work WiFi problems

the watcher

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can some one help me, i tried to conncet to the wifi at work, but i always get an error saying cannot find server, but with my other device i have no problem connecting.So someone out there, tell me what i'm not doing right.
 

i-Fred

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Maybe they need your mac address?

My work wifi didn't work at first (would just say something like "Cannot join network"), turned out they keep a list of all mac addresses that are allowed to connect. I sent them mine (it's in the about screen I think) and now I can connect.
 

cdodkin

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can some one help me, i tried to conncet to the wifi at work, but i always get an error saying cannot find server, but with my other device i have no problem connecting.So someone out there, tell me what i'm not doing right.
Talk to your IT department - see if they allow non registered devices to attach.

You will most likely need a security key, and you may have to provide IT with your phones Mac address if they maintain Access Control Lists (ACLs).

Most decent work wi-fi will have a number of layers of security to prevent folks from just jumping onto your network from the parking lot - so it's not surprising that you have issues initially.
 

the watcher

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help, i still cannot connect to my job wifi, it talked to the it guy and he don't know what wrong. he told me that the wifi is wide open, and that he did not need my iPhone mac address. on my iPhone at work it shows that i'm getting the signal but i get a popup that say safari cannot find server, is anyone els having this problem or have some idea to what i can do to fix this.
 

the watcher

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hey thanks, i enterd the DNS code into my iPhone and everything seems to be working just fine now thanks agian for your help.
 

thizz801

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help

i have problems connecting my wireless network, it comes up on the wifi setting but everytime i try to connect it tells me unable to join the network
i try disconneting it and putting the password on again but it just tells me the same thing (unable to join the network)