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mmilinkov
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎06-06-2010
My Device: Z10
My Carrier: Rogers

Managing Wifi Saved Networks

Where do I go to manage and delete Saved (Wifi) Networks?

 

When I came to the office this morning, somehow the SSID of the WPA2-protected network here was already in my "Saved Networks" list. (I.e. when I look for networks it is listed as "Saved Network - Open".) But apparently without the password and other info. I can only assume that it somehow picked that up from my Blackberry? Because I know for a fact I didn't put it in.

 

So now when I try to connect to the Wifi network it fails because it doesn't have the password.

 

If I try to connect manually, I get the error "Both name and SSID must be unique among configurations".

 

So how do I find the list of Saved Networks so I can delete this entry and start over again?

 

Playbook info:

OS Version 1.0.1.1690

 

Blackberry info:

9780, OS 6.0 Bundle 1879 (v6.0.0.448, Platform 6.5.0.136)

 

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mmilinkov
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎06-06-2010
My Device: Z10
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Managing Wifi Saved Networks

<sigh> So of course 60 seconds after I hit Post I figure out how to see the list of Saved Networks on the Playbook.

 

I was able to edit the parameters and connect.

 

So I guess the bug to report to the development team is that for some reason the WEP authentication parameters didn't get copied to the Playbook. I am not exactly sure when during the setup and bridging process that copying happened. It was actually news to me that my Blackberry's saved networks would get copied.

 

Thanks.

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vlay99
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎04-22-2011
My Device: storm 9550
My Carrier: verizon

Re: Managing Wifi Saved Networks

i am having the same problem.  can you tell me how you fixed it?  thanks.

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knottyrope
Posts: 30,353
Registered: ‎06-25-2008
My Device:

I'm rockin the BlackBerry Passport, Z30, Z10, Q10, BlackBerry Mini Stereo Speaker, 64 gig PlayBook, BlackBerry Wireless Headset HS-700

My Carrier: I am on AT&T. Please edit your Personal Profile with your DEVICE TYPE, DEVICE OS and Carrier

Re: Managing Wifi Saved Networks

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go to the gear on top right to settings to edit wifi settings.

 

Copy of smartphone wifi networks was a nice feature, but it wont copy the passwords over which is a good thing in some eyes. I wouldnt want all the devices here to auto login to our wifi network with out permission.

 




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