Huawei: Why doesn't my Wi-fi work?

A simple 9 step guide for solving this common Huawei problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

1
Check the wireless connection on other wireless devices. If one device won't connect to the gateway while others do: On the device that won't connect make sure Wi-Fi is turned on and your password is correct.
2
Try resetting the device.
3
Try changing the Security Mode from WEP to WPA2-PSK. If that doesn't work, choose No Security to disable security settings completely.
4
If no wireless devices connect, try entering your network name again:
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Go to http://192.168.1.1 from your home computer
6
Log in.
7
Click Network Setting (from the left-hand menu) > Wireless > General.
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Re-enter your Wireless Network Name or SSID.
9
Click Apply.
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Author:BenFFebruary 29th, 2016

About this Step by Step Guide

After thousands of Huawei customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: Huawei: Why doesn't my Wi-fi work?; my phone has gone to the fast boot rescue mode and am not able to access it anymore; I have honor * x mobile In my phone notification LED light always blowing in red color even thoug...; I have problem with sim cards setting if I switch default *g**g to sim * then sim * is not workin...; I can't send or receive text messages from my Huawei phone... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 9 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 6 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Huawei. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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