Virtual Router Failed To Obtain Ip Address

You may face this issue while connecting your Android smartphone to a Wi-Fi network. The issue is, your Virtual router failed to obtain IP address to the Android device.

steps To Resolve The Issue.

  • Step 1:While connecting to your Wi-Fi network, make sure to enter the correct password to get connected to it.
  • Step 2:Select the Show password option to check whether you have entered the password correctly.
  • Step 3:As the passwords are case-sensitive, if you have an upper case letter in your password, enter it correctly.
  • Step 4:The error might also occur if the signal is weak. Try connecting to the network from a location closer to the router.
  • Step 5:If the issue persists, clear the cache on Google Play Services.
  • Step 6:Swipe down from the top of the screen and tap the Settings icon.
  • Step 7:Select the Apps & notifications tab and touch See All.
  • Step 8:Scroll down to locate Google Play Services and open it.
  • Step 9:Tap Storage and touch on the Clear Cache button.
  • Step 10:This process with remove all the cache errors that disrupt Wi-Fi functions.
  • Step 11:Now, try connecting to your network to check if the virtual router failed to obtain IP address issue is resolved.
  • Step 12:If the error occurs again, open Settings and select Network & Internet.
  • Step 13:Keep the Wi-Fi toggle switch turned on and select your Wi-Fi network from the displayed list.
  • Step 14:Touch the drop-down arrow next to Advanced Options.
  • Step 15:Choose the IP settings as Static from the list.
  • Step 16:Now, type the IP address as 192.168.1.128. You can type any number in the last section, from 1 to 225.
  • Step 17:Touch on the Save button and check whether you are connected to the network.
  • Step 18:If the process fails, change the IP address to DHCP and enter the password of the network.
  • Step 19:You may also face this issue if your router is overheated.
  • Step 20:Turn off the router and wait for a few minutes before turning it on.
  • Step 21:Now, choose your network from the displayed list and tap Forget Network.
  • Step 22:Go to Settings and select the About device option.
  • Step 23:Change your device name by entering a new name and tap Done.
  • Step 24:Now, your device will be connected to the Wi-Fi network. Now your Virtual router failed to obtain IP address problem is resolved