Samsung Galaxy S7 stands as one of the best smartphone of 2016. It was released at the time when Samsung was in dire need of something innovative and new. Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge captured the hearts of many for a very long time. Still, people are quite happy with their S7 and not willing to upgrade to S8 or S8+. There are few things with the operating system and network settings that can cause some problem, if your sim is not detected by your phone and while making calls or using data network you get an error that says Galaxy S7 not registered on network then you can use the following guide to fix this issue on your phone.
Another reason why this error shows up on Galaxy S7 edge or S7 is when the firmware installed on your phone is not according to the phone brand. For example, if you flash a Verizon firmware on T-Mobile phone. You won’t be able to make calls or send texts. You will get this error Galaxy S7 not registered on network. It will also prohibit you to use data network unless you flash the right firmware on your phone. In this guide we will talk about all the possible methods that can be used to fix this issue on Samsung Galaxy S7.
Fix Galaxy S7 not Registered on Network:
This error is pretty common in Samsung Galaxy Smartphones, I came across this error while trying to make a call. It was constant and would not go away. I was unable to use internet bandwidth as well. Although WiFi was working fine. It gets very annoying at times as you can’t even send texts.
If you are using Galaxy S7 Edge or S7, you might come across this error when you move from no network area to network area, after that you try to make calls or send texts but get this error. The solution of Galaxy S7 not registered on network is pretty simple and it will be discussed in detail below.
Note: If you get no signals after flashing new firmware on your Galaxy smartphone, either it is S6, S7 or S8. Then you have flashed wrong firmware on your phone. Most probably you have flashed non-branded firmware on a branded phone like (T-Mobile, Verizon) or vice versa. You need to install the correct firmware that matches the brand of your phone. For Example, if you have Galaxy S7 on Contract with O2 Deutschland, then you will have to download O2 Deutschland firmware and flash it on your Samsung phone using ODIN.
Step by Step guide to fix Galaxy S7 not registered on Network:
The most basic and easy solution to this problem is to turn on Airplane mode and turn it off again. This worked for me.
You will no longer get Galaxy S7 not registered on network and you will be able to send texts and make calls. Once it’s done, you can also use network data 3G and LTE on your S7 Edge.
If the above solution didn’t work for you then there might be some issue with network settings of your phone. You need to reset network settings of your phone from the settings.
Now, let us move on how to reset network settings to fix not registered on network error on Galaxy phones, before moving forward; know that once you reset network settings on your phone. All the saved WiFi password will be removed and if you had any access point or VPN it will also be removed. You will have to install them again from the service provider, although it’s not a big thing. So don’t worry.
- First of all open home menu of your phone and locate Settings.
- Go to Settings and locate “About device”.
- Tap on About device you will see a number of options, select Reset.
- In the Reset menu, locate Reset Network Settings.
- Tap on it and give it permission to reset network settings of your Galaxy S8.
- Once it’s done. Restart your phone.
This will hopefully solve not registered on network error on Galaxy S7 Edge.
Now the method that solves almost every kind of problem is wiping cache partition. If nothing works out, wiping cache partition is the only way out. Although, it does not deletes any data present on your phone. Still, it helps to fix all the issues present in the phone by clearing out cluttering of cache partition.
Also Checkout: Galaxy S7 Fast Charging Issue and Battery Draining issue and its Solution.
Following are the steps to wipe cache partition to solve Galaxy S7 not registered on network error:
- First of all, power off your Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge.
- Now you have to get into the recovery menu. So once the phone is completely shut down, press and hold volume up + home + power button. Keep on holding the buttons until your phone vibrates and you see an Android figure in the background.
- Now you will see a number of options on the screen. use volume down button to navigate to “Wipe Cache Partition“.
- Use the power button to select it. Select Yes when the confirmation message is displayed on the screen.
- On the bottom of the screen, you will see a log of recovery menu. When you will see wiping cache partition is successful, Select “Reboot System Now“.
Hopefully, this will solve Galaxy S7 not registered on network. One thing that you need to confirm before calling it hardware issue is that you have the right firmware installed and you have performed factory reset and installed a fresh firmware still the problem is there then it might be a hardware issue and you will have to take it to Samsung store to get it fixed.
If you have any issues or questions regarding this guide, feel free to ask me in the comments.