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I am having a problem which has driven me mad for months. When I am connected to my home Wi-Fi the Facebook app's newsfeed won't update. If I turn Wi-Fi off and use the mobile 3G it works fine so I guess its something to do with my Netgear router.

I have an iPhone 4 on iOS 6 and my router is a Netgear N150.

Any ideas?

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Have you updated to iOS 6.0.2? Or are you still on 6.0? – Thomas Jan 21 '13 at 14:53
Im on 6.0.1 there doesnt seem to be any more available unless i can manually install 6.0.2 ? – Scott Scott Jan 21 '13 at 14:58
Ahh...nevermind. Just realized 6.0.2 is only for iPad mini and iPhone 5. One sec... – Thomas Jan 21 '13 at 14:59
Does Safari work in these conditions? – Mark Jan 21 '13 at 15:06
Safari works fine yes. Ive had to use facebook on the browser as the app wont work – Scott Scott Jan 21 '13 at 15:07

Here are a few suggestions I could think of off the top of my head

  • Restart your wifi radio (Settings > Wi-Fi > OFF. Leave off for 1 minute, then slide back to ON)
  • Reboot your phone
  • Reinstall Facebook app

Try those one at a time to see if any of them fixes your problem.

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Thanks but already tried them all :( – Scott Scott Jan 21 '13 at 15:01
This may be a shot in the dark, but try reading here… – Thomas Jan 21 '13 at 15:33

It might be your router. I had a n150 and it didn't work at all with my iPhone. I finally got another router which solved the problem for me.

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