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  • Russ T Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Dec 23, 2012 12:35 PM (in response to CRZ24)

    CRZ24 wrote:

     

    Hey Russ, is your WMM on or off?

    So far as I am aware, the AirPort Extreme does not support WMM. If it's there - I'm not seeing it and a quick Google search didn't turn up anything.

     

    LCovington wrote:

     

    The new version of iOS 6 was supposed to fix the wifi issues on the iPhone 5. If you don't have the latest version of iOS, try that...

    You're kidding, right?

  • Paul Derby Calculating status...
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    Dec 23, 2012 12:48 PM (in response to Russ T)

    Russ T,  I'm about to fly from VA to AZ for Christmas with relatives. Send me an email. My address is at the top of the wifi.pderby.com web page. I can help you with ways to measure throughput accurately.

  • CRZ24 Calculating status...
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    Dec 23, 2012 1:39 PM (in response to Russ T)

    Thanks! I did not know that, yet apple says it should be turned on but people connect better with it turned off.

     

    What doesn't make sense to me is, if only a small percent of people are affected why are people going through 3-4 ip5 with same problem. That's why I think it's a bigger problem. Or users routers, but if that's the case all apple routers should work, which isn't the case.

  • Wangtjun Calculating status...
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    Dec 23, 2012 2:31 PM (in response to tobifs)

    Same problem with mine. I'm much sure it was caused by iOS 6.0.2. I didn't have any WiFi issue before upgrading to 6.0.2!

  • marshallfromct Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Dec 23, 2012 2:42 PM (in response to Wangtjun)

                         Crz24 wrote

     

    What doesn't make sense to me is, if only a small percent of people are affected why are people going through 3-4 ip5 with same problem. That's why I think it's a bigger problem. Or users routers, but if that's the case all apple routers should work, which isn't the case.

     

    I agree.  The post that this is a small percentage comes from the number of posts here.  We don't know how many don't even know about these post and are having problems.  Not only that what explains the posts where the Apple reps. admit they are told not to acknowledge there is a problem.

  • DJNY Calculating status...
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    Dec 23, 2012 3:43 PM (in response to marshallfromct)

    Does anybody seriously believe that, in the remote likelihood that some Apple reps were told not to acknowledge a problem, that such an Apple rep would then turn around and tell somebody that that had occurred?

  • marshallfromct Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Dec 23, 2012 3:55 PM (in response to marshallfromct)

    Read the post, I have seen two of them.

  • DJNY Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Dec 23, 2012 4:02 PM (in response to marshallfromct)

    True enough. However, people putting false statements down does not help anybody with resolving problems.

  • marshallfromct Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Dec 23, 2012 4:26 PM (in response to DJNY)

    Who is to know what is true and what is false!  For all I know you work for Apple.  Talk to the people at public hot spots, there you will get the story.  Even if you don't, what of all the post concerning all the phone replacements!!

  • Datta3 Calculating status...
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    Dec 23, 2012 4:35 PM (in response to tobifs)

    After 90 mins finally got my New iPhone 5 to work with wifi issues.

    Here is what I found, all my pervious apple product, ipad, Itouch, 3GS worked fine, but 5 would say " unable to connect"

    It was router and iPhone compatibility.

    Here is what I changed :

    Access your router mine is Linksys WRT310 N

    Access your device under Network of your PC

    Go to Wirless

    Under Wireless MAC filter

    Add your iPhone 5 wifi acces filter number, you can find this in your iPhone 5

    general- about- wifi address number of iPhone five

    Enter the number on your router

    bingo!

     

    I hope this will work for you all too.

  • Datta3 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Dec 23, 2012 4:35 PM (in response to tobifs)

    After 90 mins finally got my New iPhone 5 to work with wifi issues.

    Here is what I found, all my pervious apple product, ipad, Itouch, 3GS worked fine, but 5 would say " unable to connect"

    It was router and iPhone compatibility.

    Here is what I changed :

    Access your router mine is Linksys WRT310 N

    Access your device under Network of your PC

    Go to Wirless

    Under Wireless MAC filter

    Add your iPhone 5 wifi acces filter number, you can find this in your iPhone 5

    general- about- wifi address number of iPhone five

    Enter the number on your router

    bingo!

     

    I hope this will work for you all too.

  • DJNY Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Dec 23, 2012 4:37 PM (in response to marshallfromct)

    "For all I know you work for Apple."

     

    If you truly believe that Apple works that way, you are a fool to buy any of their products.

  • Datta3 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Dec 23, 2012 4:38 PM (in response to tobifs)

    After 90 mins finally got my New iPhone 5 to work with wifi issues.

    Here is what I found, all my pervious apple product, ipad, Itouch, 3GS worked fine, but 5 would say " unable to connect"

    It was router and iPhone compatibility.

    Here is what I changed :

    Access your router mine is Linksys WRT310 N

    Access your device under Network of your PC

    Go to Wirless

    Under Wireless MAC filter

    Add your iPhone 5 wifi acces filter number, you can find this in your iPhone 5

    general- about- wifi address number of iPhone five

    Enter the number on your router

    bingo!

     

    I hope this will work for you all too.

  • marshallfromct Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Dec 23, 2012 4:42 PM (in response to Datta3)

    Why would your MAC address be filtered by your router if it was not added as filtered?  Most important how will this help you on a public hot spot??

  • marshallfromct Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Dec 23, 2012 4:48 PM (in response to Datta3)

    DJNY,

     

    I guess you missed the point.

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