Maybe it happened to you when you travel abroad, or if you’ve changed operators, you cannot connect to the net or can not send pictures. If that is the case, it’s probably because of the APN seted up on your Samsung Galaxy S22. So we therefore decided to write this article to resolve this issue. 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. Finally, we will see in which situations you have to modify the APN on the Samsung Galaxy S22.
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 to connect to the net and receive MMS. An incorrectly configured APN can thus prevent your Samsung Galaxy S22 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You need to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.
The right way to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy S22
If you’d like to set up an APN on your Samsung Galaxy S22, you must go to the Settings menu. Once you’re there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You will need to go to Advanced Settings and then Access Point Names . Once you’re there, you have to click the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You will then access a form that you must 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 net and copy it into the form. Normally, the APN of each operator are very easily findable. You have to repeat 2 times the procedure on your Samsung Galaxy S22. Certainly, 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?
As a general rule, you may not automatically need to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy S22 as this is usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are several situations that need the setup of an APN on your Samsung Galaxy S22. This is for example the case if you bought your used Samsung Galaxy S22 and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This may also be the case if you are traveling abroad and consequently change your SIM card.