How to configure an APN on Honor X6

Maybe it happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you changed operators, you can not connect to the web or can not send MMS. If that is the case, it’s probably because of the APN seted up on your Honor X6. So we made the decision to write this content to fix this problem. We will first observe what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Honor X6. Finally, we will see in what situations you should modify the APN on the Honor X6.


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 X6 to connect to the web and receive MMS. An improperly seted up APN can thus prevent your Honor X6 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You should know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

How you can set up an APN on your Honor X6

If you wish to configure an APN on your Honor X6, you will need to go to the Settings menu. Once you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You need to navigate to Advanced Settings and lastly Access Point Names . Once you are there, you must 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. One example is, if you are at Vodafone , you must find the Vodafone APN data on the internet and copy it into the form. As a general rule, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You must repeat 2 times the process on your Honor X6. Indeed, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you configure an APN on your Honor X6?

In most cases, you do not always need to set up an APN on your Honor X6 as this is usually done automatically. However, there are several situations that need the configuration of an APN on your Honor X6. This is for example the case if you bought your used Honor X6 and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This can also be the case if you are traveling abroad and therefore change your SIM card.