Most of us have reported having Wi-Fi issues with our Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ Plus. When using apps such as Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, WhatsApp or Instagram, you will notice slow WIFI speeds on Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus. You will notice slow WIFI issues on these phones especially when icons do not open or the pictures come out gray or they do not come up at all. These apps and pictures take years to load.
Some people have also claimed that when using Google Now, the screen gets stuck when “recognizing,” and eventually you get an error message saying, “Can’t reach Google at the moment.” The main reason for the slow Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus Wi-Fi is due to a weak Wi-Fi signal. This weak signal cannot connect your smartphone to the internet.
We can help you fix a slow Wi-Fi especially when you get frustrated when your phone can’t connect to the internet although you have a strong Wi-Fi signal. The procedure below should guide on you on how to fix Galaxy S8’s slow Wi-Fi issues.
How to fix Galaxy S8 slow Wi-Fi issues
- Reset the factory settings on your Galaxy S8
- Open the Wi-Fi settings on the Internet connection you are trying to use and click on “Forget” to forget the Wi-Fi Network. Try to reconnect.
- Try to reset the router or internet modem
- On your Galaxy S8 switch from DHCP to Static Connection
- Change your router’s bandwidth settings
- Change your router’s broadcast channel
- Try to adjust or disable the security settings for your modem or router
- Call your ISP and upgrade to a higher speed or bandwidth.
The solutions above should help you solve a slow Wi-Fi connection on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus. In some cases, you may have to perform a complete cache partition wipe incase the Wi-Fi problem persists. You should not be worried about losing your media because this method does not delete your data. The Android Recovery Mode should be suitable when you want to perform the Wipe Cache Partition function. Follow the guide in this link to learn how to clear Galaxy S8 Phone cache.
How to clear your Galaxy S8’s cache
- Turn off your Galaxy S8
- Get the phone into Recovery Mode
- After a while the S8 should vibrate once to start the Recovery Mode
- Scroll through to search for the “wipe cache partition” option and select it
- Give the process a few seconds to complete after which you can restart the Galaxy S8 using the “reboot system now.”