How to configure an APN on OPPO Reno 8

Maybe it happened to you when you went abroad, or when you have changed operators, you can not connect to the net or can not send pictures. If that is the case, it’s probably because of the APN seted up on your OPPO Reno 8. So we therefore decided to draft this post to solve this situation. We will 1st observe what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your OPPO Reno 8. Finally, we will see in what situations you should change the APN on the OPPO Reno 8.


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 Reno 8 to connect to the net and receive MMS. An improperly seted up APN can nevertheless prevent your OPPO Reno 8 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You should know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

The right way to configure an APN on your OPPO Reno 8

If you’d like to set up an APN on your OPPO Reno 8, you will have to go to the Settings menu. Once you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You need to navigate to Advanced Settings and then Access Point Names . Once you are there, you have to select the three dots at the top right of the screen and choose New APN . You will then access a form that you will have 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. Almost always, the APN of each operator are very easily findable. You have to repeat two times the procedure on your OPPO Reno 8. Indeed, 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 8?

As a general rule, you do not automatically need to configure an APN on your OPPO Reno 8 as normally, this is done automatically. However, there are some situations that need the configuration of an APN on your OPPO Reno 8. This is for example the case if you purchased your used OPPO Reno 8 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.