Unable to join wifi network or wrong password

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by lovenix93, Jul 19, 2015.

  1. lovenix93 macrumors newbie

    Jul 19, 2015
    HI all, i m here to post my question to your attention.
    i've an iPhone 5 and I'm noticing some problem with wifi. In particular my phone connects correctly to wifi modems when it is close to the modem, i mean about 3/4 metres. BUT, the iphone cant connect properly ro rhe wifi network when it s far from the mode, something like 5 or more metres. i have to say that the phone shows the networks at the maximum power signal. But when im far from the modem and i try to connect to the wifi modem, i had these error mesages: "unable to join to xxxxxxx" or "wrong password". I type the correct password, and even if i ssr my modem without an encryption, my phone doesnt connect it if far away... I have another iphone ane it connects correctly. I resetted my phone in dfu mode like a new phone, resetted the modem too, changed my wifi antenna into my iphone, nothing works.. This fault occurree some days after i upgrades to 8.4 ios. Anyone with my problem? Could it be ic wifi chip? My bluetooth works okay. Thanks in advsnce
  2. stormchaser macrumors 6502


    Mar 4, 2010
    I had this with my 1st iPhone 5. Apple had to replace it. All was well after but it wasn't on 8.4. If I remember it was on 7.1.?
    Sorry this is maybe not much help to you.
    Did you update to 8.4 OTA or through iTunes?
  3. adamhenry macrumors 68000


    Jan 1, 2015
    On the Beach
    That sounds like it could be a hardware problem.
  4. vandrv macrumors regular

    Jan 27, 2008
    A hardware problem in the Mac or the modem?

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