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  1. dr4sight

    dr4sight Well-Known Member

    My Tab 2 7.0 has always done just fine in our house and connects to the router's strong wi-fi signal. But just tonite it won't connect. I've turned it off and I've tried putting into airplane mode for a while.
    It reports: Signal strength: Very Strong
    but won't make the connection.
    Nothing else in the system has changed today and my HTC One V android phone is connecting just fine to this signal.
    Any ideas?

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  2. saptech

    saptech Well-Known Member

    Have you tried connecting to a wifi hotspot, like Starbucks or some place that offer free wifi? Just to test if it connects.
  3. copestag

    copestag Well-Known Member

    same thing happens all the time here with wife/daughters phones/tablets/laptops....

    I found its not the devices............ reboot your router....... does the trick everytime here
  4. dr4sight

    dr4sight Well-Known Member

    Rebooting the router did not get the job done.

    Checking for answers online someone suggested changing one of the security settings. I did and then connection was restored.

    Doesn't make sense to me only because things had been fine and I hadn't changed the setting. Since the problem started just after my wife was using the microwave oven I thought maybe it had something to do with it.

    I'm happy since the tablet is back in business. And I thank all for your input.
  5. jwither

    jwither Well-Known Member

    It might be helpful to others in the future if you tell us what security setting you changed.
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