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iPhone won't connect to WiFi

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  • cdkelley78 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 24, 2013 5:45 PM (in response to thaiguy6991)

    I was having the exact same problem. I went to general...then reset network settings to factory default. Rebooted. and Voila! It works again!!

  • barymob Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 27, 2013 1:29 PM (in response to twosheds55)

    All I did is reboot my phone

  • Bengoiano Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 27, 2013 7:42 PM (in response to Neil Baltus)

    Two years later and this worked fine for me. It was a simple restart of the router's settings via the IP address for the router. Works fine now. Thanks!

  • mavzav Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 29, 2013 10:01 PM (in response to chropro)

    chopro is rockin'  ...fixed my problem instantly (too bad I screwed around for an hour before finding your fix).

     

    cheers,

     

    mavzav

  • Casepac Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Feb 1, 2013 7:26 PM (in response to Sosa828)

    Thank you it was of great help.

  • billyzipwitch Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Feb 14, 2013 5:52 AM (in response to Casepac)

    O.k I've tried everything with the exception of the freezer. It can't be to do with the router because it won't connect anywhere. So that's it into the freezer........I'll be back in 10 minutes to tell the out come

  • billyzipwitch Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Feb 14, 2013 6:20 AM (in response to billyzipwitch)

    No that didn't work either Samsung here I come.

  • MartinezI Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Mar 10, 2013 5:10 AM (in response to twosheds55)

    So I got a new laptop yesterday and I connect it to my wifi. Next thing I know I have no wifi on my iPod 4G or iPhone 5. Is it because I have 4 PC's under my wifi? I've tried many things but I can't find anything out. I tried forgetting the wifi and reconnecting but it just always says the same, "Unable to join". I really really need help. Please. Someone. HELP ME!

     

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  • GrumpyGator Level 5 Level 5 (4,560 points)
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    Mar 10, 2013 4:49 AM (in response to MartinezI)

    So, the only thing that has been changed is that you added a new device to your current network?

     

    I suppose that its possible that the router has a device limit, but you would have to verify that with the router specs.

     

    I would first check for a firmware update on your router then re-boot it.

     

    I would then disconnect every device from the network then try connecting your iphone and ipod to your network seperately. If both connect, then try connecting each pc, one at a time. Leave each one connected for some time before connecting the next.

     

     

    FYI: Don't post your personal contact info on this forum.

  • Blondee024 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Mar 10, 2013 9:58 AM (in response to MartinezI)

    I had this same issue, and I thought it was my iPhone. It would say the same error message every time I tried connecting. This went on for months. I didn't think it was my router or modem because everything else was connected. But one day I called my Internet provider and come to find out that my Internet provider was the one screwing me up.

    I'm not sure if all modems are the same with each provider but, they had change the settings to the modem so I could connect my phone and similar devices. Someone on their end messed up and had it on a different setting that only lets pc's connect. Since I had it switched my phone connects everytime now.

  • Summer_Sunshine Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Mar 28, 2013 10:58 PM (in response to twosheds55)

    i too had the same problem. iPhone wouldn't connect to my home wi-fi. after reading every comment on this thread and trying everything, I decided to contact my wifi service provider (time warner) i chatted with a representative and told her my problem. she suggested a refresh signal to my router. as soon as the refesh signal was complete i was able to connect..... it was as simple and as complicated as that

     

    btw, if you decide to contact your service provider, be sure you mention that you need to enable WMM (wireless multi-media) this is also what was keeping me from connecting. only pc's were able to connect before i contacted them

  • Summer_Sunshine Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Mar 28, 2013 11:05 PM (in response to billyzipwitch)

    are you saying your freezer needs to connect to  a wireless network or did i misunderstand this?

  • iTYRT Level 1 Level 1 (35 points)
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    Mar 28, 2013 11:19 PM (in response to twosheds55)

    Make your modem WPA/WPA2. I think its the solution.

  • Lawrence Finch Level 7 Level 7 (24,495 points)
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    Mar 29, 2013 6:09 AM (in response to Summer_Sunshine)

    No. Just chill the phone.

  • JGoodman18 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Apr 22, 2013 2:02 PM (in response to chropro)

    THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH! I ahve been going months without the wifi in my house, and have tried everything!

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