How to configure an APN on Vivo Y35

Maybe it happened to you when you went abroad, or if you’ve changed operators, you can not connect to the internet or can not send pictures. If that is the case, this is probably due to the APN seted up on your Vivo Y35. So we made the decision to draft this post to solve this situation. We will initially see what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Vivo Y35. Finally, we will see in which situations you must change the APN on the Vivo Y35.


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 Y35 to connect to the net and receive MMS. An incorrectly configured APN can so prevent your Vivo Y35 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You need to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

The right way to set up an APN on your Vivo Y35

If you want to set up an APN on your Vivo Y35, you must go to the Settings menu. Once you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You need to navigate to Advanced Settings and finally Access Point Names . Once you are there, you should click on the three dots at the top right of the screen and choose New APN . You may then access a form that you must 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. Almost always, the APN of each operator are easily findable. You must do it again two times the operation on your Vivo Y35. In truth, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you set up an APN on your Vivo Y35?

Generally, you may not automatically need to set up an APN on your Vivo Y35 as normally, this is done automatically. However, there are some circumstances that need the configuration of an APN on your Vivo Y35. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Vivo Y35 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.