How to configure an APN on Huawei Nova 9 SE

It may have happened to you when you went abroad, or if you’ve changed operators, you can not connect to the net or can not send pictures. If that is the case, It’s likely because of the APN configured on your Huawei Nova 9 SE. So we decided to draft this article to resolve this trouble. We will first of all see what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Huawei Nova 9 SE. Finally, we will see in which situations you have to change the APN on the Huawei Nova 9 SE.


What is an APN

The APN means Access Point Name. The APN therefore represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your Huawei Nova 9 SE to connect to the web and receive MMS. An improperly seted up APN can thus prevent your Huawei Nova 9 SE 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 Huawei Nova 9 SE

If you wish to set up an APN on your Huawei Nova 9 SE, you must navigate to the Settings menu. When you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You need to navigate to Advanced Settings and ultimately Access Point Names . When you are there, you have to select the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You may then access a form that you must 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 easily findable. You have to do it again twice the procedure on your Huawei Nova 9 SE. In fact, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you set up an APN on your Huawei Nova 9 SE?

Typically, you will not automatically need to set up an APN on your Huawei Nova 9 SE as this is usually done automatically. However, there are several situations that require the configuration of an APN on your Huawei Nova 9 SE. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Huawei Nova 9 SE 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.