There are a lot of wireless connections that your Google Pixel 4A can make.
You are able to connect to wireless or Wi-Fi networks, connect to mobile or cellular networks, and connect to Bluetooth devices.
But as with almost every other piece of technology that you encounter at home and work, occasionally things can go wrong.
one way that you can troubleshoot problems that are related to your wireless connections involves completely resettng them.
You can reset Google Pixel 4A network settings by going to Settings > System > Advanced > Reset options > then tapping the Reset Wi-Fi, mobile & Bluetooth option.
As far as a troubleshooting step goes, this is one of the more extreme ones that you can take if you aren’t able to resolve issues that you are having which involve one of these wireless connections.
Our guide below will show you more about performing this network reset on your smartphone, as well as providing additional information that can help you manage certain elements of the Pixel 4A.
How to Restore Default Google Pixel Network Settings
- Open the app menu.
- Choose Settings.
- Select System.
- Touch Advanced.
- Choose Reset options.
- Tap Reset Wi-Fi, mobile, & Bluetooth.
- Touch Reset settings.
Our guide continues below with additional information on resetting the network information for a Google Pixel 4A, including pictures of these steps.
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How to Reset Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Other Google Pixel 4A Network Settings (Guide with Pictures)
The steps in this article were performed on a Google Pixel 4A using the Android 11 operating system. You can check your phone’s current Android version by going to System > About > Android version.
Step 1: Swipe up on your Home screen to open the app menu.
Step 2: Scroll to the bottom of this menu and choose the Settings option.
Step 3: Scroll down and select the System option.
Step 4: Tap the Advanced item on the menu to expand its options.
Step 5: Touch the Reset options button.
Step 6: Select the Reset Wi-Fi, mobile, & Bluetooth item.
Step 7: Tap Reset settings at the bottom-right corner of the screen to confirm that you wish to reset these settings.
Our tutorial continues in the next section with additional discussion about the process of resetting google Pixel network settings.
More Information on How to Put Google 4A Network Settings Back to Factory Defaults
Note that after you complete these steps to set your Wi-Fi settings, mobile data settings, and Bluetooth settings, all of your stored networks and devices will be forgotten.
This means that you will need to manually reconnect everything, or restore your device from a backup.
On the Reset options menu where you chose to reset network settings there were a few other things that you could reset. These included:
- Reset app preferences
- Erase all data (factory reset)
Of particular note is the option to perform a factory reset. This is useful to be aware of if something goes really wrong with your phone and you need ot start fresh to troubleshoot, or if you are switching to a new phone and want ot trade this one in or give it to someone else.
Most of the reset options on the device can’t be undone. However, some of them are easier to deal with if you have a device backup. You can check your device backup settings on the Pixel 4A by going to Settings > System > Backup.
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