The APN is the gate way which allows the mobile device to seamlessly access the internet as if you were using a computer. In the event that your data is not working when you have inserted your SIM card, please check the APN settings or Internet settings on your mobile device.
Here's how you can add the APN (Internet Settings) in most devices:
1. Go to Settings >More/More Networks > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names.
2. Select Add.
3. Type in 'web' in the APN slot. No username or password is needed. After the information is entered, select More > Save .
4. Finally, select the newly added Internet Access Point and restart your device.
Different phones have different settings. For your own phone, you can choose one of these options to guide you further:
Step 1. Select 'Apps' and go to 'Settings'.
Step 2. Select More/ More Networks.
Step 3. Select 'Mobile Networks', select Access Point Names or APN.
Step 4. Reset to default and select 'reset' to confirm.
Step 5. Add APN: web.
Step 6. Select 'default' as the APN Type. Select 'More' and 'Save' .
Step 1. Go to 'Settings'.
Step 2. Go to 'Mobile/Cellular Data, select 'Mobile/Cellular Data Options'.
Step 3. Select 'Mobile/Cellular Data Network'.
Step 4. Select 'Reset Settings' then 'Reset'.
Step 5. Return to 'Mobile Data Options' Menu. Select 'Mobile/Cellular Data Network'.
Step 6. In the APN slot, put in web.
Step 1. Select 'All'.
Step 2. Select 'Options'.
Step 3. Scroll to and select 'Device'. Scroll to and select 'Advanced System Settings.
Step 4. Scroll to and select 'TCP IP'.
Step 5. Click the 'APN Settings Enabled' checkbox.
Step 6. Enter web.
Step 7. Select 'Option button' and Select 'Save'.
Step 1. Swipe Left.
Step 2. Scroll to and select Settings.
Step 3. Select 'Network & wireless' and Select 'Mobile & SIM'.
Step 4. Scroll to and select 'SIM Settings'.
Step 5. Scroll to and select Public. Select 'Add an Internet APN'.
Step 6. Enter web.
Step 7. Scroll to and select 'Save'.