How to configure an APN on Pocophone M5s

Maybe it happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you have changed operators, you cannot connect to the web or can not send pictures. If that is the case, It’s likely because of the APN configured on your Pocophone M5s. So we made the decision to write this content to resolve this problem. We will initially observe what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Pocophone M5s. Finally, we will see in what situations you should modify the APN on the Pocophone M5s.


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 M5s to connect to the web and receive MMS. An incorrectly seted up APN can so prevent your Pocophone M5s from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You need to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

The right way to set up an APN on your Pocophone M5s

If you want to set up an APN on your Pocophone M5s, you need to go to the Settings menu. When you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You’ll have to go to Advanced Settings and then finally Access Point Names . When 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 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. As a general rule, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You have to do it again 2 times the process on your Pocophone M5s. Indeed, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you set up an APN on your Pocophone M5s?

Typically, you do not automatically need to set up an APN on your Pocophone M5s as it’s usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are several situations that require the configuration of an APN on your Pocophone M5s. This is for example the case if you bought your used Pocophone M5s and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This could also be the case if you’re traveling abroad and therefore change your SIM card.