How to configure an APN on OnePlus Nord 2T

Maybe it happened to you when you travel abroad, or if you’ve changed operators, you cannot connect to the web or can not send pictures. If that is the case, It’s likely because of the APN configured on your OnePlus Nord 2T. So we made the decision to write this article to fix this issue. We will first find out what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your OnePlus Nord 2T. Finally, we will see in what situations you have to change the APN on the OnePlus Nord 2T.


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 2T to connect to the web and receive MMS. An incorrectly seted up APN can so prevent your OnePlus Nord 2T from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You need to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

How you can configure an APN on your OnePlus Nord 2T

If you wish to configure an APN on your OnePlus Nord 2T, you will need to navigate to the Settings menu. Once you’re there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You need to navigate to Advanced Settings and then Access Point Names . Once you’re 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 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 internet and copy it into the form. Normally, the APN of each operator are very easily findable. You must repeat two times the process on your OnePlus Nord 2T. Certainly, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you configure an APN on your OnePlus Nord 2T?

Generally speaking, you do not always need to configure an APN on your OnePlus Nord 2T as normally, this is done automatically. However, there are several circumstances that need the setup of an APN on your OnePlus Nord 2T. This is for example the case if you bought your used OnePlus Nord 2T 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.