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Topic # 96929 7-Feb-2012 21:22
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Hi,

I have just bought an iPhone 4s on the telecom network and I can't get it to hold Network connection on my wireless network at home, it keeps reverting to 3G.  My wife has a iPhone 4 on Vodafone and that stays connected to the wifi as does our iPad and our sons iPod touch 

Anysuggestions on what the problem might be? Could it be the router (a free one from slingshot), or is it a telecom thing or maybe a 4s thing?

Thanks
 

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  Reply # 578445 7-Feb-2012 21:32
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If it was a router issue would it not happen to the other devices?

You could try a reset on the router but don't think that would help much (gamble)

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  Reply # 578452 7-Feb-2012 21:42
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As a test try the wifi with the security turned off in the routers web config.




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  Reply # 578464 7-Feb-2012 22:02
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Have you set you router up to only accept connections from certain devices with specific MAC addresses? This has caught me out several times when I buy new devices.

Try Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings on your iPhone.

David.

Edit: In the time that you do have a WiFi connection, is your iPhone issued with a local IP address? 







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  Reply # 578468 7-Feb-2012 22:14
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DrCheese:

Edit: In the time that you do have a WiFi connection, is your iPhone issued with a local IP address? 


Yeah it does get issued with a local ip address  

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  Reply # 578470 7-Feb-2012 22:17
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cldlr76:
DrCheese:

Edit: In the time that you do have a WiFi connection, is your iPhone issued with a local IP address? 


Yeah it does get issued with a local ip address  


What happened when you reset the network settings?

David. 





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  Reply # 578500 7-Feb-2012 23:38
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First make sure that you have updated to the latest iOS version (there has been problems with WiFi in the past), then if that doesn't work go to Reset Network Settings (sometimes this can help).

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