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I can't connect my 3G iphone to my home router. I added my MAC wifi address (followed those directions to locate it) to the filter of the router. My iphone wifi address appears on the allowed list. However, when I try to connect using my iphone, it shows wi-fi not connected, and the umbrella corporation comes up still locked and asks for a password. We don't have a password set up for our router access at home. I'm not real tech-y so speak plainly...thanks

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Does it work when you disable the MAC filtering temporarily? – Daniel Beck Jan 12 '11 at 22:08
So let me see if I've got this correct. You have an iphone and you want to connect it to your local wireless network via your Wifi Router? Your wifi router is using MAC address filtering? So you added your MAC address to the allow list on your wireless router. When you try to connect it asks for a password despite not having set one? – JamesBarnett Jan 12 '11 at 22:13
Please explain what you mean by "umbrella corporation"? – Arjan Jan 13 '11 at 10:36

2 thoughts.

  • Try to disable MAC filtering temporarily to see if that's the problem.
  • Double check you are choosing the correct wireless network (SSID)
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