How to configure an APN on Vivo Y76

Maybe it happened to you when you went abroad, or when you have changed operators, you can’t connect to the internet or can not send MMS. If that is the case, It’s presumably because of the APN seted up on your Vivo Y76. So we made the decision to write this content to solve this trouble. We will 1st find out what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Vivo Y76. Finally, we will see in which situations you must change the APN on the Vivo Y76.


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 Y76 to connect to the internet and receive MMS. An incorrectly configured APN can nevertheless prevent your Vivo Y76 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You have to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.

Tips on how to set up an APN on your Vivo Y76

If you desire to set up an APN on your Vivo Y76, you will need to go to the Settings menu. Once you’re there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You need to navigate to Advanced Settings and ultimately Access Point Names . Once you’re there, you have to click on the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You may then access a form that you will 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 twice the operation on your Vivo Y76. In fact, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.

In which case should you set up an APN on your Vivo Y76?

As a general rule, you will not automatically need to set up an APN on your Vivo Y76 as normally, this is done automatically. However, there are several circumstances that require the configuration of an APN on your Vivo Y76. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Vivo Y76 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.