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Wifi N9 Issue? This May Be Your Problem

11 Jan , 2012  

 

When I first got my N9 I was having a wifi connection issue at my house. It would work at public wifi spots but never at home. So I tried several things on my own, asked for help from my Tweeples, Nokia Cares etc…

I even (gasp) turned off my WiFi password and left it wide open but to no avail. After a few weeks of screaming, cursing, and sweating I finally found the issue.

My wireless router settings in “Wireless Mode”  were set to Mixed: accepts 802.11b and 802.11g connections once I changed my wireless settings to Legacy everything has worked great!! I could even password protect my network again!!

My router is a Westell Model 7500 and your specific router may or may not have a “Legacy” setting on it at all, but learn from me and try to change your “Wireless Mode” settings.

Normally you can get into your router by putting     http://192.168.1.1/       in your address bar.  There is another less used IP address for routers but normally  http://192.168.1.1/  works just fine.  If it doesn’t work for you a little bit of internet searching should easily fix that problem.

Hope this helps your WiFi issue! Good Luck!

Proud Nokia Geek since 1997 who loves to collect old Nokia phones (owns everything from the 1992’s Nokia 100 up to the very latest Nokia N9) and is very happy to share his knowledge with you. He is a writer for Daily Mobile and Nokia Innovations. Enjoy his Nokia nerd knowledge and feel free to follow him on twitter

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  • alex

    Hi !! , can I use my N9 as router wi-fi? What application it is necessary to use?
    Thank you