How to configure an APN on Honor 70

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 that is the case, this is probably due to the APN seted up on your Honor 70. So we made the decision to draft this article to fix this issue. We will 1st find out what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Honor 70. Finally, we will see in which situations it is necessary to modify the APN on the Honor 70.


What is an APN

The APN means Access Point Name. The APN therefore represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your Honor 70 to connect to the internet and receive MMS. An incorrectly seted up APN can thus prevent your Honor 70 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You have to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

How you can set up an APN on your Honor 70

If you wish to configure an APN on your Honor 70, you need to navigate to the Settings menu. Once you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You’ll have to go to Advanced Settings and then finally Access Point Names . Once you are there, you need to select the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You’ll then access a form that you need 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 easily findable. You must repeat 2 times the procedure on your Honor 70. In fact, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you configure an APN on your Honor 70?

As a general rule, you will not always need to set up an APN on your Honor 70 as normally, this is done automatically. Nevertheless, there are several circumstances that require the configuration of an APN on your Honor 70. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Honor 70 and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This could also be the case if you’re traveling abroad and therefore change your SIM card.