I KNOW that I have WiFi at my house. It says it's connected but when I go to use any of my apps that use the internet it says it won't work. And the same happens when I go to check my email or open Safari. What do I do?!?! Do the settings for WiFi need to be on something specific for this to work? I've had it work before at my grandparents house, but it won't work at my house!
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<p>The iPod Touch, an MP3 player from Apple, comes with a range
of free applications already installed. For example, the "camera" app
lets you take photos and shoot videos with the device has two built-in cameras,
app 'Maps' gives you access to Google Maps, and "Music" app you can
play music and audio books. If you want to do the tasks with the iPod touch,
since the applications cannot handle, you can easily connect to Apple's App
Store to look for new applications. <br />
<p>1. Press the "Home" to return to the original iPod
touch. <br />
<p>2. Touch the "Settings" in the touchscreen device;
tap "WiFi", when the WiFi is set to "Off. Tap" "option
to" On WiFi "Go to a location within range of the Wi-Fi, such as your
home or business computer network or a public place like a library or a coffee.
<p>3. Press the "Home" to return to the original
iPod. <br />
<p>4. Touch the "App Store" icon on the home screen
with the Apple App Store via Wi-Fi connection over the Internet. <br />
<p>5. Tap Featured, "" Categories "and" Top
Ten "to search for applications, or tap" Find ", type a search
term to search for apps. <br />
Hi there and welcome to FixYa, WiFi are often secured with passwords and encryptions. I assume you know the WiFi code and have entered it. This is probably why you can 'connect' to your route. However, most routers have a MAC filtering option, which only allows devices that are ont the 'MAC Adress granted' list to be passed through to the "internet". Make sure your iPod is on that list by reconfiguring your router. Kind regards, please rate this solution.
You may find this has to do with your ISP's DNS settings.
First thing to try is to browse the page via a browser, if you get an error message stating it's blocked or similar then this is your problem. You can verify this is the cause by switching between wifi and 3g; if it works on one but not the other you know that's the fault.
To connect to the internet using wifi on the iPod touch, just follow the following steps: Firstly, you should be in a wifi zone(an area where you can access wifi) or if you want to use it at your house with your residential internet connection, just get yourself a wifi router(shouldn’t cost more than $50-60) and configure it with your residential internet
Once you are in a wifi zone, on your iPod touch, go to: Settings > Wifi > Turn your wifi ON > Select a wifi network > Key in the WEP(only if asked for) > Connect Once you’re done with this, you should get the IP settings and be able to surf the internet with no problem. Note: At times when you’re too far away from the wireless router or a big thick brick wall is separating you and the wifi router, your iPod might show the network as available and you would also be able to connect to it, but surfing the internet using it would become a problem. If this happens to you, don’t worry, just move closer to the wifi router and it shouldn’t pose any other problems. Happy Surfing!
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Click on the "Settings" app. You'll see a "Wi-Fi" setting at the top, make sure it's turned on.
You'll need to be near a WiFi network. If you don't have one in your home, you'll need to get a router with WiFi. If you just want to test your iPod Touch with WiFi, go to some heavily populated area, it's likely that someone will have a WiFi network that doesn't require a password. Apartment complex parking lots are good places to try this.
Private Wifi network are normally encrypted and may also not broadcast the SSID for security: you need to know and configure your ipod touch with those 'secret' details before you connect and ensure that 802.11b/g are enabled.
The following is the link to the official Apple troubleshooting site: