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Optus APN settings for Apple iPad mini 3

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Apple iPad mini 3 is compatible with Optus HSDPA and Optus LTE.

To configure Optus APN settings with Apple iPad mini 3 follow below steps. Apple iPad mini 3 maximum data transter speed with Optus is 102/51 Mbps while Optus is capable of speeds up to 300/100 Mbps.

Optus 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: yesinternet
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 Optus Internet APN settings do not work on your iPad mini 3, make below changes to Optus Internet APN settings to get Optus Business Mobile Broadband on your Apple iPad mini 3.

APNyesbusiness

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

APNinternet

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

APNinternet

Optus MMS APN settings

In the main menu, tap Settings
Tap Cellular.


Enter the below details in MMS section:

APN: mms
Username:
Password:
MMSC: http://mmsc.optus.com.au:8002/
MMS Proxy: 61.88.190.10:8070
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.

For Apple iPad mini 3, when you type Optus APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering Optus Internet APN settings make sure you enter APN as yesinternet and not as YESINTERNET or Yesinternet. If entering Optus MMS APN Settings above to your Apple iPad mini 3, APN should be entered as mms and not as MMS or Mms.

Apple iPad mini 3 compatibility with Optus

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

3G
HSDPA2100 MHz, 900 MHz
4G
LTEA1600Band 7 2600 MHz
Band 3 1800 MHz, Band 1 2100 MHz*
  A1601Band 7 2600 MHz
Band 3 1800 MHz, Band 40 2300 MHz, Band 1 2100 MHz*
*These frequencies of Optus may not have countrywide coverage for Apple iPad mini 3.

Explain Apple iPad mini 3 compatibility with Optus

Apple iPad mini 3 has modal variants A1600 and A1601.

Optus 3G APN with Apple iPad mini 3

Apple iPad mini 3 supports Optus 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz and 900 MHz.

Optus 4G LTE APN with Apple iPad mini 3

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

A1600

Apple iPad mini 3 A1600 supports Optus 4G on LTE Band 7 2600 MHz.
It will also support Optus 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz and Band 1 2100 MHz only in some areas of Australia.

A1601

Apple iPad mini 3 A1601 supports Optus 4G on LTE Band 7 2600 MHz.
It will also support Optus 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz, Band 40 2300 MHz and Band 1 2100 MHz only in some areas of Australia.

Overall compatibililty of Apple iPad mini 3 with Optus is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPad mini 3 with Optus, or the Optus network support on Apple iPad mini 3 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPad mini 3 and Optus network. Even Apple iPad mini 3 is listed as compatible here, Optus network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPad mini 3 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Optus 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 Optus and the network performance between Optus and Apple iPad mini 3. To check if Apple iPad mini 3 is really allowed in Optus network please contact Optus support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPad mini 3 to use on Optus.

Max download & upload speeds on Optus 4G for Apple iPad mini 3 per LTE band

Band 3 1800A1600 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600A1600 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 3 1800A1601 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 40 2300A1601 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600A1601 102 Mbps 51 Mbps

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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