1. Yellowfddriver's Avatar
    I have an ATT note 3 and I love it. However, sometimes it has issues staying connected to my AC WiFi router.
    Something new I've seen (maybe new in 4.3) is that during the connecting to WiFi dialogue, it makes mention of "Checking internet connection quality".
    Sometimes, my note 3 will disconnect from my AC router 5ghz band. Note that no other phones I've had or tested on this wifi band have had this issue (LG G2 on 4.2.2, S4 on 4.2.2, iPhone 5 and 5s, a Lumia 1020 and even the new nexus 7). I wonder if this is a bug in Samsung's software or maybe the build of 4.3? I have also tried cycling my router as well.
    Anybody else having this issue?
    10-10-2013 11:07 PM
  2. TeamPowerstroke's Avatar
    Haven't had any issues with my 5 the wifi on my note3

    Tappin From My N3
    10-10-2013 11:33 PM
  3. srkmagnus's Avatar
    Open the wife settings and access the advanced options via menu. Make sure wifi is always on and see if that helps.

    Sent from my SPH-D710 using Tapatalk 2
    10-10-2013 11:42 PM
  4. moolman's Avatar
    I'm having the same issues, this is on 5gz with the asus AC router. The connection is not steady, 2gz is fine.
    10-10-2013 11:59 PM
  5. TheMaskedMamba's Avatar
    My 5ghz connection is fine and holding strong

    I have a Linksys e4200 router if that helps

    Sent From "The Beast"
    10-11-2013 12:31 AM
  6. Sooks's Avatar
    Mine is connecting to my Airport Extreme just fine no drops or anything weird.

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    10-11-2013 01:17 AM
  7. Frank Mayer's Avatar
    Same problem. No issues with my Note 10.1 or my old Note 2
    02-26-2014 04:55 PM
  8. lattemaker's Avatar
    I have a similar problem. Mine won't connect to the AC part of my wifi. Just 802.11n.

    Sent from my SM-T320 using AC Forums mobile app
    02-26-2014 07:12 PM
  9. unleaded91's Avatar
    Is bluetooth on?.. try turning it off and connect to wifi.. this fixed my wifi ac 5ghz problem.. on my asus ac66 router..

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    02-26-2014 11:31 PM
  10. dpham00's Avatar
    Although I rarely use it, mine was okay on the 5ghz.
    02-26-2014 11:41 PM
  11. JimSmith94's Avatar
    I haven't tried on my Note 3 yet, but I had both bands paired on my Note 2. It would only connect to 5GHz once in a blue moon.
    02-27-2014 12:40 AM
  12. Eclipse2K's Avatar
    I usually stay connected to 2.4 but my 5 band has worked fine the few times I've used it.

    *On an Asus AC router.
    Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (Verizon)
    02-27-2014 02:24 AM
  13. JimSmith94's Avatar
    I haven't tried on my Note 3 yet, but I had both bands paired on my Note 2. It would only connect to 5GHz once in a blue moon.
    You guys motivated me to try my 5 GHz connection again with my Note 3. It's been connected steadily for the last couple hours and will hopefully stay that way. I'm in an apartment building and Wifi Analyzer shows about 10 other 2.4 GHz routers but only one other 5 GHz. it's on a channel at the other end of the spectrum from mine so hopefully my signal will be stronger and faster.
    02-27-2014 12:34 PM
  14. lattemaker's Avatar
    I figured out how to get my Note 3 to connect to 802.11ac. After some research I dialed *#0011# and clicked on the menu button and turned off wifi power saver mode. It restarted the wifi and immediately showed that it was connected to 802.11ac and on the 5ghz side of my home network.

    Sent from my SM-T320 using AC Forums mobile app
    02-27-2014 04:46 PM
  15. Gabriel Fields's Avatar
    Press *#0011#
    Hit menu
    Turn wifi power saving off
    Would post a screenshot, can't upload.

    G
    05-10-2014 10:37 AM

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