Won't connect to WiFi ? Please help

Smiffy403

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Hello, my father in law has an iPad 2 as per the title but it won't connect to the wifi but my iPad will ? Any 1 got any idea what could be wrong ? Thanks Dave 8)


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Hello, my father in law has an iPad 2 as per the title but it won't connect to the wifi but my iPad will ? Any 1 got any idea what could be wrong ? Thanks Dave 8)


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I know it sounds silly but make sure airplane mode is off and wifi is on in settings.


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Smiffy403

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yes we've tried that thank you, and thanks for the speedy reply but it's worked fine up till when I brought my 4th gen today (i think ) and connect it to the net and now it seems to not work lol I'm sure it's not connected lol just a bit of a coincidence lol


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Try a reset on it I would. Hold down power button and home button till it switches off and back on. As soon as you see the Apple logo let go of both buttons and try connecting again....


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Smiffy403

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Sorry should have said I've done this a few times but to no avail 8(


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JON35Y

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Restore then?! If all the settings are correct and a restore doesn't fix it then surely it's a hardware problem? Have you tried to disconnect the working iPad from the router and then try?


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Smiffy403

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Yes we did try that too can't seem to work out whats coursing it ? It's worked fine up till now


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Have you tried resetting network settings and tried it on another wifi?
 

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Try temporarily turning off the security settings on your WiFi router (make it an OPEN network) and see what happens. If the problem device connects to an open network then go back and review your security settings on both the router and the problem device. Is your WiFi router set up to supply a sufficient number of IP addresses for all of your WiFi devices? Some routers are set-up to dole out IP addresses within a specific range, exceed the number of addresses available and the last device to try to connect may not be assigned an IP address by your router and thereforee will not be connected . Let us know if you come up with an answer.
 

greenyoga

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Set the right network setting,or try to connect another wifi to see whether it work.