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Galaxy S8 WiFi Problems and Solutions

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Galaxy S8 WiFi Problems and Solutions

Galaxy S8 Problems and Solutions
Galaxy S8 WiFi Problems and Solutions - The Samsung Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi specs 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz),VHT80 MU-MIMO,1024QAM and might be one of the best phones of the year, but sometimes it reported Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi problems that mess with your experience. We hope this tutorials guide to help you to fix Galaxy S8 problems.

Galaxy S8 WiFi Problems and Solutions

If your Galaxy S8 is suffering from some Wi-Fi woes, here are a few things you can try to get reconnected. Galaxy S8 tutorial connecting to a Wi-Fi network :

  1. On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Wi-Fi, and then tap the switch to activate it.
  2. Select a network from the Wi-Fi networks list.
  3. Networks that require a password appear with a lock icon. Enter the password and tap CONNECT.
Galaxy S8 Tips and Tricks
  1. Once the device connects to a Wi-Fi network, the device will reconnect to that network each time it is available without requiring a password. To prevent the device connecting to the network automatically, select it from the list of networks and tap FORGET.
  2. If you cannot connect to a Wi-Fi network properly, restart your device’s Wi-Fi feature or the wireless router.
  3. Try turning off Wi-Fi, then turn off the phone. Turn your phone back on and then turn on Wi-Fi again. Sometimes it just needs a quick kick in the but to get going again and turning it off and on might be the hoof it needs.

Reset your router
Galaxy S8 Problems and Solutions, sometimes your router may get a bit sluggish and it just needs a refresh. Unplug it or power it down for at least 30 seconds, then fire it back up again. Sometimes your Wi-Fi problem could be to do with how your Galaxy S8 connects to your network. Try forgetting the network, then reconnect to it.

Here's how to fix Galaxy S8 problems:Launch Galaxy S8 Settings from your home screen, the Notification Shade, or the app drawer to run Galaxy S8 Forget WiFi:
Galaxy S8 WiFi

  1. Swipe down Galaxy S8 Quick settings twice
  2. Tap Wi-Fi.
  3. Tap the network you're connected to.
  4. Tap Forget.
  5. tap Wi-Fi, tap the network, tap Forget
  6. Tap the network again to reconnect to it.
  7. Enter the password if there is one.
  8. Tap Connect.
  9. Tap the network again, enter the password, tap Connect
Try another network
It could just be that the network you're trying to connect to has rather poor coverage. Try connecting to a different Wi-Fi network and see if that makes a difference.
The best way to test this would be to try a network outside your home, just in case your router is the real problem.

Galaxy S8 Problems and Solutions
This is another obvious one, but here it is: get closer to the physical router. If you are experiencing connectivity issues, try moving closer to the router itself. This is especially true if you are connected on the 5Ghz frequency, since it travels shorter distances than the more ubiquitous (and more prone to interference) 2.4Ghz frequency.
Check your router settings
Sometimes it's just a matter of switching to the other band on your dual band router. Try switching to 2.4GHz in your router's software settings. It has a wider range and may connect better to your Galaxy S8.

Make sure Wi-Fi is always on
In the Wi-Fi settings on your Galaxy S8, you have three options that control when Wi-Fi is on. If your connection is spotty, you'll want to make sure that Wi-Fi is always connected, even when your phone is asleep (i.e. the screen is off). Here's how!
Launch Settings from your home screen, the Notification Shade, or the app drawer.
  1. Tap Wi-Fi.
  2. Tap More in the top right corner of your screen.
  3. Launch Settings, tap Wi-Fi, tap More
  4. Tap Advanced.
  5. Tap Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep.
  6. Tap Always.
  7. tap Advanced, tap Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep, tap Always
This will stop your Galaxy S8 from disconnecting from your Wi-Fi network every time the screen turns off.

Turn off Power Saving Mode
Improve Galaxy S8 battery life by use Power Saving Mode slows your Galaxy S8's performance, which may be hindering your Wi-Fi connectivity.

Turn it off in the Notification Shade. If you have it on for a reason, then charge your phone and worry about Wi-Fi later!

Change the encryption settings on your router
We're getting into more technical territory now and this should be one of the last things you try.

Remove the encryption from your router (refer to your router's instruction manual, since every brand will be different).

This will create an "open" network, which means you won't need a password to connect. If this clears up your Wi-Fi issues, there may be a problem with your router's software. While we always recommend maintaining strong encryption between your phone and your router, look into enabling a different protocol when you re-enable encryption. If you were using AES, try changing it to TKIP (though we strongly encourage you to stick with WPA2-PSK (AES) once the problems have been resolved).

If all else fails still have a WiFi problems?
If you have a new router and you know your Galaxy S8 isn't the problem and everything's tested properly with your internet service provider, then maybe your home just isn't Wi-Fi friendly. It's OK, many aren't.

As a last-ditch effort, you might want to try a Wi-Fi range extender/repeater. These usually just plug into a power outlet somewhere in your home in a Barrel of Monkeys fashion in that they pick up the Wi-Fi signal and then broadcast it, adding more range to your signal.
If you find that Wi-Fi works great near the router but sucks elsewhere in your home, strategically place an extender and your problems may be solved. Some extenders even help you pinpoint dead spots.

Congratuliation the Wifi fix with our guide and enoy to use Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi features, but you mus setting it's first by follow the instructions below:

Samsung Galaxy S8 Advaced Settings
Samsung Galaxy S8 advaced settings Wi-Fi Direct connects directly via a Wi-Fi network without requiring an access point.
  1. On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Wi-Fi, and then tap the switch to activate it.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi Direct.
  3. The detected devices are listed.
    • If the device you want to connect to is not in the list, request that the device turns on its Wi-Fi Direct feature.
  4. Select a device to connect to.
The devices will be connected when the other device accepts the Wi-Fi Direct connection request.
Sending and receiving data
You can share data on your Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+, such as contacts or media files, with other devices. The following actions are an example of sending an image to another device.
  1. Launch the Gallery app and select an image.
  2. Tap Share → Wi-Fi Direct and select a device to transfer the image to.
  3. Accept the Wi-Fi Direct connection request on the other device.
If the devices are already connected, the image will be sent to the other device without the connection request procedure.

Ending the device connection
  1. On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Wi-Fi.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi Direct.
  3. The device displays the connected devices in the list.
  4. Tap the device name to disconnect the devices.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Tips:
  • Turn off Wi-Fi to save the battery when not in use.
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