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iPhone 4 looses WiFi connection at home

2286 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Sep 27, 2010 10:10 AM by Charles Smith RSS
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Sep 25, 2010 7:17 PM
I just bought a new Linksys 3000 N wireless router to replace a Time Capsule that didn't last 2 years before its WAN Ethernet port failed, according to the Genius Bar at my Apple Store.
I have 2 PCs, one Vista and one W7, and an iPad and an iPhone 4. All devices except the iPhone readily 'see' my new network. The iPhone always has to be logged back into the network, requiring a password. I have 'Ask to Join Networks' off and do not know what other setting to manipulate in order to get it to automatically recognize and log into my home 'known' network.
Windows Vista
  • Malcolm Rayfield Level 7 Level 7 (28,070 points)
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    Sep 25, 2010 7:36 PM (in response to Charles Smith)
    Is the router set to 5 GHz only? The iPhone won't work at 5 GHz, only 2.4 GHz.
    Mac Pro (Early 2008), Mac OS X (10.6.4), iPhone 3GS 4.1
  • brian555 Calculating status...
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    Sep 26, 2010 2:23 PM (in response to Charles Smith)
    I don't have Linksys routers any more but I suggest looking into two things (that are not iPhone specific):
    1. Try using a different Wireless Channel (most common seem to be 6 and 11. I use 2).
    2. Try increasing the Power output to High. Seems to be on Medium High.
    PC, Windows 7, iPhone 4 with iOS 4.1; Win7 Ultimate 64-bit; iTunes


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