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WiFi doesn't work on HERO at all

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by galaktiker, Nov 26, 2009.

  1. galaktiker

    galaktiker Member
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    When I bought my HTC Hero, wi-fi works correctly but now it just doesn't work at all. Doesn't see available networks. All that their support says is 'hard reset'. It means that I can loose all my datas on the Hero...

    Does anybody can help without hard reset?

    Android version: 1.5
    Hardware version: 2.73.411.17
    Version of the soft: 1.0.0.A6288
     

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  2. lekky

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    So the hero just doesnt see your network at all?
     
  3. badmofo

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    Hi,

    I had the same problem.
    Removing all of the saved wifi connections worked for me.
    I had about 4 saved connections which the hero didnt seem to handle.

    Hopefully it will work for you!
     
  4. Forcefed

    Forcefed Active Member
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    try a soft reset first. turn off phone, then remove battery for 10 seconds then re-install and turn on phone. also as mentioned delete all saved wifi spots and do the search again after the soft reset and see if the phone will recognize the connection.
     
  5. no_basho

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    Yep, same issue here and this worked for me, too.
     
  6. jav

    jav New Member
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    This solution solved my problem too!
     
  7. gotwood

    gotwood Member
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    wow. my wifi hasnt worked for 4 months. works now thanks!!

    HTC magic on rogers
     
  8. starsnlaughter

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    One other thing, too.. I have ATT with a wireless hub.. When I first got my hero on the 1.5, I used the top set of numbers (labeled SN: on backside of modem), but after the 2.1 update, I had to change it to the middle set of numbers (not labeled, but located within brackets on label under barcode beneath the SN: # I used previously).

    So if you did the update & lost your wifi connection, try changing that, too.
     
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