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Vodafone APN settings for Apple iPad mini 3

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Apple iPad mini 3 is compatible with Vodafone GSM, Vodafone HSDPA and Vodafone LTE.

To configure Vodafone APN settings with Apple iPad mini 3 follow below steps. Apple iPad mini 3 maximum data transter speed with Vodafone is 102/51 Mbps while Vodafone is capable of speeds up to 300/100 Mbps.

Vodafone Internet & MMS APN settings

In the main menu, tap Settings
Tap Cellular.

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

Go to Cellular Data section and enter below information

APN: wap.vodafone.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: wap.vodafone.co.uk
Username:
Password:
MMSC: http://mms.vodafone.co.uk/servlets/mms/
MMS Proxy: 212.183.137.012
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 Vodafone Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your iPad mini 3, make below changes to Vodafone Internet & MMS APN settings to get Vodafone UK on your Apple iPad mini 3.

Usernamewap
Passwordwap
MMSChttp://mms.vodafone.co.uk/servlets/mms
MMS proxy212.183.137.12:8799

If the above Vodafone Internet & MMS APN settings too do not work on your iPad mini 3, make below changes to Vodafone Internet & MMS APN settings to get Vodafone UK Prepay on your Apple iPad mini 3.

APNpp.vodafone.co.uk
Usernamewap
Passwordwap
MMSChttp://mms.vodafone.co.uk/servlets/mms
MMS proxy212.183.137.12:8799

For Apple iPad mini 3, when you type Vodafone APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering Vodafone Internet & MMS APN settings make sure you enter APN as wap.vodafone.co.uk and not as WAP.VODAFONE.CO.UK or Wap.vodafone.co.uk. If entering Vodafone UK Prepay APN Settings above to your Apple iPad mini 3, APN should be entered as pp.vodafone.co.uk and not as PP.VODAFONE.CO.UK or Pp.vodafone.co.uk.

Apple iPad mini 3 compatibility with Vodafone

Apple iPad mini 3 is compatible with below network frequencies of Vodafone. iPad mini 3 has variants A1600 and A1601.

2G
GSM1800 MHz, 900 MHz
3G
HSDPA2100 MHz, 900 MHz
4G
LTEA1600Band 20 800 MHz, Band 1 2100 MHz, Band 7 2600 MHz
Band 3 1800 MHz*
  A1601Band 20 800 MHz, Band 1 2100 MHz, Band 7 2600 MHz, Band 38 2600 MHz
Band 3 1800 MHz*
*These frequencies of Vodafone may not have countrywide coverage for Apple iPad mini 3.

Explain Apple iPad mini 3 compatibility with Vodafone

Apple iPad mini 3 has modal variants A1600 and A1601.

Vodafone 2G APN with Apple iPad mini 3

Apple iPad mini 3 supports Vodafone 2G on GSM 1800 MHz and 900 MHz.

Vodafone 3G APN with Apple iPad mini 3

Apple iPad mini 3 supports Vodafone 3G on HSDPA 2100 MHz and 900 MHz.

Vodafone 4G LTE APN with Apple iPad mini 3

Compatibility of Apple iPad mini 3 with Vodafone 4G depends on the modal variants A1600 and A1601.

A1600

Apple iPad mini 3 A1600 supports Vodafone 4G on LTE Band 20 800 MHz, Band 1 2100 MHz and Band 7 2600 MHz.
It will also support Vodafone 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz only in some areas of United Kingdom.

A1601

Apple iPad mini 3 A1601 supports Vodafone 4G on LTE Band 20 800 MHz, Band 1 2100 MHz, Band 7 2600 MHz and Band 38 2600 MHz.
It will also support Vodafone 4G on LTE Band 3 1800 MHz only in some areas of United Kingdom.

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

Max download & upload speeds on Vodafone 4G for Apple iPad mini 3 per LTE band

Band 1 2100A1600 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 20 800A1600 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 3 1800A1600 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600A1600 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 1 2100A1601 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 20 800A1601 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 3 1800A1601 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 38 2600A1601 102 Mbps 51 Mbps
Band 7 2600A1601 102 Mbps 51 Mbps

Apple iPad mini 3 network specifications

OS iOS 8.1, upgradable to iOS 9.2
Network bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 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), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850) - A1600
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300) - A1601
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