IPhone does not connect to WiFi: possible causes and solutions
Quite often, there are problems in which users ask the question: “Why does the iPhone not connect to WiFi?” Unfortunately, most of these problems remain unresolved. In the article we describe some examples of these problems. We will also talk about the possibilities of their solution.
The correctness of the entered password
The simplest reason why the iPhone does not connect to WiFi is the wrong password. This problem is solved quite simply. It is necessary to double-check the entered combination and register. You can also try to verify passwords with entered on another device. If, for example, the tablet connects to the Internet at this access point, but the iPhone does not, then the problem lies in something else.
Also a frequent solution to this problem is to perform a forced reboot of the system. To do this, hold down the "home" button and the power button, hold down until the company logo appears on the screen.If after such a procedure it is still impossible to connect to the Internet, then proceed to the following methods.
This method helps people much more often than the previous one. Its essence lies in the fact that you must first disconnect from the network, removing from the available, and then reconnect. If the user does not know how to do this, then detailed instructions are described below. It is suitable for any version of the phone, including for 5. The iPhone does not connect to WiFi due to certain problems, and you will have to try several methods to solve this problem.
You should go to the "Settings" section, there, in the Wi-Fi menu. It is necessary to select the wireless network that is the problem in the drop-down list. After that, go to "Properties" and click on the "Forget" button. The last step is to search for all wireless access points and then reconnect to the necessary ones. It should be understood that in this case, the password will have to re-enter, so you need to keep it at hand.
Another available method is to reset the network.If the previous method does not help, you will have to reset the settings. It is necessary to go to the “Menu” section, select the “Main” sub-item, and then the “Reset” section. This is where the "Reset Network Settings" key will be located. It is necessary to confirm the action and wait for the end of the process. After that, you can re-check the wireless network.
If none of the above methods helped, then you need to double-check the operation of the router. It is necessary to rely on the fact that either this device is not working properly or the built-in module on the iPhone is not working. If the problem is still in the modem, then you need to change its settings. We recommend making such manipulations only to those people who have experience.
It is necessary to reboot the router, and then reset its settings to the factory settings. After that, you need to go to the "Encryption" menu and change the protocol used to the Wep option. Some experts recommend for some time to leave the access point open to check the functionality of the module itself, built-in smartphone. It is also additionally necessary in the settings of the router to change the location toUSA. If this does not help, then proceed to the next item.
If the wireless network module fails, a gray icon will appear on the notification panel. If it appeared, then it will not be possible to solve this problem on its own. The correct solution to this problem is going to a service center, where professionals can replace the wireless module, bringing it back to life.
If someone else was involved in the network settings, then you need to contact this person for help. If problems arise with an access point in a public organization, then you should seek help from an employee of this institution. If the iPhone is connected to the network, but the Internet does not appear, then you must try to use the same access point on another device.
If the Internet does not appear on it either, then the problem is clearly with the provider, if on the contrary, you need to ask for help about the iPhone. You also need to try to connect to a wireless network elsewhere. If the device does not want to connect to another network, then obviously the problem module Wi-Fi.If everything is normal and the connection is successful, then the problem was still in the previous access point.
In addition, it is necessary to update the firmware to the new version, as well as in the settings to see which devices it can contact. The main thing is that the used iPhone model is listed. If you need additional information, you can always contact the service center of the provider.
If you don’t want to lose all the data that was saved on the iPhone 5 or 5S (the iPhone doesn’t connect to the WiFi of these models quite often), then you need to make a backup. For these cases, there are special cloud storage, created by the "apple" company. An example of how to create a backup on these phones will be described below. In general, this step-by-step instruction is suitable for each device model iPhone.
Some data is saved automatically. The first thing you need to do in the settings, enable backup in iCloud. To do this, go to the settings, section "Storage and copies." It is necessary to pay attention, the iPhone informs: files from the gallery, as well as account data,the settings of various documents will be automatically copied when the device is connected to the power supply and to the wi-fi network. There you must click on the button "Create a copy."
Many are interested in how to extract data after creating a backup. Usually this question interests those who have lost their phone, if it was stolen and so on. You may notice that this process will be time consuming, as a rule, it is rather difficult to recover data from a lost phone.
Below will be written instructions on how to copy data from the old device to a new one, if you have access to the first one. You need to go to iCloud, in the "Restore from a copy" section. There will be several copies available that were created by the user. It should be borne in mind that there are some nuances in which the recovery may not be possible.
If the iPhone has the latest version of the operating system on which the backup was made, then it will not be possible to restore the backup data on the new device with the old operating system. If the data is restored from iTunes installed on the computer, then the version of the program should be the latest.