Google’s premium Nexus flagship, the Huawei Nexus 6P has been experiencing issues with it’s WiFi connection. The main being, you are successfully connected to a network but you can’t access the internet. An alarming number of users have reported this so we have compiled a post with all the successful solutions. A number of reasons can account for this issue so multiple solutions need to be applied before you actually get rid of it. We are waiting for Google to release a separate patch or update just to resolve this problem but till then you can use the steps below to fix WiFi on your Nexus 6P.
As we mentioned previously, a lot of variables are involved in causing this issue. Hence, leading us to compile all the solutions in one single guide. Hopefully, you solve the problem by the first listed method therefore giving you no need to read other solutions.
How to: Fix WiFi “Connected, No Internet” Issue in Nexus 6P
You can try these one by one and see which one works for your device.
Solution 1 – Forget the WiFi network you are currently connected to and re-connect. This will clear any bad configurations and allow you to set up the WiFi connection from scratch.
- You can do this by going to the Settings menu and then tapping on Wi-Fi.
- Tap and hold the Wi-Fi network you wish to forget and then click on Forget.
- When completed you can join the same network by re-entering the password.
Solution 2 – Follow whole of Solution 1 but power off your device when you forget the network and power it back on. This will further re-instate the cache clearing function allowing you to connect to your network with zero saved details
Solution 3 – There is a possible chance your router may be conflicting with your Huawei Nexus 6P. In order to overcome this problem, follow the steps below:
- Power off your Internet Modem and unplug it from the power source.
- Leave it for at least 30 seconds.
- Plug the switch back in and power it on.
- Before connecting to it, you should wait at least 5 minutes so that the modem is completely booted up.
Solution 4 – You can modify the WiFi router settings to accomadate the Nexus 6P. Following procedure will set up the network to it’s best ability.
- Access your Router’s control dashboard. If you don’t know how, use the user manual or search your router’s model number on the internet.
- Search for Channel Settings.
- Set it to Auto Performance or a setting to different to the one currently in use.
- Set it back to Auto Compatibility or the setting you were previously using.
Solution 5 – Make sure you are running the latest Software available for your Nexus 6P. Go to Settings > About Phone > Check for updates just to make sure everything is up to date.
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