How to Reset Network Settings on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10 Plus

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus launched last month, in August. The four models (which include two 5G versions) are excellent phablets. But, as we already know, Android devices can present some network issues from time to time. This tutorial we’ll show you how to reset network settings on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10 Plus to tackle potential connectivity-related glitches.

Sometimes, network issues appear on an Android smartphone or tablet due to bad apps, software-related issues, or faulty hardware. If you eliminated the possibility of a hardware failure, then you can try some trick to sort out the connectivity problems. Below, you have a few troubleshooting guides on how to solve some common network issues on Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10 Plus:

How to Reset Network Settings on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10 Plus

Many times, simple network settings reset on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10 Plus can solve the network-related glitches and issues. Below, you have the steps you should follow to reset network settings on your new device:

  • Go to Settings -> General Management
  • Press on Reset
  • Once the menu opens, select Reset Network Settings
  • Tap on Reset once again to confirm your selection

Remember that this operation will return your network settings to their defaults. However, it is one of the first solutions you have against network or connectivity issues. Accordingly, it is not always effective against such glitches.

Additional Tips on How to Solve Network Issues on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10 Plus

Of course, you can reset network settings on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10 Plus and sort out network issues. But, most likely, this method won’t work against problems caused by third-party apps or other software-related errors. Below, you can see what other option you can try.

Safe Mode

If you think a third-party app causes network issues, try running your device in Safe Mode:

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  • Power off your Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10 Plus
  • Turn on your device
  • Once you feel it vibrating or when it shows the Samsung logo on the screen, press and hold the Volume Down key
  • Hold the button pressed until your Home Screen appears on the display
  • Release the Volume Down key, and you should now see the Safe Mode watermark in the lower-left corner of the smartphone

Once in Safe Mode, check if your connections work. If they do, then an app is causing the issues. Try uninstalling any suspicious applications, and recheck your network functionality.

Wipe Cache Partition

If Safe Mode solution did not work for you, you should wipe cache partition. An error on the cache partition can cause lots of glitches, including network-related ones. Here’s how to do that:

  • Turn off your device
  • Press and hold Power Key and Volume Up for a few seconds and release the buttons once your phone vibrates
  • You will now have access to Recovery Mode
  • Using Volume Up & Down keys to navigate and Power to select go to “wipe cache” and access it
  • Select “yes” to confirm
  • Now the phone will wipe cache partition

Factory Reset

A factory reset will erase everything on your device. Accordingly, back up your files before proceeding:

  • Go to Settings -> About Phone -> Reset
  • Select “Factory Reset”
  • Scroll down and tap on Reset, once again, to confirm your selection
  • Enter your PIN/password if prompted and continue
  • The phone will soon reboot itself

Alternatively, you can hard reset your Samsung Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10 Plus using the following method:

  • Shut down your device
  • Press and hold Power Key and Volume Up for a few seconds and release the buttons once your phone vibrates
  • You will now have access to Recovery Mode
  • Using Volume Up & Down keys to navigate and Power to select go to “wipe data/factory reset” and access it
  • Select “yes” to confirm
  • Now the phone will reboot hard reset already

Conclusions

In this article, we showed you how to reset network settings on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10 Plus. If you face network-related issues on your new device, also try one of the other methods presented above as a bonus for you. Hopefully, this tutorial was useful for you.

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