How to configure an APN on Samsung Galaxy A53

Maybe it happened to you when you went abroad, or when you changed operators, you cannot connect to the web or can not send MMS. If so, It’s presumably because of the APN seted up on your Samsung Galaxy A53. So we made the decision to draft this post to resolve this problem. We will first of all find out what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A53. Finally, we will see in which situations you must change the APN on the Samsung Galaxy A53.


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 A53 to connect to the net and receive MMS. An improperly configured APN can nevertheless prevent your Samsung Galaxy A53 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 set up an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A53

If you want to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A53, you need to navigate to the Settings menu. When you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You will need to go to Advanced Settings and then finally Access Point Names . When you are there, you need to click on the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You’ll 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. Normally, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You must repeat twice the operation on your Samsung Galaxy A53. Indeed, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A53?

In general, you will not automatically need to set up an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A53 as it’s usually done automatically. However, there are some circumstances that require the setup of an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A53. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Samsung Galaxy A53 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 therefore change your SIM card.