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Optimumwifi hotspot probelms
timelord
Member

For some reason, I can connect to optimumwifi with  good to excellent connection strength, but with no internet access. It had worked for a while, but hasn't worked for weeks now. Optimum has been no help, they acknowledged my email, but never got back to me with any help. 

 

Just curious if anyone else has trouble getting internet assess, after connecting to optimuwifi. 

 

Also, I can always get internet access on my Droid X at my local libraries own wifi service, with no problem, just can't get internet access with optimunwifi hotspots. 

 

Thanks 

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Wildman
Sr. Leader
Sr. Leader

I am sorry but Verizon usually wont allow users to discuss apps like this on their forum because they offer a product like this and they concider apps like this as a possible TOS violation.  Plus since this isnt a Verizon product there probally wont be any support here but you may want to try one of the many other forums on the web that I am sure you can recieve some assistance.

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timelord
Member

I'm not talking about any apps. All phones come with wifi capabilities. I'm not limited to just using Verizon's wifi services??? The droid X allows me to use whatever wifi connection you wish or am I missing something?

 

I'm not looking for support from Verizon, I just want to know if other Droid X users are having trouble with connecting to wifi hotspots and if they have trouble  getting internet access.

 

 

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Wildman
Sr. Leader
Sr. Leader

My mistake, I never hear of Optimumwifi but from what I read it appeared to be simular to Verizon mobile wifi hotspot and there is a number of apps designed like the Verizon hotspot and all apps like this usually cant get discussed here because it uses the unlimited data plan in a way that isnt allowed..

 

Well I have read over site for a understanding what it is and I am still unclear what it does so it appears I can not help on this, hope someone here can give you some assistance.

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droidsw
Sr. Member
I have checked the "Network Notification" (notifies when an open wifi is available) in the wifi settings.

Works in public places like Fed Ex Store, (has awesome wifi, I use a wifi signal analyzer app), dentist office, professional buildings, etc.

So, no problem using wifi other than home, or work, if that is what you were asking.
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reallyniceguy
Novice
The only one Verizon supports is the one that comes with the phone. That app may not work because you are not rooted, rooting your phone violates warranty and TOS. Some apps require you to have root access for that to work. Do this, add the 20 dllr hotspot feature on your phone, use the app that comes with the phone. If that doesnt work, call Verizon and they will tell you what needs to be done next. If you are not paying the 20 dllr fee, you should not be using the wifi tether apps.
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