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Registered: ‎08-29-2012
My Device: curve 8520
My Carrier: Docomo

Public WiFi, How to connect curve 8520

I want to access public/ friends wifi but only methods are available here are 

1 enter pin into wifi router

2 button on wifi method.

 

why cant i connect to wifi network by using network password method? I am seriously sick of this. all other phones like android or even symbian support this. and is very easy. why it has to be painfully difficult here?

I am an experienced and techie person. But yet can not figure out BB.

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Posts: 58,434
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: DTEK50 (AAI82), PRIV (AAI795), Z10/Z30/Q10 (10.3.2.2813), Playbook (2.1.0.1917)
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: Public WiFi, How to connect curve 8520

Hi and Welcome to the Community!

It's actually possible, but it's counter-intuitive. On the BB, at the point it offers you the method of connection (e.g., PIN into WiFi router), don't proceed and instead select "Cancel" (or whatever it is...I can't specifically recall at the moment). It will then proceed and prompt you for the network password and connect to the network.

It's counter-intuitive to what the screens say, but it does work.

Good luck!

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