Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Use Smart Network Switch in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Smart network switch is a smart feature available in Samsung Galaxy S5 that can be used when Wi-Fi and mobile data connection are activated. When this feature is enabled, it can help you maintain a stable Internet connection because this feature will set your phone automatically switches to a mobile network when your current Wi-Fi network connection is weak or unstable and switches back to Wi-Fi network connection when the Wi-Fi signal becomes strong. But, you have to remember that when you use this feature via mobile network, it may increase your mobile data usage and you may incur with additional charges.


How to use smart network switch feature?
Assuming that you have enabled your mobile data connection, then you can enable the smart network switch feature by using the following steps:
  1. On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
  2. With the settings menu is displayed in grid view, scroll down to the Network connections section and then tap Wi-Fi .
  3. If Wi-Fi is off, tap the ON/OFF switch to turn it on.
  4. If you have not connected yet to a Wi-Fi network, tap a Wi-Fi network profile and then tap Connect button. If the Wi-Fi network is secured network, enter the Wi-Fi network password first and then tap Connect button.
  5. Now, check the box next to Smart network switch to enable it. FYI, this option will be grayed out if your mobile data is off.
  6. Tap OK button to confirm.
  7. The smart network switch feature has been enabled and your phone will automatically switch between Wi-Fi and mobile network to maintain a stable Internet connection.

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