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How to set access point names in android phone

It’s easy to set access point names in android phone or tablet. Access point is useful to transmit and receives data using WLAN/ Wi-Fi or as communication device. You can change APN name, add APN and delete APN using APN settings on your android lollipop device.  In access point names settings, you can edit APN name, APN type, APN Protocol and APN roaming protocol in your android device. Follow below give steps to set access point names in android phone or tablet.

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Steps of “how to add / delete / set access point names in android phone, lollipop, marshmallow”

Steps to change / set access point names in android lollipop device

Step 1: Open “Settings” on your android lollipop

Tap on mobile netwoks under connection sections

Step 2: Under connection section, tap on “Mobile networks”

Tap on Access point names

Step 3: Tap on “Access point names”

Tap on Settings

Step 4: Select from SIM 1 / SIM 2, tap on “Settings”

Tap on APN under edit access point

Step 5: Tap on “APN”

set access point names in android phone

Step 6: Edit APN name & press “OK”

Steps to add new access point names on android lollipop

Step 1: Open “Settings”

Step 2: Under connection section, tap on “Mobile networks”

Step 3: Tap on “Access point names”

Tap on Add in top rigth side corner

Step 4: Tap on “add” on top of the right side

Add New Access point names on android

Step 5: Add all APN settings then tap on “More” in top right side corner

Tap on Save in top right side corner

Step 6: Tap on “Save”

Steps to Delete Access point names in android lollipop

Step 1: Open “Settings”

Step 2: Under connection section, tap on “Mobile networks”

Step 3: Tap on “Access point names”

Tap on Settings on android

Step 4: Tap on “Settings”

Step 5: Tap on “More” in top right side corner

Delete APN Settings on android

Step 6: Tap on “Delete APN”

You can also reset default APN settings using below settings

Reset default APN settings on android

Settings > Mobile networks > Access Point Names > More in top right side corner > Reset to default > OK

Reset default APN settings on android lollipop

When you tap on reset to default then show below message on your screen.

All the APNs you have created will be deleted. Click “OK” to reset default APN settings on your android lollipop phone or tablet.

If you’re having problems implementing above process to set access point names in android phone, don’t hesitate to let me know on comment box, would be a pleasure to help you.

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