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Apple ipod itouch connection to wireless internet

I am trying to connect to my wi-fi. However I have WAP-PSK security, how can I set Itouch to same and access my internet.

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  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2008

    i touch not connecting to my wirelsess internet

  • Grrrrrrrr Feb 28, 2008

    My i-touch shows the wireless networks, but when I enter my password it never works...

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2008

    ITouch picks up router signal but when password is entered

    message comes back "Unable to join the Network "

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2008

    My itouch just says cannot connect to the server, I have full bars, and it finds the router, worked in the apple store  Mike

  • Anonymous Apr 09, 2008

    When i touch receives a signal from the router a message comes up unable to join the network

  • llamachop Apr 11, 2008

    itouch finds my router, good signal, but I get a "cannot find server" message and can't connect. What do I need to check. I turned the WEP off to simplify. Didn't make a difference.

  • Anonymous May 15, 2008

    Itouch sees my router but "Server cannot be found" message

  • Crash-hard May 18, 2008

    iTouch is accessing via my wireless network. It shows that it is connected to the server and my router shows it connected.

  • Harshasks May 20, 2008

    Same problem

  • bentceo May 23, 2008

    Itouch will not connect to mt home wireless network even though it appears in the listing

  • khanvict May 23, 2008

    my wifi willl connect to my wireless, but when i try to go in safari or youtube it says cannot find server. i have tried reseting the network settings and all.

  • Anonymous May 30, 2008

    i have got the same freaken problem!!! :(

  • spencieca Jun 05, 2008

    I have the same problem with the iTouch...grrrrr

  • guest613 Jun 07, 2008

    ITouch picks up router signal but when password is entered
    message comes back "Unable to join the Network

  • Anonymous Jun 15, 2008

    same here

  • Anonymous Jun 21, 2008

    I read solution 3. I am using WEP and a key code (not passphrase) but still I cannot connect my itouch.

  • Anonymous Jun 25, 2008

    i have the same problem and it pisses me off

  • olenka0709 Jun 25, 2008

    i have the same problem, i have wpa-psk wireless network security and it doesnt work on my itouch

  • Anonymous Jul 09, 2008

    can't connect to wifi

  • lilnigetman9 Jul 14, 2008

    I am connected to my wireless modem but my iTouch says that I cant connect to the server. I have tried using the other wireless settings but they wont work either.

  • samhorr Jul 15, 2008

    same problem worked perfectly until 2.0 upgrade

  • JilyG01 Jul 21, 2008

    Me too. It worked great for the first 2 days then went downhill......This sucks. I have reset my wireless modem, made sure everything is set proerly, even reset the whole thing but nothing has worked. I also questioned whether or not the case was blocking the signal...but even without a case, no WIFI. Even at Starbucks and Panera where my computer reads signal strength excellent, my itouch isnt finding a thing...

  • ezaban Jul 21, 2008

    hi, how could i repair my internet connection in my ipod?, when i log to myspace i couldn`t log in? my cookies is enable?

  • Anonymous Jul 26, 2008

    i have same problem

  • ralsop9814 Aug 16, 2008

    I have an ITOUCH and I am unable to connect to my home wireless network. I have WPA_Personal security with TKIP encryption.

  • Anonymous Oct 10, 2008

    Just bought hours ago and sane problem. The only way the internet works is if I turn off my security code.

  • ck91kal Nov 16, 2008

    I have a Netgear wireless router. My itouch finds the router, but says my password is in correct. I know for sure my password is correct. What do you think the problem is?

  • grwrn Nov 19, 2008

    I am having the same difficulty connecting to my wireless router by Netgear as well. Even when I know the security code. Even called Netgear upport and did not resolve issue.

  • rwarren_2001 Dec 21, 2008

    I just bought an iTouch. It finds my wireless Netgear router just find and the SSID of my network. It "joins" the network, and shows that it is connected, but it will not browse the Internet. I even turned off all security but that didn't help. Any ideas? I bought this mainly for the internet capability. Please help.

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  • gpah92 Dec 27, 2008

    I have connected to the router but it then says cant find a server when i try to go on safari and youtube etc.

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    can not connect to home wireless

    works at other open wifi

  • cw4drama Jan 04, 2009

    i dont have wifi connection at my house but have internet connection....nd the wifi connection i get on my itouch it says it needs a password...nd i dont know what the password is....

  • AMarine2 Jan 09, 2009

    My Itouch will connect to the router and im able to ping my ipods IP.....I have done everything i can think of I unsecured my wireless and still same problem it sees the network but i am unable to access the internet.......its already set a DHCP im allowing all filtering i have upgraded my firmware and the thing still wont allow me to get onto the internet SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME! I was able to connect on another wi fi my router is a Linksys BEFW11S4 V4 and i am using XP

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2009


  • Anonymous Jan 17, 2009

    i cannot connect my i-pod touch to an orange livebox

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    no internet on the itouch at all

  • Anonymous Feb 02, 2009

    my itouch 16 gb is not connected to the wi fi i dont no why it is not automatically connecting and i wolud like to resolve this problem

  • jamokmok Feb 07, 2009

    i am trying to connect to my wi-fi however i have psk security, how can i set I TOUCH to same ang access my internet

  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2009

    i cant get it to go on wi fi or any internet

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2009

    i cant get my itouch 8 gb to connect to my WRT54GS linksys router, i tried everything but i cant plzzzzz help!!!!!

  • soccerrocker Mar 21, 2009

    i can see the black dots covering the password but i cant find the password. ps the sercurity is WEP. PLZ HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2009

    cant connect although i have in the past

  • Anonymous Apr 12, 2009

    i canttttttttt

  • Briiii Apr 24, 2009

    I don't know my password & it says connect to the internet. i don't know the password those.

  • Anonymous May 11, 2009

    I dont know the password to unlock the internet connection?

  • sandeep_sidh May 12, 2009

    the internet is connected but i can't acess to youtube or safari or ani of the stuff da wrks wid internet

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    I have a apple ipod im trying to connect to my wireless tmobile2 prism phones wifi and it want let me turn my vpn on .my computer connected to the wireless network with no vpn or passwprd

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    am having wifi problem on my zonda phone any one know how to fix it i did the set up and its not working still. it says am connected but when i try to use the internet it said connection fail. brand of phone zonda zmck895



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It's since the touch doesn't officially support WPA PSK and only supports WPA2. What will work is WEP and although it is less secure very few people will bother cracking your network. If you continue to have problems with your secured connection try putting the hex key instead of the passphrase (you set hello as your password the hex would something like 0X34Hg65) it is usually displayed just beneath the password you set.

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This is not a solution to snobomish's problem, but I did solve mine as far as not being able to get on the internet with the iTouch, even though it was seeing my network and joining it. I'm using a Netgear Router WGR614. The easy solution to my problem was in LAN IP Setup on the router. I did not have "Use Router as DHCP Server" turned on or enabled, so it wasn't giving out an address to my iTouch for it to use. I turned it on and bang I'm on the Internet no problem.

Also, in order to be able to get to my Yahoo email, I had to go into WAN Setup on the router and change the MTU value to be 1492 instead of the default 1500. That may only be a problem for BellSouth DSL users.

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I had a slightly different config (using WEP for security), and after endless attempts using Renew Lease, etc., I still got "invalid argument" when trying to connect to iTunes. Finally, I read an Apple note that said to try disabling encryption to see if that is the problem. I disabled encryption on my wireless router from my laptop, and then from the iTouch found and opened my now unsecured network. I got into iTunes with no problem. WHILE CONNECTED to iTunes on my iTouch, I re-enabled router encryption using my laptop. When I did that, on my iTouch a window popped up asking for a password. I got the WEP key provided by the router software and entered it on my iTouch, and the iTunes session continued, and I had full WiFi Internet access. The main thing different is all the necessary handshakes first happened while the linkage was insecure. I don't know where the bug is in the router or iTouch software, but this tactic worked around the blockage. So: SWITCH MOMENTARILY TO AN UNSECURED WIRELESS CONNECTION, CONNECT, AND THEN RE-INSTITUTE ENCRYPTION SECURITY. A similar tactic may work for your set up.

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It really not that hard to crack WEP protection and it can be done real quickly (ie within 5 ) so it is not wise at all to "downgrade" to WEP security. spend the extra $ for a WPA2 router which is nearly impossible to crack

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LISTEN CLOSE! The **** at Apple Support are wrong about WEP vs WPA. WPA works fine. You will have to update your firmware - BEWARE: Your IP addresses and other info willl potentially lost (at least if you are using NetGear router) - WRITE IT ALL DOWN BEFORE YOU UPGRADE YOUR FIRMWARE - I just saved you a lot of time and headache, I promise. Once you have updated your firmware, YOU CAN USE WPA with your iTouch to access your WiFi. Apple support, for whatever reason, is wrong. I am living proof that WPA works to connect your Safari to WiFi. REMEMBER: WPA works to access WiFi - When you update your routers firmware make sure you write all of your addresses, subnets, etc. down. Then, manually set up your router after it updates - don't let it do it on it's own. This may cause major problems for your entire network. My desktop box even went down before I finally went crazy and called NetGear to start from the beginning. Once you have reset everything to working order your iTouch will work. What a *****. I was ready to shove my daughter's iTouch up Steve Jobs' ***, sick or not. Thank God Netgear hooked me up with free technical support after I berated them for trying to charge me when they do not warn you that you will lose all of your critical information when you upgrade. Once your iTouch can get online you will be happy. I just saved you three hours. Buy yourself a Jagerbomb and drink it for your old pal in Indy.

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Using WEP, DHCP enabled on router, the hex key entered on the Itouch as the password works (though it's long). I've haven't tried entering the pass-phrase used to generate the key in the Itouch

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Unfortunately you have to take off the firewall to connect to home pc in some instances

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