Maybe it happened to you when you went abroad, or when you changed operators, you can’t connect to the web or can not send pictures. If so, It’s presumably because of the APN configured on your Samsung Galaxy M22. So we decided to write this content to resolve this situation. We will initially observe what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy M22. Finally, we will see in what situations you should change the APN on the Samsung Galaxy M22.
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 M22 to connect to the net and receive MMS. An incorrectly seted up APN can nevertheless prevent your Samsung Galaxy M22 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You have to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.
How to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy M22
If you wish to set up an APN on your Samsung Galaxy M22, you will need to navigate to the Settings menu. Once you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You need to navigate to Advanced Settings and then Access Point Names . Once you are there, you should select the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You may then access a form that you will need 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. Almost always, the APN of each operator are very easily findable. You need to repeat twice the procedure on your Samsung Galaxy M22. Indeed, 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 M22?
As a general rule, you will not always need to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy M22 as normally, this is done automatically. However, there are several cases that need the configuration of an APN on your Samsung Galaxy M22. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Samsung Galaxy M22 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.