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Level 1: Joiner
IceColdLemon
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎03-06-2012

Samsung Galaxy S3 wifi issue

Hey. I got my galaxy s3 yesterday and since then i have been trying to connect it to my home router but it isn't working.. I have set everything up withing the router; entered the MAC adress of my phone, then entered then pressed connect on my galaxy s3, entered the password and it says connecting all the time and never connects. I can connect to BT openzone no problem but it has a very poor signal and connection keeps dropping therefore i of course want to use my own wifi. 

If this will be any help, my contract is On & On, £36, unlimited minutes, texts, 1GB or memory and free wifi BTopenzone. 

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Roarrr
Posts: 24
Registered: ‎23-05-2012

Re: Samsung Galaxy S3 wifi issue

I had issues also: http://http://community.o2.co.uk/t5/Samsung/S3-wifi-issues/td-p/235873

 

It turns out the SG3 doesn't play nice with certain router/access points. I had to change mine, to get wifi access in my house.

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ianm
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎29-06-2012

Re: Samsung Galaxy S3 wifi issue

I don't know what kind of router you have - but I fixed this problem by changing the settings in my BT HomeHub router to use channel 6 instead of channel 1 - it's working fine now

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