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My iPad connects to the wrong WiFi every time

I got of the phone with a co-worker yesterday and we discussed an issue he had at a customer site. We do this often to kill traffic jam time, this topic stayed in my mind and I decided to look a bit further.

The case was that he was using Citrix XenMobile to manage company owned Apple iPad’s.
Through a device profile he set the preferred WiFi connection and things are fine.
User however take the device home and connect to their home WiFi, there is no way to prevent that for Apple sees that as a right for users to do (Nothing wrong with that).

The next day users come back to the office and the iPad would not connect to the WiFi connection in the profile but would choose the first one it can get it’s hands on.
That’s odd I thought, why would it not reconnect?

How does iOS determine which WiFi to connect to?The great thing with mobile device and therefor the iPad also, is that they remember the WiFi networks you connected to in the past. So…

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via Rob Beekmans at vThoughts of IT

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RobBeekmans.NET by Rob Beekmans Rob Beekmans is a 26 year IT vetaran that worked in many fields in IT before he joined PQR 7 year ago. Rob is a senior consultant with a strong focus on Application and desktop delivery, User Environment Management, Mobility and monitoring. Rob is a VMware vExpert and is a member of the VMware EUC-Champions group. Rob shares his vision and insights on his personal blog, on webinars or on stage.

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