In this article, we are going to discuss the solutions for Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Not Connecting to Wi-Fi. If you are following Technobezz, you’ll see that most of our WI-FI connection problems are all similar. The Tab 3 especially has a tendency for Wi-Fi instability. However, there are a lot of ways to fix the wifi problem on the Tab 3 and these are explained here in detail.
A general tip before we move to the other solutions is to make sure that there is no problem with your modem/router.
To check if there is an algorithm problem,
Change your Encryption Algorithm. You can access these by the following URL
- Linksys – http://192.168.1.1
- 3Com – http://192.168.1.1
- D-Link – http://192.168.0.1
- Belkin – http://192.168.2.1
- Netgear – http://192.168.0.1.
Potential fixes for Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Not Connecting to Wifi
The device is no doubt a great value for money in terms of design and performance, but as with any other device, users can experience some bugs and issues. This does not make the gadget a bad deal as all these are small issues that can be fixed with some easy tricks. We have come up here with few solutions that might fix your device which is not able to connect to Wi-fi while a common solution that works for most people is to “Forget network , and adding it again”.
Signal disturbance happens at times, and you cannot stop it. To deal with your Wi-fi being interchanging between nearby channels, download and install –WiFi Analyzer that will help you in find the less crowded channel for the Wireless router .
Change the date and time – to do so, tap on the Application from Home screen and go to Settings > Date & Time> Automatic Date & Time and clear the checkbox which will light up the set time and set date option. Tap on those options one by one to set the correct time and date.
By clearing your System cache you can restore your default WI-FI preferences without changing your personal settings/Files. To do so, follow the below steps:
- Hold the volume up and power button together
- Release when the options appear
- Use the volume button to navigate to delete all cache data
- Use the power button to select
- Once the process is completed, use the power button to select reboot system now.
Sometimes users are also required to adjust the Wi-fi sleep policy that can resolve the issue. Here is how to do that:
- From the home screen of your Galaxy Tab 3 go to Menu> Application > Settings> Wi-Fi settings.
- Next, tap on the menu button and then ‘Advanced’.
- Here tap on the Wi-Fi Sleep policy option.
- It will display you options such as ‘When screen turns off’ which disables the Wi-Fi automatically in standby mode and another option is ‘Never when plugged in’
- So choose the one best suited for you while you can also leave it to the default settings which is ‘Never’.
As stated above these steps should help if Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 not connecting to Wifi. There are chances that you are not able to connect to a particular Wireless Connection or connection keeps fluctuating. In this case, contact ISP and if there is no problem from their end you can contact Samsung or perform Factory Reset and then check again.
To perform a factory reset, go to Settings > Backup and Reset >Factory Data Reset and tap Reset Device. That’s it. But do not forget to create a back up of the device first as this process will erase everything from your handset.