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Wifi not connecting to wireless network where as other devices r.

Got this new iphone and connected to internet through wireless ADSL router once, browsed but after sometime it just got disconnected and ever since its not connecitng saying "cannot find the network".
My laptop and other cell is connecting but something is seriously wrong with iphone.. its a new one and expensive one as well and its really frustrating......

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  • faysalmasood Feb 21, 2009

    Its really not the solution...

    The iphone is not detecting wifi at all at the first place... even then i try to connect by entring the profile.... can you advise me something...
    is it OS bug...


  • mmgmarco Mar 01, 2009

    When I put WiFi ON, nothing happens, just spining wheel -> searching. I'm positive, that router works great, cause my Iphone 1g works without problem.

    Is it SW bug or HW problem?

    How can we solve this?


  • sprakash78 Apr 29, 2009

    My Wifi is connected for few days and it was working properly.

    Recently one week back wifi is not detected in my iphone.

    I am staying in gulf, i want to know whether this problem is occuring only in the gulf, since gulf is the country which always blocks things or is it occuring everywhere in the world, if so what is the solution for this,

  • irfandaf May 20, 2009

    recently my i phone failed to detect any Wifi networks,i reset my i phone n deleted all new apps,still no use,
    please help!!
    irfan

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Is your wireless network password protected? If so did you put that password into the iPhone properly?

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