How to configure an APN on Vivo Y23

Maybe it happened to you when you travel 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 Vivo Y23. So we therefore decided to write this article to resolve this trouble. We will first see what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Vivo Y23. Finally, we will see in which situations it is necessary to modify the APN on the Vivo Y23.


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 Y23 to connect to the net and receive MMS. An incorrectly seted up APN can thus prevent your Vivo Y23 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You should know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

Tips on how to configure an APN on your Vivo Y23

When you want to configure an APN on your Vivo Y23, you will have 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 finally Access Point Names . When you are there, you need to click the three dots at the top right of the screen and choose New APN . You will 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. Almost always, the APN of each operator are very easily findable. You need to repeat twice the operation on your Vivo Y23. In truth, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you configure an APN on your Vivo Y23?

Generally, you will not necessarily need to configure an APN on your Vivo Y23 as it’s usually done automatically. However, there are several circumstances that need the configuration of an APN on your Vivo Y23. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Vivo Y23 and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This can also be the case if you are traveling abroad and consequently change your SIM card.