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Optus APN settings for Apple iPhone SE

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Apple iPhone SE is compatible with Optus HSDPA and Optus LTE.

To configure Optus APN settings with Apple iPhone SE follow below steps. Apple iPhone SE maximum data transter speed with Optus is 150.8/51 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 Options and then Cellular Data Network
(If this setting does not appear on the device, it has not unlocked and settings cannot be configured 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 iPhone SE, make below changes to Optus Internet APN settings to get Optus Business Mobile Broadband on your Apple iPhone SE.

APNyesbusiness

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

APNinternet

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

APNinternet

Optus MMS APN settings

In the main menu, tap Settings
Tap Cellular.

Check that Cellular Data is turned on.
Tap Cellular Data Options and then Cellular Data Network
(If this setting does not appear on the device, it has not unlocked and settings cannot be configured manually.)


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 iPhone SE, 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 SE, APN should be entered as mms and not as MMS or Mms.

Apple iPhone SE compatibility with Optus

Apple iPhone SE is compatible with below network frequencies of Optus. iPhone SE has variants A1662 and A1723.

3G
HSDPAA1662, A17232100 MHz, 900 MHz
4G
LTEA1662Band 3 1800 MHz, Band 1 2100 MHz*
  A1723Band 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 SE.

Explain Apple iPhone SE compatibility with Optus

Apple iPhone SE has modal variants A1662 and A1723.

Optus 3G APN with Apple iPhone SE

A1662, A1723

Apple iPhone SE A1662, A1723 supports Optus 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz and 900 MHz.

Optus 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone SE

Compatibility of Apple iPhone SE with Optus 4G depends on the modal variants A1662 and A1723.

A1662

Apple iPhone SE A1662 supports Optus 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz and Band 1 2100 MHz only in some areas of Australia.

A1723

Apple iPhone SE A1723 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 SE with Optus is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone SE with Optus, or the Optus network support on Apple iPhone SE we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone SE and Optus network. Even Apple iPhone SE is listed as compatible here, Optus network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone SE in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Optus allows Apple iPhone SE in their network, whether Apple iPhone SE will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone SE will work on Optus and the network performance between Optus and Apple iPhone SE. To check if Apple iPhone SE is really allowed in Optus network please contact Optus support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone SE to use on Optus.

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

Band 3 1800A1662 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 28 700A1723 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 3 1800A1723 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 40 2300A1723 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600A1723 150.8 Mbps 51 Mbps

Apple iPhone SE network specifications

OS iOS 9.3.2, upgradable to iOS 10.1
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Speed HSPA, LTE-A Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - A1662, A1723
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - A1662, A1723
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 29(700) - A1662
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - A1723
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