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My NEXTBOOK tablet won't connect to the wi-fi. Keeps saying "obtaining IP address"

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Something could be getting in the way of the connection or your ip number may not be working. see if it will allow you to enter the ip address which should be located on your wifi box.

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If your WiFi works fine for your other WiFi-enabled devices, then the problem is the tablet. Android devices, in my experience, were always flakier with WiFi for some reason. Does your tablet connect to WiFi at other locations?

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