Virgin Mobile APN settings for Apple iPhone 5s
Apple iPhone 5s is compatible with Virgin Mobile HSDPA and Virgin Mobile LTE.
To configure Virgin Mobile APN settings with Apple iPhone 5s follow below steps.
Virgin 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
This version of iPad does not support MMS. However below are MMS settings in case you setup via a 3rd party app.
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 iPhone 5s, 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 iPhone 5s compatibility with Virgin Mobile
Apple iPhone 5s is compatible with below network frequencies of Virgin Mobile. iPhone 5s has variants A1533 (GSM), A1453, A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA and A1530.
|HSDPA||A1533 (GSM), A1453||850 MHz, 1900 MHz|
|LTE||A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA||Band 4 1700/2100 MHz|
|A1530||Band 7 2600 MHz*|
Explain Apple iPhone 5s compatibility with Virgin Mobile
Apple iPhone 5s has modal variants A1533 (GSM), A1453, A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA and A1530.
Virgin Mobile 3G APN with Apple iPhone 5s
A1533 (GSM), A1453
Apple iPhone 5s A1533 (GSM), A1453 supports Virgin Mobile 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.
Virgin Mobile 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 5s
Compatibility of Apple iPhone 5s with Virgin 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 Virgin Mobile 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz.
Apple iPhone 5s A1530 supports Virgin Mobile 4G on LTE Band 7 2600 MHz only in some areas of Canada.
Overall compatibililty of Apple iPhone 5s with Virgin Mobile is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 5s with Virgin Mobile, or the Virgin Mobile network support on Apple iPhone 5s we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 5s and Virgin Mobile network. Even Apple iPhone 5s is listed as compatible here, Virgin Mobile network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 5s in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Virgin 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 Virgin Mobile and the network performance between Virgin Mobile and Apple iPhone 5s. To check if Apple iPhone 5s is really allowed in Virgin Mobile network please contact Virgin Mobile support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 5s to use on Virgin 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