All About Symbian - Nokia (S60) and Sony Ericsson (UIQ) smartphones unwrapped

Old 29-10-2009, 07:51 AM
cgarbis cgarbis is offline
Registered User
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 1
cgarbis is on a distinguished road
Connecting to NETGEAR wireless router

Hi, I have a new Nokia N86 8MP and I have a NETGEAR wireless router (WPN824 RangeMax) that I can connect to successfully. The phone shows that the connection is strong (100%), and I am able to connect to the Internet using the proprietary Nokia browser and access a Web site.

However, after 30 seconds or so I cannot continue to browse, even though the connection is shown to be Active (with the number of minutes connected displayed when choosing "Details"). In other words, it doesn't seem to maintain a connection, even though it successfully detects and connects to the router. The same holds true when using a different Web browser (Skyfire). I am using WEP security and the phone accepts the WEP key.

This issue only pertains to this NETGEAR router. I am able to successfully connect to a new Linksys router and can also access the internet via a 3G connection without troubles.

My N86 has firmware 11.043 installed. I am not able to download the v20.115 update yet since it is currently unavailable in my region.

Furthermore, I have two laptops, both of which successfully connect to the wireless router and can access the internet without issues.

Any help/advice would be greatly appreciated.


Last edited by cgarbis; 29-10-2009 at 09:44 AM. Reason: need to add more info


connecting, n86, netgear, router, wireless

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Problem connecting to router via Wifi....? Buztafen Samsung S60 3.2 phones (i8510 / INNOV8, L870) 1 23-09-2008 07:47 AM
Help: Connect to Netgear router with WiFi -Shared Key Error hongkongphooey6 Nokia N95 and N95 8GB 2 10-03-2008 07:19 PM
is wireless router connection free jjtribute Nokia N95 and N95 8GB 1 11-04-2007 10:11 AM
Connecting to a shared drive via wireless network Mungler Sony Ericsson P990 0 01-01-2007 09:50 AM
Will the wireless LAN work at home with my Belkin Router? James761 Nokia N80 4 30-06-2006 01:47 PM

All times are GMT. The time now is 02:23 PM.

vBulletin skins developed by: eXtremepixels
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Notes || Contact Us || Privacy Policy