Several iPad users have reported that they have experienced issues with Wi-Fi connectivity (weak signal, random Wi-Fi disconnection etc). If your new iPad has poor Wi-Fi reception problems; try the following steps to resolve your issue:
- Make sure that your router firmware is up-to-date.
- Make sure that your your iPad’s iOS is up to date.
- Tap Settings > Wi-Fi > tap the blue arrow next to the wireless network you are connected to and tap “Forget this Network”.
If Fix#1 does not fix your issue, try this:
- Tap Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings and restart your iPad.
- Tap Settings > Wi-Fi > tap the blue arrow next to the Wi-Fi network you are currently using and tap “Renew Lease”
- Do not use router wireless WEP security, instead use WPA or WPA2 because WEP may cause intermittent disconnects to iPad.
- Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting
- Wi-Fi won’t turn on, settings grayed out
- iPad mini poor Wi-Fi reception problem
- Slow Wi-Fi on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
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