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IPHONE 5 WI-FI does not remember password

575 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Nov 17, 2012 4:36 AM by JimWilx1 RSS
lifengfromcalgary Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Nov 8, 2012 1:20 PM

My iphone 5 does  not memorize the Wi-Fi passwords.

I mean those with a popup screen when you connect to a Wifi network, then type in username/password.

 

 

I have to do it every time I connect!!!

 

My iphone4, and iphone3  used to be fine; Safari memorized those passwords and no re-typing was needed.

  • EnjayW Calculating status...

    Had the same problem. I thought I had tried everything and then the answer was so simple (Thanks to a Chris on this forum!).

     

    Went to 'other' in the list of wifi networks and entered the network name (beware of caps), correct security (in my case WEP) and password. Knew immediately it had worked because the 'forget this network' button appeared in the network details, which it hadn't before. 

     

    Yippee!

  • JimWilx1 Calculating status...
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    Nov 17, 2012 4:36 AM (in response to lifengfromcalgary)

    I had the same issue. It's a hardware, wifi antenna issue. I took my iPhone 5 back to the Apple Store and had it replaced. Now my iPhone 5 connects automatically, is a fast as it should be and doesn't drop the connection. You need to change your unit. Annoying but true.

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