How to fix the "Cannot Connect to Wi-Fi" Error on PS5

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If you are lucky enough to have acquired a PS5, you may or may not yet have encountered any glitches.

While all console makers do their best to ensure there are no bugs, there are inevitably a few that slip through, and require fixing by the end user, until a patch becomes available, if necessary.

One issue is when the PS5 won't connect to your WiFi, which can cause problems with downloads, or online gaming.

This article will give you some help on how to fix this problem, should you ever encounter it.

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What is the "Cannot Connect to WiFi" Issue?

This is a problem which several users have reported, where the console and their internet connection are refusing to communicate.

It is a problem that has appeared on both the Standard and Digital editions of the PS5, and prevents users from enjoying many of the features of the console.

The good news, is that in the vast majority of cases there are steps you can take to fix this.

Read on, for some tips on how to reconnect your PS5 with your WiFi.

Steps to Fix the "Cannot Connect to WiFi" Problem

Make sure you have entered your WiFi password correctly

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It may seem obvious, but check to see whether any other devices are also struggling to connect to the WiFi.

If there are no other devices having problems connecting with your WiFi, try fully turning off your PS5, before turning it back on again.

If there are, then try turning your router off and on again, and see if this resolves the issue.

Try moving the router closer to your PS5 to see if this boosts the signal.

You can also try using an Ethernet cable to plug the router directly into the PS5.

If none of these options are working, then check the status of the Playstation Network

You can also utilize the PlayStation Fix and Connect portal, which is a step-by-step troubleshooting guide.

If none of these options are working, then you may need to visit the PlayStation Fix and Replace site, in case there is a hardware issue.

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