Maybe it happened to you when you travel abroad, or when you changed operators, you cannot connect to the net or can not send pictures. If that is the case, It’s likely because of the APN seted up on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 11. So we made the decision to draft this article to solve this situation. We will initially discover what a APN is. We will see in a second time how to configure an APN on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 11. Finally, we will see in which situations you need to modify the APN on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11.
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 to connect to the internet and receive MMS. An incorrectly seted up APN may therefore prevent your Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 from receiving MMS or connecting to the internet. You should know that each operator has a different APN of their own.
How you can configure an APN on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 11
If you’d like to configure an APN on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 11, you must navigate 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 finally Access Point Names . Once you are there, you have 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 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 internet and copy it into the form. Almost always, the APN of each operator are easily findable. You must do it again 2 times the operation on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 11. Certainly, you will need an APN for internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should you configure an APN on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 11?
In most cases, you do not always need to configure an APN on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 as this is usually done automatically. Nevertheless, there are several cases that require the setup of an APN on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 11. This is for example the case if you bought your used Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 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.