How to configure an APN on OnePlus Nord 2

It may have happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you changed operators, you can’t connect to the web or can not send MMS. If that is the case, It’s presumably because of the APN seted up on your OnePlus Nord 2. So we therefore decided to write this article to fix this problem. We will initially discover what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your OnePlus Nord 2. Finally, we will see in what situations you must change the APN on the OnePlus Nord 2.


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 Nord 2 to connect to the internet and receive MMS. An incorrectly configured APN can thus prevent your OnePlus Nord 2 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You have to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

How to configure an APN on your OnePlus Nord 2

If you want to set up an APN on your OnePlus Nord 2, you need to go 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 lastly Access Point Names . When you are there, you have to click the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You will then access a form that you need 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. Normally, the APN of each operator are very easily findable. You have to do it again 2 times the operation on your OnePlus Nord 2. 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 Nord 2?

In general, you don’t automatically need to configure an APN on your OnePlus Nord 2 as it’s usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are a few cases that require the configuration of an APN on your OnePlus Nord 2. This is for example the case if you purchased your used OnePlus Nord 2 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.