How to Fix Galaxy S23 Ultra Wi-Fi Not Working?

Samsung Electronic’s premium flagship device, Galaxy S23 Ultra, users face a huge disappointment. The Galaxy S23 Ultra users are experiencing Wi-Fi Connection issues with the device. Frustrating. Mainly if you rely entirely on your Wi-Fi connection for your day-to-day work. Galaxy S23 Ultra, a flagship phone, has minor flaws. In this article, we will discuss the issues above’ troubleshooting methods.

Recently, S23 series users reported a similar connection issue with the latest Wi-Fi 6 router. If we look at the Galaxy S23 Ultra specs, the Wi-Fi version and type, it supports WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, tri-band, and Wi-Fi Direct. Note that Wi-Fi 6 with the “e” is the extended version of Wi-Fi 6. Moreover, S23 Ultra supports 6 GHz bandwidth. Usually, Wi-Fi 6E is designed with backward compatibility of previous version Wi-Fi standards. Hence, connecting the device with Wi-Fi 6 or 5 should not be a problem.

Note that the Wi-Fi 6 router is limited to 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. However, technical glitches can occur if your device tries to operate with the 6 GHz Bandwith. Samsung hopefully resolve the issue with their next minor fix update. Meanwhile, we can fix the common causes, which are as follows-

  • Outdated Software version
  • Network Settings
  • Enabled Power Saving Modes
  • Singal Interferences

With the above common issues, try out the fixes explained below to troubleshoot the Wi-Fi Connection issue of Galaxy S23 Ultra.

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Solve Galaxy S23 Ultra Wi-Fi Connection:

Before we discuss the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra Wi-Fi not connecting issue solution, please note the minor point mentioned below-

  • Check your Device connection to see if the AIRPLANE Mode is enabled. Airplane mode can interrupt the Wi-Fi Connection, so toggle the mode if it is enabled.
  • Enabled Power Saving mode can potentially interrupt the Wi-Fi Connection. So do check if your Galaxy S23 Ultra has power-saving mode enabled.
  • Make sure you are at an appropriate distance from the Router
  • Also, do make sure you have entered the correct password
  • Try to connect your device to your friend’s Router or Wi-Fi connection. If you can connect, then your Router might have some issues.
  • Try to connect another device with your Wi-Fi router. The issue might be in your S23 Ultra if another device gets connected.
  • Check for any Software update available for your device. Sometimes outdated Software versions can create such issues.

Above are the minor fixes that can also solve the issue sometimes. However, if you find yourself in such a condition, try the below fixes one by one to troubleshoot Wi-Fi not connecting to the Galaxy S23 Ultra issue.

Also Read: Fix Galaxy S23 Ultra S Pen Not Working/ Disconnecting

Fix 1: Restart your device S23 Ultra

The majority of Wi-Fi not connecting issues resolve with these simple restart steps. Restarting your device refreshes your connection and clears the temporary files. Holding the power button can open Bixby in S23 Line up instead directly showing up the restart options. If you want to know how to restart your device, follow the steps below.

  • Press and hold the Volume Down and Power buttons together for a few seconds
  • Three Icon will show up
  • Tap on the Restart Icon.

Another way to do it-

  • Unlock your phone
  • Slide downward your screen twice
  • The power button can be seen in the top right corner.
  • Tap on it and restart your S23 Ultra

Fix 2: Restart your Wi-Fi Router

To restart your Wi-Fi router unplug or turn the switch off of your Router. Wait for at least 10 seconds and plug the Wi-Fi router again. Wait another few seconds for the Router to stabilize and signal to connect to the internet.

Once your Router is powered up again, you can perform a reset step. According to your router design, you can reset it in many ways. Most of the routers have a dedicated reset button or a reset pinhole. So press the reset button, and your Router will reset all the settings. Now try to connect with your device.

Fix 3: Forget the Wi-Fi Settings and Reconnect

Try this third Fix, as this simple step often solves connectivity issues. To forget your network settings, you can follow the steps below-

  • Go to Settings
  • Tap on Connection
  • Select Wi-Fi option
  • Now click on the Gear or your Wi-Fi router connection
  • Tap on Forget option available at the bottom
  • Go Back and Reconnect again with the Router credentials.

Fix 4: Resetting your Network Settings

If none of the above fix work and the issue persist, then it is necessary once you try the Network Reset option. If any corrupt network issue is lingering, the connection resetting network can rule out the problem. Performing a network reset will set all configurations in default mode. However, you will lose your custom settings. Here follow the steps below to achieve network resetting-

  • Navigate to the Settings
  • Tap on General Management
  • Scroll down and Select RESET
  • Now Choose Reset Network Settings Option
  • Confirm Reset Settings ( provide the authentication if required)
  • Finally, tap on the RESET button

At this point, your issue must resolve. However, if your Galaxy S23 is not connecting to Wi-Fi after all this effort, try the below tricky fixes.

Fix 5: Enable Wi-Fi Safe Mode and Set a Static IP Address

While enabling Wi-Fi Safe mode, your device will adjust its configuration to maintain a stable connection. It prioritizes stability over performance. Now, you need to configure the IP address manually. Follow the steps below to enable Wi-Fi safe mode-

  • Go to Settings
  • tap on Software information
  • Click on the Build number several times until the developer option is enabled.
  • Now go back to settings and find the Developer Option
  • In the developer option, you will find the Wi-Fi Safe Mode
  • Enable it

Now follow the steps below to set the Static IP Address-

  • In settings found the Connection option
  • Tap on Wi-Fi
  • Find your router Name and tap on the Gear Icon besides
  • Now click on View More option
  • Change the IP settings from DHCP to Static
  • Now carefully enter your appropriate IP Address, Gateway, and DNS servers depending on your ROUTER Modem

Fix 6: Check Galaxy S23 Ultra Intelligent Wi-Fi Settings

Galaxy S23 Ultra users have amazing features to use Wi-Fi according to their needs. However, this intelligent feature sometimes backfires if settings are not enabled properly. You can check your intelligent Wi-Fi setting by following the steps below-

  • Navigate to your Settings >> Connection>> Wifi
  • Or you can directly tap and hold the Wi-Fi Icon from the quick tool panel
  • Now tap on the three vertical dot option
  • select Intelligent Wi-Fi
  • There you can see a bunch of intelligent options
  • You need to check if “Turn on Wi-Fi Automatically” is enabled or not

You must turn it off because this intelligent setting feature disables your Wi-Fi except where you mostly use it. Which could be the root cause of your S23 Not connecting Wi-Fi network problem.

These fixes can rule out your Wi-Fi Not Connecting issue on your Samsung S23 Ultra. However, if all these troubleshooting methods do not work, you have unfortunate hardware issues. So it is better to contact the nearest professional Samsung Care Support for the problem. We will update the article once any new method or Fix is available.

About: Manajit

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