Your Internet connection is unstable

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My Samsung Galaxy S III keeps saying "Your Internet connection is unstable". All my other devices (computers, iPhone, tablet) have no problems with internet connection
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This seems to be a fix for people recently updating to 4.3
-Power the device off (remove and re-insert the battery).
-Press and hold the Volume Up key and the Home key, then press and hold the Power key.
-When the device vibrates; release only the Power key while still holding the other two keys.
-When the Android system recovery menu displays; release the Volume Up and the Home key.
-Navigate with the Volume keys to the "wipe cache partition" option and press the Power key to select.
-Wait for the cache is cleared. While reboot system now is highlighted, press the Power key and reboot the device.
OR
in the advanced settings under the wifi menu, you can uncheck the box for auto network switch (this won't really do anything except for getting rid of the 'your internet connection is unstable' message)
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Thank for the hint but......it did not work.
I followed all the steps exactly as you said.
At the last stage, when the cache is cleared, and while reboot system is highlighted, I pressed the Power key and the device rebooted. But under the Android logo the word "Error" appears. The device rebooted but "Your internet connection is unstable" unfortunately remained.
As a further information I have to tell you that I received the device already updated to 4.3 by you guys.
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How's the wifi that the device is connected to?

Any internet quality issue?
When my Note2 had this warning I was connected to Internet that was already under lots of bandwidth usage
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For internet I use a satellite connection (Xplornet), that is routed through a ViaSat modem, and a Router (LinkSys).
The Galaxy S III is the only one that detects an unstable internet. All the rest of my devices - my laptop, my iPhone, my tablet (Sumsung, by the way) - do not have any problems with my internet connection.
I guess the Galaxy, the hardware, is the problem. I do not know if this is helping you but the Galaxy keeps resuming old e-mails and presenting them as new unread mails.
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The linksys router is probably your issue here. Power cycle it by removing the black powercord from the back and then reinserting it.

We have had lots of strange issues with our linksys to the point where we finally put it on a timer which restarts it daily at 3am. That solved a lot of our problems.

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