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LG Optimus G can't connect to wifi

by Romands / June 11, 2013 6:01 AM PDT


Just bought an LG Optimus G, fresh out of the box with Android 4.2.1 on it and I can't seem to be able to connect to any of my wireless networks (I have two of them). I tried restarting my router, restarting my phone, updating to the latest software, changing my router settings and security I've even tried restoring it to factory settings all over again nothing seems to work. Any suggestions?


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There are settings that don't work.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 11, 2013 6:08 AM PDT

Such as a hidden ssid. But it's new, so send it back if there is no local support.

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by Romands / June 11, 2013 6:30 AM PDT

Ok, that seems like the only option left then, just wanted to make sure I didn't miss anything. Thanks.

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I wish there were more details.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 11, 2013 6:56 AM PDT
In reply to: ok

Such as you used a few droids before. I had one poor soul that turned on airplane mode to block cellular data and then flamed everyone for the WiFi being incompatible. I don't have much to work with so far. And I have more than a handful of android machines in my office.

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What do you want to know?
by Romands / June 11, 2013 4:29 PM PDT

I've never used Android before but I'm sure airplane mode isn't on. I just turn the wifi on try to connect to one of my two networks and it just says goes on for a while between saying "saved, secured" and "authenticating..." thenit says authentication problem, my password is correct I've checked 10 times and it doesn't contain any symbols, just letters and numbers.

When I try to connect to my other network it just says obtaining ip address all the time and then it says "avoided poor internet connection" even though the internet connection has full bars and I'm standing right next to it... it doesn't seem to make any sense.

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