Maybe it happened to you when you went abroad, or if you’ve changed operators, you can not connect to the web or can not send pictures. If so, It’s presumably because of the APN configured on your ASUS Zenfone 9. So we decided to write this content to fix this situation. We will 1st find out what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your ASUS Zenfone 9. Finally, we will see in what situations it is necessary to change the APN on the ASUS Zenfone 9.
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 Zenfone 9 to connect to the web and receive MMS. An incorrectly configured APN may therefore prevent your ASUS Zenfone 9 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You have to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.
How to set up an APN on your ASUS Zenfone 9
When you want to configure an APN on your ASUS Zenfone 9, you will need to go to the Settings menu. When you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You will need to go to Advanced Settings and lastly Access Point Names . When you are there, you must select the three dots at the top right of the screen and choose New APN . You may then access a form that you will need to fill in with the data of your operator. For example, if you are at Vodafone , you must find the Vodafone APN data on the internet and copy it into the form. Most of the time, the APN of each operator are very easily findable. You have to repeat twice the process on your ASUS Zenfone 9. Certainly, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you configure an APN on your ASUS Zenfone 9?
Generally speaking, you do not always need to set up an APN on your ASUS Zenfone 9 as it’s usually done automatically. However, there are a few situations that require the configuration of an APN on your ASUS Zenfone 9. This is for example the case if you bought your used ASUS Zenfone 9 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 therefore change your SIM card.