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wifi password in hex

992 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Jun 23, 2011 11:11 AM by Hardy Geer RSS
Hardy Geer Level 4 Level 4 (3,165 points)
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Jun 18, 2011 5:58 PM

The router from Verizon FIOS comes with preset password expressed in hexadecimal. How do I type it into my iPhone4 so that it will know it is hex not ASCII?

  • Michael C M Calculating status...
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    Jun 18, 2011 6:02 PM (in response to Hardy Geer)

    You should just be able to type it into the password field. The devices negotiate how the key will be treated. If you have the equivalent ASCII password, you may give that a try too.


    Apple devices typically prefer the HEX key when connecting to older non-Apple routers.

  • Lawrence Finch Level 7 Level 7 (24,535 points)
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    Jun 20, 2011 11:44 AM (in response to Hardy Geer)

    Prefix the hex key with "$" - e.g.




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