Question Laptop WiFi not connecting to some specific hotspot

Apr 16, 2019
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Recently my laptop wifi is not connecting to some specific mobile(iPhone 6s) hotspot. My mobile hotspot is connecting to other laptops and mobile but when i try to connect from my laptop it's starts showing connection is taking longer than usual and then not connection...even it's not showing the password option. But my laptop is connecting to other wifi networks. Previously it was connecting to my iPhone but before few days it suddenly stops connecting.

System Specs:
Lenovo Z51-70
Win 8.1, 64bit

Wireless Driver:
Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4 Wireless Network Adapter
 

Ralston18

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This: "is not connecting to some specific mobile(iPhone 6s) hotspot".

Where, whose iPhone 6s hotspot are you trying to connect to - is it actually your iPhone 6s or someone else's?

The wording is somewhat contradictory: "specific mobile(iPhone 6s)" vs "was connecting to my iPhone".

Has the laptop wifi connected to that hot spot (either someone else's or yours) before?

If all other connection paths/hotspots, and devices are connecting then the desired hotspot device is likely blocking your laptop.

Double check the wireless configuration settings.
 
Apr 16, 2019
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This: "is not connecting to some specific mobile(iPhone 6s) hotspot".

Where, whose iPhone 6s hotspot are you trying to connect to - is it actually your iPhone 6s or someone else's?

The wording is somewhat contradictory: "specific mobile(iPhone 6s)" vs "was connecting to my iPhone".

Has the laptop wifi connected to that hot spot (either someone else's or yours) before?

If all other connection paths/hotspots, and devices are connecting then the desired hotspot device is likely blocking your laptop.

Double check the wireless configuration settings.
It's my iphone and yes the laptop was connected previously but now it's not...I've also cleared all saved wifi passwords from Manage Known Networks still it's not connecting.
 

Ralston18

Titan
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My thought is that there was some update with respect to drivers and/or configuration.

Are you certain that only one network adapter (wired or wireless) is enabled on the laptop?

On your laptop use the Command Prompt to run "ipconfig /all" (without quotes) and post the results.
 
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My thought is that there was some update with respect to drivers and/or configuration.

Are you certain that only one network adapter (wired or wireless) is enabled on the laptop?

On your laptop use the Command Prompt to run "ipconfig /all" (without quotes) and post the results.
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.3.9600]
(c) 2013 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\windows\system32>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Arnab
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 4:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Hosted Network Virtual Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : EA-86-87-45-E0-8D
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 3:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : BA-86-87-45-E0-8D
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4 Wireless Network
Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : B8-86-87-45-E0-8D
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::d930:f46:a63f:c33%7(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.31.36(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : 19 April 2019 11:13:59
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : 19 April 2019 23:13:59
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.31.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.31.1
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 146310791
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-1D-1D-B8-46-F0-76-1C-D9-50-7A

DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.31.1
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Ethernet adapter Bluetooth Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : B8-86-87-45-E0-8E
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Ethernet:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Belkin
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : F0-76-1C-D9-50-7A
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter isatap.{B78DF63D-D68E-4E9D-9138-4BA951B96937}:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #4
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

C:\windows\system32>
 

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