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BSNL APN settings for Apple iPhone 8

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Apple iPhone 8 is compatible with BSNL GSM, BSNL HSDPA and BSNL LTE 50%.

To configure BSNL APN settings with Apple iPhone 8 follow below steps.

BSNL Internet APN settings

From main menu of Apple iPhone 8, select Settings and then Cellular.

Check that Cellular Data is turned on.
Tap Cellular Data Options and then Cellular Data Network.

Go to Cellular Data and enter information as below

APN: bsnlnet
Username:
Password:

BSNL 1 APN settings for iOS screenshot

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

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

Enter the below details in MMS section:

APN: bsnlnet
Username:
Password:
MMSC:
MMS Proxy:
MMS Max Message Size: 1048576
MMS UA Prof URL: http://www.apple.com/mms/uaprof.rdf

BSNL 1 MMS APN settings for iOS screenshot

Press the Home button to save the APN and exit to the main screen.
Now, restartĀ Apple iPhone 8 to apply BSNL 1 APN settings.

If the above BSNL Internet APN settings do not work on your iPhone 8, make below changes to BSNL Internet APN settings to get bsnllive on your Apple iPhone 8.

APNbsnllive

BSNL MMS APN settings

From main menu of Apple iPhone 8, select Settings and then Cellular.

Check that Cellular Data is turned on.
Tap Cellular Data Options and then Cellular Data Network.

Go to Cellular Data and enter information as below

APN: bsnlmms
Username:
Password:

BSNL 3 APN settings for iOS screenshot

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

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

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

BSNL 3 MMS APN settings for iOS screenshot

Press the Home button to save the APN and exit to the main screen.
Now, restartĀ Apple iPhone 8 to apply BSNL 3 APN settings.

If the above BSNL MMS APN settings too do not work on your iPhone 8, make below changes to BSNL MMS APN settings to get bsnlmms on your Apple iPhone 8.

MMSChttp://bsnlmmsc.in:8514

For Apple iPhone 8, 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 8, APN should be entered as bsnlmms and not as BSNLMMS or Bsnlmms.

Apple iPhone 8 compatibility with BSNL

Apple iPhone 8 is compatible with below network frequencies of BSNL. iPhone 8 has variants A1864 and A1897.

2G
GSM900 MHz, 1800 MHz
3G
HSDPAA1864, A18972100 MHz
4G
LTEA1864, A1897Band 3 1800 MHz, Band 5 850 MHz, Band 40 2300 MHz*
*These frequencies of BSNL may not have countrywide coverage for Apple iPhone 8.

Explain Apple iPhone 8 compatibility with BSNL

Apple iPhone 8 has modal variants A1864 and A1897.

BSNL 2G APN with Apple iPhone 8

Apple iPhone 8 supports BSNL 2G on GSM 900 MHz and 1800 MHz.

BSNL 3G APN with Apple iPhone 8

A1864, A1897

Apple iPhone 8 A1864, A1897 supports BSNL 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.

BSNL 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 8

A1864, A1897

Apple iPhone 8 A1864, A1897 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 8 with BSNL is 75%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 8 with BSNL, or the BSNL network support on Apple iPhone 8 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 8 and BSNL network. Even Apple iPhone 8 is listed as compatible here, BSNL network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 8 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if BSNL allows Apple iPhone 8 in their network, whether Apple iPhone 8 will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone 8 will work on BSNL and the network performance between BSNL and Apple iPhone 8. To check if Apple iPhone 8 is really allowed in BSNL network please contact BSNL support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 8 to use on BSNL.

Apple iPhone 8 network specifications

OS iOS 11
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - A1864, A1897
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) - A1864, A1897
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO & TD-SCDMA - A1864
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