wapenc
MMSC port:
Maximum MMS size (KB): 2048

Tap Save.


If the above Bell Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your Lumia 950, make below changes to Bell Internet & MMS APN settings to get Bell Mobility on your Microsoft Lumia 950.

Proxy serverblank
Proxy portblank
MMS APN: Proxy serverblank
MMS APN: Proxy portblank
Type of sign-in infoNone

For Microsoft Lumia 950, 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.

Microsoft Lumia 950 compatibility with Bell

Microsoft Lumia 950 is compatible with below network frequencies of Bell. Lumia 950 has variants EMEA and USA.

3G
HSDPA850 MHz, 1900 MHz
4G
LTEEMEABand 4 1700/2100 MHz
Band 5 850 MHz, Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 12 700 MHz, Band 17 700 MHz, Band 7 2600 MHz*
  USABand 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 Microsoft Lumia 950.

Explain Microsoft Lumia 950 compatibility with Bell

Microsoft Lumia 950 has modal variants EMEA and USA.

Bell 3G APN with Microsoft Lumia 950

Microsoft Lumia 950 supports Bell 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

Bell 4G LTE APN with Microsoft Lumia 950

Compatibility of Microsoft Lumia 950 with Bell 4G depends on the modal variants EMEA and USA.

EMEA

Microsoft Lumia 950 EMEA 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.

USA

Microsoft Lumia 950 USA 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 Microsoft Lumia 950 with Bell is 100%. The compatibility of Microsoft Lumia 950 with Bell, or the Bell network support on Microsoft Lumia 950 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Microsoft Lumia 950 and Bell network. Even Microsoft Lumia 950 is listed as compatible here, Bell network can still disallow (sometimes) Microsoft Lumia 950 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Bell allows Microsoft Lumia 950 in their network, whether Microsoft Lumia 950 will work properly or not, in which bands Microsoft Lumia 950 will work on Bell and the network performance between Bell and Microsoft Lumia 950. To check if Microsoft Lumia 950 is really allowed in Bell network please contact Bell support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Microsoft Lumia 950 to use on Bell.

Max download & upload speeds on Bell 4G for Microsoft Lumia 950 per LTE band

Band 17 700 bEMEA 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 2 1900EMEA 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 4 1700EMEA 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600EMEA 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 17 700 bUSA 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 2 1900USA 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 4 1700USA 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600USA 300 Mbps 51 Mbps

Microsoft Lumia 950 network specifications

OS Microsoft Windows 10
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300) - EMEA
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500) - USA
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