Maybe it happened to you when you went abroad, or when you changed operators, you can not connect to the net or can not send pictures. If that is the case, it is probably because of the APN configured on your OnePlus 10 Pro. So we decided to draft this article to solve this issue. We will 1st see what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your OnePlus 10 Pro. Finally, we will see in what situations you have to change the APN on the OnePlus 10 Pro.
What is an APN
The APN means Access Point Name. The APN therefore represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your OnePlus 10 Pro to connect to the web and receive MMS. An improperly configured APN can so prevent your OnePlus 10 Pro 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 set up an APN on your OnePlus 10 Pro
When you want to set up an APN on your OnePlus 10 Pro, you need to navigate to the Settings menu. When you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You will need to navigate to Advanced Settings and then Access Point Names . When you are there, you should select the three dots at the top right of the screen and choose New APN . You’ll then access a form that you need 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. As a general rule, the APN of each operator are very easily findable. You need to repeat twice the operation on your OnePlus 10 Pro. 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 OnePlus 10 Pro?
In general, you may not necessarily need to set up an APN on your OnePlus 10 Pro as it’s usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are a few situations that require the setup of an APN on your OnePlus 10 Pro. This is for example the case if you purchased your used OnePlus 10 Pro 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 therefore change your SIM card.