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Old 10-02-2008, 03:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm having an issue where i have my bold set up to run on my home and office wifi network. Intermittently i see the wifi icon go dull and the phone then opts to my standard cell phone connection.

I then have to go back into manage connections. Where i see the indicator to the side of the wifi connection is a flat line rather than a tick. I then deselect and then reselect the wifi connection and i see a green tick again. The connection they seems to switch back to wifi as primary for a while.

I'm wondering if every time the phone is holstered it drops the connection and then when its removed from the holster it reverts back to the cell connection as primary.

Does anyone know of a solution where the BB hunts for a wifi connection first and then reverts back to the cell one if no wifi connection is available. Alternatively is there a short cut to make sure im using wifi when its available?

I'm hoping this rambling explanation makes sense to somebody here ;)

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Sounds like the BB is simply unable to access the internet as mine stays on even when holstered.

I noticed the other night when my ISP went down for a few hours that although I had a WiFi connection, I could ping my router and server, I could not access the Internet. That's when the WiFi icon was dull - as soon as the Internet came back the icon brightened back up so I can only assume this sort of the equivalent of the uppercase/lowercase of the mobile operator connection.
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Thanks for the info. That could be the case. Ironcially I haven't felt the connection was slower, so its purely an icon issue really.
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