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3 APN settings for Apple iPhone 6s

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Apple iPhone 6s is compatible with 3 HSDPA and 3 LTE.

To configure 3 APN settings with Apple iPhone 6s follow below steps. Apple iPhone 6s maximum data transter speed with 3 is 102/51 Mbps while Apple iPhone 6s is capable of speeds up to 301.5/51 Mbps.

3 Internet & 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.)

Go to Cellular Data section and enter below information

APN: three.co.uk
Username:
Password:

Go to LTE Setup (Optional) section and enter below information

APN: (Leave Blank)
Username: (Leave Blank)
Password: (Leave Blank)


Enter the below details in MMS section:

APN: three.co.uk
Username:
Password:
MMSC: http://mms.um.three.co.uk:10021/mmsc
MMS Proxy: 217.171.129.2:8799
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.

If the above 3 Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your iPhone 6s, make below changes to 3 Internet & MMS APN settings to get 3 on your Apple iPhone 6s.

MMS proxymms.three.co.uk:8799

For Apple iPhone 6s, when you type 3 APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering 3 Internet & MMS APN settings make sure you enter APN as three.co.uk and not as THREE.CO.UK or Three.co.uk.

Apple iPhone 6s compatibility with 3

Apple iPhone 6s is compatible with below network frequencies of 3. iPhone 6s has variants A1688 and A1687.

3G
HSDPA2100 MHz
4G
LTEA1688Band 20 800 MHz, Band 3 1800 MHz
Band 1 2100 MHz*
  A1687Band 20 800 MHz, Band 3 1800 MHz
Band 1 2100 MHz*
*These frequencies of 3 may not have countrywide coverage for Apple iPhone 6s.

Explain Apple iPhone 6s compatibility with 3

Apple iPhone 6s has modal variants A1688 and A1687.

3 3G APN with Apple iPhone 6s

Apple iPhone 6s supports 3 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz.

3 4G LTE APN with Apple iPhone 6s

Compatibility of Apple iPhone 6s with 3 4G depends on the modal variants A1688 and A1687.

A1688

Apple iPhone 6s A1688 supports 3 4G on LTE Band 20 800 MHz and Band 3 1800 MHz.
It will also support 3 4G on LTE Band 1 2100 MHz only in some areas of United Kingdom.

A1687

Apple iPhone 6s A1687 supports 3 4G on LTE Band 20 800 MHz and Band 3 1800 MHz.
It will also support 3 4G on LTE Band 1 2100 MHz only in some areas of United Kingdom.

Overall compatibililty of Apple iPhone 6s with 3 is 100%. The compatibility of Apple iPhone 6s with 3, or the 3 network support on Apple iPhone 6s we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Apple iPhone 6s and 3 network. Even Apple iPhone 6s is listed as compatible here, 3 network can still disallow (sometimes) Apple iPhone 6s in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if 3 allows Apple iPhone 6s in their network, whether Apple iPhone 6s will work properly or not, in which bands Apple iPhone 6s will work on 3 and the network performance between 3 and Apple iPhone 6s. To check if Apple iPhone 6s is really allowed in 3 network please contact 3 support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Apple iPhone 6s to use on 3.

Max download & upload speeds on 3 4G for Apple iPhone 6s per LTE band

Band 1 2100A1687 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 20 800A1687 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 3 1800A1687 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 1 2100A1688 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 20 800A1688 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 3 1800A1688 102 Mbps 51 Mbps

Apple iPhone 6s network specifications

OS iOS 9, upgradable to iOS 9.2
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 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), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700) - A1688
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) - A1687
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