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BSNL APN settings for Apple iPhone 5s

      BSNL   Apple iPhone 5s   iOS

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

To configure BSNL APN settings with Apple iPhone 5s follow below steps.

BSNL Internet APN settings

Open Settings and select Cellular Data

Turn on Cellular Data, then click APN Settings

Enter following information under Cellular Data

APN: bsnlnet
Username:
Password:

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 5s, make below changes to BSNL Internet APN settings to get bsnllive on your Apple iPhone 5s.

APNbsnllive

BSNL MMS APN settings

Open Settings and select Cellular Data

This version of iPad does not support MMS. However below are MMS settings in case you setup via a 3rd party app.

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

MMSChttp://bsnlmmsc.in:8514

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

Apple iPhone 5s compatibility with BSNL

Apple iPhone 5s is compatible with below network frequencies of BSNL. iPhone 5s has variants A1533 (GSM), A1453, A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA and A1530.

2G
GSMAll models900 MHz, 1800 MHz
3G
HSDPAA1533 (GSM), A14532100 MHz
4G
LTEA1533 GSM, A1533 CDMABand 3 1800 MHz, Band 5 850 MHz*
  A1530Band 3 1800 MHz, Band 5 850 MHz, Band 40 2300 MHz*
*These frequencies of BSNL may not have countrywide coverage for Apple iPhone 5s.

Explain Apple iPhone 5s compatibility with BSNL

Apple iPhone 5s has modal variants All models, A1533 (GSM), A1453, A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA and A1530.

BSNL 2G APN with Apple iPhone 5s

All models:

Apple iPhone 5s All models supports BSNL 2G on GSM 900 MHz and 1800 MHz.

BSNL 3G APN with Apple iPhone 5s

A1533 (GSM), A1453

Apple iPhone 5s A1533 (GSM), A1453 supports BSNL 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.

BSNL 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 5s

Compatibility of Apple iPhone 5s with BSNL 4G depends on the modal variants A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA and A1530.

A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA

Apple iPhone 5s A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA supports BSNL 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz and Band 5 850 MHz only in some areas of India.

A1530

Apple iPhone 5s A1530 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 iPhone 5s with BSNL is 75%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 5s with BSNL, or the BSNL network support on Apple iPhone 5s we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 5s and BSNL network. Even Apple iPhone 5s is listed as compatible here, BSNL network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 5s in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if BSNL allows Apple iPhone 5s in their network, whether Apple iPhone 5s will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone 5s will work on BSNL and the network performance between BSNL and Apple iPhone 5s. To check if Apple iPhone 5s is really allowed in BSNL network please contact BSNL support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 5s to use on BSNL.

Apple iPhone 5s network specifications

OS iOS 7, 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 - all models
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - A1533 (GSM), A1453
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900) - A1533 GSM, A1533 CDMA
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300) - A1530
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