Every day you are using the PS4 to surf the internet, and sometimes it also happens that you might face some problems. The good part about problems is you can fix them. Even it is possible that your PS4 won’t connect to Wi-Fi network all of a sudden and you can’t fix it. If this is the same scenario, then you do not have to worry as I already said every problem has a solution and PS4 won’t connect to Wi-Fi is no exception. It is also possible that you have already face the problem, even fixed it somehow but this time you can’t manage it. Or it happens for the first time so what is the way to solve this problem? Here is the answer.
PS4 won’t connect to Wi-Fi Fix
I assume that you are facing the same problem and hence you are here. Even if you have tried some initial process, then also you can’t find a solution for it, then you are at right place as here you can resolve the problem using any of the fixes given here. When I faced the same issue, I am not able to find the solution for a week, and hence someone can’t face the same situation, we have covered this topic with few methods that I have tried to solve my problem. We hope it will also help you.
Solution 1: Solve Endless Proxy Loop
An endless proxy loop is also known as CE-33986-9. To solve this endless proxy loop problem, you have to follow some specific steps carefully that is given below.
Step 1: First of all, go to the PS4 Menu XMB- XrossMediaBar.
Step 2: After you are at the XrossMediaBar, scroll right till you can see Settings option.
Step 3: From the settings option, go to the network and choose the option of Setting up Internet Connection.
Step 4: Here you can see two option: Wi-Fi and wired LAN. As you are facing problem PS4 won’t connect to Wi-Fi, you have to choose the Wi-Fi option.
Step 5: Now choose a Custom option under Wi-Fi and pick the Wi-Fi network.
Step 6: if you are connecting to the Wi-Fi network for the first time then you have to enter the password otherwise it will automatically connect to it.
Step 7: Once you have entered the password, choose Automatic option in the IP Address Settings and do not use the DHCP Host Name.
Step 8: In the DNS setting, choose a manual option and enter the following DNS server in the respective field. In the Primary DNS box enter: 126.96.36.199 In the Secondary DNS box enter: 188.8.131.52
Step 9: After entering DNS, click on next and in MTU settings, choose Automatic. Do not use any Proxy Servers there.
Step 10: Now you have to check the internet connection at last. If in case it won’t work for you, then try the following DNS setting to solve this problem.
Primary DNS: 184.108.40.206
Secondary DNS: 220.127.116.11
Solution 2: Use a LAN Cable
Instead of a solution, we can call it an alternative. If the first fix does not work for you and your PS4 can’t connect to Wi-Fi, then you can use a LAN connection cable. It is the more suitable and best alternative to Wi-Fi. You will get a better internet connection and almost no leg while playing your favorite PS4 games compared to Wi-Fi. An Ethernet cable also gives you more download speed so it is a good option in case you can’t connect to the Wi-Fi.
Solution 3: Restart Your PS4 And Router
Sometimes restarting the device or router is the best way to solve the PS4 won’t connect to Wi-Fi error. First of all, restart the console as well as PS4 device and look what happens. If it won’t solve the problem, switch off the device and remove the power code. After that one by one removes all the cables and hardware. Wait for 5 minutes and attach all of them. At last plug in the power cord and switched on the PS4. Maybe it will solve the problem. If it does not solve the problem, then try the last one.
Solution 4: Contact Your PlayStation Support or ISP
If any of the above won’t work, then you have the last option that can surely solve your problem of PS4 hardware. So contact your PlayStation support or ISP, and they will take care of your problem.
FAQs On PS4 Can’t Connect To Wi-Fi Error:
Q1: What I have to do if My Ps4 won’t connect to Wi-Fi or cannot connect to WIFI ps4
To solve this problem, go to the ‘Set up Internet Connection‘ option and pick Wi-Fi or a LAN (Ethernet) cable.
Go to Settings >> Network >> Set up Internet Connection and follow on-screen instructions to configure the network settings.
Make sure that the router and Wi-Fi are on and the internet is running well.
Q2: How to reset the network settings on PS4?
Go to Settings >> Initialization >> Restore Default Settings. After that follow the on-screen instruction to complete the process.
Q3: What I have to do if my Ps4 won’t connect to the internet?
You can try the Ethernet or LAN cable to connect your device if you can’t connect it over Wi-Fi.
Q4: How to solve the My Ps4 won’t connect to Wi-Fi within the time limit?
Go to the proxy server and make sure that you are not using it in PS4 Wi-Fi settings.
If you use Wi-Fi extender, and it won’t connect, then try an Ethernet cable.
Q5: What is the reason behind PS4 cannot connect to the Wi-Fi network within the time limit?
The probable reason is the proxy server behind this error, or it is also possible that the router can’t connect to your PS4 or can’t assign an IP. So restart it/check proxy settings and remove it if you have.
Q6: What I have to do if Ps4 is not connecting to Wi-Fi after an update?
It is possible that update file is corrupted so go to the previous version or wait till Sony fix the update error.
Conclusion: So it is all about the fixes for PS4 won’t connect to Wi-Fi and some FAQs related to it. We hope any of the methods will surely work for you and you will get a hassle-free solution. In case of any doubt during the ongoing process. You can ask us using the comment box below. Thank you!