Apple Deals With IPad WiFi Issues

Posted: Apr 7 2010, 12:28pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 8:27pm CDT, in News | Apple


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Since the iPad's launch last weekend, users have complained about poor WiFi connectivity and an inability to join hotspots. Apple has issued a support response to these problems. The Symptom;

“Under certain conditions, iPad may not automatically rejoin a known Wi-Fi network after restart or waking from sleep. This can occur with some third-party Wi-Fi routers that are dual-band capable when: “

The Solution: “Create separate Wi-Fi network names to identify each band. This can be done easily by appending one or more characters to the current network name. Ensure that both networks use the same security type (WEP, WPA, WPA2, and so on)”

So there you have it. If you were having issues, has Apple's support suggestion helped? Or is something still wrong? Let us know in the comments.

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