It may have happened to you when you went abroad, or if you’ve changed operators, you cannot connect to the internet or can not send pictures. If that is the case, this is probably due to the APN configured on your ASUS ROG Phone 6D Ultimate. So we decided to write this article to solve this trouble. We will first see what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your ASUS ROG Phone 6D Ultimate. Finally, we will see in which situations you should change the APN on the ASUS ROG Phone 6D Ultimate.
What is an APN
The APN means Access Point Name. The APN therefore represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your ASUS ROG Phone 6D Ultimate to connect to the net and receive MMS. An incorrectly seted up APN may therefore prevent your ASUS ROG Phone 6D Ultimate from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You need to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.
Tips on how to set up an APN on your ASUS ROG Phone 6D Ultimate
If you desire to configure an APN on your ASUS ROG Phone 6D Ultimate, you will have to navigate to the Settings menu. When you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You will need to navigate to Advanced Settings and then Access Point Names . When you are there, you need to click the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You’ll then access a form that you will have 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. As a general rule, the APN of each operator are easily findable. You have to repeat twice the operation on your ASUS ROG Phone 6D Ultimate. Indeed, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you configure an APN on your ASUS ROG Phone 6D Ultimate?
Generally speaking, you may not always need to set up an APN on your ASUS ROG Phone 6D Ultimate as this is usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are several situations that require the configuration of an APN on your ASUS ROG Phone 6D Ultimate. This is for example the case if you purchased your used ASUS ROG Phone 6D Ultimate and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This could also be the case if you’re traveling abroad and therefore change your SIM card.