By default turned off Wi-Fi automatically in android 9.0 devices. You can turn on WiFi automatically android P 9.0 device under Wi-Fi preferences. To use Wi-Fi automatically in android 9.0, make sure turn on location in your device. Now if available near saved networks, automatically connect to your Pixel devices. Only Pixel devices have this setting.
Wi-Fi won’t turn on automatically on Pixel when location is off, airplane turned on or background Wi-Fi scanning off. Also make calls over Wi-Fi on android P 9.0 devices. In latest android 8.1 & 9.0, you can see signal strength and connection speed. Follow below given step by step process to turn on WiFi automatically android P 9.0 devices.
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How to turn on WiFi automatically android P 9.0
To use Wi-Fi automatically in android 9.0, confirm location must turn on. You’ll turn on location in android P 9.0 using below given settings.
Swipe down notification shade twice > tap Location
Now follow below given step by step process to enable Wi-Fi automatically in android P 9.0 devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel 2, Pixel XL, OnePlus 6, Upcoming Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL and other supported devices.
Step 1: Swipe down notification panel twice and tap Settings icon
Step 2: Tap Network & internet
Here you can see Wi-Fi, mobile network, Data usage, hotspot & tethering, Airplane mode and advanced settings.
Step 3: Tap Wi-Fi
Step 4: Tap Wi-Fi preferences
By default turn off “turn on Wi-Fi automatically” option.
Step 5: Turn on toggle “Turn on Wi-Fi automatically”
Now you can see new settings added to Wi-Fi preferences called “connect to open networks”. By default disable this option. It will automatically connect to high quality public network on android P 9.0 device when turned on.
Step 6: Turn on toggle Connect to open networks for automatically connect to high quality public network
Wi-Fi assistant by Google connectivity services auto-connects to high quality public WiFi hotspots and helps secure your connection. To protect you on public Wi-Fi, your data is transmitted through a secure VPN (Virtual Private Network) managed by Google.
If turned on Wi-Fi automatically not working in your device, then enable Wi-Fi scanning in android P 9.0 & after that again turn on Wi-Fi automatically.
Turn on Wi-Fi scanning in android P 9.0
Settings > Security & location > Location > Advanced > Scanning > Enable Wi-Fi scanning
Now your Pixel device automatically connects near Wi-Fi network if available.
In latest upcoming android P or android 9.0, you’ll enable/disable “turn off hotspot automatically” in your device such as Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL and other supported devices.
Hotspot turns off automatically on android P 9.0
Settings > Network & internet > Hotspot & tethering > Wi-Fi hotspot > Advanced > Turn off hotspot automatically
By default enable this option. You can disable it any time in your android 9.0 device.
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