How to configure an APN on Honor Magic4 lite

It may have happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you have changed operators, you cannot connect to the net or can not send pictures. If that is the case, It’s likely because of the APN configured on your Honor Magic4 lite. So we made the decision to draft this post to solve this issue. We will first discover what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Honor Magic4 lite. Finally, we will see in what situations you need to modify the APN on the Honor Magic4 lite.


What is an APN

The APN means Access Point Name. The APN consequently represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your Honor Magic4 lite to connect to the net and receive MMS. An improperly configured APN can thus prevent your Honor Magic4 lite 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 configure an APN on your Honor Magic4 lite

If you’d like to set up an APN on your Honor Magic4 lite, you need to go to the Settings menu. Once you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You will need to navigate to Advanced Settings and ultimately Access Point Names . Once you are there, you should select the three dots at the top right of the screen and choose New APN . You may then access a form that you 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 net and copy it into the form. Almost always, the APN of each operator are easily findable. You need to repeat twice the operation on your Honor Magic4 lite. Indeed, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you set up an APN on your Honor Magic4 lite?

In most cases, you do not necessarily need to configure an APN on your Honor Magic4 lite as this is usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are some circumstances that need the setup of an APN on your Honor Magic4 lite. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Honor Magic4 lite and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This may also be the case if you’re traveling abroad and consequently change your SIM card.