How to configure an APN on Blackview BV7200

Maybe it happened to you when you went abroad, or if you’ve changed operators, you cannot connect to the net or can not send pictures. If that is the case, it’s probably because of the APN seted up on your Blackview BV7200. So we therefore decided to write this article to fix 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 BV7200. Finally, we will see in which situations you have to modify the APN on the Blackview BV7200.


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 BV7200 to connect to the internet and receive MMS. An incorrectly seted up APN can nevertheless prevent your Blackview BV7200 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 configure an APN on your Blackview BV7200

If you want to configure an APN on your Blackview BV7200, you will need to go 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 need to select the three dots at the top right of the screen and select 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. Almost always, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You have to do it again twice the operation on your Blackview BV7200. In fact, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you configure an APN on your Blackview BV7200?

Generally, you will not necessarily need to configure an APN on your Blackview BV7200 as it’s usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are several cases that need the configuration of an APN on your Blackview BV7200. This is for example the case if you bought your used Blackview BV7200 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.