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trying to add wifi ipad to my home network. ipads sees my network

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trying to add wifi ipad to my home network. ipads sees my network but will not accept password.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 5 years ago.

Networking Extraordinaire :

Greetings,

What is the brand and model of your wireless router?

Customer:

linksys wrt150n

Networking Extraordinaire :

hello

Networking Extraordinaire :

On a computer that is connected to the router, perform the steps below:
- Click the following link ---> http://192.168.1.1
Leave the username blank
The default password XXXXX admin
- Click the Wireless link (your network name is XXXXX XXXXX)
- Click the Wireless security link (your wireless password XXXXX XXXXX here)

Networking Extraordinaire :

Please, follow those instructions and login with the password XXXXX see on that page.

Networking Extraordinaire :

I will wait for you to do that.

Networking Extraordinaire :

Please, let me know if you have any issues.

Customer:

no password

Networking Extraordinaire :

On that window, which security option is chosen? WEP, WPA, etc?

Customer:

doesn't show that info

Networking Extraordinaire :

What does it show?

Customer:

my name and a bunch of dots..... password???

Customer:

the box header says windows security

Networking Extraordinaire :

Ok

Networking Extraordinaire :

I am not sure you are on the right page.

Networking Extraordinaire :

You went to the http://192.168.1.1 page and then clicked the Wireless link, then clicked the Smaller Wireless security link below that, correct?

Customer:

i clicked the link and "windows security" box came up with my name in one line and a bunch of dots in another line but nothing else.

Networking Extraordinaire :

Ok

Customer:

where was no other smaller security link to click on

Networking Extraordinaire :

Does it look like a login window?

Networking Extraordinaire :

Is it a window or a webpage?

Customer:

yes

Customer:

window in a web page

Networking Extraordinaire :

Ok.

Networking Extraordinaire :

What else is on the page?

Networking Extraordinaire :

Any wording?

Customer:

a square to check to remember "my credentails"

Networking Extraordinaire :

Ok

Networking Extraordinaire :

And that is all?

Networking Extraordinaire :

Click Ok or Login.

Customer:

it finally took me to a linksys setup menu

Networking Extraordinaire :

Ok, very good

Networking Extraordinaire :

- Please, click the Wireless link on the top of the page

Networking Extraordinaire :

- Below that is a new smaller menu, click the Wireless security link in that smaller menu

Customer:

ok

Networking Extraordinaire :

Were you able to click those links?

Networking Extraordinaire :

Thank you

Customer:

yes

Networking Extraordinaire :

Ok great

Networking Extraordinaire :

Which security option is chosen there?

Customer:

psk2 personal

Networking Extraordinaire :

Ok

Networking Extraordinaire :

Do you see what is chosen for the Passphrase?

Customer:

pre shared key????????

Networking Extraordinaire :

Yes

Networking Extraordinaire :

That is the same

Networking Extraordinaire :

that is your wireless password

Networking Extraordinaire :

Reconnect to the wireless signal on the Ipad and use that password XXXXX prompted for it.

Networking Extraordinaire :

Then you will be online.

Networking Extraordinaire :

How is that coming along?

Customer:

ok thanks a bunch

Networking Extraordinaire :

Fantastic

Networking Extraordinaire :

Thank you for your time and patience.

Networking Extraordinaire :

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Networking Extraordinaire :

I wish you a sparkling rest of the weekend.

Networking Extraordinaire :

Thank you again.

Customer:

Oh No..... thank you for Your time and patience

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