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Optus APN settings for Google Pixel 2 XL

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Google Pixel 2 XL is compatible with Optus HSDPA and Optus LTE.

To configure Optus APN settings with Google Pixel 2 XL follow below steps. Google Pixel 2 XL maximum data transter speed with Optus is 300/100 Mbps while Google Pixel 2 XL is capable of speeds up to 750/226 Mbps.

Optus Internet APN settings

In your Google Pixel 2 XL app drawer, go to Settings Connections Mobile networks Access Point Names

Add a new APN by pressing ADD on right top corner. If Google Pixel 2 XL has already set values for Optus 1 for any fields below leave them. Change others as below.

Name: Optus 1
APN: yesinternet
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC:
MMS proxy:
MMS port:
MCC: 505
MNC: 02
Authentication type: PAP
APN type: default
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
Bearer: Unspecified
APN PPP phone number: Not set

Optus 1 APN settings for Android 8 screenshot

Restart your Google Pixel 2 XL to apply Optus 1 APN settings.

If the above Optus Internet APN settings do not work on your Pixel 2 XL, make below changes to Optus Internet APN settings to get Optus Yes Internet on your Google Pixel 2 XL.

APN typedefault,supl
Authentication typeNone

If the above Optus Internet APN settings too do not work on your Pixel 2 XL, make below changes to Optus Internet APN settings to get Optus Business Mobile Broadband on your Google Pixel 2 XL.

APNyesbusiness
APN typeblank
Authentication typeNone

If the above Optus Internet APN settings too do not work on your Pixel 2 XL, make below changes to Optus Internet APN settings to get Optus Internet on your Google Pixel 2 XL.

APNinternet
Authentication typeNone

If the above Optus Internet APN settings too do not work on your Pixel 2 XL, make below changes to Optus Internet APN settings to get Optus Internet on your Google Pixel 2 XL.

APNinternet
APN typedefault,supl
Authentication typeNone

Optus MMS APN settings

In your Google Pixel 2 XL app drawer, go to Settings Connections Mobile networks Access Point Names

Add a new APN by pressing ADD on right top corner. If Google Pixel 2 XL has already set values for Optus 3 for any fields below leave them. Change others as below.

Name: Optus 3
APN: mms
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC: http://mmsc.optus.com.au:8002/
MMS proxy: 61.88.190.10
MMS port: 8070
MCC: 505
MNC: 02
Authentication type: PAP
APN type: mms
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
Bearer: Unspecified
APN PPP phone number: Not set

Optus 3 APN settings for Android 8 screenshot

Restart your Google Pixel 2 XL to apply Optus 3 APN settings.

If the above Optus MMS APN settings too do not work on your Pixel 2 XL, make below changes to Optus MMS APN settings to get Optus MMS on your Google Pixel 2 XL.

Authentication typeNone

For Google Pixel 2 XL, 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 Google Pixel 2 XL, APN should be entered as mms and not as MMS or Mms.

Optus MCC-MNC values

505-02
505-90

Google Pixel 2 XL compatibility with Optus

Google Pixel 2 XL is compatible with below network frequencies of Optus.

3G
HSDPA2100 MHz, 900 MHz
4G
LTEBand 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 Google Pixel 2 XL.

Explain Google Pixel 2 XL compatibility with Optus

Optus 3G APN with Google Pixel 2 XL

Google Pixel 2 XL supports Optus 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz and 900 MHz.

Optus 4G LTE APN with Google Pixel 2 XL

Google Pixel 2 XL 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 Google Pixel 2 XL with Optus is 100%. The compatibility of Google Pixel 2 XL with Optus, or the Optus network support on Google Pixel 2 XL we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Google Pixel 2 XL and Optus network. Even Google Pixel 2 XL is listed as compatible here, Optus network can still disallow (sometimes) Google Pixel 2 XL in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Optus allows Google Pixel 2 XL in their network, whether Google Pixel 2 XL will work properly or not, in which bands Google Pixel 2 XL will work on Optus and the network performance between Optus and Google Pixel 2 XL. To check if Google Pixel 2 XL is really allowed in Optus network please contact Optus support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Google Pixel 2 XL to use on Optus.

Max download & upload speeds on Optus 4G for Google Pixel 2 XL per LTE band

Band 28 700 300 Mbps 100 Mbps
Band 3 1800 300 Mbps 100 Mbps
Band 40 2300 300 Mbps 100 Mbps
Band 7 2600 300 Mbps 100 Mbps

Google Pixel 2 XL network specifications

OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat15 800/75 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 32(1500), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
CDMA 800 / 1900 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
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