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  • colin oliver Level 1 (0 points)
    someone with apple care please report this problem!
  • Tom1631 Level 1 (0 points)
    So far none of the 'cures' for the lack of range/distance on the iPod after upgrading to v3.0 have worked for me! I'm convinced it's a software problem that can only be fixed by Apple.
  • Tone_uk Level 1 (0 points)
    mine is greyed out too i had a replacement touch as it needed a new battery everything was ok untill i upgraded to 3.0 now its greyed out and says no wifi
    tried the restore from i tunes about 10 times still no good need to try and get back to earlier version anyone know how too ?
  • snorkel23 Level 1 (0 points)
    I am using an iPod Touch 1G and i was so dumb to upgrade to the 3.0 version.
    Since the upfgrade i can't connect to any Wifi network. I also tried all suggestions (restore iPod, reset networking, use other network). It won't give a list of available networks either.
    To me now this equipment is useless and Apple must develop a fix or new version of the OS very fast. I can't simply accept that the software i bought ( 7,95€) messed up the device and that there is no possibility to downgrade or fall back to the version 2.

    Anyone usefull tips available?
  • Shony Level 1 (5 points)
    colin oliver wrote:
    where is the 3.1 update?!?!?!?! it was supposed to beout today does anyone know what is going on?

    where did u read that it was to be released today?
  • wdkuchler Level 1 (0 points)
    Good News

    This same thing happened to me. After I did the 3.0 firmware update the WiFi connection was made unstable and slow. Here I use an Access Point D-Link DWL-2100AP that activates the channel 6 by default. After many tests I changed to channel 11 and "Bingo".
    iPod back to work very well. If possible try the same procedure to confirm this until Apple issue a fix.
  • David. Level 4 (2,145 points)
    oh, that's great. and for anyone who takes their Touch with them, expecting to connect at wifi hotspots here and there, I guess they are out of luck, huh? (what are the chances that all wifi's are on channel 11???)
  • rbrad Level 1 (0 points)
    I wasn't able to join my home network today with mine or my kid's iTouches and after about a half an hour I went into my router and they were automatically placed into the blocked devices, I removed them from the list and works fine. Just another idea to look into...
  • colin oliver Level 1 (0 points)
    a few people earlier in this disscusion said that the apple care people said that there would be an update on monday the 29 of june
  • David. Level 4 (2,145 points)
    Rather than "blocked", don't you mean that the router is using MAC filtering, and the Touch wasn't listed? I use MAC filtering on my home router, but I don't bother with it on my MiFi as there's seldom a PC hooked up to my MiFi, so I'm not too worried about the security of the MiFi's networked devices. Mostly it's for me to play Pandora away from home.
  • mtlvince Level 1 (0 points)
    OMG it worked. I have a very old D-link 614+ router, and after changing the channel from its default channel 6 to 11, I got a faster connection. Not 100% but an improvement to what I was getting. Was getting 25-30kbps,now i'm getting 410-420kbps download speeds.
  • wdkuchler Level 1 (0 points)
    I know that is not the best solution to the problem but can serve as a hint to the developers of Apple. Let's see if more people confirm here that the procedure to change the channel 6 to 11 actually improves.

    I honestly do not return to the previous version because there are many advantages in this.
  • Indiansfan Level 1 (0 points)
    Having connection issues also! Hpoe Apple addresses this issue soon, as I don't think we should have to change anything to fix this problem. This is on their end and Apple should step up and fix it!
  • Squirsier Level 1 (0 points)
    I've always used Channel 11 by default and still ran into the OS3 wifi issues. However, tonight, I had my modem/router scan for the "best" channel and it picked up Channel 1. So I changed it, and while the signal strength bar still moves between 2 and 3 bars all the time, the speed of the connection itself seems faster - and I haven't run into any problems going on the internet yet (after a while, the iPod Touch is connected to the network but can't go on the internet until I disconnect/reconnect).
  • BowtieCrazz Level 1 (0 points)
    i just updated to 3.0 i can join my network, show 3 bars of wifi but it will not connect to the net. nothing will let me go online. says i;m not connected to a network. any idea's ? before i sell this thing

    ipod touch 2nd gen 8gb
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