How to configure an APN on Samsung Galaxy A04s

Maybe it happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you have changed operators, you can’t 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 Samsung Galaxy A04s. So we decided to write this content to solve this situation. We will first observe what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A04s. Finally, we will see in which situations you need to change the APN on the Samsung Galaxy A04s.


What is an APN

The APN means Access Point Name. The APN therefore represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your Samsung Galaxy A04s to connect to the web and receive MMS. An incorrectly seted up APN can nevertheless prevent your Samsung Galaxy A04s from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You need to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

How you can configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A04s

When you want to set up an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A04s, you will have to go 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 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. One example is, if you are at Vodafone , you must find the Vodafone APN data on the internet and copy it into the form. As a general rule, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You need to do it again twice the process on your Samsung Galaxy A04s. In truth, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you set up an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A04s?

Typically, you may not automatically need to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A04s as this is usually done automatically. However, there are a few situations that need the setup of an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A04s. This is for example the case if you bought your used Samsung Galaxy A04s 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.