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Support Desire doesn't detect some wifi networks

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by harishvr9, Nov 7, 2010.

  1. harishvr9

    harishvr9 Member
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    Hello

    The wireless network in my area follows the EALP/PEAP protocol which isn't supported on Android phones. So, I tried setting up local wifi hotspots from my laptop to enable wifi. But my phone doesnt detect that wireless network at all. My friend's Nokia E51 detects the hotspot, but not my HTC Desire. I tried detecting hotspots created from other laptops but the result remains the same. The E51 detects it but the Desire does not. Am i doing something wrong ? Do I have to change some settings that I am unaware of ?

    Thanks
    Harish
     

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  2. Harry2

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    For the Desire the name of the network has to be visible.

    Harry
     
  3. harishvr9

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    Visible in ?
    the wifi network setup was a visible one .. :(
     
  4. speedycolzalez

    speedycolzalez Well-Known Member
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    How did you create the wireless access point on your laptop?
     
  5. harishvr9

    harishvr9 Member
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    My laptop is running windows 7 and i created the wireless network via my wifi card.
     
  6. speedycolzalez

    speedycolzalez Well-Known Member
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  7. ssmani

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    Hi,
    I have the same problem in office network. Of the 4 wifi networks, my phone can only detect 3 of them whereas all 4 are detected by my laptop and my colleague's iPhone. Gives the iPhone folks a chance to jeer at Android guys :(
    Any reason? Any solution?

    Thanks in advance.
    Mani
     
  8. Usta

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    First make sure that the 4th AP is really broadcasting its SSID. Simply delete it in the notebook and search for it again.
    Second, try some application like WiFi Analyzer or WiFi Manager to find the networks.
     
  9. Dr Babar

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    I also have same problem with my desire...it does not scan and detect my lap top hotspot,I am using Windows XP.

    Please any one can help me...
     
  10. livetech2

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    Is there any solution fr android phone to detect AD-Hoc network?
     
  11. Hadron

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    There's a solution here, but it requires root. If you are rooted, the Oxygen ROM also includes ad hoc network support.
     
  12. elteus

    elteus New Member
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    On your laptop hotspot tray to manual set Chanel to less than 12.
     
  13. vu2pmc

    vu2pmc New Member
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    My laptop is on Windows Vista and Connectify supports only Ad Hoc for windows Vista.. Any solutions for the same either at Vista level or at Android level?
     
  14. orionis

    orionis New Member
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    thank god for you and this answer, I'd have wasted ages trying to figure it out.
     
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