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How to configure my mobile phone or smartphone for the Bell Mobility 4G network.

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Configure browser settings

  1. Navigate to your device's Connection Settings menu
  2. Enter the following information:
    APN: pda.bell.ca
    Proxy server: web.wireless.bell.ca
    Port: 80
  3. Save changes

Note: For some devices, the following extra steps may be required:

  1. Launch your phone's Web browser
  2. Navigate to the Browser Settings menu
  3. Under Browser Connection, select the new connection profile that you have just created

To use your phone as a modem (tethering)

Tethering requires a different access point name (APN): inet.bell.ca

Learn more about tethering.

Last Updated:15/07/2013

Check for detailed instructions

Detailed instructions for configuring your mobile phone or smartphone for the Bell 4G network are available for the following devices:

You can also get detailed instructions for configuring a Turbo Stick for the Bell 4G network.

If your phone is not listed above, follow the steps in this article.


Last Update:15/07/2013


Install a Bell SIM card

  1. Follow the instructions in your user guide to install a Bell SIM card into your phone
  2. Turn the phone on

Last Update:15/07/2013


Configure browser settings

  1. Navigate to your device's Connection Settings menu
  2. Enter the following information:
    APN: pda.bell.ca
    Proxy server: web.wireless.bell.ca
    Port: 80
  3. Save changes

Note: For some devices, the following extra steps may be required:

  1. Launch your phone's Web browser
  2. Navigate to the Browser Settings menu
  3. Under Browser Connection, select the new connection profile that you have just created

To use your phone as a modem (tethering)

Tethering requires a different access point name (APN): inet.bell.ca

Learn more about tethering.


Last Update:15/07/2013


Configure multimedia messaging service (MMS) settings

  1. Navigate to your device's Connection Settings menu
  2. Enter the following information:
    APN: pda.bell.ca
    Proxy server: web.wireless.bell.ca
    Port:80
  3. Save changes
  4. Navigate to your device's Messaging menu
  5. Select Multimedia Messaging settings
  6. Select Message Centre or MMS gateway option
  7. Enter the following in the Message Centre/MMS gateway field:
    MMSC URL: http://mms.bell.ca/mms/wapenc
  8. Save changes
  9. Set new Message Centre/MMS gateway as the "active" gateway (if required)

    If you require further assistance, please contact Technical Solutions.


Last Update:15/07/2013


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