Another user asked a question that covers the same grounds as my issue, but it has no answers and very few details about what was tried.

My router is an DVG-G5402SP using the 802.11g standard and the security type WPA/WPA2 PSK.

D-Link DVG-G5402SP

When I try to connect the Wi-Fi in my phone both manually and auto, it presents a message mentioning out of range, even though I'm sitting right beside the router.

I really did a lot of changes such as changing the ssid of my router and the security type but nothing seem to work.

I'm able to connect to others Wi-Fi available on my area, just can't connect to my home Wi-Fi.

My question is:
How can I deal with this situation as to successfully connect to my home Wi-Fi?


It's not easy to know, but:

2 posibilities:

  • Check that the IP address configuration is correct.
  • DHCP is properly configured, if needed.
  • If you can't connect, try to change the security of your Wi-Fi...
  • Check if the MAC access is enabled.

Good luck!

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My tablet was connected to my home wifi and then stopped. Sitting in the same room as my router it reports the connection as out of range. I am using an old router set as an access point and everything else (android phones and laptops) connect to it just fine. To correct the problem I went in and reset the channel on the AP from 13 to 11 and VOILA instant connection.

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  • That's in fact an interesting explanation, as channels above 11 are IMHO "restricted" in some areas. There might be a reason for that :) – Izzy Jul 20 '14 at 18:02

This is a quite old D-Link WiFi router.

It likely needs to be either replaced or a firmware update.

It may need to be re-configured to use different channels, to be compatible with the Samsung Galaxy Ace.

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