Weak wifi after incident.

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  1. Zeppo

    Zeppo New Member

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    About a month ago, my ipod touch went through the wash in the pocket of my pants.
    I got it out before it went into the dryer, and put it in a ziplock bag with 15 big bags of desiccant silica gel.
    I let it sit in the bag for 3 days.
    When I took it out, it seemed to work fine.
    After using it for a while now, I am noticing that it isn't picking up wifi signals as strong as it used to.
    I took it apart and cleaned the contacts, but still not any better.

    Any ideas on what I could do to fix it up a little?

    Thanks!
  2. Cl8rs

    Cl8rs Active Member

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    Hmm...have you tried using a wifi scanner? (other than the one in Settings)
  3. imranh101

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    try WifiGet assuming its still in the appstore, i dont get any connections normally but using wifiget i can find about 3-6
  4. J-Phone

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    wifi finders are gone from appstore, try wififofum from cydia, maybe the wash damage ur wifi receiver inside
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    xXrkidXx Well-Known Member

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    I think you should just be happy it works alright..
  6. Zeppo

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    Yeah, don't get me wrong, I am extremely grateful it even works.
    I got WifiTrak, and it can find the signal, but it barely has the one bar when it connects most of the time, even when I am standing right next to my wireless router.
    I can't use it outside in the garage anymore, and when at work, I need to stay fairly close to the server room where our router there is.
    I'm thinking I may need to take it apart again and get down to the wifi board inside and see if that needs cleaning.

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