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Virgin APN settings for BLU Life 8

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BLU Life 8 is compatible with Virgin HSDPA.

Virgin Internet & MMS APN settings

Select Settings Wireless & networks> Mobile networks Access point names

Press the Menu > New APN

Enter name: Virgin 2
APN: VirginInternet
Proxy: 202.139.83.152
Port: 8070
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC:
MMS Proxy:
MMS Port:
MCC: 505
MNC: 02
Authentication type:
APN type: default,supl

Keep default values for all blank fields shown above.


Select Settings Wireless & networks> Mobile networks Access point names

Press the Menu > New APN

Enter name: MMS
APN: VirginInternet
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC: http://mms.virginvibe.com.au:8002/
MMS Proxy: 202.139.83.152
MMS Port: 8070
MCC: 505
MNC: 02
Authentication type:
APN type: mms

Keep default values for all blank fields shown above.


Virgin Internet APN Settings

Select Settings Wireless & networks> Mobile networks Access point names

Press the Menu > New APN

Enter name: Virgin 1
APN: virgininternet
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC:
MMS Proxy:
MMS Port:
MCC: 505
MNC: 02
Authentication type: None
APN type: default,supl

Keep default values for all blank fields shown above.



Virgin MMS APN Settings


Select Settings Wireless & networks> Mobile networks Access point names

Press the Menu > New APN

Enter name: MMS
APN: virginmms
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC: http://mms.virginvibe.com.au:8002
MMS Proxy: 202.139.83.152
MMS Port: 8070
MCC: 505
MNC: 02
Authentication type: None
APN type: mms

Keep default values for all blank fields shown above.


For BLU Life 8, when you type Virgin APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering Virgin Internet & MMS APN settings make sure you enter APN as VirginInternet and not as VIRGININTERNET or Virgininternet. If entering Virgin MMS APN Settings above to your BLU Life 8, APN should be entered as virginmms and not as VIRGINMMS or Virginmms.

Virgin MCC-MNC values

505-02

BLU Life 8 compatibility with Virgin

BLU Life 8 is compatible with below network frequencies of Virgin. Life 8 has variants L280a and L280i.

3G
HSDPAL280a Not compatible
 L280i2100 MHz

Explain BLU Life 8 compatibility with Virgin

BLU Life 8 has modal variants L280a and L280i.

Virgin 3G APN with BLU Life 8

Compatibility of BLU Life 8 with Virgin 3G depends on the modal variants L280a and L280i.

L280a

BLU Life 8 L280a does not support Virgin 3G.

L280i

BLU Life 8 L280i supports Virgin 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.

Overall compatibililty of BLU Life 8 with Virgin is 100%. The compatibility of BLU Life 8 with Virgin, or the Virgin network support on BLU Life 8 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between BLU Life 8 and Virgin network. Even BLU Life 8 is listed as compatible here, Virgin network can still disallow (sometimes) BLU Life 8 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Virgin allows BLU Life 8 in their network, whether BLU Life 8 will work properly or not, in which bands BLU Life 8 will work on Virgin and the network performance between Virgin and BLU Life 8. To check if BLU Life 8 is really allowed in Virgin network please contact Virgin support. Do not use this website to decide to buy BLU Life 8 to use on Virgin.

BLU Life 8 network specifications

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Network bands GSM / HSPA
Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
HSDPA 850 / 1900 - L280a

HSDPA 850 / 2100 - L280i
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