Imagine you are at home and you have to check specific important emails. But, when connecting to the home Wi-Fi, it suddenly stops working and says “Authentication Problem” or “Authentication Error.” Well, even after rebooting, restarting, putting in airplane mode, and clearing all Google Service data, if you still encountering the Android Wi-Fi authentication problem, then you are lucky today to get the solution here.

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There are several solutions will help solve authentication problem in Wi-Fi connection on Android. The problem is annoying because we know that when we logged into a correct network but still, it shows a problem especially when we have something important on our plate. But, if you are here, then for sure you will get rid of Wi-Fi authentication error problem. Without any bothersome, let us address this issue with two sure solutions.

How to Solve Authentication Problem in WiFi in Android PhoneHow to Solve Authentication Problem in WiFi in Android Phone

Solution #1:

Step #1. Go to Settings, and under the Network, connections tap on Wi-Fi.

Under Network, Tap on WifiStep #2. Here you will find the network, which you want to connect so long press on the network’s name or SSID.

Long Press the Network NameStep #3. You must have got a popup menu with two options, select Forget network option.

Select Forget network optionStep #4. Now try to reconnect the same network by re-entering Password. The above should solve the problem and you will be able to get connected. If not, then try this 2nd solution.

Solution #2:

Step #1. Go to Settings and select the WiFi network you want to use, just like above.

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Step #2. Long press and hold on the network’s name and choose ‘Modify network’ (or Modify network connection) option this time from the popup menu you receive.

Choose Modify network OptionStep #3. Check the box next to ‘Show advanced options’ and seek for IP settings.

Check the box next to Show advanced optionsStep #4. Change from DHCP to Static, and you will find IP Address field below.

Change from DHCP to StaticStep #5. Note down information in the static IP address field and then delete it.

Note down information in the static IP address field and then delete itStep #6. Re-enter the details you deleted in above step and hit ‘Save.’

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