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    wifi turning itself off, "Unable to scan"

    as title says, my father in law has a galaxy S and i turn his wifi on and in about 5 seconds it just says unable to scan and then turns itself off.

    Any solution to this other than a reset?

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    Try temporarily disabling the security of the Wlan (WEP, WPA, whatever you are using). Connect the phone to it, see if the encryption is the problem.
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    i have tried the phone on 2 different LANs, one at work and one at his home so it defo is not the network, also i have the iphone 4 and thats connects without problems. I advised him to get the galaxy s and he aint to happy about it.... lol

    Also tried removing the battery for 15 mins, no joy
    Last edited by steve1978; 08-23-2010 at 10:13 AM.

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    Have you tried adding it manually? Settings > Wireless/Connections > WiFi settings > Add WiFi network

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    i fixed it with a factory reset, major pain in the bum. glad i got rid of mine to be honest. i hope froyo fixes all his problems, he hates me for getting him this phone!!

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