It may have happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you have changed operators, you can not connect to the web or can not send pictures. If that is the case, it is probably because of the APN seted up on your OPPO Find X5 Pro. So we made the decision to draft this post to fix this issue. We will initially discover what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your OPPO Find X5 Pro. Finally, we will see in which situations it is necessary to change the APN on the OPPO Find X5 Pro.
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 Pro to connect to the web and receive MMS. An incorrectly seted up APN can nevertheless prevent your OPPO Find X5 Pro 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 configure an APN on your OPPO Find X5 Pro
If you want to set up an APN on your OPPO Find X5 Pro, you will have to go to the Settings menu. Once you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You’ll have to go to Advanced Settings and finally Access Point Names . Once you are there, you must click the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You’ll then access a form that you will have 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 net and copy it into the form. Almost always, the APN of each operator are easily findable. You have to repeat 2 times the procedure on your OPPO Find X5 Pro. In fact, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you set up an APN on your OPPO Find X5 Pro?
Generally speaking, you may not always need to configure an APN on your OPPO Find X5 Pro as it’s usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are a few situations that require the setup of an APN on your OPPO Find X5 Pro. This is for example the case if you bought your used OPPO Find X5 Pro 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.