How to configure an APN on OPPO Reno 7

It may have happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you changed operators, you cannot connect to the web or can not send pictures. If that is the case, it’s probably because of the APN seted up on your OPPO Reno 7. So we decided to draft this post to solve this trouble. We will first of all find out what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your OPPO Reno 7. Finally, we will see in which situations you have to modify the APN on the OPPO Reno 7.


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 Reno 7 to connect to the internet and receive MMS. An improperly seted up APN may therefore prevent your OPPO Reno 7 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You have to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

How you can set up an APN on your OPPO Reno 7

When you want to set up an APN on your OPPO Reno 7, you will need to navigate to the Settings menu. Once you’re there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You need to navigate to Advanced Settings and finally Access Point Names . Once you’re there, you should click the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You may 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 internet and copy it into the form. Almost always, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You need to repeat 2 times the operation on your OPPO Reno 7. In fact, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you set up an APN on your OPPO Reno 7?

As a general rule, you will not always need to set up an APN on your OPPO Reno 7 as it’s usually done automatically. However, there are several cases that require the configuration of an APN on your OPPO Reno 7. This is for example the case if you bought your used OPPO Reno 7 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.