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Virgin Mobile APN settings for Apple iPad mini 3

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Apple iPad mini 3 is compatible with Virgin Mobile HSDPA and Virgin Mobile LTE.

To configure Virgin Mobile APN settings with Apple iPad mini 3 follow below steps.

Virgin Mobile Internet & MMS APN settings

In the main menu, tap Settings
Tap Cellular.

Check that Cellular Data is turned on.
Tap Cellular Data Network
(If this setting does not appear on the device, it has not unlocked and settings cannot be manipulated manually.)

Go to Cellular Data section and enter below information

APN: inet.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: inet.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.

For Apple iPad mini 3, when you type Virgin Mobile APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering Virgin Mobile Internet & MMS APN settings make sure you enter APN as inet.bell.ca and not as INET.BELL.CA or Inet.bell.ca.

Apple iPad mini 3 compatibility with Virgin Mobile

Apple iPad mini 3 is compatible with below network frequencies of Virgin Mobile. iPad mini 3 has variants A1600 and A1601.

3G
HSDPA850 MHz, 1900 MHz
4G
LTEA1600Band 4 1700/2100 MHz
Band 7 2600 MHz*
  A1601Band 7 2600 MHz*
*These frequencies of Virgin Mobile may not have countrywide coverage for Apple iPad mini 3.

Explain Apple iPad mini 3 compatibility with Virgin Mobile

Apple iPad mini 3 has modal variants A1600 and A1601.

Virgin Mobile 3G APN with Apple iPad mini 3

Apple iPad mini 3 supports Virgin Mobile 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

Virgin Mobile 4G LTE APN with Apple iPad mini 3

Compatibility of Apple iPad mini 3 with Virgin Mobile 4G depends on the modal variants A1600 and A1601.

A1600

Apple iPad mini 3 A1600 supports Virgin Mobile 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz.
It will also support Virgin Mobile 4G on LTE Band 7 2600 MHz only in some areas of Canada.

A1601

Apple iPad mini 3 A1601 supports Virgin Mobile 4G on LTE Band 7 2600 MHz only in some areas of Canada.

Overall compatibililty of Apple iPad mini 3 with Virgin Mobile is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPad mini 3 with Virgin Mobile, or the Virgin Mobile network support on Apple iPad mini 3 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPad mini 3 and Virgin Mobile network. Even Apple iPad mini 3 is listed as compatible here, Virgin Mobile network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPad mini 3 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Virgin Mobile allows Apple iPad mini 3 in their network, whether Apple iPad mini 3 will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPad mini 3 will work on Virgin Mobile and the network performance between Virgin Mobile and Apple iPad mini 3. To check if Apple iPad mini 3 is really allowed in Virgin Mobile network please contact Virgin Mobile support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPad mini 3 to use on Virgin Mobile.

Apple iPad mini 3 network specifications

OS iOS 8.1, 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
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850) - A1600
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300) - A1601
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