How To Fix Wi-Fi Issues On Google Pixel 2

Google Pixel 2 is one of two first smartphones that was sold with the Android Oreo pre-installed. Although Pixel 2 is a high-end phone with a lot of useful features and the feedback from users for the phone is also good, there are still some general problems while using the phone. So in this post today, we’ll show you how to fix Wi-Fi issues on your Google Pixel 2.

Clear App Cache

Normally, the passwords along with other temporary data are stored in the app. So, you should clear the app cache to fix the Wi-Fi issues on your Google Pixel 2. Simply follow the below step to clear app cache:

  • Simply go to Settings > Storage > Select Cached Data and clear all the app cache.

Clear System Cache

If the issues relating Wi-Fi still persists after clearing the system cache, here other fixes you can try

  • First, power off your phone
  • Press and hold Power + Volume Down buttons together until you feel the phone vibrates
  • You will now see the Android recovery screen
  • Use the Volume Down button to move to Recovery Mode press Power button to choose the option.
  • Use the Volume Up + Down buttons to locate Wipe Cache Partition.
  • The system will display a confirmation message; select Yes by using the Power key.
  • Wait for the process of clearing the system cache.
  • Once done, use Volume buttons to go to Reboot System Now option and select it.

Also see: How To Fix Battery Life Issues On Google Pixel 2

Potential Solutions

  1. Make sure all apps on your Pixel 2 are up to date.
  2. Simply turn off your Wi-Fi and then turn it back on. Some users have said that the Wi-Fi issue has disappeared after trying this simple step.
  3. You can also try switching off your Pixel 2 and the router for about 1minute then turn them back on and connect again to check if the problem is solved.
  4. Check the MAC address of your device again and then see if it has been permitted in the Mac filter. To check the MAC address, go to Wi-Fi > Settings > Advanced and write down the MAC address of your phone.
  5. Check in Settings for the Power Saving mode. If you have enabled it, toggle it off as your Wi-Fi will not work when this mode is on
  6. Another solution is forgetting your Wi-Fi connection and start from the scratch. To do so, go to Settings > Wi-Fi, long-press the current connection and choose “Forget”. Once done, enter the details and try using the Wi-Fi again.
  7. The channel sometimes is crowded that is why the Wi-Fi on your Pixel 2 gets t trouble. So, you can install the Wi-Fi Analyzer app from Google Play Store and then check the channel you are currently using. Your channel might be over-crowded that explains why your Wi-Fi isn’t working as normal. You should switch to a different channel.

These are some tips to fix the Wi-Fi issues on your Google Pixel 2. If you feel this post useful, let’s know in the comment.


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