The Wi-Fi problem on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is a common issue that usually comes with iOS update. After updating to iOS 10.3, iOS 10.3.1 or iOS 10.3.2, you may face different Wi-Fi problems on iPhone 7/7 Plus or earlier Phone model. Here in this post, we’ll list the main iOS 10.3/iOS 10.3.2 Wi-Fi issues you may meet and gives some potential solutions.
Main iPhone iPad Wi-Fi Problems You May Meet in iOS 10/10.3.2
- iPhone is unable to connect to Wi-Fi network.
- iPhone keeps dropping Wi-Fi.
- Wi-Fi won’t turn on.
- Speed of Wi-Fi connection is slow.
- Wi-Fi Keeps forgetting hidden network.
How to fix iOS 10.3/iOS 10.3.2 Wi-Fi Issues on iPhone iPad or iPod touch
1. Reboot Router or Modem
Usually, when your iPhone drops Wi-Fi constantly, the first thing you need to check is your Wi-Fi router or modem. If your router doesn’t work properly, you can reset the router to troubleshoot Wi-Fi connectivity issues. Then check if solve the Wi-Fi problems, if not, keep reading to find other solutions that might be right for you.
2. Force Restart Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
Force restarting your device can always be a good solution to fix common iOS 10.3 issues, of course, including iPhone 7/6s/SE/6/5s Wi-Fi problems. Here’s how to force restart an iOS device:
- If you are using iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus: Press and hold both the Sleep/Wake and Volume Down buttons for at least ten seconds, until you see the Apple logo.
- If you are using iPhone 6s and earlier, iPad, or iPod touch: Press and hold both the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons for at least ten seconds, until you see the Apple logo.
3. Reset Network Settings
Resetting network settings is one of the most effective ways to solve iPhone Wi-Fi problems as well as cellular not working properly issue. To reset your network settings, go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings. Note that this will erase all save Wi-Fi and passwords and you need to re-add Wi-Fi network after resetting.
4. Forget & Rejoin Wi-Fi Network
When your iPhone Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting or iPhone won’t connect to a Wi-Fi network, you can go to Settings > Wi-Fi, enter the information page of this Wi-Fi, and then choose Forget This Network. After that, rejoin this network.
5. Change to Google’s DNS
Sometimes, the problem with your DNS servers may cause slow Wi-Fi connection with your iPhone, and you can change the default DNS to Google DNS with these steps: go to Settings > Wi-Fi. Tap your Wi-Fi and enter the information page of this Wi-Fi > change DNS to 126.96.36.199 or 188.8.131.52.
6. Turn off Location Service for Networking Service
Many users report that they solved their iPhone Wi-Fi problems in iOS 10.3 by disabling Wi-Fi Networking service under Settings > Privacy > Location Services > System Services. It will not disable Wi-Fi entirely but stop location service for Wi-Fi networking.
7. Restore Your Device
Finally, if none of the solutions above fixes your iPhone Wi-Fi problems, you can restore your device with iTunes. To restore your iPhone via iTunes: Connect your iPhone/iPad to computer > Open iTunes > Click the iPhone icon in the upper-left corner of the iTunes window > Choose Summary and then click Restore iPhone.
Today Apple released iOS 10.3.2, if your Wi-Fi not working after after iOS 10.3.2, you can have a try on the above tips. And if the tips not working to fix iOS 10.3.2 Wi-Fi issues on your iPhone iPad, please inform us via comment. Additionally, you can also leave tips on the comment section.