Virgin Mobile APN settings for Huawei Ascend Y550
Huawei Ascend Y550 is not compatible with Virgin Mobile HSDPA and compatible with Virgin Mobile LTE.
To configure Virgin Mobile APN settings with Huawei Ascend Y550 follow below steps.
Virgin Mobile Internet & MMS APN settings
Open App Drawer and go to Settings Mobile network settings Access point names
Press button on top right corner.
Enter name: Virgin Mobile 2
MMS Proxy: web.wireless.bell.ca
MMS Port: 80
Keep default values for all blank fields shown above.
Press menu button (top right) and select Save. Done.
For Huawei Ascend Y550, 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.
Virgin Mobile MCC-MNC values
Huawei Ascend Y550 compatibility with Virgin Mobile
Huawei Ascend Y550 is compatible with below network frequencies of Virgin Mobile. Ascend Y550 has variants Y550-L01 and Y550-L03.
|LTE||Y550-L01||Band 7 2600 MHz*|
|Y550-L03||Band 4 1700/2100 MHz|
Band 7 2600 MHz*
Explain Huawei Ascend Y550 compatibility with Virgin Mobile
Huawei Ascend Y550 has modal variants Y550-L01 and Y550-L03.
Virgin Mobile 3G APN with Huawei Ascend Y550
Huawei Ascend Y550 Y550-L01 does not support Virgin Mobile 3G.
Virgin Mobile 4G LTE APN with Huawei Ascend Y550
Compatibility of Huawei Ascend Y550 with Virgin Mobile 4G depends on the modal variants Y550-L01 and Y550-L03.
Huawei Ascend Y550 Y550-L01 supports Virgin Mobile 4G on LTE Band 7 2600 MHz only in some areas of Canada.
Huawei Ascend Y550 Y550-L03 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 Huawei Ascend Y550 with Virgin Mobile is 67%. The compatibility of Huawei Ascend Y550 with Virgin Mobile, or the Virgin Mobile network support on Huawei Ascend Y550 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Huawei Ascend Y550 and Virgin Mobile network. Even Huawei Ascend Y550 is listed as compatible here, Virgin Mobile network can still disallow (sometimes) Huawei Ascend Y550 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Virgin Mobile allows Huawei Ascend Y550 in their network, whether Huawei Ascend Y550 will work properly or not, in which bands Huawei Ascend Y550 will work on Virgin Mobile and the network performance between Virgin Mobile and Huawei Ascend Y550. To check if Huawei Ascend Y550 is really allowed in Virgin Mobile network please contact Virgin Mobile support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Huawei Ascend Y550 to use on Virgin Mobile.
Huawei Ascend Y550 network specifications
|OS||Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)|
|Network bands||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|Network frequencies||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions|
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Y550-L01
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - Y550-L01
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 7(2600) - Y550-L03