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Bell APN settings for Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is compatible with Bell HSDPA and Bell LTE.

To configure Bell APN settings with Samsung Galaxy S8 Active follow below steps. Samsung Galaxy S8 Active maximum data transter speed with Bell is 300/51 Mbps while Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is capable of speeds up to 300/100 Mbps.

Bell Internet & MMS APN settings

Go to Settings More Mobile networks Access Point Names of your Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Press on right top corner.

Name: Bell 2
APN: pda.bell.ca
Proxy: web.wireless.bell.ca
Port: 80
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC: http://mms.bell.ca/mms/wapenc
MMS proxy: web.wireless.bell.ca
MMS port: 80
MCC: 302
MNC: 610
Authentication type:
APN type:
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
Bearer: Unspecified
APN PPP phone number: Not set

Do not change the default values set by device for all blank fields above. Restart Samsung Galaxy S8 Active.

If the above Bell Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your Galaxy S8 Active, make below changes to Bell Internet & MMS APN settings to get Bell Mobility on your Samsung Galaxy S8 Active.

Proxyblank
Portblank
MMS proxyblank
MMS portblank
APN typedefault,mms,dun,supl
Authentication typeNone
MVNO typegid
MVNO value3D

For Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, 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.

Bell MCC-MNC values

302-610

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active compatibility with Bell

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is compatible with below network frequencies of Bell.

3G
HSDPA850 MHz, 1900 MHz
4G
LTEBand 4 1700/2100 MHz
Band 5 850 MHz, Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 12 700 MHz, Band 29 700 MHz, Band 7 2600 MHz*
*These frequencies of Bell may not have countrywide coverage for Samsung Galaxy S8 Active.

Explain Samsung Galaxy S8 Active compatibility with Bell

Bell 3G APN with Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active supports Bell 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

Bell 4G LTE APN with Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active 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 29 700 MHz and Band 7 2600 MHz only in some areas of Canada.

Overall compatibililty of Samsung Galaxy S8 Active with Bell is 100%. The compatibility of Samsung Galaxy S8 Active with Bell, or the Bell network support on Samsung Galaxy S8 Active we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Samsung Galaxy S8 Active and Bell network. Even Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is listed as compatible here, Bell network can still disallow (sometimes) Samsung Galaxy S8 Active in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Bell allows Samsung Galaxy S8 Active in their network, whether Samsung Galaxy S8 Active will work properly or not, in which bands Samsung Galaxy S8 Active will work on Bell and the network performance between Bell and Samsung Galaxy S8 Active. To check if Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is really allowed in Bell network please contact Bell support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Samsung Galaxy S8 Active to use on Bell.

Max download & upload speeds on Bell 4G for Samsung Galaxy S8 Active per LTE band

Band 2 1900 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 29 700 de 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 4 1700 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600 300 Mbps 51 Mbps

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active network specifications

OS Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 20(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
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Doug Seaborn Canada August 25, 2018

Thank you for this very helpful information. I hope to buy an S8 Active in the USA soon (not sold in Canada).

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