It may have happened to you when you travel abroad, or if you’ve changed operators, you cannot connect to the internet or can not send pictures. If so, it is probably because of the APN configured on your Blackview BV6600. So we made the decision to write this content to solve this situation. We will first observe what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Blackview BV6600. Finally, we will see in what situations you must change the APN on the Blackview BV6600.
What is an APN
The APN means Access Point Name. The APN consequently represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your Blackview BV6600 to connect to the internet and receive MMS. An incorrectly seted up APN may therefore prevent your Blackview BV6600 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You need to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.
How you can set up an APN on your Blackview BV6600
When you want to set up an APN on your Blackview BV6600, you must navigate to the Settings menu. When you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You need to navigate to Advanced Settings and finally Access Point Names . When you are there, you have to select the three dots at the top right of the screen and choose New APN . You’ll then access a form that you must 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. Normally, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You have to do it again 2 times the process on your Blackview BV6600. In fact, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you set up an APN on your Blackview BV6600?
Generally, you will not always need to set up an APN on your Blackview BV6600 as normally, this is done automatically. Nevertheless, there are some situations that need the configuration of an APN on your Blackview BV6600. This is for example the case if you bought your used Blackview BV6600 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.