How to configure an APN on Honor X7

Maybe it happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you changed operators, you cannot connect to the internet or can not send pictures. If that is the case, It’s presumably because of the APN configured on your Honor X7. So we decided to write this article to fix this issue. We will first of all find out what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Honor X7. Finally, we will see in what situations you have to modify the APN on the Honor X7.


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 X7 to connect to the web and receive MMS. An improperly seted up APN can nevertheless prevent your Honor X7 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You should know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

Tips on how to configure an APN on your Honor X7

If you’d like to set up an APN on your Honor X7, you will have 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 ultimately Access Point Names . When 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 have 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 twice the operation on your Honor X7. In fact, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you set up an APN on your Honor X7?

Generally, you don’t necessarily need to configure an APN on your Honor X7 as this is usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are a few situations that require the configuration of an APN on your Honor X7. This is for example the case if you bought your used Honor X7 and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This can also be the case if you’re traveling abroad and therefore change your SIM card.