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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 2017-06-17, 12:59 PM Thread Starter
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Question Connecting iPhone WIFI to Sagecom

I have internet and FibeTV running from a Bell Sagecom 2864 Modem/Router. I have various wireless devices running OK (PC's, IPad, Samsung Galaxy S4), however I just rec'd a new iPhone SE last week, and so far I have had no luck connecting to my WIFI. My iPhone sees the router, but when I try to connect and enter password...nothing. I went to my neighbours, who has Bell also (HomeHub 3000) and it connected immediately to his WIFI. I took the opportunity to download the latest IOS to the iPhone, then retried again on my WIFI with still no luck.
Has anyone ever experienced problems connecting devices to the older Sagecom ? Should I insist Bell sent a tech and swap the unit out ? Seems to me it points to Sagecom as being the problem.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 2017-06-17, 02:58 PM
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I've had the Bell Sagecom 2864 Modem for years and have gone through two Android cell phones in that time and have no trouble connecting. Many friends have been in my house and have connected to my system after asking the password with no problems (including my son with an older iphone) and no problems.

It must be the settings on your phone not working with the security on the modem.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 2017-06-22, 09:31 PM Thread Starter
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I agree on the security scenario. I did find it strange however that it refused to connect even after I removed the Sagecom security completely. Then even more bizarre... I turned on the guest setting with password enabled and it connected. It's a work around I know, but I'm still perplexed. I sent the phone back and will re-evaluate later on iPhone or Samsung S7.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 2017-06-23, 08:34 AM
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Samsung S7 is what I'm using, so I know it works.
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