Prioritizing a wifi connection over another

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by MacGiver, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. MacGiver macrumors 6502a

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    I have to wifi connections at home (work & personal). My iPhone never connects to the same one, one day it is wifi X the other wifi Y...How can I set up a favorite wiifi so it always connect to the one i wish?
     
  2. Night Spring macrumors G5

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    Have you tried making it forget the network you don't want it to connect to?
     
  3. plinden macrumors 68040

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    You can prioritize connections from Preferences -> Network -> Airport -> Advanced. Drag the higher priority connection higher in the list.
     
  4. MacGiver thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    That is a good idea but i would like to keep the other one as a back up in case the favorite one stops working...it already happened to me. Not "forgetting" the other wifi would avoid to re-enter the wep key the day i'll need it...that is why i would like to rank my wifi...i.e always connect to wifi X then Y so if X stops working it wil connect to Y...But maybe this is not doable?

    Anyone?
     
  5. plinden macrumors 68040

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    Hmm ... two messages up ^
     
  6. MacGiver thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Sorry but i cannot find this path on my iPhone???
     
  7. plinden macrumors 68040

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  8. Night Spring macrumors G5

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    That sounds like how to priortize connections on a Mac. OP was asking about doing it on his iPhone. Unfortunately, I'm not seeeing an option to do this on the iPhone. :(
     

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