Android 8.0.0 Oreo has a feature that allows to automatically turn on Wi-Fi when you are in the area where your saved wireless network has a strong signal. It may be quite useful because your phone can turn on Wi-Fi by itself when it detects your home or office network so that you will never waste your mobile traffic in vain. The feature is enabled by default. Here is how you can enable or disable it when you wish.
How To Set Your Android Device To Turn On Wi-Fi Automatically in Android 8 Oreo
- Open Settings:
- Head to Network & Internet:
- Scroll down the screen and tap Wi-Fi Preferences:
- Here you can activate or deactivate the feature:
Wi-Fi Scanning Unavailable
If the setting is unavailable, go to Setting > Security & Location > Location > Scanning and enable Wi-Fi scanning: