Lately, a lot of Samsung Galaxy S III users were reporting problems with their Wi-Fi connectivity. Some of the most common complaints are frequent drops followed by a reconnect, slow speeds while connected, and inability to connect to either 5GHz or 2.4GHz. If you are experiencing similar problems in your Galaxy S III phone, follow the tips below where I will show you how to fix it and make your Wi-Fi work without any problem.
To fix your Samsung Galaxy S III Wi-Fi Issues follow the tips below.
Tip 1: Connect to a different frequency band
If you face with frequent drops and reconnects, you can simply change your Wi-Fi frequency. Switching to lower or higher frequency can easily fix your problem. To do it try the following steps.
Step 1: Go to phone Settings and tap on Wi-Fi.
Step 2: Now tap on the options button and tap on Advanced.
Step 3: Now tap on Wi-Fi frequency band.
Step 4: All you have to do now is choose, either 5 GHz or 2.4 GHz frequency band.
Tip 2: Turn off special service mode
This should help if you are experiencing slow connections without any plausible reason.
Step 1: Open Phone app and then dial *#0011#.
Step 2: Once you dial, it will open a special Service Mode.
Step 3: Now tap on menu button and go to Wi-Fi.
Step 4: Tap on ON button to switch it to OFF. Exit from the menu, and you are done.
Tip 3: Tweak some more Wi-Fi settings
If none of above suggestions help, you can try to turn off some of the Wi-Fi features. Here is what you need to do:
Step 1: Go to the phone Settings and tap on Wi-Fi.
Step 2: Tap on options menu button and then choose Advanced.
Step 3: Now uncheck options Network notification and Auto connect.
You are done! If you followed above tips, you should resolve your problems with Wi-Fi in Samsung Galaxy S III. If your problem persists, contact tech support for the phone wireless carrier and demand a solution from them. However if you used a different methods which worked successfully for you, you are most welcome to share them with our readers.