It may have happened to you when you went abroad, or when you changed operators, you can’t connect to the internet or can not send pictures. If so, this is probably due to the APN seted up on your OPPO Find X5 Lite. So we therefore decided to draft this post to solve this situation. We will 1st discover what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your OPPO Find X5 Lite. Finally, we will see in which situations you have to modify the APN on the OPPO Find X5 Lite.
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 Find X5 Lite to connect to the web and receive MMS. An incorrectly seted up APN can nevertheless prevent your OPPO Find X5 Lite from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You should know that each operator has a different APN of their own.
How to configure an APN on your OPPO Find X5 Lite
If you wish to configure an APN on your OPPO Find X5 Lite, you must go 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 lastly 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’ll 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 quickly findable. You need to do it again two times the operation on your OPPO Find X5 Lite. In fact, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you configure an APN on your OPPO Find X5 Lite?
In general, you will not automatically need to configure an APN on your OPPO Find X5 Lite as normally, this is done automatically. However, there are a few situations that need the configuration of an APN on your OPPO Find X5 Lite. This is for example the case if you purchased your used OPPO Find X5 Lite and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This could also be the case if you’re traveling abroad and therefore change your SIM card.