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How to Fix WiFi Problem in Samsung Galaxy Y

WiFi Problem  Galaxy Y FixedMostly all custom ROM Developer try their best to create new ROMs without any bugs but some minor bugs are still captured by user after installation. Some users reported that after installing Custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Y, the Wi-Fi stop working and they are not able to use it. And people complain  Wi-Fi not working or getting off any time and not responding.

To solve Wi-Fi problem here is an simple guide on how to fix WiFi problem in Samsung Galaxy Y. The problem is just caused by permission settings of Wifi folder and some files.

So, to fix this problem we need an file explorer, the best of them is Root Explorer. Download it here.

How to Fix WiFi Problem in Samsung Galaxy Y

1. Download and install Root Explorer.

Launch Root Explorer

2. Run the root Explorer

Navigate to system folder
3. Find and Navigate to system/

Navigate to etc folder

4. Find and Navigate to etc/

Navigate to Wifi folder

5. Find and Navigate to Wifi folder and tap on it.

Select permission

7. Select the Permission and tick the exact boxes given below in image.

Check the boxes

6. Now open Wifi folder and find wpa_supplicant.conf and tap on it

Tap on wpa_supplicant.conf file
7. Now select Permission and tick the exact boxes given in image

Check the boxes

After doing that go to wifi settings and open wifi and reboot your phone without turning off wifi. After booting complete it is done. So you have fixed your Wi-Fi problem on your Samsung Galaxy Y.

Deepak Gupta

Deepak Gupta is a tech geek and founder of GamoTech, a technology blog.  Join him on →Google Plus. Sign-up for the →email newsletter and get daily updates from this blog.

25 Comments

  1. Bro i cannot change the permission of my wifi. because it says the folder is read only. how to fix it?

    • Hello Amelryn, just look on top of Root Explorer after running it there, just click on “Mount W/O” then you can change the permission of any folder or file!

  2. SGY user………I install a custom ROM which is SAMSUNG GALAXY S4 and my problem is the bluetooth and wifi is not working I try the tutorial above and it’s not working.. pls help

    • Hello Kerevene, Can provide the link to Samsung Galaxy S4 custom ROM where you have downloaded it. So, we can understand what actually causing this problem!

      • SAMSUNG GALAXY y gts 5360 and my problem is the bluetooth and wifi is not working..pls help me what i do

    • You must in root eyplorer the blue thoot folder you must thr steps followen

  3. bro… i did everything u said above..but still my wifi driver is not working.. i followed the steps and rebooted the phone… it is not working..then, again i checked the root explorer option.. those tick were all redone as before..dont know what to do..pls give me a working wifi driver zip file.

  4. Iam installed the kernel my phone is started is coming a white scrwen i cant flash it

  5. i have done all the procedure u have said but it still wont work….i have installed cyanocream v 3.0 custom rom…..only wifi is not working…it only keep scanning but cant find any wifi network…any idea how to fix this problem??

  6. Hi, My mobile is samsung galaxy y cdma i509 and I installed custom rom 4read, I too getting the same wifi problem. is there any fix?

  7. Help please because my SGY is stuck on the quote ” Samsung galaxy y . GT s5360″ when I inserted the sim card . and it will open when I removed the sim card . how to fix ? Help me pls thanks

  8. I installed ios 7 custom rom on Samsung galaxy y.all working fine except network.didn’t receiving signals

  9. sir i download root explorer 2.19.
    but when im in the part of click wifi then click permission i stuck. because there only delete,rename,copy,move,properties,add bookmark,zip this folder,create tae,set as home, theres no permission button in my option. what should i do?

    • I also face the same problem like drei….
      There only delete,rename,copy,move,properties,add bookmark,zip this folder,create tae,set as home, theres no permission button in my option. So please help sir..

  10. I also face the same problem like drei….
    There only delete,rename,copy,move,properties,add bookmark,zip this folder,create tae,set as home, theres no permission button in my option. So please help sir..

  11. thank u very much
    m so happy afterall ma wifi is working good

    still hotspot is not working
    plz help ???

  12. There only delete,rename,copy,move,properties,add bookmark,zip this folder,create tae,set as home, theres no permission button in my option. So please help sir..

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