Ipad has serious wifi problems

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  1. FatalDesain

    FatalDesain iPF Novice

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    I'm up to owning three ipads now all used 16gb and all of them at some point will not connect to a network. Belkin routers seem to cause it more. Settting ip to static or the reverse seems to fix it but its very annoying.

    Ipad has been out for a while and theynstill have not fixed thia issue. And i have tried this with some pretty popular routers.
     
  2. rsava

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    Just curious as to what firmware you are running on them?

    I use WiFi at mainly at home and use 3G when not home. I use a Netgear N AP (not set as a router) and have ZERO issues. I am running 3.2 and am holding off upgrading mainly because I see WiFi issues being discussed more than I think is appropriate.
     
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    wrecklass iPad Enthusiast

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    Apparently this is not a problem with Cisco/Linksys routers. My wife and I both use our home wireless routers (WRT54G2) without issue.

    You also may want to check that none of your neighbors are using the same wifi channel as you. Android has a great App for this.
     
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    Running 4.2 used linksys routers, netgear, belkin. Wpa and channel is on auto. This happens like maybe one a week and have to restart router.
     
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    We are buying a new router in January because belkin has does play well with apple devices.
    Will buy a cisco.
     
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    I ment does not play well
     
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    SBHOKC iPad Enthusiast

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    I use a Linksys (Cisco) E3000 and have no problems what so ever. My sister was using a Netgear and I had to change it out to a Linksys and have had no problems since.
     
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    That's the one I'm getting.
     
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    Hey Fatal, by any chance do you have a computer near you that's running an extra monitor?

    Just asking.
     
  10. ctsluder

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    I got the wifi router and man what a difference it made in the way my a
    Idevises connect to internet and our wireless printer that was not working as far as not responding to commands wirelessly works now This is so nice.
    Thank you all!!!
     
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    SBHOKC iPad Enthusiast

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    Great news.. Did you get the E3000?
     
  12. ctsluder

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    Yes I did and I love it so far!!lol :)
     
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    I just set up the E3000 too and so far GREAT! Hope to dump the Belkin N+ after a trial few week :))
     
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    Ya my belkin is toast after a taste of this wifi router, I had a buffalo router before the belkin and I missed it so much, then got this one and this router is better then a buffalo.
     
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    wireless

    Using the Apple Air Express and it works perfectly.
     

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