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When trying to connect to a WPA2 network from an HTC Hero running 2.1, I can't connect if the hidden SSID has a space in the name.

Has anyone else encountered this problem? Is it known to be an Android issue?

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It's not so convenient that HTC phones have 'HTC Network' as the default, is it? ;) –  gary Sep 25 '10 at 0:24
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Yes and yes. http://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=8035

I haven't seen any resolution to this except changing the router's SSID if you have access to it.

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Thanks! I hunched the space was the problem and ended up changing the SAID, but was never sure it was really a bug with Android or not. –  BrianCooksey Sep 24 '10 at 12:09
    
Its not so bad when its your AP and can change it but they really need to fix thnugbug. –  Matt Sep 24 '10 at 12:17
    
Fortunately the AP I was having a problem with had a guest SSID option. We just added the second SSID and were able to connect without affecting the other established users. –  BrianCooksey Sep 24 '10 at 14:53
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