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hi all,

i need to download an app that's more than the 10mb limit, but i keep getting the "Connect to a Wi-Fi network or use iTunes on your computer" message despite being connected to a Wi-Fi network. i can't use itunes right now because my laptop was just stolen. any ideas?

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No way around it until you are certain you're on a WiFi network, there's no way to force the download..

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hi all,

i need to download an app that's more than the 10mb limit, but i keep getting the "Connect to a Wi-Fi network or use iTunes on your computer" message despite being connected to a Wi-Fi network. i can't use itunes right now because my laptop was just stolen. any ideas?

thanks!
Are you connected to a home network?

Some hotspots etc don't allow sizable downloads.

An an aside, sorry you've had you're laptop stolen........ time to get that iTunes password changed (amongst all your other ones)

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Thanks, mrplow. Yes, I was using my home network. I even tried putting the iPhone in airplane mode and turning on WiFi, but the WiFi wouldn't connect.

Raz0rEdge, is there a way to be certain that I'm on WiFi?
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If you see this icon, you're on wifi, otherwise you see a " ˚ " or "3G"

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i think i saw the three arcs icon, which i thought was wifi...
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That makes this very strange, because if you see these three arcs, you are in fact connected.

Is the network secure or not, don't make the mistake typing the hex key in the password field, cause it has it's own box.
Reset your wireless router or modem...maybe?

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ya, it's secure and i put in my password, but whatever i did it still gave me the "10mb" popup...
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