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Maybe it happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you have changed operators, you can not connect to the web or can not send MMS. If so, it is probably because of the APN seted up on your Vivo U10. So we therefore decided to draft this post to solve this issue. We will first discover what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Vivo U10. Finally, we will see in what situations you must modify the APN on the Vivo U10.


What is an APN

The APN means Access Point Name. The APN consequently represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your Vivo U10 to connect to the web and receive MMS. An improperly configured APN can nevertheless prevent your Vivo U10 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You should know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

How to configure an APN on your Vivo U10

When you want to configure an APN on your Vivo U10, you will need to navigate to the Settings menu. Once you’re there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You’ll have to go to Advanced Settings and ultimately Access Point Names . Once you’re there, you must select the three dots at the top right of the screen and choose New APN . You may then access a form that you will need 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 very easily findable. You must do it again two times the operation on your Vivo U10. In fact, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you configure an APN on your Vivo U10?

Generally, you may not always need to configure an APN on your Vivo U10 as it’s usually done automatically. However, there are several cases that require the setup of an APN on your Vivo U10. This is for example the case if you bought your used Vivo U10 and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This can also be the case if you’re traveling abroad and consequently change your SIM card.