Several users have reported that they are experiencing some unusual Wi-Fi connectivity problems and issues. Mainly, the wireless connection seems to drop at random, or the iPhone won’t stay connected to a Wi-Fi connection for long. If you are having Wi-Fi issues, please try these tips to fix this issue:
Fix #1 – Toggle Wi-Fi and Airplane Mode
- Tap Settings > Wi-Fi and turn Wi-Fi off and then on again.
- Swipe down the Control Center, then turn Airplane Mode off. Wait 30 seconds, then turn it back on.
Fix #2 – Restart
- Restart your iOS device. You can do this by pressing and holding the Side button and Volume Down until it displays the Power Off slider. Drag the slide to power it off.
Fix #3 – Reset Network Settings
- Reset network settings by tapping Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings.
Fix #4 – Forget Network
- Tap Settings > Wi-Fi > find the Wi-Fi network you are currently using and tap and then tap “Forget this Network” to reset settings and try again.
Fix #5 – Setup New Network
- Tap Settings > Wi-Fi > Other…
- Type your Wi-Fi name: whatever your network is called, exactly how it appears under choose a network.
- Security settings, choose WEP
- When it asks your password, enter your wireless network password
- Tap Join, this process will your help device remember your connection
Fix #6 – Reset Network Equipment
- Restart and/or reset your Wi-Fi wireless router.
- Update your router to the latest firmware.
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