It may have happened to you when you went abroad, or when you have changed operators, you can’t connect to the net or can not send MMS. If that is the case, It’s likely because of the APN seted up on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S. So we made the decision to draft this article to fix this issue. We will first discover what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S. Finally, we will see in which situations you need to modify the APN on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S.
What is an APN
The APN means Access Point Name. The APN therefore represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S to connect to the internet and receive MMS. An incorrectly configured APN may therefore prevent your Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You should know that each operator has a different APN of their own.
The right way to set up an APN on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S
If you desire to configure an APN on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S, you will have 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 should select the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You may then access a form that you will have 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. Most of the time, the APN of each operator are easily findable. You need to do it again 2 times the operation on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S. In truth, you need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you configure an APN on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S?
As a general rule, you don’t necessarily need to set up an APN on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S as this is usually done automatically. However, there are a few situations that require the setup of an APN on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S. This is for example the case if you purchased your used Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S and that the person who sold it to you was with a different operator than yours. This could also be the case if you’re traveling abroad and therefore change your SIM card.