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Old 11-07-2010, 04:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I set up WiFi Media Sync, and have managed to sync using the USB connection.

However, when I try to sync using WiFi, I first get a message that it is "looking for desktop" and then "connect to home Wi-Fi network". It IS connected to the home network--the same one I used to run the Desktop Manager and do the USB sync.

I thought perhaps it was a firewall issue, but disabling the firewall doesn't make any difference. I also happen to have two computers connected on this network (as well as a Roku media device), so I don't know if that makes any difference.

I don't know whether iTunes needs to be running, or the Desktop Manager, but I've tried it with them running and not running.

I have rebooted the router, the computer, and done a battery pull on the Torch.

My WiFi connection from the Blackberry is fine--I can surf the net, send/receive emails, but Media Sync does not seem to see the desktop, or even know that the network is there.

Old 11-07-2010, 06:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The BB cannot see the PC. WIFI is designed to allow you to go to the internet and bypass the Carrier service.

Your trying to set up a PC share and use the DM on it. No Can Do.
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Old 11-07-2010, 08:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Supposedly this is how the WiFi Media Sync is supposed to work. I know what WiFi is for--supposedly this new feature will allow you to sync wirelessly as long as you are on your home network.
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I had to turn on desktop manager connect my phone and then click on tools then wi-fi music sync. It turned on sync and ran a program that is still running in the back ground. My phone shows my full itunes music library and I've sync a couple of songs. I can still sync music with out being log into desktop manager or itunes. the program that got installed when i turn on wi-fi music sync is still running in the back ground. my computer is running windows 7 64 bit pro.
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Default Re: WiFi Media Sync Issues

I haven't had very good luck with wifi music sync. It's another good idea by RIM but, once again, poorly executed.
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