Using Ad-hoc wifi on the LG Optimus One (P500)


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  1. sdhrmane

    sdhrmane New Member

    Hi! :)
    I have an LG Optimus One (P500). I'd like to know how to use ad hoc wifi on the device. My phone is not able to detect ad hoc networks created from a notebook using softwares like connectify. But when I use the app "Wifi analyzer", the adhoc network shows up. But I am not able to connect to it.

    Any solutions?

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  2. None. Android operating system Has not been provided the ability to detect or join any adhoc connection
  3. mak.3736

    mak.3736 Active Member

    android cannot detect adhoc networks.
    solution for this is use CONNECTIFY software on ur laptop or pc having wifi.
    Install it and then click start hotspot.
    Now u hav u r own wifi hotspot connect as many devices as u want.
    Hope it helps.
  4. sdhrmane

    sdhrmane New Member

    But as I said.. Connectify creates "access points" only with some wifi cards on notebooks. Otherwise it can create only ad hoc networks.
  5. laim

    laim Member

    Hi i recently bought P500 ( 2.2 froyo ) and im unable to connect to the open wifi at my work place it shows excellent signal however it gets stuck at Obtaining ip address i have tried other wifi connections and some work ( or get connected ).

    I desperately need this open wifi at workplace to work, Any help in this regard would be much appreciated

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