Samsung recently rolled out its Galaxy S10 lineup. The new flagship smartphones of the popular South Korean tech giant bring many novelties, and they are astonishing in terms of both appearance and performance. However, as they are electronic devices, Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10 Plus also experience random errors. One of these issues is affecting the WiFi connection. In case you’re also facing this problem, don’t worry because, in this post, I will present you some quick methods to fix “WiFi connected but no Internet” error on Galaxy S10.
While this bug might appear due to faulty hardware, these cases are quite rare, and, most probably, a firmware glitch, third-party apps, or software-related errors might be behind the WiFi connectivity issues.
Accordingly, you can fix “WiFi connected but no Internet” error by yourself using the following straightforward solutions.
How to Fix “WiFi Connected But No Internet” Error on Galaxy S10
Restart your Galaxy S10 smartphone and your wireless router or modem
The source for your home WiFi connection is a wireless router or modem. If something happens to it, then none of your devices will be able to connect to WiFi. First, you have to reset your wireless router. Here’s how to do that:
- Turn off your WiFi modem
- Unplug the wireless router
- Leave it powerless for about 1 minute
- Plug the wireless router back and turn it on
Now, you’ll have to perform a force restart on your Galaxy S10 smartphone. To do that, you have to press and hold Volume Down and Power keys until the Android logo pops up on the screen. Once the Galaxy S10 restarts, you can try to connect it to WiFi.
If that did not solve the “WiFi connected but no Internet” error, move on to the next solution.
Turn off and on the WiFi on your smartphone
The reason why the WiFi might appear connected but the Internet is not working might be a temporary glitch in your smartphone’s WiFi connection. To solve it out you can try to turn off and then back on the WiFi on Galaxy S10 smartphones.
Go to Settings -> Connections and tap on WiFi to turn WiFi off. Wait a few seconds and then turn it on again.
Forget the wireless network
WiFi connection errors on smartphones might appear due to faulty wireless network settings. To tackle them you have to forget the wireless network in the WiFi menu under the Settings -> Connections section. Follow the next steps to do that:
- Go to Settings -> Connections
- Go to WiFi and from the list of wireless networks press and hold on the one you want to forget
- In the box that appears, choose Forget Network option
You can also repeat the procedure for every other wireless network saved on your device to make sure that there is no conflict left.
Reset network settings
To solve out WiFi connectivity issues on Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10 Plus, you might need to reset network settings to their default. Here’s how to perform that operation:
- Go to Settings -> General Management -> Reset
- In the Reset menu, tap on Reset Network Settings
- Tap again on Reset Settings to confirm the task
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Master reset your device
Many times, a hard reset (return to factory settings) is the only solution to tackle errors. Accordingly, to fix “WiFi connected but no Internet” error on Galaxy S10, you might have to perform a master reset.
Here are the steps you should follow to master reset your device:
- Turn off your device
- Press and hold the Volume Up button and the Bixby button for a few seconds, and then press and hold the Power key, but do not release the first ones
- When the Android logo pops up on display, release the buttons to enable the Android System Recovery menu
- By using the Volume buttons to go up and down on the list, select “Wipe data/ Factory reset,” and choose an option with the Power key
- Confirm the choice until Android starts restarting
- Once the operating system boots up, the “Reboot System Now” message should appear
- Select the option to restart your smartphone
Once the device boots up, you can see if this method did fix the “WiFi connected but not Internet” error on Galaxy S10. If not, the issue might be due to faulty hardware.