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Virgin Mobile APN settings for Microsoft Lumia 550

      Virgin Mobile   Microsoft Lumia 550   Windows

Microsoft Lumia 550 is compatible with Virgin Mobile HSDPA and Virgin Mobile LTE 50%.

To configure Virgin Mobile APN settings with Microsoft Lumia 550 follow below steps.

Virgin Mobile Internet & MMS APN settings

Go to App list, tap Settings Network & Wireless Cellular & SIM

In Cellular, select your SIM card
Select Properties

Under Internet APN select Add an Internet APN

Profile name: Virgin Mobile 2
APN: inet.bell.ca
User name:
Password:
Type of sign-in info:
IP type: IPv4

Enable Use this APN for LTE and replace the one from my mobile operator


Proxy server (URL): web.wireless.bell.ca
Proxy port: 80

Tap Save


In Cellular, select your SIM card
Select Properties
Under MMS APN select Add an MMS APN

Profile name: Virgin Mobile 2
APN: inet.bell.ca
User name:
Password:
Type of sign-in info:
IP Type: IPv4
Proxy server: web.wireless.bell.ca
Proxy port: 80
MMSC (URL): http://mms.bell.ca/mms/wapenc
MMSC port:
Maximum MMS size (KB): 2048

Tap Save.


For Microsoft Lumia 550, 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.

Microsoft Lumia 550 compatibility with Virgin Mobile

Microsoft Lumia 550 is compatible with below network frequencies of Virgin Mobile.

3G
HSDPA850 MHz
4G
LTEBand 7 2600 MHz*
*These frequencies of Virgin Mobile may not have countrywide coverage for Microsoft Lumia 550.

Explain Microsoft Lumia 550 compatibility with Virgin Mobile

Virgin Mobile 3G APN with Microsoft Lumia 550

Microsoft Lumia 550 supports Virgin Mobile 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz.

Virgin Mobile 4G LTE APN with Microsoft Lumia 550

Microsoft Lumia 550 supports Virgin Mobile 4G on LTE Band 7 2600 MHz only in some areas of Canada.

Overall compatibililty of Microsoft Lumia 550 with Virgin Mobile is 67%. The compatibility of Microsoft Lumia 550 with Virgin Mobile, or the Virgin Mobile network support on Microsoft Lumia 550 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Microsoft Lumia 550 and Virgin Mobile network. Even Microsoft Lumia 550 is listed as compatible here, Virgin Mobile network can still disallow (sometimes) Microsoft Lumia 550 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Virgin Mobile allows Microsoft Lumia 550 in their network, whether Microsoft Lumia 550 will work properly or not, in which bands Microsoft Lumia 550 will work on Virgin Mobile and the network performance between Virgin Mobile and Microsoft Lumia 550. To check if Microsoft Lumia 550 is really allowed in Virgin Mobile network please contact Virgin Mobile support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Microsoft Lumia 550 to use on Virgin Mobile.

Microsoft Lumia 550 network specifications

OS Microsoft Windows 10
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
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