How to configure an APN on Vivo Y52

It may have happened to you when you travel abroad, or if you’ve 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 seted up on your Vivo Y52. So we made the decision to draft this post to solve this problem. We will initially observe what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Vivo Y52. Finally, we will see in which situations you must modify the APN on the Vivo Y52.


What is an APN

The APN means Access Point Name. The APN therefore represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your Vivo Y52 to connect to the net and receive MMS. An improperly configured APN may therefore prevent your Vivo Y52 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 Y52

If you desire to configure an APN on your Vivo Y52, you need to navigate to the Settings menu. When you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You need to navigate to Advanced Settings and then finally Access Point Names . When you are there, you need to select the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You’ll 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. Almost always, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You have to do it again 2 times the procedure on your Vivo Y52. Indeed, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you configure an APN on your Vivo Y52?

Generally speaking, you may not automatically need to set up an APN on your Vivo Y52 as normally, this is done automatically. However, there are several cases that require the configuration of an APN on your Vivo Y52. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Vivo Y52 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 therefore change your SIM card.