Galaxy Note 9 is the latest smartphone released by Samsung this year and it comes packed with tons of new features and performance improvements. Despite all the enhancements, it is not rare for users to face random problems. After all, hardware and software are always prone to issues and will never be perfect.
One common issue that Note 9 users face is WiFi connectivity problems, which can happen due to various reason. If you’re reading this article, then you most probably own a Galaxy Note 9 and are facing issues with its WiFi connectivity. This is a very frustrating problem as all apps nowadays depend on WiFi and not having a proper connection makes these apps unusable. There are various WiFi issues that Note 9 users could face, such as random connection drops, failing to connect to a network with the correct password, slow network speed, and much more.
In this article, we outline some of the methods that will help you fix WiFi connections issues in Galaxy Note 9.
How to Fix WiFi Issues in Galaxy Note 9
Solution #1: Turn Off and Reconnect WiFi
This is the most common and effective methods of fixing WiFi issues in Note 9. Here’s how:
- Go to Settings > Connections > WiFi and toggle off the WiFi connection.
- Restart your Note 9 device.
- Now go back to the WiFi settings and turn it on.
This easy solution should fix the issue, if not, keep on reading.
Solution #2: Airplane Mode
Airplane mode is a feature in smartphones that disables all network connections, including WiFi, Cellular Data, and Bluetooth. Turning on Airplane mode is a quick solution for fixing major Wi-Fi connectivity issues in a device. Sometimes, due to the software bugs and minor network glitches, network signals start to act up and cause connectivity issues.
- Swipe down from the top of the screen to open the notification drawer and view all the quick toggles. Here you’ll see an “Airplane Mode” toggle, tap on it to enable Airplane Mode.
- Keep it on for 15 seconds, then turn it off by tapping on the Airplane Mode toggle again.
- If you can’t find the Airplane mode toggle, then go to Settings > Connections.
- Here you should see the Airplane Mode toggle, tap on it to enable, then switch it off after 15 seconds.
Solution #3: “Forget” WiFi Network
If you’re having trouble connecting to a WiFi which you had connected before or there are connection issues, then you should try deleting the WiFi network and re-connect. This is commonly known as “Forget WiFi network”.
- Go Settings > Connections > WiFi, and switch on the WiFi if it’s off.
- From the list of available WiFi networks, tap on the network which you want to delete/forget, then choose the “Forget” or “Forget network” option.
- Now restart your Note 9 and connect to the WiFi network. If it has a password, you’ll be asked to enter it again.
Solution #4: Reset Network Settings
It could be that the network settings on your device have been altered or set up incorrectly and this could cause issues with your WiFi connection. Try resetting the network settings to return them back to the default configuration. This resets all your network connections, including WiFi, Mobile Data, and Bluetooth. Note that you will have to re-enter the WiFi’s password, so make sure that you remember it before proceeding.
- Open the Settings app on your Note 9, then tap on the search bar at the top and search for “Reset network settings”.
- Choose Reset Settings and enter your device passcode to proceed.
- Once your device restarts and the network has been reset, go to the WiFi settings connect to your WiFi network. You’ll be asked to re-enter the WiFi’s password.
Solution #5: Restart Your Wireless Router
If you’re still facing issues, then it could be that your wireless router is the main culprit. Perhaps it has overheated or isn’t receiving internet connection properly from the ISP. In such cases, restarting the router fixes the issue.
Most WiFi routers have a power button on the back or bottom of the device, but it differs based on the router’s model. Here’s what you have to do:
- Switch the power button on your WiFi router to turn it off.
- Wait for 30-40 seconds, then turn on by pressing the same power button again.
These are some of the methods that will help fix the WiFi connectivity issues that you’re facing on your Samsung Galaxy Note 9. If you’re still facing issues after following all the methods mentioned above, then let us know in the comments below.