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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Cheapster, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. Cheapster

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    Tried it yesterday in a cafe which had a sign advertising free wifi but I got an error message about not having the right sort of account. At home the phone only works on wifi sporadically. (Sorry if the details are scant
     

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  2. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate!
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    I've limited success using the free Wifi at caf
     
  3. Cheapster

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    The message loops through "Scanning" then "Obtaining IP address" then "Disconnected" and the network status ends as "Disabled, secured with WEP".
     
  4. vikki1996

    vikki1996 New Member
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    I am also facing the same issue. Earlier it was working fine.Any one please help us.
     
  5. ElasticNinja

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    Are you close enough to the router?
    What ROM?
    Have you tried Blade wifi fix from the Market?
     
  6. Cheapster

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    Thanks. Have downloaded wifi fix and will post again if that doesn't do the trick. What do you mean by "What ROM?"
     
  7. ElasticNinja

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    A ROM is the phones OS. Some newer custom ones have the latest wifi drivers which should help
    [ROM][Gen2][ZTE-Gingerbread] Ginger Stir Fry - Android @ MoDaCo
    ^that one would probably be best for wifi
     
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