Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



1152 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 64


Topic # 109598 23-Sep-2012 18:19 Send private message

Hey, 

Bought the above phone for the missus and now want to connect to the home WiFi network so I can download stuff.

I have put in the correct password for connection and get a message saying 'Obtaining IP Address' then 'Remembered Secured with WEP' then 'Disabled, secured with WEP'. I'm not getting connected and what missus wants to play Angry Birds. 

Anybody want to tell me what I am doing in a concise manner? 

My Motorola Defy connects fine but I was over a year since I did that so I can't remember how. 

Thanks, 




Didn't anybody tell you I was a hacker?

Create new topic

n4

694 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 690341 23-Sep-2012 22:54 Send private message

Do you maybe have MAC address filtering turned on at the router? It seems to be authenticating ok.




Sony Xperia Z2, on 2degrees

Have plan, send $NZD50m
3454 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 70

Subscriber

  Reply # 690343 23-Sep-2012 23:03 Send private message

Try using WAP rather than WEP.

If that doesn't work then try just using no encryption just to prove you can make the phone grab an IP at all.

D




Promote New Zealand - Get yourself a .kiwi.nz domain name!!!

Check out mine - i.am.a.can.do.kiwi.nz - [email protected]




1152 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 64


  Reply # 690417 24-Sep-2012 09:41 Send private message

Thanks people, I'll have a crack at those suggestions and get back to you all if needed. 




Didn't anybody tell you I was a hacker?



1152 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 64


  Reply # 690789 24-Sep-2012 19:05 Send private message

Hey all,

Thanks for the advice the phone and router decided to play nice this evening and so everything is go.

I now have another question but it isn't really related so I'll see if there is already a and start another if needed. 

Thanks again for the help. 




Didn't anybody tell you I was a hacker?

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Lightbox press event release
Created by freitasm, last reply by Yabanize on 1-Aug-2014 17:41 (125 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Are IT staff supposed to know everything
Created by BTR, last reply by haydenmarsh on 1-Aug-2014 16:05 (38 replies)
Pages... 2 3


New Mobile plans coming?
Created by nunasdream, last reply by Quibbler on 1-Aug-2014 17:43 (103 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Checking UHF aerial is working
Created by OnceBitten, last reply by B1GGLZ on 28-Jul-2014 21:49 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


2010 Honda Jazz, Suzuki Swift - which has higher maintenance cost?
Created by joker97, last reply by jonathan18 on 31-Jul-2014 10:47 (76 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Hierarchy of a mistake: Gerry Brownlee
Created by joker97, last reply by DonGould on 29-Jul-2014 21:57 (93 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


"keyless" keys - questions
Created by joker97, last reply by MadEngineer on 30-Jul-2014 22:02 (35 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Does acupuncture work?
Created by timmmay, last reply by timmmay on 1-Aug-2014 08:06 (50 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.