What Causes a Wi-Fi Authentication Problem?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 5:39:35 PM ET

Problems with Wi-Fi authentication are most commonly due to problems with the security information associated with the network, such as when a user attempts to log on to a wireless networks with the wrong password. However, connectivity issues and using the wrong type of wireless security protocol can also prevent devices from properly authenticating themselves on a wireless network connection.