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How can I disable notifications telling me that free WiFi is available?

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Using a Galaxy S7.  I can't see any notification options under WiFi settings and I can't see any WiFi options under notification settings.

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How can I disable notifications telling me that free WiFi is available? I'm using a Galaxy S7.  I've looked under Settings  -> Connections  -> WiFi ->  Advanced, but there's no option there. And I can't find WiFi listed under notifications either.

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Is the specific network by a chance listed in
Settings -> Connections -> WiFi.

As far I'm aware the phone will only give notifications if the free wifi is "Saved". Forgetting the network should solve it.
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Superuser I
Superuser I
The free Wi-Fi connection is most likely saved on your phone (Either by connecting to it yourself or though your provider).

Go to Settings -> Connections -> Wifi.

If you select a specefic network you can disable "Auto Connect" for that one. Alternatively you can also forget it :winking-face: But that will result into the message returning every time you manually try to connect to that network again :smiling-face:
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That would having to re-create the profile when I next do want to use it, which is a pain. I just want to turn off all WiFi notifications, not have to keep deleting and recreating Wifi profiles.

 

Dave

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Is there really no way of turning off all Wifi notifications? That's all I want to do.

 

Dave

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There is no direct setting for that. What you could do is either:
- Turn WiFi off (This disables all wifi related notifications)
- Turn off automated connection for all wifi hotspots (Effectively removing notifications)
- Turn off automated connection for selected wifi hotspots (Effectively disabling these notifications)

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None of those would work for me. It's insane that you can't simply turn off WiFi notifications. How does one create a deveopment request?

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There is no direct way for a costumer to submit a development request, Samsung does however monitor the forums and if there is enough support for a suggestion it will be send to the R&D Department (So for other readers: If you really want this feature, I recommend to respond :smiling-face: ).

Personally I'm perfectly fine the current functionality.
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