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Public Mobile APN settings for Apple iPhone 5s

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Apple iPhone 5s is compatible with Public Mobile GSM, Public Mobile HSDPA and Public Mobile LTE.

To configure Public Mobile APN settings with Apple iPhone 5s follow below steps.

Public Mobile Internet & MMS APN settings

Open Settings and select Cellular Data

Turn on Cellular Data, then click APN Settings

Enter following information under Cellular Data

APN: sp.mb.com
Username:
Password:

This version of iPad does not support MMS. However below are MMS settings in case you setup via a 3rd party app.

APN: sp.mb.com
Username:
Password:
MMSC: http://aliasredirect.net/proxy/mb/mmsc
MMS Proxy: 74.49.0.18
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.

For Apple iPhone 5s, when you type Public Mobile APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering Public Mobile Internet & MMS APN settings make sure you enter APN as sp.mb.com and not as SP.MB.COM or Sp.mb.com.

Apple iPhone 5s compatibility with Public Mobile

Apple iPhone 5s is compatible with below network frequencies of Public Mobile. iPhone 5s has variants A1533 (GSM), A1453, A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA and A1530.

2G
GSMAll models850 MHz, 1900 MHz
3G
HSDPAA1533 (GSM), A1453850 MHz, 1900 MHz
4G
LTEA1533 GSM, A1533 CDMABand 4 1700/2100 MHz
  A1530 Not compatible

Explain Apple iPhone 5s compatibility with Public Mobile

Apple iPhone 5s has modal variants All models, A1533 (GSM), A1453, A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA and A1530.

Public Mobile 2G APN with Apple iPhone 5s

All models:

Apple iPhone 5s All models supports Public Mobile 2G on GSM 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

Public Mobile 3G APN with Apple iPhone 5s

A1533 (GSM), A1453

Apple iPhone 5s A1533 (GSM), A1453 supports Public Mobile 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

Public Mobile 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 5s

Compatibility of Apple iPhone 5s with Public Mobile 4G depends on the modal variants A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA and A1530.

A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA

Apple iPhone 5s A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA supports Public Mobile 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz.

A1530

Apple iPhone 5s A1530 does not support Public Mobile 4G LTE.

Overall compatibililty of Apple iPhone 5s with Public Mobile is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 5s with Public Mobile, or the Public Mobile network support on Apple iPhone 5s we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 5s and Public Mobile network. Even Apple iPhone 5s is listed as compatible here, Public Mobile network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 5s in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Public Mobile allows Apple iPhone 5s in their network, whether Apple iPhone 5s will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone 5s will work on Public Mobile and the network performance between Public Mobile and Apple iPhone 5s. To check if Apple iPhone 5s is really allowed in Public Mobile network please contact Public Mobile support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 5s to use on Public Mobile.

Apple iPhone 5s network specifications

OS iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 9.2
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - A1533 (GSM), A1453
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900) - A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300) - A1530
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Jane Perry Canada April 18, 2019

What is an APN please? I can't find it on my cellular settings

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