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Virgin Mobile APN settings for Apple iPhone 8

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Apple iPhone 8 is compatible with Virgin Mobile HSDPA and Virgin Mobile LTE.

To configure Virgin Mobile APN settings with Apple iPhone 8 follow below steps.

Virgin Mobile Internet & MMS APN settings

From main menu of Apple iPhone 8, select Settings and then Cellular.

Check that Cellular Data is turned on.
Tap Cellular Data Options and then Cellular Data Network.

Go to Cellular Data and enter information as below

APN: inet.bell.ca
Username:
Password:

Virgin Mobile 2 APN settings for iOS screenshot

Go to LTE Setup (Optional) section and enter information as below

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

Virgin Mobile 2 MMS APN settings for iOS screenshot

Press the Home button to save the APN and exit to the main screen.
Now, restartĀ Apple iPhone 8 to apply Virgin Mobile 2 APN settings.

For Apple iPhone 8, 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 8 compatibility with Virgin Mobile

Apple iPhone 8 is compatible with below network frequencies of Virgin Mobile. iPhone 8 has variants A1864 and A1897.

3G
HSDPAA1864, A1897850 MHz, 1900 MHz
4G
LTEA1864, A1897Band 4 1700/2100 MHz
Band 7 2600 MHz*
*These frequencies of Virgin Mobile may not have countrywide coverage for Apple iPhone 8.

Explain Apple iPhone 8 compatibility with Virgin Mobile

Virgin Mobile 3G APN with Apple iPhone 8

A1864, A1897

Apple iPhone 8 A1864, A1897 supports Virgin Mobile 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz and 1900 MHz.

Virgin Mobile 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 8

A1864, A1897

Apple iPhone 8 A1864, A1897 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.

Overall compatibililty of Apple iPhone 8 with Virgin Mobile is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 8 with Virgin Mobile, or the Virgin Mobile network support on Apple iPhone 8 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 8 and Virgin Mobile network. Even Apple iPhone 8 is listed as compatible here, Virgin Mobile network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 8 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Virgin Mobile allows Apple iPhone 8 in their network, whether Apple iPhone 8 will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone 8 will work on Virgin Mobile and the network performance between Virgin Mobile and Apple iPhone 8. To check if Apple iPhone 8 is really allowed in Virgin Mobile network please contact Virgin Mobile support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 8 to use on Virgin Mobile.

Apple iPhone 8 network specifications

OS iOS 11
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - A1864, A1897
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) - A1864, A1897
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO & TD-SCDMA - A1864
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