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My phone is not getting a good signal from the wifi, how can I fix this?

Unless the phone is directly on top of the wps key on gateway unit the wifi is not getting good signal the the signal is good then excellent. it acknowledges the authentication then it is disabled due to ??? i forget. but it dont work

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  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2015

    Thank you Harrie. I lost myself. I get impatient. So thank you for corralling me. It won't happen again. And tell everyone they are going great work. Wish I was as smart as you folks. Have a great day.

  • Harrie Apr 24, 2015

    I found the manual from the router here:http://docs.technicolor.com/data/files/c... On page 11 you see where you can find the network name for WPS. on Page 18 you find how to setup the connection, using WPS. When you can’t get the connection to work like that, go on on page 20. But for that you need a computer with windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8, of a MAC with OS X.

  • Harrie Apr 24, 2015

    Let me know how you are doing. Don't rush, because when you are not used to setup a router, it can be a bit overwhelming.

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Try adding a signal booster to your system

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It may be blocked by something...try to reconnect

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Testimonial: "thanks Christina but im not sure that you read my question and read my extra verbage. i have tried everything and all my guests get a great signal. i got an error code1101? and another that said security cert. so i dont think blockage is the answer unless you may know where thr blockage is"

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When you have trouble connecting to your wifi router, try connecting something else with the same settings. Only when that connection is working correct, you know for sure the connection is good and stron enough. Then you can check why it won't work on the phone.
Then there is no WPS on the gateway. WPS is one of the possible protocols you can use to encrypt the wireless connection. And if the authentication is not good, try setting up the router again. Use the manual. I can't help on that, because you forgot the mention what router you are using.

Posted on Apr 24, 2015

Testimonial: "hey harrie thanks a bunch for the info. here are some more details for you if you would like. the technicolor TC8305C xfinity/comcast router works great for all my guests that stop by. and it worked great for me as well . i briefly saw a notice in red coloring when i was surfing and it said error code1??1 i believe and another had read something about a security certificate. but as i said i was surfing and lost it. tried going back but had lost it and one of the guests used the wps to engage her mobile phone and it worked for her. im a loser"

  • Harrie Apr 24, 2015

    To start, please don't give a value judgement like that to yourself. Right now I'm busy but later I'll try to find out more, now I know what router you are using.

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