How to configure an APN on Vivo X60

Maybe it happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you have changed operators, you cannot connect to the web or can not send MMS. If that is the case, It’s likely because of the APN seted up on your Vivo X60. So we therefore decided to write this article to solve this issue. We will initially observe what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Vivo X60. Finally, we will see in which situations you have to modify the APN on the Vivo X60.


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 X60 to connect to the web and receive MMS. An improperly seted up APN can nevertheless prevent your Vivo X60 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 Vivo X60

If you want to configure an APN on your Vivo X60, you need to navigate to the Settings menu. When you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You will need to go to Advanced Settings and lastly 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 may then access a form that you need 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. As a general rule, the APN of each operator are very easily findable. You need to repeat 2 times the operation on your Vivo X60. In fact, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you configure an APN on your Vivo X60?

In most cases, you may not always need to configure an APN on your Vivo X60 as it’s usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are some circumstances that require the setup of an APN on your Vivo X60. This is for example the case if you bought your used Vivo X60 and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This may also be the case if you’re traveling abroad and consequently change your SIM card.