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Galaxy S7 Edge wi-fi issue

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Oremac, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. Oremac

    Oremac Lurker
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    Apparently the Galaxy S7 Edge does not like it if you have the same SSID for both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz networks on your wireless router. Until I gave my 2.4GHz network a different name, wi-fi on the S7 Edge would constantly stop working and/or disconnect. Strangely having both networks with the same SSID never caused an issue before with any of the other multitude of devices in my household, including a Samsung Galaxy S5.
     


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  2. lmadison

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  3. lmadison

    lmadison Lurker

    I have both SSID for 2 and 5 on my router and have no problem with WiFi dropping. I have a LinkSys ac router.
     
  4. Titansfannatl

    Titansfannatl Lurker

    I just noticed that if my bluetooth is on but no device connected the phone will have a problem with staying connected to my wifi. Im just upgrading from an s5 without the newest update installed on it because I didn't want to remove all my apps just to update it. So I'm not aware if this is a common issue or not. Just wondering if anyone knows if this is a common problem with a fix available or is this something that I should return my phone for. I have an s7 edge by the way.
     
  5. Oremac

    Oremac Lurker
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    I have a Linksys EA6200. I have no problem with Wi-Fi with Bluetooth turned on and no Bluetooth device connected.
     

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The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge release date was March 2016. Features and Specs include a 5.5" inch screen, 12MP camera, 4GB RAM, Snapdragon 820 processor, and 3600mAh battery.

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