Disable Secure Wi-Fi on Galaxy S10 Smartphone

Have you heard about the Secure Wi-Fi feature? I bet that you did. When the phone detects that you are connected via a Wi-Fi network that it does not deem secure, you will be prompted to activate this feature. What is Secure Wi-Fi and what it can it do for you and your Samsung Galaxy S10 handset? That’s what you are about to find out.

Well, it runs your traffic through a filter, powered by McAffee’s antivirus, just to make sure that you are not downloading anything malicious. This could also come as a reassurance that nobody is trying to access your data as you are casually browsing on a public network like any other. They could dig up dirt that can be used against you or use your banking details or God knows what else!

Such a feature seems more than welcomed on your Galaxy S10, but it is not free. Well, not exactly. You can use Secure Wi-Fi for up to 250 MB of traffic (per each month), and then you need to pay a small fee to unlock it for unlimited surfing.

Is that really needed? Just think of the Secure Wi-Fi popping up when you connect to your own home Wi-Fi. It turns into something really annoying when that persistent notification pops up every time your phone is on a network. So, if you’re not using Secure Wi-Fi, you may want to get rid of it right away.

How to Disable Secure Wi-Fi on Galaxy S10 Smartphone:

  1. Enter into Settings;
  2. Then, you have to head over to Connections inside your device’s Settings;
  3. You must now find Wi-Fi;
  4. Go to the Advanced sub menu accessible from the top of the screen;
  5. Here, you have to tap on Secure Wi-Fi;
  6. Up next, tap the three vertical dots in the top right to manage the feature’s settings;
  7. From this screen you can stop Secure Wi-Fi from blowing up your alerts all the time, returning to the perfect order you once had in your phone’s notifications.

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