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BSNL APN settings for Apple iPhone 5

      BSNL   Apple iPhone 5   iOS

Apple iPhone 5 is compatible with BSNL GSM, BSNL HSDPA and BSNL LTE 50%.

To configure BSNL APN settings with Apple iPhone 5 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 Options and then Cellular Data Network
(If this setting does not appear on the device, it has not unlocked and settings cannot be configured 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 iPhone 5, make below changes to BSNL Internet APN settings to get bsnllive on your Apple iPhone 5.

APNbsnllive

BSNL MMS APN settings

In the main menu, tap Settings
Tap Cellular.

Check that Cellular Data is turned on.
Tap Cellular Data Options and then Cellular Data Network
(If this setting does not appear on the device, it has not unlocked and settings cannot be configured manually.)


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 iPhone 5, make below changes to BSNL MMS APN settings to get bsnlmms on your Apple iPhone 5.

MMSChttp://bsnlmmsc.in:8514

For Apple iPhone 5, 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 iPhone 5, APN should be entered as bsnlmms and not as BSNLMMS or Bsnlmms.

Apple iPhone 5 compatibility with BSNL

Apple iPhone 5 is compatible with below network frequencies of BSNL. iPhone 5 has variants GSM A1428 and A1429.

2G
GSMGSM A1428900 MHz, 1800 MHz
3G
HSDPAGSM A14282100 MHz
4G
LTEGSM A1428 Not compatible
  A1429Band 3 1800 MHz, Band 5 850 MHz*
*These frequencies of BSNL may not have countrywide coverage for Apple iPhone 5.

Explain Apple iPhone 5 compatibility with BSNL

Apple iPhone 5 has modal variants GSM A1428 and A1429.

BSNL 2G APN with Apple iPhone 5

GSM A1428:

Apple iPhone 5 GSM A1428 supports BSNL 2G on GSM 900 MHz and 1800 MHz.

BSNL 3G APN with Apple iPhone 5

GSM A1428

Apple iPhone 5 GSM A1428 supports BSNL 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.

BSNL 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 5

Compatibility of Apple iPhone 5 with BSNL 4G depends on the modal variants GSM A1428 and A1429.

GSM A1428

Apple iPhone 5 GSM A1428 does not support BSNL 4G LTE.

A1429

Apple iPhone 5 A1429 supports BSNL 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz and Band 5 850 MHz only in some areas of India.

Overall compatibililty of Apple iPhone 5 with BSNL is 75%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 5 with BSNL, or the BSNL network support on Apple iPhone 5 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 5 and BSNL network. Even Apple iPhone 5 is listed as compatible here, BSNL network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 5 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if BSNL allows Apple iPhone 5 in their network, whether Apple iPhone 5 will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone 5 will work on BSNL and the network performance between BSNL and Apple iPhone 5. To check if Apple iPhone 5 is really allowed in BSNL network please contact BSNL support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 5 to use on BSNL.

Apple iPhone 5 network specifications

OS iOS 6, 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 - GSM A1428
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - GSM A1428
LTE band 4(1700/2100), 17(700) - GSM A1428
LTE band 5(850), 3(1800), 1(2100) - A1429
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