Maybe it happened to you when you went abroad, or if you’ve changed operators, you can’t connect to the internet or can not send pictures. If so, this is probably due to the APN configured on your Vivo Y80 Pro. So we made the decision to draft this article to fix this situation. We will first observe what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Vivo Y80 Pro. Finally, we will see in what situations you need to modify the APN on the Vivo Y80 Pro.
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 Y80 Pro to connect to the net and receive MMS. An incorrectly seted up APN can nevertheless prevent your Vivo Y80 Pro from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You should know that each operator has a different APN of their own.
How to set up an APN on your Vivo Y80 Pro
If you want to set up an APN on your Vivo Y80 Pro, you 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 finally Access Point Names . Once you’re there, you need to click on 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. One example is, if you are at Vodafone , you must find the Vodafone APN data on the internet and copy it into the form. Normally, the APN of each operator are quickly findable. You must do it again two times the operation on your Vivo Y80 Pro. Indeed, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you set up an APN on your Vivo Y80 Pro?
Typically, you don’t always need to set up an APN on your Vivo Y80 Pro as it’s usually done automatically. However, there are a few situations that need the setup of an APN on your Vivo Y80 Pro. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Vivo Y80 Pro 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.