It may have happened to you when you went abroad, or when you changed operators, you can not connect to the net or can not send pictures. If so, this is probably due to the APN seted up on your ASUS ROG Phone 6. So we made the decision to write this article to solve this problem. We will first observe what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your ASUS ROG Phone 6. Finally, we will see in which situations you must modify the APN on the ASUS ROG Phone 6.
What is an APN
The APN means Access Point Name. The APN consequently represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your ASUS ROG Phone 6 to connect to the internet and receive MMS. An improperly seted up APN can nevertheless prevent your ASUS ROG Phone 6 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You should know that each operator has a different APN of their own.
How you can configure an APN on your ASUS ROG Phone 6
If you want to set up an APN on your ASUS ROG Phone 6, you need to go to the Settings menu. Once you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You’ll have to go to Advanced Settings and finally Access Point Names . Once you are there, you should click the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You’ll then access a form that you need to fill in with the data of your operator. One example is, if you are at Vodafone , you must find the Vodafone APN data on the net and copy it into the form. Normally, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You need to repeat two times the process on your ASUS ROG Phone 6. In truth, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you set up an APN on your ASUS ROG Phone 6?
As a general rule, you don’t necessarily need to configure an APN on your ASUS ROG Phone 6 as this is usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are several circumstances that require the configuration of an APN on your ASUS ROG Phone 6. This is for example the case if you bought your used ASUS ROG Phone 6 and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This can also be the case if you’re traveling abroad and consequently change your SIM card.