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iPhone 3g wifi help

I have a 3g iphone that has been replaced with the iphone 4.

 

i cannot connect the old 3g to my home wireless >

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Master

Re: iPhone 3g wifi help

Have you seen this support article from Apple?

 

http://support.apple.com/kb/ht3406

 

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Re: iPhone 3g wifi help

Thanks , however the new phone is not mine , i just aquired the old one . I wont be able to use the new sim ,

Any other ways to do this?

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Master

Re: iPhone 3g wifi help

This article says without out the sim, you cannot make it work wifi only.  I have not done this my self so I am only relying on google.  Try the search box found at the top of this page and see what you find.  This has been covered before many times.

http://techie-buzz.com/featured/convert-old-iphone-to-ipod-touch.html

Go to an ATT or Apple store and see if they can help. ATT my let you borrow a SIM to activate the iPHone. Apple may have some tricks up their sleeve?

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Customer Support: 1-800-331-0500

Information on iPhone unlocking can be found here by copying this link into your browser:
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Re: iPhone 3g wifi help

Is your home Wifi setup with 802.11g active?

 

If your home Wifi is setup with 802.11n ONLY, then the 3G will not be able to connect to the network as the iPhone 3G is an 802.11b/g device.

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Is your home Wifi setup with 802.11g active?  

 

Yes 802.11b/g

 

Also others at work use our wifi at work with no problem ,mine will not seen the wifi.

 

tried it with and without sim installed,

tried it with 3g and dat on and off

tried it with airplane mode on

reset net settings ,reboot.....

 

 

??????????????

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Professor

Re: iPhone 3g wifi help

Does the device see any Wi-Fi network?

 

Based on the troubleshooting described, the only real thing left is a hardware issue with the device, IF it does not see any Wi-Fi network.

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Re: iPhone 3g wifi help

i does not see any wifi

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i tried 3 different locations

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Re: iPhone 3g wifi help

Then that would indicate your device has a hardware issue.

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