How to configure an APN on OnePlus 10T

It may have happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you have changed operators, you cannot connect to the web or can not send pictures. If so, it’s probably because of the APN seted up on your OnePlus 10T. So we made the decision to draft this post to solve this problem. We will first find out what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your OnePlus 10T. Finally, we will see in what situations you have to modify the APN on the OnePlus 10T.


What is an APN

The APN means Access Point Name. The APN consequently represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your OnePlus 10T to connect to the net and receive MMS. An incorrectly configured APN can nevertheless prevent your OnePlus 10T from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You need to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

The right way to configure an APN on your OnePlus 10T

If you desire to set up an APN on your OnePlus 10T, 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 ultimately 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 will then access a form that you will have 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 internet and copy it into the form. As a general rule, the APN of each operator are very easily findable. You must do it again twice the procedure on your OnePlus 10T. 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 OnePlus 10T?

Generally, you don’t automatically need to configure an APN on your OnePlus 10T as this is usually done automatically. However, there are several cases that need the configuration of an APN on your OnePlus 10T. This is for example the case if you purchased your used OnePlus 10T 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.