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My ipod touch wont connect to internet at home

My ipod touch 3g 16gb is a pain connecting to my home internet its all wireless my question is why does it connect to other networks but just refuse to coroporate with me at home?

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  • vinosand Dec 09, 2008

    actually its an unsecured wireless conection the weird thing about this all is i was getting on the internet in my bedroom for about a month until the signal died completly i had this ipod for about a year now it never leaves me :P anyway back to the problem here... um so yeah i was on the internet a while back fine with my 8gb touch 2g but i wanted to upgrade to a newer model and i decided 8gb was to small although it never had problems with the connection ok alittle off topic again but this is whats really strange to me my newer ipod the one im having problems with i don't really know why it doesnt wanna connect to MY internet it actually connects to everyone elses actually i was walking down the street and i connected to another persons internet lmao i was standing out side trying to update all my games that way took me about 30min to update them all haha anyway i hope you get this message PS. hopfuly i didn't bore the hell out of you writeing such along story here :)

  • Dan
    Dan May 11, 2010

    That is strange. Have you tried restoring it?

  • Dan
    Dan May 11, 2010

    is your network at home password protected?
    If so, you will have to manually set that or at least enter the password on the connect screen


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The only way to unlock any ipod with out the password is to restore it using itunes. In case you are unfamiliar with how to do a restore on your ipod touch i have posted a step by step below. Take care :)

Last Modified: February 16, 2009 Article: HT1414 Old Article: 305744 Using the Restore function for your iPhone or iPod touch is part of standard troubleshooting procedure. Restoring your device will erase all data from your iPhone or iPod touch, including songs, videos, contacts, photos, calendar information, and any other data. All iPhone or iPod touch settings are restored to their factory condition.
Whenever you restore your iPhone or iPod touch, Apple highly recommends that you perform a sync prior to restoring in order to back up any changes since your last sync. If you have movie rentals on the device, see this document before restoring.
Use the following steps to restore your iPhone or iPod touch:
Make sure you have the latest version of iTunes installed and running before attempting to update. Connect your iPhone or iPod touch to your computer. Select your iPhone or iPod touch when it appears in iTunes under Devices. Select the Summary tab. Select the Restore option. When prompted to back up your iPhone or iPod touch's settings before restoring, select the Back Up option (as seen in the image below). If have just backed up the device, it is not necessary to create another.
Select the Restore option when iTunes prompts you (As long as you've backed up your device, you should not have to worry about restoring your phone).
Once the restore process has completed the iPhone or iPod touch restarts and displays the Apple logo while starting up

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SOURCE: My ipod touch is connected but won't use the internet.

Your router is blocking the iPod Touch from using the wireless.  Go into your router settings (depends on your router) and find the security or firewall for the wireless page.  You will need to enter in the MAC address of the iPod Touch (found in Settings>General>About - it is labeled as Wi-Fi address).

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Yeah .my ipod takes the connection away from my computer when connected to my network. it is ZyXEL_4050inn

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me too. i have the same problem but what you need to do is go to any apple store and get it replaced it was maybe caused by a liquid spill.

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