I cannot connect to my WiFi at all. I have a Nexus 5 and it has been fine for a long time. All of a sudden, I just cannot connect to my WiFi. I try to connect, and it either says that I am out of range, or that my connection is secure. When I enter my passcode, it just doesn't connect, gives no error or anything. It just keeps saying secure connection. I am on KitKat, the latest version.
I don't know if this is an Android issue, so much as a WiFi problem. A while ago (before I got my Android) I had some issues connecting my computer to my WiFi -- my computer sensed that the network was there, but wouldn't connect. I was advised to reset the network.
- Unplug all parts of the network: router, modem etc.
- Hold your breath for ten seconds.
- Reconnect everything.
- Try connecting to your network again.
This worked for my computer; give it a try for your phone, and tell us what happens.
I get this very regularly, and the problem is usually down to the router but occasionally the Nexus.
- In WiFi settings, "Forget" the connection details.
- Reboot the router and phone.
- Once available, connect to the network again and re-enter your details.
On my Nexus 7, entering a static IP fixed the problem when I was at the edge of WiFi range, but as you say you're near the router this wouldn't seem to be the issue you're having.
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