How to Fix Samsung “Not Registered on Network” Error?

Not Registered On Network

Have you recently been bothered by the Not registered on Network error while using Samsung Galaxy S8, galaxy j7, galaxy note 2, galaxy s6, galaxy s7, galaxy a10?

If yes, then reading this article will surely help you immensely. Here, we have discussed various effective ways to fix an irritating phone not registered on network issue frequently experienced by samsung phone users.

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An Introduction

As we all know, Samsung is currently one of the world’s most trusted smartphone brands. They have been scoring consistently well in all departments, be it features, design, or style.

However, recently many Samsung phone users have complained about network errors of various kinds.

The particular error we are discussing in this article was first reported a few days back when a Galaxy S8 user found that his phone says not registered on the network.

Soon, a number of other Samsung users also started experiencing the same hassle.

A number of factors can lead to this error.

The most common ones among them are surely improper insertion of SIM cards and incorrect network settings.

A large number of people facing the problem don’t know how to get rid of the problem without seeking any professional help and spending some dollars on it. This article has been put together to make life a little easier for those Samsung users.

Read on to get acquainted with the best possible methods of fixing this particular phone network error issue,

Samsung Galaxy S8 users or for those matter people using any galaxy smartphone face the Not Registered on Network error typically when they try to call someone. This happens mostly when they pass through a no network zone and then get the phone’s network back.

If in such a situation, you fail to call someone or send texts, you should consider yourself a victim of the Samsung Not Registered on Network error.

On most occasions, the error will not allow your phone even to support 3G or LTE.

Below, we have discussed the possible way outs.

3 Methods to Fix Phone Not Registered on Network Error

Method 1: Select Network Provider Manually

This is surely the most effective way of dealing with the Network registration error faced by Galaxy users.

Here are the steps you should follow:

Step 1

Go to your phone’s settings and click on the option “More Networks”

Select More Networks
Select More Networks

Step 2

Click on the option Mobile Networks and select Network Mode. Pick the option WCDMA/GSM/LTE as your phone’s Network Mode.



Step 3

If your phone fails to find its provider network, simply tap the option Mobile Networks/Network Operators. Then, select the option SIM and click on Select Network Automatically.

Step 4

Your phone will take just a few seconds to automatically connect to its network provider’s signal.

Method 2: Pull out the SIM

This one is the next best method of getting rid of the Samsung phone network not registered error. All the recently launched Samsung devices including the Galaxy S8 feature a micro-SIM system.

Although this is one development Samsung takes pride of, many users don’t know how to insert the micro-SIM into the designated slot.

Incorrect insertion of SIM often causes errors such as Insert SIM, Network Not Available, Not Registered on Network, etc.

Follow the steps below to bring an end to the problem.

Step 1

Turn your Samsung device off.

Step 2

Remove the micro-SIM from its slot. Check the symbols imprinted on the SIM slot and reinsert the SIM according to the symbol. You will have to apply little pressure when inserting the SIM.

Step 3

Turn the phone on. If the error was caused by incorrect insertion of SIM, the above steps would ensure that your phone picks up its Network Provider this time.

Method 3: Update Your Device’s Software to Fix Network Registration Error

If the two other methods don’t solve the problem for you, try this final method. A Samsung device might fail to detect its Network properly due to technical issues like outdated software, software crash, and so on.

In such a condition, the Not Registered on Network error can be corrected easily by updating the phone’s Android software.

One thing you must keep in mind that before beginning the process (described below), you must connect the device to a high-speed Wi-Fi connection.

Step 1

Go to the Settings menu of your Android Samsung device.

Step 2

Keep scrolling down until you find the option About Phone. Click on it and select the option “Software Update”.

Step 3

You will be taken to a new page, where you will have to tap on the Update option.

Check for Software Update
Check for Software Update

Step 4

Pick the option Update Your Device to Latest Version. This should be enough for your phone to find the network again.

In brief, these are the possible solutions you can try to fix phone not registered on network error. If you find this information useful then do share with others and help them to get rid of this particular issue.


Written by Nyk Patel

Nyk Patel is the editor-in-chief at He always curious to know about latest technology trends that helps people to make their daily life easy and he also loves to review different software, gadgets, and other tech products.