How To Enable Google Pixel Wifi Assistant On Android Oreo 8.0

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to turn on WiFi assistant on Android Oreo 8.0 and 8.1 devices. This Google Pixel Wi-Fi assistant in android 8.0 Oreo is automatically connecting your device to a high-quality Wi-Fi hotspot. To use this feature, enable connect to open networks in your android Oreo devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P/6, etc. To protect your device from an unknown network, your phone data transmitted through a secure VPN which is managed by Google.

Recently my Google Pixel device is getting officially OTA update and upgraded 7.1.2 to android 8.0 Oreo. This android Oreo includes Wi-Fi preferences, Wi-Fi assistant and other important network & internet settings. You can turn on Wi-Fi automatically on Google Pixel/Pixel XL. and other android Oreo devices using Wi-Fi preference settings. Follow the below-given guide to enable Google Pixel wifi assistant on android Oreo 8.0.

Read Also:

How To Turn on Wifi Assistant Google Pixel on Android Oreo 8.0

Here I will show you two tips, one is Turn on / Turn off WiFi assistant, and another turn on WiFi automatically on Android 8.0 Oreo.

Enable Google Pixel Wi-Fi Assistant On Android Oreo 8.0

Step 1: Go to settings in your android Oreo devices.

Step 2: Tap Network & Internet.

Here you can see various options including Wi-Fi, Mobile network, Wi-Fi and mobile Data usage, Hotspot & tethering, VPN and Aeroplane mode.

Step 3: Tap VPN.

Enable Google Pixel wifi assistant on android Oreo

Step 4: Tap the Wi-Fi assistant settings gear icon (Show above screenshot).

You will see always-on VPN and block connection without VPN (This option is disabled) options.

Google Pixel Wi-Fi settings in android 8.0 Oreo

Step 5:  Enable always-on VPN to stay connected to the VPN at all times.

Now enable Google Pixel wifi assistant on android Oreo 8.0. You can edit the VPN profile in your android Oreo device using VPN settings. Enter name, type, server address, username, and password and create a VPN in your android device.

Turn On WiFi Automatically On Android Oreo 8.0

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Tap Network & Internet.

Step 3: Tap Wi-Fi.

Step 4: Tap Wi-Fi preference.

Step 5: Toggle on connect to open network.

Now your device searches nearby public Wi-Fi and Turn on WiFi automatically on Nexus 6P/5X, Google Pixel/Pixel XL and other supported Oreo devices.

Delete VPN from android 8.0 Oreo

Settings > Network & Internet > VPN > Tap Wi-Fi assistant settings gear icon > Forget VPN (Show step 5 screenshot)

Other added new Wi-Fi feature in your Google Pixel 8.0 Oreo devices is automatically turn on Wi-Fi in Pixel. In Advanced Wi-Fi in Oreo, you can see keep Wi-Fi on during sleep, Network rating provider, Wi-Fi direct, MAC address, IP address, etc.

And that’s it. I hope you will enjoy this tutorial to enable Google Pixel wifi assistant on android Oreo 8.0. If you have any trouble, let us know in the below comment box.

About Bestusefultips

I'm Arpit Patel, techno lover from India. Bestusefultips is a technology website focused on latest Android news, tricks & tips related android devices, tutorials and videos.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.