Maybe it happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you have changed operators, you can’t connect to the internet or can not send MMS. If so, it’s probably because of the APN configured on your OPPO A77. So we made the decision to draft this article to resolve this problem. We will first of all discover what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your OPPO A77. Finally, we will see in which situations you should modify the APN on the OPPO A77.
What is an APN
The APN means Access Point Name. The APN consequently represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your OPPO A77 to connect to the net and receive MMS. An improperly configured APN may therefore prevent your OPPO A77 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You have to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.
How to set up an APN on your OPPO A77
If you desire to set up an APN on your OPPO A77, you must go to the Settings menu. Once you’re there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You will need to navigate to Advanced Settings and lastly Access Point Names . Once you’re 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 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 internet and copy it into the form. As a general rule, the APN of each operator are easily findable. You need to repeat two times the procedure on your OPPO A77. In truth, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you set up an APN on your OPPO A77?
Generally speaking, you may not necessarily need to set up an APN on your OPPO A77 as this is usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are some circumstances that require the setup of an APN on your OPPO A77. This is for example the case if you bought your used OPPO A77 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 consequently change your SIM card.