Fixing the WiFi “access denied” issue

Some Huawei router users have reported wifi access denied issues, an inconvenience that many people don’t know how to solve. Fortunately, there’s a practical solution that works for this case. The main problem could be due to incorrect password, incorrect network configuration, MAC access restrictions, router issues, or pending security updates.

This error occurs when you try to connect to a wifi network and the device simply doesn’t allow it, displaying an “access denied” error message. This problem could be due to several reasons as mentioned before.

How to Fix Wifi Access Denied

The solution involves a simple modification in the IP configuration of your Huawei device. The process is straightforward and has been an effective solution for many.

  1. Go to your network in your device settings.
  2. Access the IP configuration, which is located just below the password options and next to the advanced settings. Fix Solved Problems Huawei Not Work
  3. Change the setting from DHCP to Static IP, wait for a few moments, and then change it back to DHCP. Change Dhcp Wifi Movile Huawei
  4. In IP address, put a range of IPs from to
  5. In Gateway, enter the router’s IP address. It is usually found behind the router with an address like, in this case, if that’s the case, in Gateway you should put

This modification forces the device to renew its connection to the network, which can solve the access denied problem.

Alternatives if the main solution doesn’t work

If changing from DHCP to Static IP and vice versa doesn’t solve the problem, all hope is not lost. There are a couple of alternatives you can try:

  • Restart your Huawei device: A restart can solve many temporary issues, including wifi connectivity ones.
  • Forget the network on your mobile device, then re-enter the password.
  • Restart the modem or router: This can help resolve network issues that might be affecting your connection.