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Optus APN settings for Apple iPhone 8 Plus

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Apple iPhone 8 Plus is compatible with Optus HSDPA and Optus LTE.

To configure Optus APN settings with Apple iPhone 8 Plus follow below steps. Apple iPhone 8 Plus maximum data transter speed with Optus is 300/51 Mbps while Optus is capable of speeds up to 452.2/100 Mbps.

Optus Internet APN settings

From main menu of Apple iPhone 8 Plus, 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: yesinternet
Username:
Password:

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

Optus 1 MMS APN settings for iOS screenshot

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

If the above Optus Internet APN settings do not work on your iPhone 8 Plus, make below changes to Optus Internet APN settings to get Optus Business Mobile Broadband on your Apple iPhone 8 Plus.

APNyesbusiness

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

APNinternet

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

APNinternet

Optus MMS APN settings

From main menu of Apple iPhone 8 Plus, 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: mms
Username:
Password:

Optus 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: 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

Optus 3 MMS APN settings for iOS screenshot

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

For Apple iPhone 8 Plus, 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 iPhone 8 Plus, APN should be entered as mms and not as MMS or Mms.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus compatibility with Optus

Apple iPhone 8 Plus is compatible with below network frequencies of Optus. iPhone 8 Plus has variants A1863 and A1905.

3G
HSDPAA1863, A19052100 MHz, 900 MHz
4G
LTEA1863, A1905Band 28 700 MHz, Band 7 2600 MHz
Band 3 1800 MHz, Band 40 2300 MHz, Band 1 2100 MHz*
  Band 28 700 MHz, Band 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 iPhone 8 Plus.

Explain Apple iPhone 8 Plus compatibility with Optus

Apple iPhone 8 Plus has modal variants A1863, A1905 and v2.

Optus 3G APN with Apple iPhone 8 Plus

A1863, A1905

Apple iPhone 8 Plus A1863, A1905 supports Optus 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz and 900 MHz.

Optus 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Compatibility of Apple iPhone 8 Plus with Optus 4G depends on the modal variants A1863, A1905 and v2.

A1863, A1905

Apple iPhone 8 Plus A1863, A1905 supports Optus 4G on LTE Band 28 700 MHz and 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.

v2

Apple iPhone 8 Plus v2 supports Optus 4G on LTE Band 28 700 MHz and 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 iPhone 8 Plus with Optus is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 8 Plus with Optus, or the Optus network support on Apple iPhone 8 Plus we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 8 Plus and Optus network. Even Apple iPhone 8 Plus is listed as compatible here, Optus network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 8 Plus in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Optus allows Apple iPhone 8 Plus in their network, whether Apple iPhone 8 Plus will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone 8 Plus will work on Optus and the network performance between Optus and Apple iPhone 8 Plus. To check if Apple iPhone 8 Plus is really allowed in Optus network please contact Optus support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 8 Plus to use on Optus.

Max download & upload speeds on Optus 4G for Apple iPhone 8 Plus per LTE band

Band 28 700A1863, A1905 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 3 1800A1863, A1905 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 40 2300A1863, A1905 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600A1863, A1905 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 28 700v2 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 3 1800v2 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 40 2300v2 300 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600v2 300 Mbps 51 Mbps

Apple iPhone 8 Plus 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 - A1863, A1905
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) - A1863, A1905
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), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
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