3914 Views 8 Replies Latest reply: Dec 30, 2008 8:41 AM by ma001j5649
There's 2 things I can tell you to check that I don't see the answer to in your post:
1) Is your router/firewall configured to restrict access by MAC address? If so, you'll need to configure the router to allow the MAC address of your iPod Touch.
2) Your version of the Software Update on the iPod Touch? The 2nd gen Touch came out with the 2.1 update and this version seemed to have alot of trouble connecting to wifi. I had the same trouble and you'll see it in this forum. However, the 2.2 update, which came out earlier this month or last, seems to fix that. I highly suggest the 2.2 update if you don't already have it.
I hope this helps. Let us know
I have just bought a brand new 16 gig Touch from my local high street store. I too cannot connect via wifi using my Netgear wireless router.
The ipod has 2.2 already installed and i have tried with no success to get a wifi connection.
The router and ipod appear to be communicating as when i change my routers SSID name it appears each time on the ipod but when i enter the password nothing happens
My nephew is an I.T expert so when he next comes round i will get him to take a look
I have had the problem sorted and now my touch connects to the internet with wifi.
It seems the most common cause is the access list in the routers advanced wireless settings.
If you click on the Set up access list make sure the access control button is unticked. If it is ticked the router is denying access from your ipod.
Then click on add. you should then see a device name and MAC address box.
Once the router sees the MAC address of your ipod it should then work ok.
The ipod's MAC address can be seen in the ipod's About screen in the General menu, it will say Wi-Fi Address.
This is all that was wrong with my settings and it now works a treat. The settings won't be lost if the router is powered off as i do this when not in use anyway.
DON'T forget to create an eight character minimum passwors in the routers WPA-PSK as the ipod needs an eight character minimum password.
What more can i say!! a minor setting causing so much troube for lot of us.