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Solved: samsung galaxy s2 wont connebt to home router

Discussion in 'Networking' started by jinxy, Aug 29, 2011.

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  1. jinxy

    jinxy Thread Starter

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    just got a samsung galaxy s2 great phone but cannot connect
    to home network via netgear router, i can see the network
    but if wont connect. i can connect the my work one no problem
    via wep key.i have tryed every thing do still no go
    any one got any ideas
    j
     
  2. DoubleHelix

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    Just a guess, but WEP may not be supported. Try turning encryption off entirely or changing it to WPA2.
     
  3. jinxy

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    hii i have tried turning the encrytion off
    still no joy, it is WPA2
     
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    You said WEP in your first post. Try turning off encryption entirely.
     
  5. jinxy

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    have done that still no luck,
    my son can connect to it with his
    HCT wild fire
     
  6. TerryNet

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    Make sure you are not locking yourself out with MAC Address filtering (access control) on the router.
     
  7. jinxy

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    how do i change that
     
  8. TerryNet

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    If you are now using MAC Address filtering simply login to the router, navigate to whatever section (wireless?, filters?, etc.) and disable it. The router user manual, available on the CD that came with the router and/or on Netgear's web site, will have more details.
     
  9. jinxy

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    ok i will give it a go later
    j
     
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    had a look cant find the MAC filters thing
    did add the phone manual still no go
    the router is a wpn824 netgear
     
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  12. jinxy

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    yes done it many thanks
    j
     
  13. jinxy

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    well i thought is was sorted, i now have a good wifi connection
    but when i try to surf the net on the phone i get nothing , but with a good wifi connection.
    could this be due to a setting on the phone or router
    any help would be graet
     
  14. jinxy

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    have now got it connected, it was an
    ap on the phone called WIFI static
    causing the phone not getting through
    to the internet even though it had a wifi signel and connection
    thanks again
    j
     
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