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Iphone 4S wifi problem

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  • dangermooouse Calculating status...
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    Aug 1, 2013 1:40 PM (in response to shaheeriqbal)

    374 replies and no solution!!

    Just to add to the protest - i have no solution.

    4 apple devices: iPhone 4, 2 x iPhone 4s, 1 x iPad.



    Model Name           : Vigor2710n

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    Build Date/Time           : Feb 23 2011 09:56:18

    ADSL Firmware Version           : 232201_A Hardware: Annex A


    Upgraded FW to 3.6 - no change. Still changes to 3G when locked.

  • Simon in North Yorkshire Calculating status...
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    Aug 2, 2013 4:22 AM (in response to shaheeriqbal)

    Well, I've had to pay £50 excess on my insurance to replace the handset. Apple- no warranty after 14 months. Vodafone have a blank face when I mention Consumer Statutory Rights as they were the retailer. The whole thing is a farce. The product is not fit for use and I now challenge Apple to explain what is going on. There are loads of other discussions going on at this site, all of which are under different headings.


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  • dibekem Calculating status...
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    Aug 5, 2013 1:13 PM (in response to shaheeriqbal)

    Hi. I wonder if anyone can help me. I have an Iphone 4s. The wifi of the phone has start to playing up about a week ago now. Ive been on 6.1.3 for quite a long time. So I can't blame the update for it. At the beginning I just restarted the phone and thats fixed the issue for sometimes hours, sometimes only for half an hour. I even got the famous greyed out wifi too. I did the network reset, erased everything, restored to original settings, installed IOS 7 beta 4 hoping its IOS6. Nothing worked. I put it back to 6.1.3 again. Taken the sim card out, as today I wanted to take it to O2 to have it fix by them. However since last night my wifi has been working nicely without my sim card! Got home from work and the phone connected to the network straight away.I was very sure that its a hardware fault but now Im confused again. Any suggestion?  Thanks.

  • serrzh Calculating status...
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    Aug 15, 2013 2:24 AM (in response to shaheeriqbal)

    I've got a made-in-china WiFi-3G router and it worked fine with my PC alone but could only stand any iDevice (counting both of our iPhones and my wife's iPad) for an hour or so. Then the internet turned "half-asleep" responding poorly and with long delay sometime, and sometime stopping to work altogether while connection held but no data were transferred. I realised that the major problem about iDevices was that they got into very intensive data communication, by taking as much channels as possible, in attempt to sync with Apple ID, check for updates, do iCloud backup and Photo Stream also pushing numerous notifications and checking emails. Then changing the cheap router to something technologically solid, like Zixel was my way to help it.


    My previous router was "win-star", (and there is a number of other models carrying the same chip, but pretenting to be assembled in Europe, like few from Spain). If you got a peace of rubbish like this one, send it to where it belongs: your rubbish canister. If you want to keep it no matter what, stop abusing your poor iThings, but try to ease the load by turning off most of notifications as well as iCloud Backup and Photo Stream, and once your internet becomes sleepy again, turn off then wait 5 seconds then turn back on your WiFi router.


    Hope this helps.

  • Mapesos Calculating status...
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    Sep 17, 2013 9:07 AM (in response to shaheeriqbal)

    oh what the ****!! i have the same problem too.!! i can tun on the wifi but it cannot connect.. i don´t have idea whats happening now.. this situation is kinda annoying on me..My laptop can connect to wifi at home but my phone can´t.. So insane..

  • Abou Adam Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Sep 17, 2013 11:40 AM (in response to shaheeriqbal)

    it will sounds a strange way to fix it ..but just try it cause it always works for me ..

    1.install any Flash PRogram

    2.plug ur iPhone to the wall CHarger

    3.turn on the flash program

    4.leave it for like 15 mins

    when you come back you will see that ur flash have stopped to work .. dont be panic ..

    5.unplug it

    6.turn off ur iphone

    7.leave it for like 3 mins

    8.then turn it on

    and voila .. ur wifi is on again .. sorry for my weak english

  • TJBUSMC1973 Level 5 Level 5 (4,690 points)
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    Sep 17, 2013 11:41 AM (in response to Abou Adam)

    Explain what you mean by a 'flash program'.

  • Abou Adam Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Sep 17, 2013 11:43 AM (in response to TJBUSMC1973)

    go to apple store and search for FlashLight .. Its a program that will turn on the flash of ur iphone ..

  • TJBUSMC1973 Level 5 Level 5 (4,690 points)
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    Sep 17, 2013 11:45 AM (in response to Abou Adam)

    Okay, that's a total coincidence.  There's nothing about the LED that has anything to do with the Wi-Fi chip.  Also, your post was unclear.  'Flash' can mean a  lot of different things.


    Also, stop spamming the boards with the same post in multiple threads.  One is enough.

  • Abou Adam Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Sep 17, 2013 11:47 AM (in response to TJBUSMC1973)

    Wifi-chip is so close to The LED .. and it stop working because of temprature things .. i really don't know how to explain very much .. but if you have this problem just try it and i am so sure that u will come back and thanks me ! i swear that it will works .. i really can't understand you people .. when someone is trying to help you .. you called him a spammer ? **** !

  • TJBUSMC1973 Level 5 Level 5 (4,690 points)
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    Sep 17, 2013 12:17 PM (in response to Abou Adam)

    Because you only need to post your 'solution' ONCE.  Doing it in multiple threads is pointless, and disruptive.


    Your 'solution' might be effective in some very, very rare cases.  Better than the hairdryer method, at least, since turning the LED on is normal operation of the device, and shouldn't void warranty.  But it's unlikely to work, to be honest.

  • Mapesos Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 18, 2013 12:36 AM (in response to shaheeriqbal)

    Hey Guya you won't believe it!! Yesterday i post About my Wifi problem, and guess what i already fixed it! And it works now .. all you have To do is be patiënt and don't make so Much pressure on your Phone. seriously i restart THE network settings , reset all settings, Then later i on THE offline mode!! Then off THE celpon . About 5 minutes i on it Again,  off. THE offline mode ,Then on THE Wifi!! And later it's working ;)

  • BobbyLegend Calculating status...
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    Sep 18, 2013 4:04 AM (in response to Mapesos)

    I appreciate you're trying to help - but that last post is near unreadable!


    Can you explain in more details how you fixed it please?

  • Mapesos Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 18, 2013 5:26 AM (in response to BobbyLegend)

    hey! sorry fo the late reply i was ironing clothes..I buy my celphone in denmark for 2011 until when i come here in netehrland last 31 of august everyhthing was really fine no problem at all. I could connect wifi even if i used my denmark num.. ! monday afternoon, i can´t connect to wifi and i really don´t know why??? i thought it was the router of internet connection but then my laptop has full og signal...  So what i did is i off my phone and on again but still does not work, so im starting to search on google and find the solution, and then i find out im not the only complainants about wifi problem.. So after i posted on here yesterday,i talked with my friend he is in canada and he told me about this things...


    1. go to settings

    2.on the airplane mode

    3.go to general, reset all settings, or reset network settings

    4. and when its reset off the phone!

    5. On it again,

    6.on the wifi, and wait for a minutes , the internet network will appear on your wifi, and you have to put the password.


    honestly it works to me lastnight!! hope it works with you

  • Abou Adam Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Sep 18, 2013 4:21 PM (in response to TJBUSMC1973)

    it will works .. i guarantee that !!! i always use it !! we all know that all the fixes for wifi greyed out problems is always temporary .. so i used this trick every 1 week or 2 .. and the wifi works again .. just try it !!! i guarantee it will works !


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