Huawei Mate 8 apn settings – dummy proof guide


Huawei Mate 8 apn settings – dummy proof guide

Huawei  Mate 8 apn settings – dummy proof guide.  In this article we will quickly help you configure the apn settings for the Huawei MATE 8, as mentioned, this is a dummy proof guide, so that we will try to make it as easy as possible and you will be all set in just a few minutes.

We will help you configure the Apn Settings, required for browsing the internet on the phone and the MMS Settings, which is required for you to be able to send or receive multimedia or picture messages on the Mate 8.

The steps are pretty similar to a normal android phone, the only difference is that the Mate 8 uses Huawei special Emotion UI adding some unique touch to the phone

Which are the steps to setup the apn settings on your Huawei MATE 8

The quickest way to access the APN Menu on the Huawei MATE 8 is the following:

On the main screen, slide down the notification menu.  Look for the Shortcut section and you should have a default shortcut called Settings.  From there, click on More and then Mobile Network,  once inside the menu, please tab on Access Point Name, You should see a list of default APN’s that came setup on the phone, depending where you bought it, it may contain one or more pre-configure settings.  Tab on the menu and select the Create new APN (or Add new) this way we ensure all settings will come fresh and avoid modifying existing ones.

The menu will contain a few parts, which you should pay close attention to, as you will need to enter most of the fields with the information related to your mobile operator.  In case you don’t have it, you can just do a quick search on our blog and you will find them easily.  If there are several APNs available, try to look for the 4G or LTE ones, as this gives the fastest connection to the Mate 8

Please make sure you filled in both the APN Settings and MMS Settings section (MMS port, etc.).  After inputting all required fields, save the APN, exit and try browsing the internet.

If things work properly, you should see a small icon on the upper right hand side of the phone where it shows a little icon that says: 4G or LTE, 3G, H, H+, depending on the coverage that the provider has.

APN Settings list for the Huawei MATE 8


Mate 8 APN Settings menu

If you are using Straight talk on the Mate 8, just click on the link below.  Bear special attention as straight talk uses different network infrastructure, and depending on the one you are sign up to, it may vary, read carefully the instructions included in the article

Straight Talk Apn Settings for Huawei MATE 8

AT&T Apn Settings for Huawei MATE 8

Huawei MATE 8 Cricket Wireless APN Settings

T-Mobile APN Settings for Huawei MATE 8

In case that you have trouble setting up the apn settings on the Mate 8, please take a look at our APN Troubeshooting guide as it is aimed at guiding you to resolving the most common issues, either you cannot send or receive mms or the internet is too slow.  Happy browsing!

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