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It may have happened to you when you went abroad, or when you changed operators, you can not connect to the web or can not send MMS. If that is the case, it is probably because of the APN configured on your Tecno Camon 12 Air. So we made the decision to write this article to fix this trouble. We will first discover what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Tecno Camon 12 Air. Finally, we will see in what situations you have to change the APN on the Tecno Camon 12 Air.



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What is an APN

The APN means Access Point Name. The APN therefore represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your Tecno Camon 12 Air to connect to the web and receive MMS. An improperly configured APN can so prevent your Tecno Camon 12 Air 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 configure an APN on your Tecno Camon 12 Air

If you wish to set up an APN on your Tecno Camon 12 Air, you will have to go to the Settings menu. Once you’re there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You need to navigate to Advanced Settings and then finally Access Point Names . Once you’re there, you need to select the three dots at the top right of the screen and choose New APN . You may 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 net and copy it into the form. Normally, the APN of each operator are very easily findable. You have to do it again two times the operation on your Tecno Camon 12 Air. In truth, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.


In which case should you set up an APN on your Tecno Camon 12 Air?

In most cases, you may not necessarily need to configure an APN on your Tecno Camon 12 Air as it’s usually done automatically. However, there are some situations that require the configuration of an APN on your Tecno Camon 12 Air. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Tecno Camon 12 Air 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 therefore change your SIM card.