Another thing OnePlus 6 users have complained about is its slow Wi-Fi problem. A perfect example of this is the slow, snail-like Wi-Fi speed you experience when trying to use apps like Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram. In such cases, most of the pictures and the icons look gray and take a long time to load or don’t even load at all.
Some people stated that when using Google Now, the phone screen becomes stuck on “Recognizing” and the response they get after a while is “Can’t reach Google at the moment. The slow OnePlus 6 Wi-Fi is mainly caused by a weak Wi-Fi signal that can no longer connect the phone to the net.
This only becomes a frustrating problem when Wi-Fi signal is very strong and the connection speed is still low. Don’t be bothered, we will help solve the problem. Below are suggestions and tips on how you can fix the slow Wi-Fi problem.
Solutions to OnePlus 6 slow Wi-Fi
- Do factory reset of the phone
- Leave the poor Wi-Fi connection for a while and reconnect after some time.
- Reset the Modem or router
- Toggle from DNS (domain name system) to Google address on smartphone
- Change to static connection on OnePlus 6 from DHCP
- Change the bandwidth settings of the Router
- The broadcast channel of the router should be changed
- Adjust or disable the modem or router security settings
- Upgrade to a higher router bandwidth
The solutions above will fix slow Wi-Fi problem in 9 out of 10 cases. However, if for one reason or the other, the problem persists, carry out a “Wipe Cache Partition” to get the slow Wi-Fi problem solved.
The good news is, this process leaves the phone’s data untouched; that is, data like videos, photos, and messages will not be deleted. The “Wipe Cache Partition ”can be performed in the phone recovery mode. Read more on how to wipe off OnePlus 6 smartphone cache in this guide.
How to solve OnePlus 6 slow Wi-Fi problem
- Switch off the phone
- Hold the volume up, power and home buttons all at once.
- The OnePlus 6 phone will vibrate after few seconds signaling that phone is in recovery mode.
- Look for “wipe cache partition” and click on it.
- The process ends after some minutes and you can then reboot the phone using “reboot system now”.