Maybe it happened to you when you went abroad, or when you have changed operators, you can not connect to the web or can not send MMS. If that is the case, it’s probably because of the APN seted up on your Samsung Galaxy A23. So we therefore decided to draft this article to resolve this issue. We will 1st observe what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A23. Finally, we will see in what situations you have to change the APN on the Samsung Galaxy A23.
What is an APN
The APN means Access Point Name. The APN consequently represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your Samsung Galaxy A23 to connect to the web and receive MMS. An improperly configured APN may therefore prevent your Samsung Galaxy A23 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You have to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.
Tips on how to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A23
When you want to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A23, you must navigate 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 finally Access Point Names . When you are there, you need to select the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You may 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. Normally, the APN of each operator are very easily findable. You need to do it again 2 times the process on your Samsung Galaxy A23. Certainly, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A23?
In general, you don’t automatically need to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A23 as normally, this is done automatically. However, there are several cases that require the configuration of an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A23. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Samsung Galaxy A23 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 consequently change your SIM card.