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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ggrant3876, Mar 22, 2009.

  1. ggrant3876

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    I searched but didn't exactly what I need. When I connect to my home network the connection will last from 15 to 60 seconds, then disconnect.
    When I try to reconnect I get a message that says the network is remembered but out of range and I am sitting right next to it. If I refresh the router it will connect again for a short time.
    Thanks in advance.
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    We need more information about the router to be able to help you here, what encryption are you using on the router? Make and model of the router?
     
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    The router is a Belkin N1 and the security is WPA-PSK.
     
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    I help people use their toys they shouldn't have p
    From my experience, I've learned if I'm downloading large items from itunes (i.e. movies or a large number of songs), that'll use up a chunk of bandwidth and continuously knock me off my home wifi using my G1. I've learned to simply schedule my downloads during a time when I know no one else will be using the internet.

    That's one possible reason you're getting knocked off. You'll need to share moree like how many devices are using your wifi @ the same time. Something else to consider are your wifi router settings.
     
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    Downloaded WiFi lock from the Market and haven't had a problem since.
     
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    I wonder if your router has the latest firmware on it, I had a quick smurf of the tinterweb and found that upgrading the firmware on routers allows newer devices to connect. A few Android users had similar issues and updating the router firmware fixes them. I've never had to update router firmware before, so I don't know of the implications about stored settings etc.

    Great that you have found a fix for this btw, could you change the title of this thread to say [Solved] at the end?
     
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