WiFi Connected But No Internet Access — 20 Steps to Fix the Error

Wi-Fi connected but has no Internet access Android

Nothing is more frustrating that WiFi without Internet. Oh yes, how many times have I seen topics on forums starting with WiFi connected but no Internet access! Please, help me solve the problem!

So many various phones, PCs, routers involved, so many possible reasons of the same problem and so many solutions that can help in one case but don’t work in another.

In this guide we collected all possible solutions that should help you fix the problem and get rid of Connected, no Internet, No internet access, Internet may not be available and similar errors on Windows PC, Android or Apple devices.

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How to View Your Network Security Key on Windows 10 and Router

Wireless Network Security Key Windows 10

It is a common problem when you forget the security key for your Wi-Fi because everything has been working well for a long time. And suddenly you need to enter your Wi-Fi password again.

It may happen if you decided to reinstall Windows on your laptop, change the account or perhaps if you want to connect your new smartphone or tablet to your home wireless network.

Today we will show you how to view Wireless Network Security Key saved in Windows 10. The guide was updated to meet all changes in the recent Windows 10 version.

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How to Fix “Obtaining IP Address” and “Failed to Obtain IP Address” Wi-Fi Errors on Android

The problem we are going to talk about in this article is the following: an Android phone or tablet gets stuck on “Obtaining IP Address” while connecting to a Wi-Fi network or says “Failed to Obtain IP Address” in the end. 

Stuck Obtaining IP address is a very common Wi-Fi issue on Android devices. You can encounter it on all versions of Android OS.

The error appears when you try to connect either to already saved Wi-Fi network or after you typed a password for a new wireless network.

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How to View Saved Wi-Fi Password on Android 10, 11 (No Root Required)

How to View Wi-Fi Password of Any Active or Saved Network on Android 10

With the latest Android 10 update my Pixel received a new cool feature. Now you can view the password for any Wi-Fi network saved in your phone. I mean, that you can view the wireless security key of any hotspot you previously connected to with no need to root your device.

The new feature is the native Share option, that Google added to the Wi-Fi section of the system settings. All screenshots that you will see in the guide were taken on Google Pixel with pure Android 10.

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WiFi Keeps Disconnecting and Reconnecting. How to Fix?

Connecting to WiFi Windows 10

Today we will talk about a rather unpleasant problem: WiFi is constantly disconnecting on your laptop, iPhone or Android. Sometimes it reconnects, sometimes it fails and consequently you have no Internet.

It goes without saying that on device with such network issue all your downloads will keep failing, all conversations like Skype will keep interrupting and you will get irritated.

When your client device tries to reconnect you will see Connecting… or Checking network requirements (in Windows) or Obtaining IP-address (on Android) under your wireless network name while normally you should see Connected, Secured or Unmetered/Connected respectively.

In this article we collected all known solutions that will hopefully help you fix the problem with dropping WiFi and Internet connection on Windows PC, iPhone or Android devices. 

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Use Android Phone as USB Wi-Fi Adapter or LTE Modem for Windows PC

Android phone as USB Wi-Fi adapter

Sometimes friends ask me “Is it possible to use my Android instead of a USB Wi-Fi adapter/dongle?” Such question arises especially often when it goes about connecting your desktop PC which doesn’t have a wireless network card to the Internet. Another situation is when the Wi-Fi module inside your laptop is broken. In one of our previous posts we wrote about how to turn your Android device into a wireless router to share its mobile data over Wi-Fi. But what to do if your PC doesn’t have neither a Wireless card nor even a dongle?

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