Maybe it happened to you when you went abroad, or when you changed operators, you can’t connect to the web or can not send pictures. If that is the case, It’s likely because of the APN configured on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro. So we therefore decided to draft this post to solve this issue. We will 1st find out what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro. Finally, we will see in which situations you should modify the APN on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro.
What is an APN
The APN means Access Point Name. The APN consequently represents a set of connection data. This connection data allows your Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro to connect to the internet and receive MMS. An incorrectly configured APN can nevertheless prevent your Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You have to know that each operator has a different APN of their own.
How you can set up an APN on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro
If you want to configure an APN on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro, you will need to go to the Settings menu. Once you are there, go to Network and Internet and Mobile Network . You’ll have to go to Advanced Settings and lastly Access Point Names . Once you are there, you should click on the three dots at the top right of the screen and select New APN . You’ll 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 internet and copy it into the form. Normally, the APN of each operator are easily findable. You must do it again 2 times the process on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro. 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 11 Pro?
Typically, you may not automatically need to set up an APN on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro as this is usually done automatically. However, there are some cases that require the setup of an APN on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro. This is for example the case if you bought your used Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 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’re traveling abroad and consequently change your SIM card.