How to configure an APN on Huawei Nova 10

It may have happened to you when you went abroad, or if you’ve changed operators, you cannot connect to the net or can not send MMS. If that is the case, it is probably because of the APN configured on your Huawei Nova 10. So we therefore decided to write this article to fix this trouble. We will first see what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Huawei Nova 10. Finally, we will see in what situations you must modify the APN on the Huawei Nova 10.


What is an APN

The APN means Access Point Name. The APN consequently represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your Huawei Nova 10 to connect to the internet and receive MMS. An improperly configured APN can thus prevent your Huawei Nova 10 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You should know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

The right way to configure an APN on your Huawei Nova 10

If you desire to configure an APN on your Huawei Nova 10, 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 then Access Point Names . When you are there, you have to select the three dots at the top right of the screen and choose New APN . You’ll 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. Normally, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You need to repeat two times the operation on your Huawei Nova 10. In fact, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you configure an APN on your Huawei Nova 10?

Generally speaking, you will not necessarily need to configure an APN on your Huawei Nova 10 as normally, this is done automatically. However, there are some situations that require the setup of an APN on your Huawei Nova 10. This is for example the case if you bought your used Huawei Nova 10 and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This may also be the case if you are traveling abroad and consequently change your SIM card.