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Topic # 152231 20-Sep-2014 17:17
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Hi There!

I think I have a wireless problem with my S5. 

Essentially connecting to the same wireless as the other devices in my house, it takes a long time to connect, and get an IP address via DHCP, then when it does, the wireless is so slow as to be unusable on the S5. 

I downloaded a ping tool pinged my router, and see my pings are above 8000ms despite standing right beside the Access Point. Other devices are normal (1-2MS). 

I am not keen to factory reset my device right now. 

Any ideas what other things I might try?

Cheers


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  Reply # 1132805 20-Sep-2014 17:50
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you haven't just started using power save per chance as it may cause some issues with wifi




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  Reply # 1135189 24-Sep-2014 07:53
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It happened to me as well I restarted the s5 that fixed it

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