If you own a LG V20, you may be having problem with WiFi on your device. Don’t worry this problem has been reported by many with things like the WiFi changes to data automatically and that it has slow WiFi speed. All of these issues can be fixed by reading the solutions below on how to fix the LG V20 problems with WiFi.
Fix slow WiFi in LG V20
One of the biggest problems facing this new smartphone is the slow WiFi speed on LG V20. This is especially noticed when you use apps like Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Whatsapp or Twitter. It’s been reported that sometimes these apps don’t come up at all, or take a long period of time to load and start working.
This is even happening when the LG V20 has a strong WiFi signal, but the WiFi still remains slow. The following are some solutions on how to fix LG V20 WiFi issues you may be having.
How to troubleshoot slow Wi-Fi in LG V20:
- Turn off your phone
- At the same time, hold the power, volume up and the home buttons
- Wait until the smartphone vibrates and it goes into recovery mode
- Now look for “wipe cache partition” and choose it
- After the process has been finished, you’ll see an option that says “reboot system now” that’ll reboot the smartphone.
WiFi Changes To Data Randomly On LG V20
Another issue with those that own a LG V20 is that the WiFi connection changes from standard WiFi to data. This happens depending on the settings of your smartphone, which makes the phone change according wireless connection strength. This feature is named “Smart network switch” and was developed to automatically change from Wi-Fi to the mobile networks, like LTE, to have a stronger network connection all the time. But don’t worry, it’s possible to adjust the WiFi settings to fix the LG V20 WiFi problem.
Disable the smart network switch on LG V20 and fix the WiFi problem:
- Turn on your smartphone.
- Turn on the mobile data connection.
- Now go to Menu -> Settings -> Wireless.
- Browse for the “Smart network switch”.
- Remove the check to turn off this feature.
After you uncheck the box, your LG V20 will stop automatically changing between Wi-Fi and the mobile Internet.
Get Technical Support
If you’ve followed the steps above, and you still have WiFi problems with your LG V20. Then the next thing that is recommended is to take your phone to the store where you purchased it and have them check for damages. There’s a good chance that if the smartphone is damaged, they’ll fix the problem.