How to Reset Network Settings on Galaxy Z Flip 4

One of the best ways to fix connectivity issues on your Samsung Galaxy Z flip 4 is to reset network settings. This action will restore default network configuration of your phone removing any wrong or corrupted settings. In this tutorial we will be showing you how this is done.

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 is a premium Android phone that uses a foldable form factor. It’s powerful enough to handle all of the demanding apps and games yet can easily fit in your pocket when folded. Some of its best features include a Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 chip and a battery capacity of 3700 mAh.

Reset Network Settings Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

What happens when you reset all network settings on Android?

If you are experiencing a problem with your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 Wi-Fi connection, Bluetooth settings, or even mobile data connection then performing a network reset might just be the solution.

When performing the reset network settings procedure on your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 the cellular and Wi-Fi settings (including saved networks and passwords) as well as Bluetooth will be cleared and restored to their default network configuration.

Here’s how to perform this procedure.

Reset network settings

  • Open Settings app on your phone.
  • Scroll down and tap General management.
  • Tap Reset to view the reset options.
  • Tap Reset network settings.
  • Tap Reset settings and if prompted, enter your security lock.
  • Tap Reset to proceed with the network settings reset.

Troubleshooting network issues after performing reset network settings on Galaxy Z Flip 4

If you are still experiencing connectivity issues even after you reset settings, then here are the additional troubleshooting steps you need to perform.

Solution 1: Toggle the Airplane Mode on your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

Turning on airplane mode then turning it back off is one way of refreshing the phone connection to the WiFi router or your cellular network. What happens in this case is that all incoming and outgoing radio communications are cut off when Airplane mode is on.

Toggle Airplane Mode

  • From a Home screen, swipe up to access the apps screen.
  • Tap Settings.
  • Tap Connections.
  • Tap Airplane Mode switch to turn on.
  • Wait for a minute then tap Airplane Mode switch again to turn off.

Solution 2: Restart the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

Restarting the phone will basically close all running apps and processes. The device RAM will also be cleared of temporary data. This procedure will reboot the operating system of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4and reload all of its services. Your personal data, files, and apps will remain unchanged

Soft reset Galaxy Z Flip 4

  • Turn off the phone by pressing and holding the Bixby button and the volume down button on the side of the device.
  • Choose Power off.
  • Choose Power off again. The phone will turn off.
  • Wait for a few seconds.
  • Press and hold the Bixby button on the side of the device to turn on the Samsung phone.

Solution 3: Perform a software update on your Galaxy Z Flip 4

Software updates are constantly being pushed by Samsung to its devices to improve its performance, make it more secure, or even add more features.

It’s always a good idea to get any new update available as this might fix any connectivity issues that you are experiencing.

Manually getting software update

  • Open Settings and scroll all the way down.
  • Find and tap Software update.
  • Tap Download and install to check for a new update.

Take note that your device will need an internet connection to get the update. It’s best to use a WiFi connection and not a mobile data connection as the former is more stable and faster.

Once the software updates have been installed and your phone is running on the latest version try checking if the issue still occurs.

Solution 4: Perform a factory reset

If the above troubleshooting steps fails to fix the network issues on your Samsung flagship device, then you should consider doing a factory data reset.

Before proceeding with the factory reset you need to back up your phone files. Any photos, files, contact lists, or notes just to name a few that you have saved in your phone will be deleted so make sure to make a backup copy of these.

Factory data reset

  • Turn off your Samsung Galaxy device.
  • Simultaneously press and hold the Volume up and side buttons until the device vibrates and the Android Recovery screen appears then release all buttons. Allow up to 30 seconds for the recovery screen to appear.
  • From the Android Recovery screen, select Wipe data/factory reset. You can use the volume buttons to cycle through the available options and the side key to select.
  • Select Factory data reset. Allow several seconds for the factory data reset to complete.
  • Select Reboot system now. Allow several minutes for the reboot process to complete.
  • Set up your Android phone.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What happens when I reset network settings on my Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4?

    This procedure will reset Wi-Fi settings, cellular settings, and Bluetooth settings to their default values.

  2. Why does my Galaxy Z Flip 4 keep closing apps?

    This could be due to corrupted third-party apps. Try to start your phone in Safe Mode and check if the issue still occurs. If it doesn't then find out the third-party app that is causing the problem and uninstall it.

  3. Why does my phone keep glitching out of apps?

    This might be due to a corrupted software. Try to do a factory reset to fix this issue.

  4. How do I reset app preferences on my Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4?

    Launch your Settings > Apps.
    Tap on Choose default apps.
    Select a Default App option.
    Select your preferred default app, then tap the back arrow key to apply changes.

  5. What to do when my Z Flip 4 is stuck in download mode?

    To exit out of download mode press the Power button and select Restart. Alternatively, press and hold the Volume Down and Side key at the same time for 7 seconds.

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Chad Buenaflor

Chad has been in the tech industry since 2000. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is interested in the hardware and software side of technology. Initially working for a Japanese semiconductor company as a Test Engineer for nearly 10 years, he then pursued his passion for internet technology by working for the support team of Time Warner Cable then finally joining TheDroidGuy as one of their troubleshooting and tech writers. On his free time he plays his favorite games on his PC, Xbox Series X, and Android phone.

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