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Samsung A3 (2016) Troubleshooter Internet and network coverage

Samsung A3 (2016)
Samsung A3 (2016) - Troubleshooter - Internet and network coverage - Step 1

Do you need help setting up mobile Internet on your device?

  • In principle, the A3 (2016) is automatically provided with the correct settings for the use of mobile internet.
  • You can also configure them manually. See the below instructions.

Manual: Internet manual configuration

Samsung A3 (2016) - Troubleshooter - Internet and network coverage - Step 2

Do you need help setting up Wi-Fi on your device?

  • You can access the internet on your A3 (2016) via your mobile internet service, but also via a Wi-Fi connection.
  • To be able to connect to the Internet via a Wi-Fi network, this connection will have to be set up on your device. See the below instructions.
    Manual: WiFi settings
Samsung A3 (2016) - Troubleshooter - Internet and network coverage - Step 3

Have you rebooted the device?

  • Many problems can be solved by simply rebooting the device.
  • Turn your A3 (2016) off, reboot it and check whether the problem has been solved.
  • If you cannot reboot the device the normal way, you can also force it. To do this, hold down the power and the volume down button simultaneously until the screen goes black.
Samsung A3 (2016) - Troubleshooter - Internet and network coverage - Step 4

Has flight mode been enabled?

  • The airplane mode will block all ways of connecting to other devices, including via phone, internet, etc.
  • If an aircraft symbol is shown in the status bar, this mode should be disabled. To do this, choose Apps > Settings and disable Flight mode.
Samsung A3 (2016) - Troubleshooter - Internet and network coverage - Step 5

Has mobile data been disabled?

  • If data access via the mobile network has been disabled, it is not possible to use mobile internet, e-mail and other data services.
  • To check this status, go to Apps > Settings > Data usage.
Samsung A3 (2016) - Troubleshooter - Internet and network coverage - Step 6

Is your internet connection slow?

  • When your internet connection appears to be slow, you may have configured the wrong settings, or you are in an area with poor (3G/ 4G) coverage.
  • For instructions on how to configure internet on your A3 (2016), see the information below.

Manual: Internet manual configuration

Samsung A3 (2016) - Troubleshooter - Internet and network coverage - Step 7

Do you regularly lose your internet connection?

  • If you are experiencing regular loss of your internet connection, there may be a problem with the network coverage. This is probably the result of your location, for example a garage or concrete building. Test to see if a change of location helps.
  • If this fails, check the network coverage in your area.
    Link: Coverage map
Samsung A3 (2016) - Troubleshooter - Internet and network coverage - Step 8

Did you install the most recent device software?

Samsung A3 (2016) - Troubleshooter - Internet and network coverage - Step 9

Have you tried a factory reset?

  • If the preceding steps have not resolved your problem, try doing a so-called ‘factory reset’.
  • Note: A factory reset involves deleting all personal data on the device, such as photos and messages. We recommend you create a backup before trying this.
  • See the below instructions.

Manual: Restore factory settings

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