New Ipad. Cannot connect to Wifi

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    So I just got my Ipad 2 and I live on a university campus.

    So I set up my Ipad but didn't register it with my Itunes account. I found and connected to my schools unprotected internet and I can't seem to access the internet. Even though I am connected and have wifi the Ipad doesn't pull anything up at all......it may as well not be connected.

    What can I do?
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    Do you actually get an ip address, maybe the procedure is stuck when trying to assign you an ip address!
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    I have no idea....all I know is I can't get my nets -.-
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    If you are connected, meaning that you see that you have a good signal and still connect access the web, there can be two things:

    - you have to configure a proxy
    - dns are not pre-confifure.

    Since this is a school, there is a good chance that a proxy was put in place.

    VicoPad addict!
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    Do you see an ip address in the dhcp tab in settings when you view your wifi connection or the field is empty?

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    Huh. Could have sworn I posted a reply here...

    Anyway.

    Take a look at AutoWifi from the App Store. My university IT folk had me try it after I had trouble connecting to the open WiFi. And, it worked!

    The free app "forgets" the settings after 4 logins - but there's a $1.99 (USD) paid version you can get if it turns out you can use it.

    But, try the free app. Worth a shot, yeah?

    Marilyn

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