How to fix Nexus 5 WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity issues with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

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It is another of the big problems that Nexus device owners often experience after updating to a version of Android: WiFi connectivity . Nexus 5 users have suffered from the disadvantages of Lollipop since the installation of Android 5.0 . With the arrival of Android 5.1 Lollipop, the problems should have been solved, but nothing could be further from the truth. The Google company had to develop a new update that is already being rolled out. This is Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and it is not a panacea either. In fact, it appears that Nexus 5 usersThose who have installed this version continue to experience problems, even with a higher incidence. There are cases of some improvement, but there are many groups of users who complain on the network about failures of different kinds. Today we want to attack connectivity errors. Do you want to end your nightmare?

Possible solutions for WiFi connectivity problems

1) First, restart your Nexus 5. Also take the opportunity to restart the router to which the computer is connected. Unplug the appliance for at least 30 seconds and plug it in again. If this first trick doesn't work, make sure the router's firmware is up to date. You can check for yourself, but it may be easier for you to contact your provider directly .

2) If these first few gestures don't work, you will have to take a look at your Nexus 5 settings . First, you would have to access the WiFi settings so that the device forgets about that specific network. Simply click down on the connection in question and a white menu will appear . Select the option Forget Red or Forget network . Connect again, entering the password again.

3) What are you still unable to connect to your WiFi network ? This is the time to test a frequency change . You will have to click on the vertical points located in the upper right corner and access the Advanced menu . Next, access the frequency band of the WiFi connection and observe the settings . It should be in automatic mode by default.

4) The next thing you will have to do, in case the previous trick has not worked, will be to start the Nexus 5 in safe mode to check if any of the applications is causing this failure.

5) If none of the above is helpful, you may have no choice but to do a factory reset . This is a more radical option, but one that should definitely solve the problem.

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Possible tricks to solve Bluetooth connectivity

1) Sometimes a simple gesture is enough: turn off and on again the Bluetooth of the equipment so that it returns to normal operation. It is, as you can see, a very rudimentary solution, but one that is solving the problem for many users.

2) Another simple trick: clear the Bluetooth cache . You will have to access the Settings> Applications> Bluetooth> Clear cache and restart the device when you finish. You can also try to erase the data ( Clear Data ), although in this case your Nexus 5 will make the Bluetooth devices it had stored disappear .

3) Finally and if the above did not work, you can try to boot the Nexus 5 in safe mode . For it:

  • Make sure your Nexus 5 screen is on, and then press and hold the power button.
  • Touch and hold the Power off option within the dialog box.
  • Touch OK within the dialog box and then Next to start the device in safe mode.