10 simple tips to fix Wi-Fi error on iPhone

The Wi-Fi bugs are not new issue to the iPhone users, the most common problems are constant dropouts, slow network speed, and unable to connect Wi-Fi. In this article, we will show you the most effective tips to fix those common Wi-Fi errors on the iPhone.


  1. Turn off Wi-Fi then turn it on


It may sound simple but extremely effective; this is the way that is widely applied with general Wi-Fi bugs.

Swipe upward from the bottom of the screen to open the Control Center  , then touch the Wi-Fi icon to turn it off, turn it back on after a few seconds, and wait for the results.


  1.  Turn off Bluetooth


Bluetooth signals can jam Wi-Fi signals when you turn on both two functions. Swipe from the bottom of the screen and touch the Bluetooth icon to turn it off.


  1. Turn off and on Airplane mode


This mode can disconnect all connections on the iPhone when booted. Therefore, if you lose the Wi-Fi connection, you can check the Airplane Mode whether it is turned on or not. If it is on, turn it off.


A small note is that turning on and off Airplane mode can also help you solve some Wi-Fi bugs on the iPhone effectively. Go to Settings and turn on Airplane Mode, wait about 30 seconds, then turn it off and try to reconnect Wi-Fi


  1. Turn on and off Wi-Fi assist


On iOS 9 version, Apple has added a feature that is Wi-Fi Assist. It can help users get a real stable connection. Turning on/off Wi-Fi Assist is also an effective method to solve the Wi-Fi problems. Head to Settings> Cellular, scroll down to turn on Wi-Fi Assist for a few seconds then turn it off



  1. Reboot iPhone


Restarting the iPhone may be the first solution with many people when the iPhone cannot connect to Wi-Fi or connection keeps dropping. To do this:

  • Press and hold the power button.
  • Drag ‘Slide to power off’ to the right.
  • When the iPhone is turned off completely, press and hold down the power button to restart



  1. Restart Modem or Router



In cases, your iPhone connects with the external Wi-Fi networks but cannot connect to Wi-Fi networks at home; the issue may be at the modem/router. The best advice is to reboot the modem, router. Just unplug the power of modem, wait about 30 seconds, and then plug it back. Wait 1-2 minutes to boot the router and you can connect to Wi-Fi normally.


  1. Turn off location services for Wi-Fi networks


Many people encounter Wi-Fi issue as they turn on the Location Services for the Wi-Fi network.

If the above tips do not work, you can try turning off Location Services. Go to Settings> Privacy> Location Services> System Services, and toggle Wi-Fi Networking off


  1. Forget Wi-Fi network

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If you still cannot fix the Wi-Fi problems, you should forget the Wi-Fi and try reconnecting, you can follow the instructions below:


Go to Settings> Wi-Fi > touch the letters (i) in the circle next to the network you want to delete> Tap on forget this network > Forget.


After you forget the Wi-Fi connection, go back to Wi-Fi, select the Wi-Fi network, and enter the password to reconnect.




  1. Change the DNS for iPhone



Try switching to Google’s DNS ( or to troubleshoot Wi-Fi. In addition, Open DNS ( or) is also a good choice.

Go to Settings> Wi-Fi, find your Wi-Fi network and tap the button-shaped (i). You will see DNS section, touch up the numbers, and then enter DNS address


  1. Reset Network Settings



If the solutions above are invalid, Reset Network settings can be your rescue, which will restore your network settings to the default. Go to Settings> General> Reset> Reset Network Settings and enter passcode> Reset network settings.

Above are the simple fixes that can help you troubleshoot Wi-Fi effectively. If all of them do not help you, you should take your iPhone to Apple Genius for the best supports.

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