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[Q] wifi will not turn on

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7th April 2014, 11:11 AM   |  #1  
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i have a stock galaxy s3 that won't turn wifi on.

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i've rebooted, reset data to factory, tried cycling airplane mode.

running android 4.1.2, need wifi to update and work in general.

how do i fix this?
7th April 2014, 03:03 PM   |  #2  
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i have a stock galaxy s3 that won't turn wifi on.

SGH-i747

i've rebooted, reset data to factory, tried cycling airplane mode.

running android 4.1.2, need wifi to update and work in general.

how do i fix this?

After the factory reset and during the set-up that follows on reboot, does it prompt you to set up a wireless connection? This should usually the second step in the set-up process.
8th April 2014, 01:49 AM   |  #3  
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Originally Posted by hoffmanbike

i have a stock galaxy s3 that won't turn wifi on.

SGH-i747

i've rebooted, reset data to factory, tried cycling airplane mode.

running android 4.1.2, need wifi to update and work in general.

how do i fix this?

Do this :http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1984717
8th April 2014, 02:33 AM   |  #4  
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After the factory reset and during the set-up that follows on reboot, does it prompt you to set up a wireless connection? This should usually the second step in the set-up process.

yes, and it doesn't turn on there, or if i skip past it and skip the setup to try to do it manually
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i'm good
kies worked, thank you, now to try to get the ota 4.3 update
8th April 2014, 05:41 PM   |  #6  
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kies worked, thank you, now to try to get the ota 4.3 update

Glad to know your phone is now working normally. If you are on stock 4.1.2 getting 4.3 OTA update should be a breeze. If required, however, I would suggest you take advantage of the flexibilities offered by the lower firmware especially free unlocking before updating to 4.3
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