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Here’s how you can reset the apn settings on any Samsung phone. Yeah, you can reset the access point name on any samsung phone, here are all the screenshots and images attached including a video. I’m using a Samsung M33.

How to Reset APN Settings (Samsung devices)

Below is the step-by-step guide to switching to default apn settings, we especially show it for samsung phones only.

Step 1: Open the Samsung device Settings

Now, find and select the mobile setting icon from the app drawer.

Step 2: Tap On Connections

connections highlighted screenshot

Now in the settings tap and select the connections.

Step 3: Select Mobile Networks

mobile networks screenshot samsung

From all the things and options available in connection settings, simply open the mobile networks.

Step 4: Tap on Access Point Names

access point names on samsung screenshot

From here you have to hit the access point names in the settings.

Step 5: From the Additional Settings of APN, Hit Reset

reset to default highlighted screenshot
reset apn settings screenshot

Now when you get into the APN settings, you will see the current and your added APN files.

As you can see in the screenshot, there are three APNs in my samsung, Airtel, T MOBILE, and Airtel MMS.

Tap on three dots on the top right side, and select the “Reset to default”. When you hit it, a pop-up will pop up on the Samsung phone’s screen.

Step 6: Confirm Resetting APN

Now when you see the confirmation box, simply hit the ‘Reset’.

Here’s what it says: 

All APNs you have added will be removed. The other APNs will be reset to their default settings.

So this is how you can reset apn on a samsung phone, I followed this on my samsung m33 and Galaxy phone, and the steps are exactly the same. Because all the Samsung phones are working on OneUI, it is exactly the same.

apn settings menu screenshot

Summing Up Resetting APN on Samsung

Here are the Ultimate Steps to Reset APN Settings on Samsung:

  • Open the “Settings” app on your Samsung device.
  • Tap on “Connections.”
  • Select “Mobile Networks.”
  • Choose “Access Point Names (APN).”
  • Access the options menu by tapping the three dots in the top right corner.
  • Select “Reset to default.”
  • Confirm the reset by tapping “Reset” in the confirmation dialog.

By following these steps, you can easily reset the Access Point Name (APN) settings on your Samsung phone to their default configuration. This may be useful if you’re encountering network or data connectivity issues.


In conclusion, resetting the Access Point Name (APN) settings on a Samsung device is a straightforward process that can help resolve network and data connectivity issues. By following the simple steps outlined, you can quickly return your APN settings to their default configuration, ensuring a smooth and trouble-free mobile data experience. This process is particularly useful for Samsung users who may need to troubleshoot and refresh their network settings.

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