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Wi Fi on but no Internet Connection

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alexian Calculating status...
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Sep 6, 2010 1:39 AM
Why can my ipad not get an internet connection in a public wifi area , even though the wifi signal is strong and other users are on- line ok. I get the message"connection to the server imap.aol.com failed"
ipad, Mac OS X (10.0.x)
  • nick101 Level 4 Level 4 (3,500 points)
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    Sep 6, 2010 2:55 AM (in response to alexian)
    If you can't connect to anything at all, reset the network settings and restart the iPad
    MBP 17" 4Gb; iMac 24", 3Gb; Powerbook G4 17", 1GHz, 1Gb;iPhone iPod 80GB, Mac OS X (10.6.3), IPad 3G 64, iPhone 3GS
  • zenbum1 Calculating status...
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    Oct 2, 2013 3:33 PM (in response to alexian)

    Hello- can you please share how you fixed it...I'm having the very same problem as you described.

     

    Thank you!

     

    <<can't delete this comment, please ignore>>

  • Ralph9430 Level 6 Level 6 (12,460 points)
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    Oct 2, 2013 3:34 PM (in response to zenbum1)

    zen bum,

    I suggest that you start a new discussion with your question. You are more likely to get up to date answers that way.

     

    Is this you home Wi-Fi? Or all Wi-Fi networks? If only at home then reboot your router by powering off for thirty seconds then turn it back on.

  • zenbum1 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 2, 2013 3:40 PM (in response to Ralph9430)

    Thanks for your reply Ralph. Truth is I'm trying to set up a new iPhone and get a message saying there is no internet connection on my Wi-Fi signal, which is really an odd error message.

     

    I tried to delete this comment from this thread, but couldn't see how to do that! Nothing is working for me today.

     

    Thanks anyway.

     

    Oh and I tried re-booting the router twice.

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