How to configure an APN on Pocophone M5

It may have happened to you when you went abroad, or if you’ve changed operators, you cannot connect to the internet or can not send MMS. If that is the case, it’s probably because of the APN seted up on your Pocophone M5. So we therefore decided to write this content to fix this trouble. We will first of all observe what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Pocophone M5. Finally, we will see in which situations you should change the APN on the Pocophone M5.


What is an APN

The APN means Access Point Name. The APN therefore represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your Pocophone M5 to connect to the web and receive MMS. An improperly configured APN can thus prevent your Pocophone M5 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 Pocophone M5

If you’d like to set up an APN on your Pocophone M5, you must 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 should click 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. Almost always, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You must repeat twice the procedure on your Pocophone M5. In fact, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you set up an APN on your Pocophone M5?

Generally, you do not automatically need to configure an APN on your Pocophone M5 as normally, this is done automatically. However, there are some cases that require the configuration of an APN on your Pocophone M5. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Pocophone M5 and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This may also be the case if you’re traveling abroad and therefore change your SIM card.