1. AC Question's Avatar
    I been having this problem for like a month, my android tablet's wifi keeps having that grey wifi icon and I can't connect to the internet or anything!
    I know my tablet is old but can anyone help? Oh and by the way, I tryed all of the including thing to fix it (But didn't work)
    1.) Turning off wifi and then turn it on again
    2.) Turning on airplane mode and the off
    3.) Reset tablet
    4.) Clear data and force stopping google frame service
    5.) Turning off the wifi router and then turn it on
    But none of them worked so I hope you guys have another way to help. Thank you.
    07-12-2014 11:50 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Is the actual wi-fi switch greyed out, or is the wi-fi icon in the notification bar?

    Review this guide and see if the tips help: http://forums.androidcentral.com/amb...-problems.html
    09-04-2014 10:20 PM
  3. Lakshya Yadav's Avatar
    I dont knw for whom what will work but i'd like to share what did for me..
    1. Make sure your AUTO SYNC is ON.
    2.go to MY APPS=>ALL=>GOOGLE PLAY SERVICES=>UNINSTALL UPDATES....
    3. TURN OFF AND THEN ON YOUR WIFI..

    might work for you as well...good luck
    jah732 likes this.
    03-09-2015 12:16 PM
  4. samwesley911's Avatar
    I just fixed this on my Note 3 with a simple step

    1. Turn on flight mode
    2. You will find out that the wifi button can now be turned on
    3. Once turned on, switch off flight mode

    It worked for me.
    11-15-2016 11:40 AM
  5. Rake1974's Avatar
    This method worked for me. Thanks
    03-01-2017 04:32 AM
  6. jah732's Avatar
    Lakshya Yadav, Thank you thank you thank you. I am so glad to have found this post. I tried every other solution I could find and NOTHING worked on my ancient tablet (Lenovo a5500-F). I knew it was not a problem with my router since the tablet showed a greyed out wlan button on multiple systems and all my other devices could connect. This worked. So thank you again.
    04-19-2017 05:07 PM

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