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  1. africansnowqueen

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    I'm pleased to be among such knowledgeable and friendly people.
    I'm a long time devoted Mac user who is extremely tech challenged so please be patient with me.
    I realize that many of my questions will appear primary to most but that's where i am and that's the reason I'm here.
    Received iPad Dec 2010 or 2011 and have enjoyed until recently when it decided to constantly drop the wifi connection.
    I cannot figure out why as my Mac Book Pro does not have this problem. I can be in the same room, directly in front of the router and still it drops the connection.
    I would greatly appreciate any help, please in resolving this strange problem.
     
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    Hello and welcome to the forum!
     
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    Try a reset of your router....if it doesn't have a reset tab, just pull the plug, wait a few seconds and then reconnect. Have a look also to see if there are any updates for your router available. These will be available to download on the net. Try those and see how you go....if no joy, let us know and we'll look at something else.

    In the meantime, I've moved your thread to our Help Section where you will receive a better response.

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
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    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    3 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
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    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
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    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!
     
  4. africansnowqueen

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    Thx for speedy reply. Now, Which router? The one from internet provider or the apple router?
    I warned that I'm indeed tech challenged . :(
    I also cannot find my way around. You said you move me to help,thread, well I can't locate the help,thread and when I did after many searches, there was nothing there but my original comment, not the two replies that show here. I don't know how to navigate around
    here. What are I doing wrong that causes me not to be able to find info that's been moved from here???
     
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    Thx. Having trouble finding my w around. ;(
     
  6. J. A.

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    Hi, and a welcome from me as well! :)

    If you access iPF through a browser, tap "My posts", and then "My threads":
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    This should lead you to the thread you started with the replies.

    It's easier, if you use the app (leelai gave you the tutorial and the link in her post). To view threads where you posted, simply tap "Subscribed":
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    To view them and the answers, tap the thread.

    Router:
    With resetting the router, the device you got from your internet provider was meant.
     
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  7. leelai

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    Thank you JA for your informative post!

    Africansnowqueen.......I hope you've been able to find this now and have tried resetting your rôuter....let us know how you went.
     
  8. alicepattinson

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    Yesterday, my WIFI also dropped for about 2 hours. I just turned my router off, and let it rest until it's not hot anymore. When I turned it on, my iPad started to connect :)
     
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    No luck yet.
    I don't understand how i can maintain wifi connect to check and answer email but cannot surf the internet.
    At one point I could even maintain wifi connect while on you tube but not any more. This is driving me crazy.
    I unplugged the router but that didn't help at all.
    Whats next? Is there any hope?
     

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