How to configure an APN on nan

Maybe it happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you changed operators, you can not connect to the net or can not send MMS. If that is the case, It’s presumably because of the APN seted up on your nan. So we therefore decided to write this content to fix this issue. We will 1st discover what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your nan. Finally, we will see in which situations it is necessary to change the APN on the nan.


What is an APN

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

How to set up an APN on your nan

If you wish to set up an APN on your nan, 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 finally Access Point Names . When you are there, you should click on the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You’ll then access a form that you will have 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 net and copy it into the form. Almost always, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You must do it again two times the process on your nan. In fact, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

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

In general, you do not necessarily need to set up an APN on your nan as it’s usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are a few circumstances that require the setup of an APN on your nan. This is for example the case if you bought your used nan 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 consequently change your SIM card.