How to configure an APN on Huawei Nova Y70

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 pictures. If that is the case, this is probably due to the APN configured on your Huawei Nova Y70. So we decided to draft this article to resolve this situation. We will initially see what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Huawei Nova Y70. Finally, we will see in which situations you should modify the APN on the Huawei Nova Y70.


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 Y70 to connect to the net and receive MMS. An incorrectly seted up APN can so prevent your Huawei Nova Y70 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 set up an APN on your Huawei Nova Y70

When you want to set up an APN on your Huawei Nova Y70, 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 finally Access Point Names . When you are there, you must select the three dots at the top right of the screen and choose New APN . You will then access a form that you must 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. Normally, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You need to repeat 2 times the process on your Huawei Nova Y70. In truth, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you set up an APN on your Huawei Nova Y70?

As a general rule, you don’t automatically need to set up an APN on your Huawei Nova Y70 as it’s usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are several situations that need the configuration of an APN on your Huawei Nova Y70. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Huawei Nova Y70 and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This may also be the case if you’re traveling abroad and therefore change your SIM card.