How to set up an APN on Samsung Galaxy A9
It may not have happened to you when you traveled abroad, or when you changed operators, not being able to connect to the internet, or not being able to send MMS. In this case it may not be due to the APN configured on your Samsung Galaxy A9. So we decided to write this post to solve this problem. We will first find out what an APN is. We will find out later how to set up an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A9. Below we will see in which situations it is necessary to change an APN on the Samsung Galaxy A9.
What is an APN?
APN stands for Access Point Name. Therefore, the APN represents a set of connection data. This login information allows your Samsung Galaxy A9 to connect to the Internet and receive MMS. A misconfigured APN can prevent your Samsung Galaxy A9 from receiving MMS or connecting to the Internet. Please note that each carrier has its own different APN.
The technique to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A9
To be able to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A9, you will need to go to the Settings menu. Once you’re there, go inside Network and Internet Then in Mobile Network . You will then need to go to the Advanced settings and to end in Access Point Names . Once you are there, you need to click on the three little dots at the top right of the screen and click new APN . Next, you will access a form that you must complete with the information of your operator. For example, in the event that you are in Orange, you will have to search for the Orange APN data on the Internet and copy it into the form. As a rule, the APNs of each operator are easily found. You will need to repeat the process twice on your Samsung Galaxy A9. In fact, you need an APN for Internet and an APN for MMS.
In which case should I configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A9?
As a general rule, it is not always necessary to configure an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A9, as this is usually done automatically. However, there are some cases that require setting up an APN on your Samsung Galaxy A9. This is the case, for example, if you bought your used Samsung Galaxy A9 and the individual who sold it to you was from a different operator than yours. This can also be the case if you travel abroad and change the SIM card of the Samsung Galaxy A9.