Maybe it happened to you when you went abroad, or when you have changed operators, you cannot connect to the web or can not send MMS. If that is the case, it is probably because of the APN seted up on your Samsung Galaxy A22. So we decided to write this article to solve this problem. We will 1st discover what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A22. Finally, we will see in which situations you need to modify the APN on the Samsung Galaxy A22.
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 A22 to connect to the net and receive MMS. An incorrectly seted up APN can thus prevent your Samsung Galaxy A22 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You should know that each operator has a different APN of their own.
How to set up an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A22
If you’d like to set up an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A22, you will have to navigate to the Settings menu. Once you’re there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You’ll have to go to Advanced Settings and ultimately Access Point Names . Once you’re there, you have to click the three dots at the top right of the screen and select 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 internet and copy it into the form. Most of the time, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You need to repeat twice the process on your Samsung Galaxy A22. In fact, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you set up an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A22?
Typically, you don’t always need to set up an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A22 as it’s usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are several circumstances that need the setup of an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A22. This is for example the case if you bought your used Samsung Galaxy A22 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 therefore change your SIM card.