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Why cant i rejoin my home Wifi?

432 Views 9 Replies Latest reply: Dec 27, 2013 1:26 AM by kpacey RSS
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Dec 10, 2012 2:43 PM

I forgot the network to reset it but it tells me i have the wrong pasword:( is it a technical problem because i did the same thing with my friends home wifi and it does the same thing where ii cant rejoin it-_- please help.

iPhone 4S, iOS 6.0.1, Black 16g
  • ChrisJ4203 Level 7 Level 7 (26,505 points)
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    Dec 10, 2012 2:50 PM (in response to TheeiPhoneUser)

    Try going to Settings, General, Reset, Reset Networks. See if that will clear the problem for you.

  • ChrisJ4203 Level 7 Level 7 (26,505 points)
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    Dec 10, 2012 3:00 PM (in response to TheeiPhoneUser)

    Is there a way to check the password to ensure you are using the right one? If you have duplicated this behavior, do you know what you did to correct that one, or is it still unable to connect as well? Try turning off wifi, doing a reset on the phone, turn wifi back on and then try joining the wifi again? Also, if you can see the network, try just selecting Other and then type the SSID into the phone and then the password and see if that works.

  • ChrisJ4203 Level 7 Level 7 (26,505 points)
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    Dec 10, 2012 3:23 PM (in response to TheeiPhoneUser)

    When you say you turned off the Internet, do you mean you reset your router, your modem? What exactly? If not, try resetting the router, disconnect it from power for a few seconds, then plug it back in again. Try connecting again. Also, if you have administrative access to the router, try changing the passcode and then entering the new one in the device.

  • ChrisJ4203 Level 7 Level 7 (26,505 points)
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    Dec 11, 2012 10:27 AM (in response to TheeiPhoneUser)

    If the phone has been officially unlocked, then you will not lose the unlock. Official unlock means the carrier that the phone was locked to authorized the unlock, or you purchased the phone unlocked. A reset does not affect anything like data or activation. All that does is reset the phone. A restore could affect the phone if it is not officially unlocked. The reset does not affect data in any way, however, a restore will erase all data. Restoring from a backup will put data back, a restore as new will clear the phone completely, You would have to sync your data back. Make sure you have made a backup, synced all of the data to a supported application, and imported all of the photos in the camera roll. The restore as new will also delete all SMS and game data saves.

  • kpacey Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Dec 27, 2013 1:26 AM (in response to ChrisJ4203)

    I am having the same problem with my new iPod touch....I try to connect to my wifi and fails to join when I enter my password...I haven't changed my password and use the same one on my iPad....I've tried resetting networks and all the above and nothing changes...very frustrating my daughter can't use her christmas present....is there any other way I can get it connected? Do I need to reset or redo my password? If so how do I do this with the wifi....can't find it inthe settings to change my password....:-(

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