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posted 2019-01-04 23:06:19 +0300

[Help] Xperia X losing WLAN connection

Hi everyone,

I've noticed an odd problem this past couple of weeks, and I'm not really sure how to pinpoint what's causing the problem. I've not changed anything on my home network such as router settings.

I have the phone connected to my home WiFi network, and all is well - however after a random time period (Sometimes it lasts a few hours, sometimes as little as 15 minutes), I'll lose the ability to connect to anything from my device. This not only includes websites, but also things running on my internal network such as my IRC bouncer and Syncthing nodes. The WiFi indicator on Sailfish OS still shows I'm connected to the WiFi, however the web browser simply won't load a website up. Usually I'll try to disconnect and re-connect to the WiFi at which point it'll fail, or tell me that the connectivity is limited.

I have to go into the 'Utilities' part of the settings app and restart the networking subsystems to fix it, although sometimes I'll even have to reboot the device before it'll work again.

As far as I'm aware no other device on my network is dropping connection, although there are various other phones/tablets and it's not always possible to check them all. My home network is just the generic ISP router, no custom DHCP or DNS servers running such as Pi Hole. I have already tried setting the DNS servers on my phone to use 1.1.1.1 as well as 8.8.8.8 just to make sure it's not a problem with the default DNS setup but this doesn't seem to help.

Can anyone help me track down the source of this issue? I'm not even sure where to start! Thanks a lot!

[Help] Xperia X losing WLAN connection

Hi everyone,

I've noticed an odd problem this past couple of weeks, and I'm not really sure how to pinpoint what's causing the problem. I've not changed anything on my home network such as router settings.

I have the phone connected to my home WiFi network, and all is well - however after a random time period (Sometimes it lasts a few hours, sometimes as little as 15 minutes), I'll lose the ability to connect to anything from my device. This not only includes websites, but also things running on my internal network such as my IRC bouncer and Syncthing nodes. The WiFi indicator on Sailfish OS still shows I'm connected to the WiFi, however the web browser simply won't load a website up. Usually I'll try to disconnect and re-connect to the WiFi at which point it'll fail, or tell me that the connectivity is limited.

I have to go into the 'Utilities' part of the settings app and restart the networking subsystems to fix it, although sometimes I'll even have to reboot the device before it'll work again.

As far as I'm aware no other device on my network is dropping connection, although there are various other phones/tablets and it's not always possible to check them all. My home network is just the generic ISP router, no custom DHCP or DNS servers running such as Pi Hole. I have already tried setting the DNS servers on my phone to use 1.1.1.1 as well as 8.8.8.8 just to make sure it's not a problem with the default DNS setup but this doesn't seem to help.

Can anyone help me track down the source of this issue? I'm not even sure where to start! Thanks a lot!