Disabling the WiFi Power Save Mode of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Turning off the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 WiFi Power Save Mode feature will let you solve a variety of connectivity-related problems. Among them are the freezing in the WiFi configuration menu while trying to connect and poor Internet connection even when the signal of your phone is at full bars.

How to Disable WiFi Power Save Mode

The WiFi Power Save Mode configuration of the Galaxy Note 2 is a hidden feature. This can only be accessed and turned off by performing the following steps:

1. Tap the Phone app.

2. Key in *#0011# in the dialler.

3. Hit the Menu button below the screen of the Galaxy Note 2.

4. Select WiFi.

5. Tap the “WiFi Power Save Mode” button to Off.


Turning off the WiFi Power Save Mode can help optimize the connectivity and performance of your device but it has the tendency to drain your battery faster. So, consider this tradeoff first before disabling it.

Can the WiFi Power Save Mode of the Galaxy Note 2 Be Permanently Disabled?

One sender in The Droid Guy Mailbag asked if there’s a way to permanently disable the WiFi Power Save Mode of the Galaxy Note 2 so that he does not have to repeat the same process of turning it off whenever he is restarting his phone. However, it is sad to note that such option is not available for a Galaxy Note 2 that is not rooted. Thus, every after restarting the device, you will have to manually enter the WiFi Power Save Mode using the steps above.

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