Nothing’s more annoying than having an iPhone or iPad that cannot connect to a Wi-Fi network and has no Internet connection. With no Wi-Fi the iOS device can become nearly useless, however good news is in most of the cases it is easy to solve this issue and have your device connected to Wi-Fi again.
In this post we share a number of solutions that can fix the issue of an iPhone or iPad that can’t connect to Wi-Fi.
Wi-Fi network won’t show up in the Wi-Fi section?
If you don’t see your home or office Wi-Fi network in the Wi-Fi section of the Settings app, then you have to make sure that your router is turned on and your iOS device is in range of its signals. Try getting as closer to the router as possible.
Make sure Wi-Fi toggle is on
Open Settings > Wi-Fi and make sure the Wi-Fi toggle is turned on. When you are on the Wi-Fi screen tap on the Wi-Fi network you want to connect to and enter its password. Once you are connected you will see a blue tick next to the Wi-Fi’s name. You will also see the Wi-Fi icon in the status bar.
Wi-Fi Password won’t work
If you are entering the right password to your Wi-Fi network and your iPhone or iPad still won’t connect, then try restarting the router and your iPhone. Then try again. It is also a good idea to double check you are entering the right password.
iOS Showing ‘No Internet Connection’
If you are seeing No Internet Connection recommendation under the Wi-Fi’s name even though the Wi-Fi network works on other devices, then try removing the Wi-Fi network from your iPhone and connecting to it again. You can do so by opening Settings > Wi-Fi > Wi-Fi Name > Forget This Network. Once the Wi-Fi is removed connect to it again.
Check if Internet is working
If you are connected to a Wi-Fi network but Internet won’t work, make sure you have an active Internet connection. You can check on other devices to see if Internet is working on them or not. Also check your router to see if Internet lights are on. If problem Internet is not working, then try contacting your service provider.
Connect to a different Wi-Fi network
You can check if the issue is with your iPhone or the Wi-Fi network by connecting your device to a different network. If you are can connect ot a different network and the Internet works then the problem is with your network and not your device.
Try restarting your iPhone, router and DSL modem and then try connecting again.
Reset Network Settings
You can try resetting your device’s Network Settings. To do so, go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings. Doing so will also reset cellular settings, VPN and APN settings, Wi-Fi networks and passwords. After doing so connect to Wi-Fi again.
These are some of the tips that can be helpful in solving the issue when iPhone or iPad won’t connect to Wi-Fi. We hope these steps helped you.