If you have a monthly limit of mobile data instead of an unlimited data plan on your iPhone, you know how frustrating it is when the device does not connect to the WiFi. The update of the iOS, downloading large files and streaming music and video is best done through a WiFi connection.
In most cases, reconnect your phone to a WiFi network can be accomplished with a few simple troubleshooting steps, while in some cases are necessary for more advanced techniques. Check out the various ways to fix an iPhone that does not recognize the WiFi. Try these solutions to reconnect your iPhone to the WiFi and return to the access high-speed internet.
If the IPHONE Does Not Recognize the WiFi, Try to Activate It on the Device
The first rule of technical support is to confirm that the thing in which you want to operate is turned on, and you will need to connect to your WiFi. Use the Control Center to connect to the WiFi. Simply slide the bottom of the screen and tap the icon for wi-fi to turn it on. While you are in the Control Center, see the icon of the Airplane Mode next to the icon WiFi. If you left your iPhone in airplane Mode after a recent trip, their WiFi is disabled. Another tap and you are back to the network.
The IPHONE Does Not Find the WiFi Because the Network is Protected
Not all WiFi networks are available to the general public. Some, such as those in businesses and schools, are reserved for use by only certain people, and they use passwords to prevent the use of public. These networks have lock icons next to them on the screen of WiFi settings. If you have problems to connect to a WiFi network, go to Settings -> WiFi and see if the network has a lock icon next to it. Otherwise, you can request a password from the owner of the network or search for a network unlocked. If you have the password, but you’re still having problems, tap the name of the network you can not connect to, and tap Forget this network on the screen that opens. Now go back to the settings screen of wi-fi and select the network, enter the password and tap Enter.
My IPHONE Does Not Catch WiFi. Then Restart the Device
You’d be surprised how often restarting your iPhone solves the problems that this causes. Not foolproof, of course, and not troubleshoot configuration issues or hardware, but give this a chance. Hold down the Home button and the button Standby/Wake up at the same time and continue holding them until the screen goes blank and the Apple logo seems to force restart the device.
Upgrade to the Latest IOS if the IPHONE Does Not Catch WiFi
The devices and software technicians are updated on a regular basis, which can lead to compatibility problems. Apple regularly releases updates to iOS that comes incompatibilities specific. Check if an update of iOS is available for your device. If there is, install. This may solve your problem.
To check for iOS updates tap Settings -> General.-> Software update. If the screen indicates that an update is available for your iPhone, connect the phone to an electrical outlet and tap Download and Install.
Reset Network Settings IPHONE
The network settings of your phone contains all kinds of information, including data and connection preferences to cellular networks and WiFi. If one of the settings of the WiFi is corrupted, this can prevent you entering the WiFi network. In this case, the solution is to reset the network settings, although this will exclude some preferences and stored data related to connectivity. You may need to ask the owner of the network connection data and insert them again. To do this, tap settings -> General, and scroll to the bottom and tap on Reset. Tap Reset network settings. If you are prompted to confirm that you want to reset these settings, do so.
Turn Off Location Services if Your WiFi on the IPHONE Does Not Connect
Your iPhone makes many things designed to make it useful. One of them involves the use of WiFi networks near you to improve the accuracy of mapping services and location. This is a small nice bonus, but it may be the cause of your iPhone not able to connect to a WiFi network. If none of these solutions has helped up to now, disable this setting. Doing this will not prevent you from using the WiFi, only serves to stop using the WiFi as a reference location. To do this, tap settings -> Privacy -> location Services. Slide to the bottom and tap system Services. Move the slider on the WiFi Network to the off position.
Restore the iPhone to Factory Settings
If none of these solutions helped you, you need to take a drastic measure: to restore your iPhone to its factory settings. This deletes everything from the iPhone and returns it to the condition when the unit was taken out of the box. Before you do this, make a full backup of all data on your phone. Then tap settings -> General, and scroll to the bottom and tap on Reset. Tap Erase all content and settings. You will be prompted to confirm that you really want to do this. Confirm and proceed with the reboot.
When the reboot is complete, you will have a brand new iPhone. You can then set it up as a new iPhone or to restore from your backup. Restore is faster, but you can restore the bug that prevented access to the WiFi in the first place.
Contact Apple if the Problem Persists
At this point, if your iPhone still cannot connect to the WiFi, you may have a hardware problem, hardware problems are best diagnosed and repaired by a service provider Apple authorized. Take your iPhone to the maintenance of the Apple closest to get a quote, or contact Apple support online to get alternatives.
Have already had problems with the WiFi of the iPhone? What problems? How did you do to troubleshoot?