How to reset network settings on an Android to fix connection issues and speed up your internet
You can reset the network settings on your Android device by yourself.
- You should reset your Android’s network settings if it’s having trouble connecting to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or cellular networks.
- Resetting network settings won’t delete any of your apps or personal data, but will erase saved Wi-Fi passwords and Bluetooth connections.
If your Android device is having trouble connecting to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or even a cellular connection, there might be an issue with your network settings.
Your Android’s network settings control what your device can connect to and how. These settings can sometimes become corrupted, which leaves your device unable to connect to anything around it.
You can reset the network settings at any time. This won’t delete any of your apps, photos, or other data. All it will erase are your saved Wi-Fi passwords, and other connection information.
It’ll also likely help your Android device connect to the internet or Bluetooth again.
Here’s how to reset your network settings on an Android phone or tablet.
How to reset network settings on an Android device
- Open the Settings app on your Android.
- Scroll to and tap either “General management” or “System,” depending on what device you have. Steven John/Business Insider
- Tap either “Reset” or “Reset options.”
- Tap the words “Reset network settings.
- You’ll have to confirm that you want to reset your network settings. Do so. Your device will restart. Once it does, your network settings will have been cleared and reset.