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Old 07-30-2008, 08:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Not able to connect to Wi-Fi router if it is not broadcasting its SSID

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Hello everyone,

I have a linksys router and I have a 8320.

I'm trying to connect to the linksys, but if the router is not broadcasting the SSID, the BlackBerry won't budge to connect.

The configuration is correct and as soon as I set the router to broadcast, the blackberry will connect and work like a charm.

Any ideas how to work around this?
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If you connect and save the connection settings you should be able to turn broadcast SSID off and still connect. That is the way I have my work and home access points set up.
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