Article ID : SX670103 / Last Modified : 01/08/2019

How do I reset network settings? (Android 9.0)

    Question

    • How do I reset network settings?
    • How do I clear all connection data?
    • What specific settings are reset by a Reset network settings?

    Valid for

    • Android 9.0 Pie

    Solution

    When you reset network settings (clear all connection data), a number of features are restored to default. Affected settings are Wi-Fi®, mobile data and Bluetooth®.

    Reset network settings:

    • Allows background data sync.
    • Clears mobile data limits.
    • Deletes all Wi-Fi® SSIDs.
    • Disconnects all tethered interfaces.
    • Forgets paired devices.
    • Removes all app data restrictions.
    • Sets network selection mode to automatic.
    • Sets preferred mobile network type to the best available.
    • Turns off Airplane mode.
    • Turns off Bluetooth®.
    • Turns off data roaming.
    • Turns off mobile hotspot.
    • Turns off VPN.
    • Turns on mobile data.
    • Turns on Wi-Fi®.

    To reset network settings

    1. Find and tap Settings > System > Advanced > Reset options > Reset network settings.
    2. Tap RESET SETTINGS.