Auto Switch Between Wi-Fi & Mobile Data Networks - Samsung Galaxy S6 edge +

To automatically switch from a weak or unstable Wi-Fi network to the Verizon Wireless cellular network to preserve a consistent data connection, view this info.

Note Notes:

  • When enabled, this advanced setting allows the device to switch from a weak or unstable Wi-Fi network to the Verizon Wireless cellular network to preserve consistent data throughput.
  • This function is not enabled by default; the device prompts the user to enable the feature the first time they experience poor Wi-Fi connectivity Wifi weak.

Caution When connected to the Verizon Wireless cellular network, data overage charges may apply (depending upon data plan). For data usage information, refer to the My Verizon website.

Prompted to Switch Networks
Enable or Disable the Auto Network Switch Setting

Prompted to Switch Networks

  1. Slide down the Notification Bar and tap Your Internet connection is unstable.
    Connection unstable
  2. If presented with the "Smart Switch" pop-up, tap OK.
    Note When the Wi-Fi connection is unstable, taping OK activates this feature and the device automatically switches to the mobile network.
    Note If preferred, tap Do not show again before taping OK to prevent the unstable Wi-Fi connection prompt.
    Connection unstable popup

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Enable or Disable the Auto Network Switch Setting

  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps (located in the lower right).
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wi-Fi.
  4. Tap More (located in the upper right).
  5. Tap Advanced.
  6. Tap Smart network switch to turn on Switch on icon or off Switch off icon.
  7. Tap the Home button Home key to return to the main screen.

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Related Topic: Manage Data Usage

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