Maybe it happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you changed operators, you cannot connect to the internet or can not send pictures. If that is the case, it’s probably because of the APN seted up on your Vivo V23. So we decided to write this content to fix this trouble. We will initially observe what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Vivo V23. Finally, we will see in which situations you must modify the APN on the Vivo V23.
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 V23 to connect to the internet and receive MMS. An improperly configured APN can thus prevent your Vivo V23 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You have to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.
How you can set up an APN on your Vivo V23
If you wish to set up an APN on your Vivo V23, 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 finally Access Point Names . Once you’re there, you must click on the three dots at the top right of the screen and select 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 internet and copy it into the form. Most of the time, the APN of each operator are very easily findable. You need to repeat twice the process on your Vivo V23. In fact, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you set up an APN on your Vivo V23?
Generally, you don’t always need to set up an APN on your Vivo V23 as normally, this is done automatically. However, there are several circumstances that need the setup of an APN on your Vivo V23. This is for example the case if you bought your used Vivo V23 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.