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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by simulator, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. simulator

    simulator Member
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    Others have had this issue on other Samsungs. It happened to me last night on the Captivate. I tried battery pulls, deleting the wifi nets, etc., but it still kept turning wifi off within a minute of turning it on. I did a factory reset (I'm getting better at this process -- can restore my device back to its former glory within an hour :() but its still a massive pain in the ass.

    Anyhow, just in case you experience this, it clearly is not a hardware issue.

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  2. DioNYc777

    DioNYc777 Lurker

    I have the same issue
  3. msauerman

    msauerman Lurker

    I had this issue as well and did the factory reset per user suggestions - it worked. Does anyone know if this is just a temporary glitch? There's very little info on the interwebs about it but the majority opinion is that it is not a hardware issue like simulator said. I'm sorta paranoid about connecting to a wifi network now as I don't want to have to set everything up and re-load all of my apps again. I posted the same info on AT&T's forum just to see if anyone over there had experience with it.
  4. Stacilee

    Stacilee Lurker

    I don't think it's usually a hardware issue. I've seen reports all over the web with a variety of hardware brands.

Samsung Captivate Forum

The Samsung Captivate release date was July 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.0" inch screen, 5MP camera, 512GB RAM, Hummingbird processor, and 1500mAh battery.

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