Is the unstable Wi-Fi connection the biggest complaint relating to your Samsung Note 9 or Note 8 experience? You might find some comfort in knowing that you are not the only one in this situation. Among those who are dissatisfied with how their Note 8 or Note 9 handles web applications, discussions about Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and other app problems are common.
Pictures look gray, icons don’t upload, it takes forever until they can see the actual content, Google Now gets stuck on the “recognizing…” part or just displays the “Can’t reach Google at the moment” message – and the list could go on and on. What makes this entire experience even more annoying is the fact that these problems can occur and persist even when the Wi-Fi signal appears to be strong and uninterrupted. What could be the culprit, you wonder?
Truth to be told, there are many different things that you can suspect. Our most commonly discovered slow Wi-Fi problems on Note 9 and Note 8 disappeared after we have decided to:
- Initiate a factory reset of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 or Note 9 device;
- Instruct the phone to “forget” the Wi-Fi Network and reconnect to it afterward;
- Switch the connection type from DHCP to Static;
- Switch the DNS to Google’s Addresses;
- Edit the Router Bandwidth Settings;
- Edit the Router’s Broadcast Channel;
- Adjust the security settings of the Modem or Router;
- Disable the security of the Modem or Router;
- Call the ISP provider and require an upgrade to a package with higher speed and larger bandwidth.
We’ve just shared with you our top 9 most successful strategies of making a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 or Note 9 device to work better through the Wi-Fi connection, without too many complications. If none of them worked, you can try to discover how to clear the Galaxy Note 8 cache. With this action of wiping the cache partition, you have an extra chance of fixing the situation.
It can all be done from the Android Recovery Mode and it doesn’t imply any risk regarding the data currently stored on the device. Here are the steps you should follow:
- Turn off the phone;
- Press and hold, at the same time, the Volume Up, the Home, and the Power Off buttons;
- Wait a few seconds without releasing any of the buttons;
- When the device vibrates once you can tell that it just started the Recovery Mode;
- Use the Volume Down key to navigate;
- Use the Power Key to initiate whatever option you highlighted with the Volume Down key;
- Access the entry labeled as Wipe Cache Partition;
- When it finishes the wiping process, access the entry labeled as Reboot System Now.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Note 9 will restart and return to the standard running mode. This time, the Wi-Fi connection shouldn’t cause you problems.