Maybe it happened to you when you travel abroad, or if you’ve changed operators, you can’t connect to the net or can not send MMS. If so, It’s likely because of the APN configured on your Pocophone X4 Pro. So we therefore decided to draft this post to resolve this trouble. We will first see what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Pocophone X4 Pro. Finally, we will see in which situations you need to change the APN on the Pocophone X4 Pro.
What is an APN
The APN means Access Point Name. The APN consequently represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your Pocophone X4 Pro to connect to the internet and receive MMS. An improperly configured APN may therefore prevent your Pocophone X4 Pro 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 X4 Pro
If you desire to set up an APN on your Pocophone X4 Pro, you need 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 lastly Access Point Names . Once you are there, you have to select the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You may 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 internet and copy it into the form. Almost always, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You have to do it again 2 times the operation on your Pocophone X4 Pro. In truth, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you set up an APN on your Pocophone X4 Pro?
As a general rule, you do not automatically need to set up an APN on your Pocophone X4 Pro as it’s usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are a few situations that need the configuration of an APN on your Pocophone X4 Pro. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Pocophone X4 Pro 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 consequently change your SIM card.