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iPad 2 Not recognizing WiFi

1138 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Sep 10, 2013 11:38 AM by Zane W RSS
Brian Harvey1 Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)
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Sep 7, 2013 6:37 PM

My wife is having problems with her iPad 2. We are traveling the US and many places we eat or stay does not work with her iPad 2. By this I mean her iPad 2 does not see the hotspot that her iPhone 4S, my iPhone 5, my iPad 3, my MBP retina and her HP laptop will see and connect with perfectly.


I have tried:


Turn Off her iPad.

Rebooting / resetting her iPad.

Go to Settings>Wi-Fi and turn Off. Then while at Settings>Wi-Fi, turn back On and chose a Network. <== Network cannot be seen



Her iPad 2 however will still not see the WiFi.



No luck with any of these:




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Look at iOS Troubleshooting Wi-Fi networks and connections


iPad: Issues connecting to Wi-Fi networks


WiFi Connecting/Troubleshooting


How to Fix: My iPad Won't Connect to WiFi -To-Wi-Fi.htm


iOS: Connecting to the Internet


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Unable to Connect After iOS Update - saw this solution on another post.

iMac, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.1)
  • Zane W Level 3 Level 3 (670 points)
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    Sep 10, 2013 11:38 AM (in response to Brian Harvey1)

    You may want to check with your cellular carrier for the Hotspot. I know that some providers/plans/devices will only support 5 devices connected simultaniously. you have listed a totall of 6 devices including the ipad 2 in question.


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