1. AC Question's Avatar
    Been using for almost 2 years; got 4.3 update long time back. Everything was perfect until last weekend - July 12. Suddenly WIFI stopped working and was getting authentication error occured; did several things like 1. turning the power save off in the service mode 2. setting off auto switch 3. removing the battery 4. switching off and restarting both phone and modem, etc, that have been recommended here and in several other forums;
    Then thought of trying WPS way of connecting - push button. Since I had to do the push button on the router, I was standing close to the router with my S3. Accidentally the WIFI picked up. Then tested this repeatedly and found that the S3 gets connected through WIFI when the phone is very close the router. Perplexed.

    It is not the router problem for sure. Because all the other devices like, laptops, nexus 5, old E63, chromecast connect to the router from a good distance.
    Any suggestion, direction will be very helpful. Thanks for your time.

    07-16-2014 02:00 PM
  2. VW Maverick's Avatar
    07-16-2014 02:36 PM
  3. belodion's Avatar
    That's a mighty useful article.

    Posted via Android Central App
    07-16-2014 02:42 PM

Similar Threads

  1. sprint galaxy s3 running 4.4.2 wont root
    By jtcsrvbi in forum Sprint Galaxy S III Rooting, ROM's, and Hack's
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: 08-18-2015, 09:30 PM
  2. How to control audio output device in car with bluetooth connected
    By Scott Dickinson1 in forum Samsung Galaxy S5
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-16-2014, 07:00 PM
  3. galaxy s3 stuck on logo
    By AC Question in forum Ask a Question
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-16-2014, 01:06 PM
  4. galaxy s3 problem
    By AC Question in forum Ask a Question
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-16-2014, 08:42 AM
  5. anyone know if the sprint update fixed the signal issue
    By stevextragedy in forum HTC One M8
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-16-2014, 07:08 AM