How to configure an APN on OPPO Find X5

Maybe it happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you have changed operators, you cannot connect to the net or can not send MMS. If that is the case, It’s presumably because of the APN configured on your OPPO Find X5. So we decided to draft this article to solve this issue. We will first see what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your OPPO Find X5. Finally, we will see in which situations it is necessary to modify the APN on the OPPO Find X5.


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 to connect to the internet and receive MMS. An improperly seted up APN can nevertheless prevent your OPPO Find X5 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You have to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

Tips on how to set up an APN on your OPPO Find X5

When you want to set up an APN on your OPPO Find X5, you will need to go to the Settings menu. When you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You need to navigate to Advanced Settings and lastly Access Point Names . When you are there, you have to click the three dots at the top right of the screen and choose New APN . You will 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 net and copy it into the form. Normally, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You must do it again twice the procedure on your OPPO Find X5. 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 Find X5?

Typically, you don’t automatically need to set up an APN on your OPPO Find X5 as this is usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are some cases that need the configuration of an APN on your OPPO Find X5. This is for example the case if you purchased your used OPPO Find X5 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.