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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Wi-Fi Not Turning On Issue & Other Related Problems

The #Samsung #Galaxy #S6Edge is one of the best devices that you can use to go online while on the go. If you are indoors then you will want to use a Wi-Fi connection while if you are outdoors you can use your network’s fast 4G LTE network . Going online with this particular model is quite easy as all you need to do is switch on the desired connectivity mode. There are however instances when certain issues can occur while trying to go online which we will be addressing today. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting  series we will tackle the Galaxy S6 Edge Wi-Fi not turning on issue & other related problems.

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S6 Edge Wi-Fi Not Turning On

Problem: Hi I am having an issue with the Wifi not turning on even after cache wiped, soft reset and full factory reset wifi stuck saying turning on. I have also reset network settings which solved the issue before and this no longer helps. This issue started after a software update but a further update has not solved the issue. I am in Vodafone UK

Solution: You already performed all of the troubleshooting steps that needs to be done to check if the phone software is causing the problem which in this case fails to work. This is most likely caused by a hardware issue already however since you mentioned that this issue started after a software update you should consider flashing your phone first with its updated stock firmware file using Odin. You can get the firmware file of your phone from the Sammobile website where you can also find the instructions on how to flash your phone.

If flashing the phone fails to fix the problem then you need to bring your phone to a service center and have it checked.

S6 Edge Wi-Fi Disconnects And Reconnects Constantly

Problem: Wifi disconnects and reconnects constantly. Smart network switch has been off since I got the phone, wifi on during sleep mode, all other phones and devices have perfect connectivity. Verizon Galaxy s6 edge running Android 6.0.1. please tell me you found a solution to this

Solution: Follow the troubleshooting steps listed below to fix this Wi-Fi issue that you are having.

  • Try to check if an app you installed is causing the problem by starting the phone in Safe Mode. When your phone operates in this mode only the pre-installed apps are allowed to run while apps you downloaded are prevented from running. If the problem does not occur in this mode then it is likely caused by an app you downloaded. Find out what app this is and uninstall it.
  • Try wiping the cache partition of your phone from the recovery mode.
  • Backup your phone data then do a factory reset.

S6 Edge Mobile Data Stopped Working After Software Update

Problem: please can you help me ASAP! my galaxy S6 mobile data stopped working after i upgraded the system ( it pretty much upgraded itself) and i have tried everything in your web page and it doesn’t work . so what should i do? should i contact my network provider???? i need this to contact my family plz

Solution: It’s possible that when the software of your phone got the update the APN settings of the phone got changed. Try to check these settings on your phone and make sure that it matches the settings of your network provider. Make the necessary changes on your phone if needed. If your phone is already using the correct APN settings and the issue still persists then you should consider doing a factory reset. Make sure to backup your phone data before doing the reset.

Once the reset is complete check the APN settings of your phone again then if it is correct try to go online. If the issue still remains then you should contact your network provider regarding this matter as this might already be an account or network related issue.

S6 Edge Phone Can’t Connect To 4G

Problem: Hi, I have Galaxy S6 edge and i have a problem since 5 months. When I put my phone on 4G the network goes offline (internet and calls) but if i put it on 2G everything is fine. I don’t know if this problem came with Android 6.0.1 update or not. Please help me and thank you for this useful website.

Solution: Is this phone previously locked to another network? If you had this phone unlocked and it was previously locked to a CDMA network and you are now using it on a GSM network then it is possible that this issue can occur.

Another factor that can cause this problem is a third party app that you installed in your phone. To check if this is the case just start the phone in Safe Mode. When the phone works in this mode only the pre-installed apps are allowed to run. In case the issue does not occur in this mode then it is most likely caused by a downloaded app. Find out what app this is and uninstall it.

One last troubleshooting step that you should consider is a factory reset. Make sure to backup your phone data before doing the reset.

If the above steps fails to fix the problem then you should bring your phone to a service center and have it checked.

S6 Edge Screen Flashes When Using Internet

Problem: Hello. I’m sorry, but my knowledge of English language is weak, but I will try to describe my problem and I hope you will help me, because company which sold me this phone just ignore me. Before two weeks I bought Samsung galaxy S6 edge. When I surf in the Net (for example: when I surf in Facebook) a quarter of my phones screen is flashing, but usually when I use my phone everything is okay. It happens when I use internet.

Solution: The first thing that you need to do in this case is to check if the issue occurs when the phone is plugged to its charger. If you don’t experience the problem then this might be caused by a weak battery. Have the battery replaced at a service center.

If the issue still occur even if the phone is connected to its charger then you should perform the troubleshooting steps listed below.

  • Check if a third party app you installed is causing the problem by starting the phone in Safe Mode. If the problem does not occur in this mode then it could be caused by an app you installed. Find out what app this is and uninstall it.
  • Wipe the cache partition of your phone from the recovery mode.
  • Backup your phone data then do a factory reset.

If the above steps fails to fix the problem then this might be a hardware related issue already. I recommend that you have this checked at a service center.

S6 Edge Internet Connection Keeps Dropping

Problem: My internet connection keeps dropping out for no reason when in wifi and when in mobile data. For no apparent reason. I’ve tried everything I’ve read up like the clear cache and so on and so far and nothing seems to work because it Keeps happening. I’ve been told that i have to do a hard reset on my phone? But does that mean i will loose all my music? I want to try avoid losing anything. Can you help me

Solution: Since the problem occur when you are connected to your Wi-Fi and mobile data network then the best way to proceed right now is to do a factory reset. You have to backup your phone data  before doing the reset so you won’t lose your music files.

S6 Edge Wi-Fi Keeps Dropping When Screen Is Off

Problem: Wi-Fi keeps dropping when I turn off the screen and when I open it, it displays that it is connecting to Wi-Fi but it should already be connected. It occasionally will do it while I am using it as well. My phone is more than a year old. Thank you.

Solution: The Wi-Fi sleep policy of your phone might be active which is causing this issue. To fix this problem you should follow the steps listed below.

  • Tap and hold on the Wi-Fi icon
  • Tap More
  • Tap Advanced
  • Tap Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep

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