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Trying to set up on the nexus 7 , but having authenticating problems

During setr uo, it says select wi fi, when i press our home wi fi, it states authenticating , although the signal is excellent

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Not been silly but did it ask you for the router code thats on the box,it did this with my stepsons new tablet...he eventually did it through his phone (he had internet on his htc and synced it through that)

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You will be asked for a password only if you are connecting to a password protected WiFi network.You can set a password for your Home WiFi modem and after that you have to enter the password whenever you try to connect.

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SOURCE: I can't connect to my wi-fi settings

Activate and connect to a WLAN
1.In range of WLAN network, access an application or menu that needs a wireless connection.
2.On the Home screen, press <Start> → <More> → Settings → Connections → More... → Wi-Fi.
3.Press <Menu> → Turn On Wi-Fi.
The device will display available WLAN connections.
4.Select a network profile from the list.
The device will attempt to connect to the WLAN.
5.Select a network type and press <Next>.
6.Enter a pre-shared key for WLAN and press <Next> or <Finish>.
7.Set the IEEE 802.1x access option and the extensible authentication protocol (EAP) type and press <Finish> (if necessary).


Create a new WLAN
1.On the Home screen, press <Start> → <More> → Settings → Connections → More... → Wi-Fi.
2.Select New...
3.Enter a network name, configure connection settings, and press <Next>.
4.Enter network authentication settings and press <Next>.
5.Set the IEEE 802.1x access option and the extensible authentication protocol (EAP) type (if necessary).
6.When you are finished, press <Finish>.

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SOURCE: Unable to Connect to WI-FI with my Samsung Galaxy

I just had this same problem - I suspect it may have been a new app I installed that changed some settings.
I fixed mine by going into Settings>Mobile Network settings, then tick "Use packet data". Worth a try.

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SOURCE: I have a samsung GT-G7722.

Check whether your security settings are match with your wi-fi router.

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How do I change the password on the kindle for the wireless network?


To add a new Wi-Fi Network:

If you don't see the network you want to connect to in the list of detected networks, you can add it by choosing "Enter other Wi-Fi network" at the bottom of the list of detected networks.
  1. Make sure you are within range of the network you want to add, and that you know the network name and password (if required).
  2. Press the Home button, then press the Menu button.
  3. Navigate to "Settings" by moving the 5-way controller down, then press the 5-way controller to select.
  4. Select "view" next to "Wi-Fi Settings" to display a list of detected Wi-Fi networks.
  5. Use the 5-way controller to navigate down to "Enter other Wi-Fi network" and press to select.
  6. Enter the name of the Wi-Fi network that you want to add.
  7. Enter the password (if required). Press the Symbol key to enter numbers or characters not present on the Kindle keyboard. You can continue to use the keyboard while the Symbol menu is displayed.
  8. Choose "submit." Kindle connects to the new Wi-Fi network.
If your Kindle fails to connect to the new Wi-Fi network, it will display an "unable to connect" message. You can try manually entering all the network information for the Wi-Fi network by choosing "set up network" when you see the "unable to connect" message. If you don't know the network information, try connecting to a different network, or contact the network's administrator.

To forget a Wi-Fi network:

You can tell Kindle to forget the Wi-Fi network you're connected to so that your Kindle doesn't connect to it automatically in the future.
  1. While connected to the network that you want to forget, press the Home button, then press the Menu button.
  2. Navigate to "Settings" by moving the 5-way controller down, then press the 5-way controller to select.
  3. Select "view" next to "Wi-Fi Settings" to display a list of detected Wi-Fi networks. You may have to wait a moment as your Kindle detects networks in range. The Wi-Fi network you are currently connected to displays the word "forget" next to it in the list of available networks.
  4. Choose "forget" to disconnect from the network.

To connect to a Wi-Fi network:

  1. Press the Home button, then press the Menu button.
  2. Navigate to "Settings" by moving the 5-way controller down, then press the 5-way controller to select.
  3. Select "view" next to "Wi-Fi Settings" to display a list of detected Wi-Fi networks. You may have to wait a moment as your Kindle detects networks in range. Kindle automatically scans for available Wi-Fi networks at periodic intervals. To rescan for available networks at any time, select "rescan."
  4. Select "connect" to connect to a network. If you see a lock symbol next to "connect," the network requires a password to connect.
  5. If necessary, enter the Wi-Fi network password, and choose "submit." Press the Symbol key to enter numbers or characters not present on the Kindle keyboard.
Once you are connected to a Wi-Fi network, Kindle automatically connects to it again whenever that network is in range. If more than one previously used network is in range, your Kindle automatically connects to the network that was most recently used.

Tip: Once your Kindle connects to a Wi-Fi network, that network displays "forget" next to it in the list of available networks. Selecting "forget" disconnects your Kindle from that Wi-Fi network and also prevents Kindle from automatically connecting to it in the future.

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How to set up internet on Samsung Jet


Ensure that you have the appropriate network key code needed to enable you to access a secure Wi-Fi network.


If you are connecting to a secure Wi-Fi network with MAC address restrictions, you will require pre-authorisation for the router. You will need to find your Samsung Jet's MAC (Media Access Control) address. This is a 12-character code which may be needed by the network controller to enable the phone to connect. See Getting the Samsung Jet's MAC address below.


You can get to the Wi-Fi application either via the main menu or using a homescreen Wi-Fi Widget.
  1. To get to the Wi-Fi application via the main menu, press the MENU button (either on the home screen or the hexagonal button beneath)
  2. In the main menu, swipe your finger sideways to go through the menu pages until you see the Wi-Fi icon. Press to select.
  3. The Wi-Fi application opens.
  4. Alternatively, to use the Wi-Fi Widget, from standby, press the home screen. The Widget toolbar opens up.
  5. Scroll down to find the Wi-Fi Widget icon. Press the Wi-Fi Widget. The Wi-Fi Widget will pop up on the main screen.
  6. Press the Wi-Fi Widget on the main part of the display to launch the Wi-Fi application. The Wi-Fi application opens.
  7. Once in the Wi-Fi screen, press the large Wi-Fi button in the middle of the screen to turn it on. Wi-Fi is activated and the button turns blue.
  8. Press SEARCH Nearby Wi-Fi access points (APs) will appear as small circles on the display, with their names next to them.
  9. Press the circle representing the Wi-Fi Netowrk you want to connect to. An options panel appears.
  10. You can press CONNECT to connect to the network or press ADD if you want to add it to a list of preferred networks for easy access later.
  11. You are taken into a settings menu for the Wi-Fi access point. If the Wi-Fi access point requires a network key code, scroll down to the Network Key panel. Press to select.
  12. The numberpad appears. Type in the network key code and press DONE. You are returned to the previous settings screen. Press SAVE
  13. A list of connections appears. Press the back arrow button
  14. If you initially pressed CONNECT, the phone will connect to the selected Wi-Fi network and a confirmation message will appear. The display now shows the new connection, illustrated by blue dots linking the circles onscreen (Figure 15).
  15. If you initially pressed ADD, you will be returned to the Wi-Fi screen. Press the circle representing the Wi-Fi network you want to connect to. A pop up panel appears.
  16. Press CONNECT. You will be connected and the connection illustrated onscreen.
Press the back button to return to the home screen.


  1. From the home screen press MENU to enter the main menu (Figure 1).
  2. In the main menu, press INTERNET
  3. Choose which browser option you want (Home, Enter URL, Bookmarks, etc.) (Figure 18) and press to select. If you press Home you will be taken to the pre-loaded home page.
  4. If required, use the numberpad to type in an URL or scroll a list to select bookmarks. When an URL is completed press GO. Alternatively press the bookmark you wish to access. You will taken to the web page requested.



  1. Activate Wi-Fi and press SEARCH, as before.
  2. When the Wi-Fi access point you want to connect to appears on the display (Figure 8), press it to select.
  3. A pop up options panel appears (Figure 9). Press DETAILS
  4. Details of the Wi-Fi access point appear onscreen.
  5. Scroll down by dragging your finger up the screen. Towards the bottom of the settings list, DEVICE MAC appears, with a string of 12 charactesr beneath (Figure 21). Each handset has an individual MAC address, and this panel will display your Samsung Jet's unique Mac address.
Make a note of the MAC address. You will need it if you want to use the Samsung Jet's Wi-Fi to access a secure Wi-Fi network using MAC address restrictions. This can be added into the wireless router settings access list.

on Apr 17, 2010 | Samsung Jet S8000 Cell Phone

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Cant get wi fi signal.


Solution 1.Check wireless connection.
The first step of diagnosis have to any other device connected to the same network, ensure the wireless connection is working fine, or verify the settings of your wireless router to correct it.
2.Check your Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep Settings.
Owing to Wi-Fi sleep policy your Wi-Fi connection may be going to get disconnected every now and then.
Tweak this policy to keep your Wi-Fi connection awake.
[Settings] >>[Wi-Fi]>>[Advanced]>> Check [Always] to keep the Wi-Fi on during sleep.
Save changes and exit all the screens. Your Wi-Fi will never get disconnected again due to this policy.
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3.Check signal strength of wireless connection.
The performance of a wireless network connection depends in part on signal strength.
You have to connect the Wireless network where the signal strength is strong.
Check Wireless network signal strength icons in notification bar.
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4.Try to turn off/on Wi-Fi on the device.
First to turn off Wi-Fi, [Settings]>>[Wi-Fi] >>[turn Wi-Fi to off].
And then to turn on Wi-Fi, [Settings]>>[Wi-Fi]>>[turn Wi-Fi to on].
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5.Try to forget network on the device.
Forgetting wireless networks allow your tablet/phone to reset some settings.
[Settings]>>[Wi-Fi]>>Press & hold your[Net Work Name(SSID)]for 2 seconds.
>>Select[Forget Network]>>Re-Connect your wireless networks if it's disconnected.
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6.Try to reboot your device.
7.Make sure your firmware is up-to-date.
>>Select[Settings]>>[About tablet]>>[System Firmware Update]>>[Check Update].
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8.Try to reset your device.
Note: once RESET was performed, all data, apps, settings and personal information will be deleted after initialization.
Third-party programs might be the major probability of Tablet/Phone instable, suggested to have a full reset for the device if the situation persists.
[Settings]>>[Backup&reset]>>[Factory data reset]
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9.Try to other wireless connections.
If steps above were not able to solve internet connection problem still, please try other wireless connections if available, otherwise contact your networking provider to technical support.

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My new Nexus 7 wont go past the "Select Wi-Fi" screen although I have set the Wi-Fi up


I assume you're using a secure Wifi connection with a password and it seems like that authentication is not working. You could try using an open wifi access point to eliminate the possibility of this authentication issue.

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How to put in sim card


Assuming you mean the 2013 version but I'll try both,
so for the 2013 version
  1. Turn your tablet off and place it on a flat surface with the screen facing up.
  2. Tilt the right side slightly up to find the SIM card tray near the bottom right and the small hole in the tray door.
  3. Insert a paperclip into the hole in the tray door, and push firmly but gently, the tray should pop out.
  4. snp_8a30b60eaed5a3a37f46a8c715167552992e_3271601_en_v0Remove the tray and place the micro SIM card inside it, the angle corner fits with the angled indent
  5. Push the tray it gently back into the tablet.
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Activate SIM card

  1. Open the Settings app snp_2918920_en_v1 and turn off Wi-Fi after completing the set-up instructions. Once Wi-Fi is off, you'll see a notification at the top of your screen.
  2. Swipe down the notification shade and touch the notification.
  3. Follow the activation instructions provided by your carrier.


For the Nexus 7 (2012) 3G use the same process noting that the tray slot and pinhole is on the left side of the device when its facing up.



*Note* : Only the Nexus 7 (2013) LTE & Nexus 7 (2012) 3G can accept a SIM card. Wi-Fi versions of the tablet can't.

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I have to enter my password several times to get my kindle to log on. I always have to log on..the signal seems to be weak adjacent to the router. authentication failed is a normal response on my kindle....


your kindle device should be able to connect the network automatically , if this is not happening try adding the network manually.
1.First, make sure you are within range of the network you want to add, and that you know the network name and password (if required).
2.From the Home screen, tap Menu and select Settings.
3.Select Wi-Fi Networks to display a list of detected Wi-Fi networks.
4.Tap Join to enter network details.
5.Use the onscreen keyboard to enter the name of the Wi-Fi network that you want to add.
6.Once the Network Name has been entered, tap the Password box and enter Wi-Fi password / Network Key using the onscreen keyboard (if required).
Tip: Tap the 123 key to enter numbers or symbols. Tap the ABC key to return to the regular keyboard. Tap the Shift key (up arrow) to enter uppercase characters. Your password may include non-English letters (accents, umlauts etc.). To view accent options, press and hold a letter down, and accent options appear.
7.Tap Connect

Does all your wireless devices have weak signal issues?If so , Then problem may be with the wireless router.Try changing the wireless channel on the router by logging into the router interface page.
Authentication failed is the message u ll normally get when u enter the password incorrectly.

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Connection to the internet blacberry 9780


1. On the Home screen, click the connections area at the top of the screen, or click the Manage Connections icon.

2. Click Set Up Wi-Fi.

3. If you want to connect to a public hotspot or to a Wi-Fi® network that does not require authentication, select the Show Open networks only check box.

4. Click the Wi-Fi network that you want to connect to.

5. If the Wi-Fi network requires authentication, type a password for the network.

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I cannot connect to our office wi-fi connections. It says authentication failed. how can i able to connect. pls help me.


Hi,Please try these steps:-
Wireless router side
  • 1. Set wireless mode to B-G Mixed
  • 2. Standard Channel = 8
  • 3. Encryption - TKIP

Phone side
  • 1. Delete the configured wireless connection/s if you already have one.
  • 2. Enable wi-fi but do not perform search at the moment
  • 3. Now open the browser and select settings then browser profiles press search for wi-fi.
  • 4. Select the connection that you want to connect to then type the details and match the settings on the router.
  • 5. Auth type = WPA, encryption = TKIP, network key = router pre-shared key, protocol = HTTP, Home URL = address of modem (you can change it later if everything is already working), leave proxy blank, linger = default, adhoc = off, no need to do advance settings.
  • 6. Save the settings and do not connect yet.
  • 7. Exit the browser and go to Wi-Fi and select the connection that you have just configured and select details.
  • 8. Check all the settings if ok. if the channel is different with the router, adjust it on the router to match the one used by the phone. IP address = not connected (it will automatically connect once you browse the internet).
  • 9. Now, try to browse the internet but you must set first the connection you've just configured as default connection.
hope rhis will be helpfull to you. Please rates me. goodluck.............

Feb 03, 2011 | Samsung Star GT-S5233 Cell Phone

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I can't connect to my wi-fi settings


Activate and connect to a WLAN
1.In range of WLAN network, access an application or menu that needs a wireless connection.
2.On the Home screen, press <Start> → <More> → Settings → Connections → More... → Wi-Fi.
3.Press <Menu> → Turn On Wi-Fi.
The device will display available WLAN connections.
4.Select a network profile from the list.
The device will attempt to connect to the WLAN.
5.Select a network type and press <Next>.
6.Enter a pre-shared key for WLAN and press <Next> or <Finish>.
7.Set the IEEE 802.1x access option and the extensible authentication protocol (EAP) type and press <Finish> (if necessary).


Create a new WLAN
1.On the Home screen, press <Start> → <More> → Settings → Connections → More... → Wi-Fi.
2.Select New...
3.Enter a network name, configure connection settings, and press <Next>.
4.Enter network authentication settings and press <Next>.
5.Set the IEEE 802.1x access option and the extensible authentication protocol (EAP) type (if necessary).
6.When you are finished, press <Finish>.

Jan 08, 2010 | Samsung Omnia Pro B7320 Smartphone

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LG Incite: Connect to a multiple-user WiFi network


To enable or disable Wi-Fi
  1. Choose Start, choose Settings, choose the Connections tab, and then choose Wireless Manager.
  2. Choose the Wi-Fi button. If it is turned off, the button will appear as a lighter color and display an icon marked with an "X".
  3. Choose Done.
clear.gif To set up a Wi-Fi connection
  1. Choose Start, choose Settings, choose the Connections tab, and then choose Wireless Manager.
  2. Scroll to Wi-Fi and press ENTER. The device will detect available Wi-Fi networks.
  3. Select the network you want to connect to, and then choose OK.
  4. Select Internet or Work, and then choose Connect.
    If you select a secure network, you may have to enter a network key that is provided by the network administrator.
clear.gif To edit a Wi-Fi connection
  1. Choose Start, choose Settings, choose the Connections tab, and then choose Wireless Manager.
  2. Choose Menu, and then choose Wi-Fi Settings.
  3. Scroll to the connection that you want to edit, choose Menu, and then choose Edit.
  4. Make changes as needed, and then choose Finish.
clear.gif To delete a Wi-Fi connection
  1. Choose Start, choose Settings, choose the Connections tab, and then choose Wireless Manager.
  2. Choose Menu, and then choose Wi-Fi Settings.
  3. Scroll to the connection that you want to delete, choose Menu, and then choose Remove Settings.
clear.gif To change Wi-Fi settings
  1. Choose Start, choose Settings, choose the Connections tab, and then choose Wireless Manager.
  2. Choose Menu, choose Wi-Fi Settings, and then choose the Wireless tab.
  3. Scroll to the connection that has the settings that you want to change, choose Menu, and then choose Edit.
  4. Change any of the following information:
    • In Network name, enter a name for the connection.
    • In Connects to, select The Internet or Work.
    • If the network is a hidden network, which means that it does not broadcast its Service Set Identifier (SSID), select This is a hidden network.
    • If you want to connect directly to another device or computer, and not to a network through an access point, select This is a device to device (ad-hoc) connection.
  5. Choose Next.
  6. On the Configure Network Authentication screen, do the following:
    • Select the authentication and data encryption methods.
    • Enter the network key information or select the The key is automatically provided check box.
      If it is necessary, ask the network administrator for authentication, encryption, and network key information.
  7. Choose Next.
  8. Select or clear the Use IEEE 802.1X network access control check box.
  9. To use Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) or smart card authentication, make the selections appropriate to your choice of authentication.
  10. Choose Finish.

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