It may have happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you changed operators, you cannot connect to the net or can not send MMS. If so, this is probably due to the APN seted up on your Blackview BV7100. So we decided to write this content to fix this problem. We will initially observe what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Blackview BV7100. Finally, we will see in which situations you have to modify the APN on the Blackview BV7100.
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 BV7100 to connect to the internet and receive MMS. An improperly configured APN may therefore prevent your Blackview BV7100 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You have to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.
Tips on how to configure an APN on your Blackview BV7100
If you wish to set up an APN on your Blackview BV7100, you will have to go to the Settings menu. Once you’re there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You’ll have to go to Advanced Settings and then Access Point Names . Once you’re there, you need to click the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You will 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. Normally, the APN of each operator are very easily findable. You need to do it again two times the operation on your Blackview BV7100. Certainly, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you set up an APN on your Blackview BV7100?
As a general rule, you will not necessarily need to configure an APN on your Blackview BV7100 as it’s usually done automatically. However, there are some cases that require the setup of an APN on your Blackview BV7100. This is for example the case if you bought your used Blackview BV7100 and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This may also be the case if you are traveling abroad and consequently change your SIM card.