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 pictures. If that is the case, it is probably because of the APN configured on your Samsung Galaxy S22 ULTRA. So we therefore decided to draft this article to resolve this trouble. We will first find out what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy S22 ULTRA. Finally, we will see in which situations you have to change the APN on the Samsung Galaxy S22 ULTRA.
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 S22 ULTRA to connect to the web and receive MMS. An improperly configured APN can thus prevent your Samsung Galaxy S22 ULTRA from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You have to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.
The right way to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy S22 ULTRA
If you want to set up an APN on your Samsung Galaxy S22 ULTRA, you must go to the Settings menu. When you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You need to navigate to Advanced Settings and finally Access Point Names . When you are there, you must click on the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You’ll then access a form that you must 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 very easily findable. You must repeat 2 times the procedure on your Samsung Galaxy S22 ULTRA. In truth, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you set up an APN on your Samsung Galaxy S22 ULTRA?
As a general rule, you may not automatically need to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy S22 ULTRA as normally, this is done automatically. However, there are a few cases that need the configuration of an APN on your Samsung Galaxy S22 ULTRA. This is for example the case if you bought your used Samsung Galaxy S22 ULTRA and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This could also be the case if you are traveling abroad and consequently change your SIM card.