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BSNL APN settings for Apple iPad mini 3

      BSNL   Apple iPad mini 3   iOS

Apple iPad mini 3 is compatible with BSNL GSM, BSNL HSDPA and BSNL LTE 50%.

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

BSNL Internet 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: bsnlnet
Username:
Password:

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

APN: (Leave Blank)
Username: (Leave Blank)
Password: (Leave Blank)



Press the Home button to save the APN and exit to the main screen.
Restart the device.

If the above BSNL Internet APN settings do not work on your iPad mini 3, make below changes to BSNL Internet APN settings to get bsnllive on your Apple iPad mini 3.

APNbsnllive

BSNL MMS APN settings

In the main menu, tap Settings
Tap Cellular.


Enter the below details in MMS section:

APN: bsnlmms
Username:
Password:
MMSC: http://bsnlmmsc.in:8514/
MMS Proxy: 10.210.10.11:8080
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.

If the above BSNL MMS APN settings too do not work on your iPad mini 3, make below changes to BSNL MMS APN settings to get bsnlmms on your Apple iPad mini 3.

MMSChttp://bsnlmmsc.in:8514

For Apple iPad mini 3, when you type BSNL APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering BSNL Internet APN settings make sure you enter APN as bsnlnet and not as BSNLNET or Bsnlnet. If entering bsnlmms APN Settings above to your Apple iPad mini 3, APN should be entered as bsnlmms and not as BSNLMMS or Bsnlmms.

Apple iPad mini 3 compatibility with BSNL

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

2G
GSM900 MHz, 1800 MHz
3G
HSDPA2100 MHz
4G
LTEA1600Band 3 1800 MHz, Band 5 850 MHz*
  A1601Band 3 1800 MHz, Band 5 850 MHz, Band 40 2300 MHz*
*These frequencies of BSNL may not have countrywide coverage for Apple iPad mini 3.

Explain Apple iPad mini 3 compatibility with BSNL

Apple iPad mini 3 has modal variants A1600 and A1601.

BSNL 2G APN with Apple iPad mini 3

Apple iPad mini 3 supports BSNL 2G on GSM 900 MHz and 1800 MHz.

BSNL 3G APN with Apple iPad mini 3

Apple iPad mini 3 supports BSNL 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.

BSNL 4G LTE APN with Apple iPad mini 3

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

A1600

Apple iPad mini 3 A1600 supports BSNL 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz and Band 5 850 MHz only in some areas of India.

A1601

Apple iPad mini 3 A1601 supports BSNL 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz, Band 5 850 MHz and Band 40 2300 MHz only in some areas of India.

Overall compatibililty of Apple iPad mini 3 with BSNL is 75%. The compatibility of Apple iPad mini 3 with BSNL, or the BSNL network support on Apple iPad mini 3 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPad mini 3 and BSNL network. Even Apple iPad mini 3 is listed as compatible here, BSNL network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPad mini 3 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if BSNL 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 BSNL and the network performance between BSNL and Apple iPad mini 3. To check if Apple iPad mini 3 is really allowed in BSNL network please contact BSNL support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPad mini 3 to use on BSNL.

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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Zurabi Meladze
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