It may have happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you have changed operators, you can’t connect to the net or can not send MMS. If so, it’s probably because of the APN seted up on your Samsung Galaxy M23. So we therefore decided to draft this article to fix this trouble. We will 1st see what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy M23. Finally, we will see in what situations you must change the APN on the Samsung Galaxy M23.
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 M23 to connect to the net and receive MMS. An incorrectly configured APN can nevertheless prevent your Samsung Galaxy M23 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You should know that each operator has a different APN of their own.
The right way to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy M23
When you want to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy M23, you will have to go to the Settings menu. Once 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 . Once you are there, you should click the three dots at the top right of the screen and choose New APN . You’ll then access a form that you will have 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. As a general rule, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You need to do it again 2 times the process on your Samsung Galaxy M23. Certainly, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy M23?
In general, you will not necessarily need to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy M23 as this is usually done automatically. However, there are several situations that require the configuration of an APN on your Samsung Galaxy M23. This is for example the case if you bought your used Samsung Galaxy M23 and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This can also be the case if you are traveling abroad and therefore change your SIM card.