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Wifi/USB hotspot problem after update

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Wifi/USB hotspot problem after update

Hello, I'm from Venezuela and I'm having this problem after I updated to 4.1.B.0.587 version. I can activate the hotspot but the PC or any device which connects to the hotspot can't access internet, my phone model is a st18a.

Thanks for any help you could provide.

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Re: Wifi/USB hotspot problem after update

Same here with an ST18a.

Don't bother with the repair ... it won't work.  I do not know why the Sony reps on here keep recommending that.

The 'a' versions all suffer from this.  It started happening with the 2nd and 3rd release of ICS.  First release was fine.

I have TWICE NOW had to send my phone into Sony Service to get Gingerbread put back on to get hotspot and tethering back working.

Regards,

Bob H

ST18a Ray

AT&T

USA

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Re: Wifi/USB hotspot problem after update

Thanks for posting and welcome to the forum! Slightly smiling Face

Sounds like it would be wise to try performing a repair of your phone's software.

You can easily perform the interaction with our program Sony PC Companion, available for download from the link below.

http://www.sonymobile.com/gb/tools/pc-companion/

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Re: Wifi/USB hotspot problem after update

Same here with an ST18a.

Don't bother with the repair ... it won't work.  I do not know why the Sony reps on here keep recommending that.

The 'a' versions all suffer from this.  It started happening with the 2nd and 3rd release of ICS.  First release was fine.

I have TWICE NOW had to send my phone into Sony Service to get Gingerbread put back on to get hotspot and tethering back working.

Regards,

Bob H

ST18a Ray

AT&T

USA

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Re: Wifi/USB hotspot problem after update

yeah you are right, it didn't work (sony xperia support's "solution") ... Big Fail for Sony ... Anguished Face

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Re: Wifi/USB hotspot problem after update

Got my phone back from Sony Service after an 11 day turn around.  Wifi hotspot and usb tethering are back working.  At least this time they sent it back next day air!

Bob H

ST18a  Ray

AT&T

USA

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Re: Wifi/USB hotspot problem after update

mine is a lt26i same problem dropped wifi, tried all the repair my phone options including the secret hand shake one holding down the volume butons and so on.

live and learnSlightly frowning Face