Maybe it happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you changed operators, you can not connect to the web or can not send MMS. If so, it is probably because of the APN seted up on your Samsung Galaxy A33. So we therefore decided to write this content to resolve this trouble. We will 1st find out what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A33. Finally, we will see in what situations you have to change the APN on the Samsung Galaxy A33.
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 A33 to connect to the internet and receive MMS. An incorrectly seted up APN can thus prevent your Samsung Galaxy A33 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 configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A33
If you wish to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A33, you need to navigate to the Settings menu. When you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You need to navigate to Advanced Settings and then finally Access Point Names . When you are there, you need to select the three dots at the top right of the screen and choose 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. As a general rule, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You have to do it again twice the process on your Samsung Galaxy A33. Indeed, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A33?
Typically, you don’t automatically need to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A33 as it’s usually done automatically. However, there are a few cases that require the setup of an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A33. This is for example the case if you bought your used Samsung Galaxy A33 and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This can also be the case if you’re traveling abroad and consequently change your SIM card.