Alright I am having the same issue with my wifi connection going out. Just says "Your Internet connection is unstable" I was burning through my data very quickly at first, until I turned off the auto switch function that is on by default. (Settings>Wifi configure>menu>Advanced Setting> uncheck the box for auto switch connection.) I am still using more data then I should because I am forced to switch to my 4G connection because I can't stay connected to my wifi.
I have no desire to get a warranty device from VZW or to send it in myself to have Samsung take a look at it. I feel like this is an issue that has some type of a software conflict and I am hoping that someone from VZW will take the time to run this up the line, talk to their local Samsung rep and make it known that this issue is impacting people.
Not only is this frustrating for me. But I consider myself pretty on the ball with wireless devices and I managed to burn through half a months data in a week before realizing that I wasn't using my wifi connection due to the auto switch default option. I can only imagine how many people are raising their plans to compensate for this potential software glitch, using the data that they have while on the wrong plan paying more than they should be, or worse yet getting bills with overages and not understanding how to read their bill and know that they're even having a problem.
Wifi policy is set to not sleep. Also I don't turn my data off when I plan to use wifi, because I shouldn't have too.
Well I choose to turn my cellular data connection when I'm connected to my wifi router. I don't have any similar wifi disconnection issues with my devices.
While turning cellular data off will keep your phone from connecting to cellular data WHEN wifi disconnects, it DOES not keep the Galaxy Note 3 from continually disconnecting from wifi. This only results in repeated periods of no data connectivity.
Turning off cellular data does not fix the wifi stability issue on the Galaxy Note 3. It will simply connect to wifi for a time, drop connection, reestablish a new connection for a time, drop connection, etc... If you are using a data connection during the cycling period, your app will simply come back with a message that no data connection is available and to try again later.
This is a major reason I have discontinued use of a Galaxy Note 3.
We absolutely appreciate you taking the time to research and perform a lot of the steps needed to determine the root cause of this issue. Have you attempted to delete the Wi-Fi connection, then re-add it shortly after? If all steps have been completed to help resolve this concern with no avail, our next option would be to replace the device under the warranty policy.
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