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It may have happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you have changed operators, you can not connect to the internet or can not send MMS. If that is the case, It’s likely because of the APN seted up on your Gionee F9 Plus. So we therefore decided to write this content to fix this issue. We will initially see what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Gionee F9 Plus. Finally, we will see in which situations you need to modify the APN on the Gionee F9 Plus.


What is an APN

The APN means Access Point Name. The APN consequently represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your Gionee F9 Plus to connect to the internet and receive MMS. An incorrectly configured APN can so prevent your Gionee F9 Plus from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You need to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

The right way to set up an APN on your Gionee F9 Plus

If you desire to set up an APN on your Gionee F9 Plus, you will have to go to the Settings menu. Once you’re there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You need to navigate to Advanced Settings and then Access Point Names . Once you’re there, you should 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 internet and copy it into the form. Almost always, the APN of each operator are very easily findable. You have to do it again two times the procedure on your Gionee F9 Plus. Indeed, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you set up an APN on your Gionee F9 Plus?

Generally speaking, you do not always need to set up an APN on your Gionee F9 Plus as this is usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are a few situations that need the setup of an APN on your Gionee F9 Plus. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Gionee F9 Plus and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This could also be the case if you are traveling abroad and consequently change your SIM card.