It may have happened to you when you went abroad, or when you changed operators, you can not connect to the internet or can not send MMS. If that is the case, it’s probably because of the APN configured on your OnePlus Nord CE. So we made the decision to write this article to fix this trouble. We will first of all discover what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your OnePlus Nord CE. Finally, we will see in which situations you must change the APN on the OnePlus Nord CE.
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 CE to connect to the web and receive MMS. An incorrectly configured APN can thus prevent your OnePlus Nord CE 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 Nord CE
When you want to configure an APN on your OnePlus Nord CE, you will need to navigate to the Settings menu. Once you’re there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You’ll have to go to Advanced Settings and finally Access Point Names . Once you’re there, you need to click on the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You’ll then access a form that you will 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 internet and copy it into the form. Almost always, the APN of each operator are very easily findable. You must repeat 2 times the operation on your OnePlus Nord CE. Certainly, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you configure an APN on your OnePlus Nord CE?
Generally, you don’t necessarily need to set up an APN on your OnePlus Nord CE as this is usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are several circumstances that require the configuration of an APN on your OnePlus Nord CE. This is for example the case if you bought your used OnePlus Nord CE and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This could also be the case if you are traveling abroad and therefore change your SIM card.