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My modem is a Technicolor DJA0231, Software Version 18.1.c, Firmware Version 18.1.c.0543-950-RA.

Recently my smartphone and spare computer will not connect on wifi -were fine before. My iPad does connect. All lights look fine, I did a factory reset but that made no difference.

Cancelled that network on the phone and turned wifi off and on and it is just indefinitely Searching for wifi. Other computer says no wifi network.

Any suggestions what to look for?

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Thanks for that. Disabled protected management frames and no difference (rebooted modem just to be sure and tried again).

Checked specs for phone and computer and both are 2.4GHz. Disabled 5Gz in modem settings and iPad not connecting (it is dual band).

Looks like the 2.4GHz wifi in the modem not working. So will contact Telstra and report it.

 

Jeff

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The latest firmware update added extra wifi security called Protected management frames. Suggest you log into modem (http://192.168.0.1, password is Telstra), go to Advanced > Wifi, disable Protected management frames and save settings. If your PC and phone are dual band do for both wifi bands.

 

If devices still can't connect and your devices that can't connect are single band it might be due to the modem's 2.4 GHz WiFi being fauly

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Thanks for that. Disabled protected management frames and no difference (rebooted modem just to be sure and tried again).

Checked specs for phone and computer and both are 2.4GHz. Disabled 5Gz in modem settings and iPad not connecting (it is dual band).

Looks like the 2.4GHz wifi in the modem not working. So will contact Telstra and report it.

 

Jeff

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