Being relying on internet or WiFi these days, we must feel quite bothersome when iPhone doesn't connect to WiFi. There are users who complain that their iPhone won't stay connected to WiFi after working smoothly for a short period. The WiFi runs well when they connect it with their iPhone but after a few minutes, it gets disconnected on its own. For some people, their iPhone is unable to connect with the WiFi but their computer is. For others, one iPhone is working completely well while the other raises this issue. Therefore, let's check 6 efficient tips mentioned below to help you in such situation and hopefully you'll be able to put an end to your problem after reading this post.
Note: All the tips below can be used to troubleshoot WiFi issues in all iOS version including iOS 12.
1. Try Another Device
Probably you've tried this as the beginning step when your iPhone won't stay connected to WiFi. But if you haven't, we recommend you to try connecting the WiFi with any other device. If the other phone is also popping up the same trouble, then you should restart the router of your home. Alternatively, simply switch to another WiFi connection. In case, the other device shows no such problem and connecting successfully, then your iPhone has to go under the treatment. Look for the next tip to get the problem solved.
2. Disable WiFi and then Restart Your iPhone
You can, for no other reason, turn off the WiFi and give your iPhone a restart phase. Disabling the connection for a while and keeping the device stable will likely to make the troubling functions settled and turn your device to act normal. Also, when you restart your device, make sure to turn the WiFi back on. Now check if the problem still arises.
3. Reset Network Settings
If the situation is still same and iPhone won't stay connected to WiFi for a long time, try resetting network settings now. As the name hints itself, it will take your all network settings to a fresh start. Please note that this method will delete your entire networks and passwords. The steps are as goes:
- Begin with opening 'Settings' and then tap on 'General'.
- Go to 'Reset' and complete the process by hitting on the 'Reset Network Settings'.
- When you do this, you may be asked to enter the passcode. Do it and confirm resetting.
4. Turn off Bluetooth
Another thing you need to try if your iPhone won't stay connected to WiFi is disabling the Bluetooth. This is because the Bluetooth is able to cause some interference and inconvenience with the connection between your WiFi and device. Therefore, to prevent this situation, go to 'Settings' and tap 'Bluetooth' and turn it off. Now use your WiFi and check if the device keeps connected to it or not.
5. Fix WiFi Issues with a Tool (iOS 12 Supported)
When everything above fails, try to use iMyFone iOS System Recovery to fix this issue because there could be some problem with your iOS software. This third-party tool will be the best option when your iPhone won't stay connected to WiFi for some iOS problems. The tool consists of three different modes helps the users in fixing the iOS related issues. You can easily go through the repairing process by yourself since the steps are really simple for it. This tool can fix a large number of iOS problems such iPhone stuck on Apple logo, iPhone won't turn on, iPhone keeps rebooting, iPhone blue screen, white screen, black screen, and it will not affect the data in your device. That's to say, you can fix the WiFi issues on your iPhone without any data loss. Here is the easy tutorial for using the tool when iPhone won't keep connected
Step 1 – Open the program after installing it. Make connection between iPhone and the PC using lightening cable. Now, from the main screen, go for 'Standard Mode'.
Step 2 – On choosing the mode, click on the 'Start' button and you will notice the steps for DFU mode. You have to follow those directions in order to take your iPhone into DFU mode. You can also put your device into Recovery mode if you are not able to put your device into DFU mode.
Step 3 – When it's done, you need to click on the 'Download' button. Since the program has the power to recognize your device, it will automatically give you the suitable firmware for it.
Step 4 – When the download is complete, please click on the 'Start to Fix' button. By clicking on it, the repairing process will begin and it will restart after the fixing. Your data will not be lost, and you can now check if your iPhone can keep connected to WiFi or not.
6. Restore iPhone to Factory Settings
Here is the last fix to try when your iPhone won't stay connected to WiFi. There could be some unknown reason with the other apps or data on your device that is causing iPhone not keeping connected to WiFi, so you need to restore your iPhone to factory settings. This process will take help of iTunes. All the data on your device will be erased. The steps are given just below.
- As the first move, connect your device to the PC and open iTunes in it.
- Upon successful connection of iPhone and PC, you need to click on the device icon at the top followed by 'Summary' tab.
- Now, choose the option 'Restore iPhone' and confirm the process.