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Old 10-22-2010, 10:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi - just received a new work BB. Upgraded from a 8830 to the new Torch. So far I am very impressed, and my iphone envy I get when I see friends with apple phones has at least temporarily subsided.

Anyways - the one issue I am having trouble with is that there does not appear to be a WiFi option on my Torch. When I go to "Manage Connections" from the home screen, the only two options are "mobile network" and "bluetooth". The BB menu button does not give me an option of adding wifi.

Now, I do work for an extremely paranoid company - would/could they have disabled this feature so I users cannot access unsecured wifi hotspots?

Anyone have any ideas how I can get wifi to work?

I am with Bell Mobility and running os6.0 Bundle 695 if that helps...

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Your company probably disabled the WiFi feature.
If they did, there's nothing you can do to enable it.
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Yep, they probably did disable it - does anyone know why companies do this or is it a case of an IT guy going for a power trip?
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