For the past week I have been receiving a message on my home screen that is not an email / text that says "Wifi detected. Enter your My Verizon password to continue." Then it has my cell phone number on one line and then the line below asks for my Verizon password.
How do I get rid of it because it keeps reappearing several times a day? I have an Incredible 2.
What does the message look like? Do you have verizon cloud? If it's the cloud then it wants to back up your media to online servers. But I've never heard of wifi found enter vzw pw. Should ask for the wifi pw
Any new apps loaded? Is it coming from a browser?
I've had the same thing pop up on my phone. I tried a random string of characters for the password, which was rejected. So I tried my actual password and then got an error code. I can find NOTHING on Verizon's web page about it. I can't find any app to manually initiate it. It seems to listen for FIOS wifi and offer to connect when available in order to reduce traffic loading on the cellular network. Would be nice if Verizon could let us know about it and provide some support for when it doesn't work.
Lets make sure you don't have to be bothered by that pop up! Which make/model phone do you have? Have you tried forgetting your Wi-Fi network and adding it back?
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I get exactly the same message. I entered my password but then got concerned so I changed my Verizon password immediately. Would be good if Verizon Support simply told us whether this is a legit request or a phishing issue.
If you have your phone set to backup over wifi, and to the Verizon cloud (or if that's the default and you haven't changed it), the you will be asked to sign in to your MyVerizon whenever the phone detects a wifi connection.
See my reply on Pop up asking for Verizonwireless password