Anybody else have this issue? It's freaking annoying as every time i revisit somewhere and want to use their wifi, i have to get the password and enter it in again.

Any suggestions on how i can resolve this issue?


Likely the wpa_supplicant file is corrupted. If you are rooted, you might be able to use an app like Titanium Backup to wipe the data for it. If you aren't rooted, I am not sure what all you can wipe. You can try and wipe the Settings database (Settings -> Apps -> All -> Settings -> Wipe Data, which might include the file, but I don't know for sure (this will obviously erase all your Android settings)..

But you should be able to fix it by performing a Factory Reset/Data Wipe (Settings -> Backup and Reset -> Factory Data Reset). Google should remember your apps and automatically install them once you type your password back in, and all your sdcard content should stay untouched.

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  • Thanks for that... i'll try a factory reset when i have an internet connection fast enough to redownload everything. Sucks to have to set everything up again though :( – Jeeby Apr 10 '13 at 17:24
  • I did the wipe data on the settings app, and that seems to have fixed it. Thanks so much Bassmadrigal :) – Jeeby Apr 18 '13 at 0:57
  • Glad it worked out for you. – bassmadrigal Apr 18 '13 at 5:08
  • @Gregorius You don't need internet connection to backup, reset, restore, you can do it with adb as in the guide here: howtogeek.com/125375/… – NoBugs Dec 22 '14 at 3:16
  • @NoBugs, that wouldn't help, because it would back up his issue and then restore it. He'd be left with the same problem when he did this. – bassmadrigal Dec 22 '14 at 5:00

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