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Old 08-21-2008, 08:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, Im in need of a bit of help here.

My blackberry 8820 finds my dlink router, connects to it, but the wifi logo never lights up and when i go onto my browser it uses the edge network rather then the wifi. I have checked my settings and wi-fi is the prefered connection.

Also how do i access blackberry maps?

The phone is unlocked and im using rogers. However it was locked to orange.
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Is your router security on? Is your BB configured with security on like your router?

One action I do NOT recommand is to turn off security on your router.
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Numerous people are having the same issue. I've found that my connection issues were related to the security settings on the router. If i try to use WPA or WPA2 the phone won't gain access (says it's connected, but Wifi logo never lights up). If I switch the router's security to WEP then the phone connects no problem.
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there is no protection on my router because where i live its just not necessary.
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