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How To Fix Nexus 6P Slow WiFi Problem

How To Fix Nexus 6P Slow WiFi Problem

Some have reported that the Nexus 6P having a slow WiFi problem. One example of a slow WiFi speed on the Nexus 6P is when you use apps like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Whatsapp and many of the icons and pictures look gray, which either don’t come up at all, or take forever to load.

Others have suggested that when they use Google Now, the screen gets stuck on “Recognizing…” and quite comes up with “Can’t reach Google at the moment.” A main reason that the Nexus 6P WiFi connection is slow is because of a weak WiFi signal that no longer can connect the smartphone to the Internet.

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But when the WiFi signal is strong and the WiFi is still slow, this can be a frustrating problem and we can help you fix it. Below are some quick suggestions on how to fix Nexus 6P WiFi problem.


How to Nexus 6P slow WiFi problems:

  • Factory Reset Nexus 6P
  • “Forgetting” your Wifi Network and Reconnecting
  • Resetting the Modem/Router
  • Switching from DHCP to Static Connection on Phone
  • Switching DNS to Google’s Addresses on Phone
  • Changing the Router Bandwidth Settings
  • Changing the Router’s Broadcast Channel
  • Adjusting the Modem/Router Security Settings and even Disabling Security
  • Calling your ISP and upgrading to a Higher Bandwidth/Speed


In most cases, the above solutions will help solve the slow WiFi problem on the Nexus 6P. But if for some reason the Nexus 6P WiFi is still slow, completing a“wipe cache partition” should fix the WiFi issue. This method deletes no data from the Nexus 6P. All data such as photos, videos and messages are not deleted and will be safe. You can perform the “Wipe Cache Partition“ function in the Android recovery mode. Read this guide to learn how to clear Nexus 6P phone cache.


How to fix slow wifi on Nexus 6P:

  1. Power off the Nexus 6P
  2. Hold the power off, volume up and the home button all at the same time
  3. After some seconds, the Nexus 6P will vibrate once and the recovery mode is started
  4. Search for the entry called “wipe cache partition” and start it
  5. After a few minutes the process is complete and you can restart the Nexus 6P with “reboot system now”



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