Are, you getting failed to obtain ip address on android..!! FUK..this feels really annoying. But, how to get rid to it permanently. So, in this post I will share some tips to get rid of the problem obtaining IP Address error on Android.
The main problem can be of your phone or your router. The problem is that your router couldn’t get access of your Phone’s IP Address. The fault can be of your phone or your router, follow all the mentioned method to rid of obtaining IP Address error !!
How to fix failed to obtain IP address on android phone?
There might be one of the problem your device is facing, but you need to find out what is the exacts problem which restricting the device to exchange the IP address. So, follow the listed below to-
- poor signal
- change of router security setting
- problem with the router or your phone or tablet
Reboot your Router and your Phone or Tablet
First of all, reboot your rooter and your phone. And then try to connect and see if the issue to failed to obtain IP address is fixed or not. Hope, it gets fixed, then no such headache, but if it again gets failed then try the next step.
Remove Google Play Cache and update Google Play
Google Plus can controls lots of your functions in your smartphone.
To remove cache follow the methods mentioned-
And, to update follow the instruction below-
Re-connect to Wifi network
To re-connect see if still the password is saved to your phone or not. In case, it is still saved then Press in the Forget Network and again try to re-connect to the wifi network.
- Open Wifi Setting
- Click in the name of your router and click on Forget Network.
- Done. And again try to re-connect it.
Set the Wifi Security to the latest Security(WPA2-PSK)
This will enable the security level of your network and also set the new password and see if it has blocked any IP or not. And, then try to reconnect. Hope, this time its gets solve the problem to fix failed to obtain IP address.
Re-name your device name
If anything doesn’t work then try this, Change the device name of your device.
- open setting
- then look for ‘about device’
- click on it and scroll down, You will find option as ‘device name’ their.
- Tap on it and write your desirable name and tap on OK.
And again try to reconnect.
Factory Data Reset
Lastly, if anything doesn’t work then Factory Data Reset. Before, beginning back-up all your data. This will erase data and will restore the phone in the Factory condition(when you have bought).
- Open setting
- In System and Device’ area look for ‘additional settings’, you will find out Backup & Reset option there or in the front.
- Click on it and tap Ok. [Take Backup of necessary files needed]
Then, after completion of Reset try to connect it with Wifi network. Hope, its gets solved now.
Its a bit- difficult to say what is the problem, but these are some common methods to overcome the failed to obtain IP address problem.
If any method among the listed methods don’t hesitate to comment down. Also if any method without this methods works for the same problem. Write down in the comment section or let us know it via Contact Us page.