How to configure an APN on Vivo Y01

Maybe it happened to you when you went abroad, or when you changed operators, you can’t connect to the web or can not send MMS. If that is the case, It’s presumably because of the APN configured on your Vivo Y01. So we made the decision to write this article to fix this issue. We will 1st observe what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Vivo Y01. Finally, we will see in which situations you have to modify the APN on the Vivo Y01.


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 Y01 to connect to the net and receive MMS. An incorrectly seted up APN may therefore prevent your Vivo Y01 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You should know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

The right way to configure an APN on your Vivo Y01

If you desire to set up an APN on your Vivo Y01, you must navigate to the Settings menu. Once you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You will need to navigate to Advanced Settings and then finally Access Point Names . Once you are there, you should click on the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You may 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 internet and copy it into the form. Almost always, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You need to repeat twice the operation on your Vivo Y01. Indeed, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you set up an APN on your Vivo Y01?

As a general rule, you may not always need to configure an APN on your Vivo Y01 as this is usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are a few circumstances that need the setup of an APN on your Vivo Y01. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Vivo Y01 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.