How to configure an APN on OPPO A57

Maybe it happened to you when you went abroad, or if you’ve changed operators, you cannot connect to the internet or can not send MMS. If so, It’s presumably because of the APN seted up on your OPPO A57. So we made the decision to draft this article to solve this issue. We will 1st discover what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your OPPO A57. Finally, we will see in which situations you must modify the APN on the OPPO A57.


What is an APN

The APN means Access Point Name. The APN therefore represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your OPPO A57 to connect to the net and receive MMS. An improperly configured APN can thus prevent your OPPO A57 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 set up an APN on your OPPO A57

If you want to set up an APN on your OPPO A57, you need to go to the Settings menu. Once you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You need to navigate to Advanced Settings and ultimately Access Point Names . Once you are there, you need to select the three dots at the top right of the screen and choose New APN . You will then access a form that you 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 net and copy it into the form. Most of the time, the APN of each operator are very easily findable. You need to repeat twice the operation on your OPPO A57. Certainly, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you set up an APN on your OPPO A57?

Generally speaking, you don’t always need to set up an APN on your OPPO A57 as normally, this is done automatically. Nevertheless, there are several situations that need the configuration of an APN on your OPPO A57. This is for example the case if you bought your used OPPO A57 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.