How to configure an APN on Samsung Galaxy M33

It may have happened to you when you went abroad, or when you changed operators, you can’t connect to the web or can not send MMS. If so, this is probably due to the APN seted up on your Samsung Galaxy M33. So we made the decision to draft this article to fix this situation. We will first of all discover what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy M33. Finally, we will see in what situations you must change the APN on the Samsung Galaxy M33.


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 M33 to connect to the net and receive MMS. An improperly seted up APN can so prevent your Samsung Galaxy M33 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You need to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

Tips on how to set up an APN on your Samsung Galaxy M33

If you want to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy M33, you will have to go to the Settings menu. Once you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You’ll have 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 select New APN . You’ll then access a form that you will have 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 easily findable. You need to do it again 2 times the process on your Samsung Galaxy M33. In fact, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy M33?

In most cases, you may not always need to set up an APN on your Samsung Galaxy M33 as normally, this is done automatically. However, there are some situations that need the setup of an APN on your Samsung Galaxy M33. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Samsung Galaxy M33 and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This may also be the case if you’re traveling abroad and therefore change your SIM card.