Why Won’t My WiFi Work on My iPhone? The Fix

Of all the problems, you could face with your iPhone, one of the most difficult to deal with has to be Wi-Fi connectivity issues. This is because almost everything you need to do on your device requires an internet connection; from downloading apps, music, backing up the device to iCloud, restoring the backup and even updating the software.

It is can therefore be paralyzing to have Wi-Fi problems. Yet, it is a problem that is quite common among iPhone users. This article seeks to address this issue and offer you a few solutions that will get you out of the paralyzing effect of not being able to access a reliable network.

1 Check All Your Cables and Connections

It may seem an obvious thing to do. But checking your cables and connections should be your first step. The last thing you want is to take more drastic action when just a missing or damaged connection in the problem. If all your cables are where they are supposed to be and you still have the same problem, try our second solution.

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2 Reboot iPhone/iPad, Modem and Router

Keep in mind that all the devices required for a smooth connection can stall or slow down, thereby affecting the connection. Rebooting your modem and router could just be what you need to get connected. Rebooting the iPhone/iPad before reconnecting may also be necessary.

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3 Reset Network Settings

If rebooting everything doesn’t work, it may be time to take more drastic action. Resetting your Network settings will surely fix the problem. But we must warn you that doing this will cause you to lose your current cellular network, Wi-Fi settings, Wi-Fi passwords and VPN settings. Follow these simple steps to do it.

Step 1: Open the settings app on your computer and then tap “General.”

Step 2: Tap “Reset” and then choose “Reset Network Settings.”

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4 Use iMyFone iOS System Recovery to Fix the Problem

Such issues are often a symptom of a software problem on your device. One of the best ways to circumvent such problems is to use a third-party tool designed to fix the problem quickly and effectively. The best is iMyFone iOS System Recovery for the simple reason that it will fix just about any issue you may be having with your device without damaging or deleting the data on the device. Some of the program’s features include the following.

  • It can be used to fix just about any issue including a device stuck in recovery mode, an unresponsive device, a device stuck on the Apple Logo and many more problems.
  • It is compatible with all iOS devices and all versions of the iOS firmware
  • It is very easy to use and your data and settings remain intact after the device is fixed.

The following is how to use iMyFone iOS System Recovery to get your device working normally again.

Step 1: Download and install iMyFone iOS System Recovery on your computer and launch the program.

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Step 2: On the main window, click “Start” to begin. Connect the iPhone to the computer and once the program recognizes the device, click “Start.”

Connect the iPhone to the computer

Step 3: Sometimes you need to download the latest firmware to fix the device. Click “Download” when the program presents you with the necessary firmware and wait for the download process to be completed.

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Step 4: Once the download is complete, the program will begin fixing the device. When the process is complete, the iPhone will restart in normal mode and you should be able to connect to a Wi-Fi network without further issues.

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