How to configure an APN on Vivo Y72

Maybe it happened to you when you travel abroad, or if you’ve changed operators, you cannot 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 Y72. So we decided to draft this article to fix 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 Y72. Finally, we will see in what situations you must modify the APN on the Vivo Y72.


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 Y72 to connect to the web and receive MMS. An incorrectly configured APN can nevertheless prevent your Vivo Y72 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 Y72

If you desire to set up an APN on your Vivo Y72, 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 ultimately Access Point Names . Once you are there, you need to click the three dots at the top right of the screen and choose New APN . You’ll 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 net and copy it into the form. Normally, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You have to repeat twice the process on your Vivo Y72. In truth, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you set up an APN on your Vivo Y72?

In most cases, you do not necessarily need to configure an APN on your Vivo Y72 as normally, this is done automatically. However, there are some situations that need the configuration of an APN on your Vivo Y72. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Vivo Y72 and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This may also be the case if you are traveling abroad and therefore change your SIM card.