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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by keith Taylor, Mar 22, 2021.

  1. keith Taylor

    keith Taylor Lurker
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    As the title says, connection to WiFi on this device is very slow. I have a number of other Samsung devices which connect immediately, as to 3 laptops of various makes.
    On the S2, the wifi icon shows at the top of the screen but the upload/download arrows are either both grey or one is. Any suggestions of ways to address the problem would be appreciated. (Get a new tablet is not an option).
    As an example. I attempted to access the BBC Weather app and it took over a minute to connect. On my other devices it is virtually immediate.
     



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  2. Dannydet

    Dannydet Extreme Android User

    Reboot the router
     
  3. keith Taylor

    keith Taylor Lurker
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    Thanks for the suggestion but the problem has been there for many months, only affects one device, and the router rebooted recently following a power cut.
     
  4. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    Problem could be with the tablet itself then. Maybe try resetting it?
     
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  5. keith Taylor

    keith Taylor Lurker
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    Thanks mikedt. I've tried restarting and powering off and leaving off overnight but the problem persists. I've used various apps to check signal strength and quality and the numbers are very similar to other devices used in the same location. Although the tablet isn't exactly ancient there have been no updates for some time now. Unfortunately looks like I'll just have to live with the problem.
     

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 release date was September 2015. Features and Specs include a 8.0" inch screen, 8MP camera, 3GB RAM, Exynos 5433 processor, and 4000mAh battery.

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