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Old March 18th, 2012, 06:28 PM
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Default iphone won't automatically re-connect to wi-fi; have to re-enter password each time

I just "upgraded" my wi-fi router to a Netgear WNDR3400. Everything seems to be set up fine, and I'm able to connect with our various iphones, ipads, and AppleTV. But our iphones won't automatically re-connect to the network after the connection is lost, and we have to re-enter the password when we re-connect.

The computer doesn't have a problem re-connecting, and doesn't keep asking for the password.

I've posted to the Apple forum, but I think the problem may be with the router/set-up, since this wasn't a problem with my older Netgear router.

I'm connecting to the 2.4ghz network (channel=auto, mode=up to 300 mbps).

I'm set to use a default MAC address.

This is on my elderly mother-in-law's network, and she insists on an easy to remember password, so maybe that's the issue??

Any ideas?

Thanks.

Jim
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Old March 18th, 2012, 06:35 PM
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Default Re: iphone won't automatically re-connect to wi-fi; have to re-enter password each ti

Use "forget this xxx" for iPhone wifi setting for SSID if you are using same one from the past then try reconnect again
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