Maybe it happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you have changed operators, you cannot connect to the internet or can not send MMS. If that is the case, it is probably because of the APN seted up on your OnePlus 9 Pro. So we made the decision to draft this article to solve this problem. We will first observe what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your OnePlus 9 Pro. Finally, we will see in what situations you should change the APN on the OnePlus 9 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 9 Pro to connect to the internet and receive MMS. An incorrectly configured APN may therefore prevent your OnePlus 9 Pro 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 configure an APN on your OnePlus 9 Pro
If you’d like to set up an APN on your OnePlus 9 Pro, you must go to the Settings menu. Once you’re there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You need to navigate to Advanced Settings and finally Access Point Names . Once you’re there, you should click 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. 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 very easily findable. You must do it again twice the process on your OnePlus 9 Pro. Indeed, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you set up an APN on your OnePlus 9 Pro?
As a general rule, you do not necessarily need to configure an APN on your OnePlus 9 Pro as it’s usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are a few circumstances that require the configuration of an APN on your OnePlus 9 Pro. This is for example the case if you bought your used OnePlus 9 Pro and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This may also be the case if you are traveling abroad and therefore change your SIM card.