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Can't connect to Wi-Fi with long WPA2 password?

My MX100 has the new Intel MCU. I've had it for 2 weeks now.

For the first week Wi-Fi wasn't working at all - it was stuck on "Initializing..." - when the early-April update came people reported that it fixed Wi-Fi issues they were having but it did nothing for me. The new update that came out a few days ago did fix my car's Wi-Fi to the point where it initializes okay and lists the wireless networks around my home but I'm unable to connect to my own network - and I wonder if it's because my home network has a long (~25 character) password.

Has anyone else had this issue?
 
I have a MS w/ new MCU w/ 2018.14.

I can connect to my 2.4ghz network, BUT NOT my 5ghz network. Same SSID. Same password.

Have you tried adding another SSID and forcing 2.4?

I have both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz networks using the same SSID for easier roaming in the house. I could experiment, I admit.

Tomorrow I'll try with my iPhone's Hotspot and see if it can connect to that at least.
 

Az_Rael

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My MX100 has the new Intel MCU. I've had it for 2 weeks now.

For the first week Wi-Fi wasn't working at all - it was stuck on "Initializing..." - when the early-April update came people reported that it fixed Wi-Fi issues they were having but it did nothing for me. The new update that came out a few days ago did fix my car's Wi-Fi to the point where it initializes okay and lists the wireless networks around my home but I'm unable to connect to my own network - and I wonder if it's because my home network has a long (~25 character) password.

Has anyone else had this issue?

I had that problem with our S’s. We use a long pass phrase for the main network. Set up a separate network for the cars with a simpler shorter pass, which worked.
 

outie

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When 2018.14 came out I was able to connect to my home wifi. It'd prompt you the password again saying can't connect/wrong password. I just had to enter it again and it connected on the 2nd try. I did not have a wrong password on the first try. The same thing happened at my in-law house where i had to connect twice to get it connected.
 

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