Fix Google Pixel 4 XL WiFi Problem: Can’t Connect, No Internet, Disconnecting

If you’re having trouble with your WiFi connection on your Google Pixel 4 XL, it could either be your smartphone or the internet connection. If all other devices are working properly except your Pixel, Well there is nothing to worry about. In this article, we are going to discuss a few methods with which you will be able to Fix Google Pixel 4 XL WiFi Problem, either it is ‘Can’t Connect’, ‘No Internet’ or ‘ Frequent Disconnection’ issue.

Because WiFi is the most basic way to get a connection to the internet on smartphones. Thus everyone knows very well that the Wifi issue is one of the frequent problems and is one of the advanced smartphones. However, Google Pixel 4XL also confronts some problems concerning the Wifi connection, which has been informed by multiple users.  If your phone connects to the WiFi network but you still have no internet, the problem is most likely with your internet connection. Also check whether your phone can connect to another WiFi network, like a public network or office’s network or friend’s house. If your phone can connect elsewhere, the issue is most likely with the network. Apply below given possible methods to fix WiFi connection issues on Google Pixel 4 XL.

Pixel 4 XL

Google Pixel 4 XL WiFi Troubleshoot

Restart Modem/Router

This is the first and most important step. If your modem or router has some issue then there is no benefit of trying other methods. Follow the below steps to properly reboot the modem or the router.

  • Press and hold the power button, until the light goes off.
  • Unplug the router from the power source.
  • Keep it unplugged for 1-2 minute(s).
  • Plug it back to the power source.
  • Press the Power button to turn it back on.
  • Wait for all the lights to become stable.
  • Reboot your phone then try to connect to the Internet.

Wait until your device is connected then try to navigate to a website using your mobile app browser to see if you can now access the Internet.

If you are facing or observing any unusual behavior of the router then you need to contact your internet service provider as well.

Soft Reset the Device

Well, I think you already know how to restart your phone. So just restart the device and see whether it solves the issue or not. Restarting a device is always an ultimate solution for any issue. Not only Pixel but this applies to each and every electronic device. I used to tell my mom to restart her device if she faces any issue with her smartphone.

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Well if you still need to know how to restart then, here is it: Press your phone’s power button. On the screen, tap Restart.

Turn OFF wifi and then ON

  • Open Settings from Pixel Launcher.
  • Tap on Network and Internet.
  • Tap on Wifi.
  • Toggle the Wifi switch to turn it OFF.
  • Reboot the device and follow the same steps to turn it ON.

Wait until your device is connected then try to navigate to a website using your mobile app browser to see if you can now access the Internet.

Troubleshoot with third-party apps in safe mode

In case you don’t know what is safe mode, in safe mode, the system temporarily disable all third-party applications you installed on your device. By doing this we can figure out which app is occurring the problem. Follow the below step to turn Safe Mode on:

  • Press and hold your device’s Power button.
  • On your screen, touch and hold Power off. Tap OK.
  • After you see “Safe mode” at the bottom of your screen.

After booting into safe mode, check the root cause of the problem and try to solve it from there only.

Forget and reconnect to the network

  • Open Settings from Pixel Launcher.
  • Tap on Network and Internet.
  • Tap on Wifi.
  • Tap on Saved Networks, in case Wifi is OFF.
  • Tap on your network SSID.
  • And tap on Forget.
  • Touch and hold the Wi-Fi network SSID, in case Wifi is ON.
  • Tap on Forget.
  • Reboot the device.
  • Open Settings from Pixel Launcher.
  • Tap on Network and Internet.
  • Tap on Wifi.
  • Connect with your Network.

Wait until your device is connected then try to navigate to a website using your mobile app browser to see if you can now access the Internet.

Reset Network Settings

This will reset all the network settings from the device and restore it to the default settings. Follow the below steps to do so:

  • Open Settings from Pixel Launcher.
  • Scroll down and tap on System.
  • You will see an option named Reset options tap on it.
  • Then tap on Reset Wifi, mobile & Bluetooth.
  • Tap Reset Settings to continue.
  • If prompted, enter the correct passcode, PIN or pattern.
  • Tap Reset Settings again to confirm the action.

Factory Reset the Device

From Settings:

  • Open Settings app from pixel launcher.
  • Scroll down and tap on the System option.
  • Tap on Advanced option.
  • Tap on Reset option.
  • Tap Erase all data (factory reset)
  • And then select Erase Everything.

From Recovery:

  • Turn off your phone.
  • Once it is turned off. Press and hold the power and volume down button simultaneously until the Google logo pops up.
  • Release the Power button but keep holding down the Volume Down button until the recovery mode screen appears.
  • Press the power button to boot into recovery mode.
  • Once booted in recovery mode, use the volume buttons to highlight the Wipe data/factory reset option.
  • Press the power button to select that option.
  • After reset, simply reboot to the system by using the volume and power buttons.

Additionally, you can also post your specific problem in Google Forum.

Conclusion

We have successfully solved the Wifi issues which you were facing earlier. All the methods stated above are equally good in their own space. Make sure to follow them as mentioned otherwise you can unknowingly harm your device.

Do you own a Pixel Device, or any Android device and need these types of simple tutorials? Then stay tunned to GetDroidTips’ Android Tips & Tricks column because many simple tutorials for Pixel 4 XL are coming soon.

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