How to configure an APN on Honor Magic4 pro

It may have happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you have changed operators, you can’t connect to the web or can not send MMS. If so, It’s presumably because of the APN configured on your Honor Magic4 pro. So we therefore decided to write this content to solve this trouble. We will initially observe what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Honor Magic4 pro. Finally, we will see in which situations you have to modify the APN on the Honor Magic4 pro.


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 Magic4 pro to connect to the net and receive MMS. An incorrectly seted up APN can nevertheless prevent your Honor Magic4 pro 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 configure an APN on your Honor Magic4 pro

If you desire to configure an APN on your Honor Magic4 pro, you will need to navigate to the Settings menu. When you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You’ll have to go to Advanced Settings and lastly Access Point Names . When you are there, you should click on the three dots at the top right of the screen and choose 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 net and copy it into the form. Most of the time, the APN of each operator are very easily findable. You have to do it again two times the operation on your Honor Magic4 pro. Indeed, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you configure an APN on your Honor Magic4 pro?

Generally, you don’t automatically need to configure an APN on your Honor Magic4 pro as it’s usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are several cases that need the setup of an APN on your Honor Magic4 pro. This is for example the case if you bought your used Honor Magic4 pro 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 therefore change your SIM card.