iOS 11: WiFi dropping/turning off itself Automatically on iPhone & iPad


I am using iPhone 8. My iPhone keeps disconnecting WiFi constantly after updating iOS 11. I don’t know why. Then I tried some solutions to solve this issue. I am going to share those solutions with you.
Devices: iPhone 6, 7, 8, and iPhone X.
Fix 1: Reset Network Settings

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset Network Settings” under Reset.
  3. Enter passcode if required and tap “Reset Network Settings” to confirm the action.Reset Network Settings

This action will delete all WiFi passwords, APN and VPN settings of the iPhone.
SEE ALSO: iPhone and iPad won’t connect to wifi? Here’s the fix
Fix 2: Check WiFi router or hotspot

  1. Make sure that your WiFi router or hotspot is on.
  2. If you are not near to the WiFi router or hotspot, you can’t receive a signal. So you have to within range.

Fix 3: Check WiFi setting on your iPhone

  1. Launch Settings->WiFi.
  2. Make sure that WiFi is enabled.

Note: If Auto Join is disabled under WiFi network name, enable it.
Fix 4: Power cycle (restart) the router or Hotspot
If you are using wireless router,

  1. Disconnect the router from the power.
  2. To do it unplug the power cord from the back of the router. Wait for some time.
  3. Then plug the power cord into the router.

If you are using wireless hotspot,

  1. Turn off the hotspot. Wait for 30 seconds.
  2. And turn on it.

Fix 5:  Forget WiFi network

  1. Go to Settings->General->WiFi.
  2. Select the WiFi network name that your iPhone want to forget.
  3. Tap “Forget this Network”.

Then select the WiFi name that you want to connect.
Fix 6: Turn off/disable WiFi Networking Service

  1. Launch Settings->Privacy->Location Services->System Services.
  2. Disable WiFi Networking under System Services.disable wifi

Fix 7: Restore iPhone through iTunes

  1. Open iTunes on your PC or MAC. Make sure that iTunes is upgraded to latest version.
  2. Connect your iPhone or iPad via data (USB) cable to the Mac.
  3. Tap your iPhone icon when it shows on iTunes.
  4. Select Summary tab and tap “Restore iPhone”.
  5. A new box will open to ask to confirm the action. Tap “Restore”.
  6. Then iTunes will restore your iPhone.
  7. When your phone restart, you can see a few options. You have to select “Set Up as New iPhone”.

Fix 8: Force Restart/Hard Reboot
Force restart/Hard Reset (till iPhone 6)

  1. Press and hold the Home Button.
  2. At the same time, press and hold the Wake/Sleep (Power) button at top right of the iPhone while holding the Home Button.
  3. Hold both buttons until the screen goes black and wait until the Apple logo appears.

Force restart/Hard Reset ( iPhone 7)

  1. Press and hold the Wake/Sleep (Power) button at the right of the iPhone.
  2. Press and hold the Volume Down button on the left side while holding the Wake/Sleep button.
  3. Wait until the Apple logo appears.

Force restart/Hard Reset ( iPhone 8 and iPhone X)

  1. Press Volume Up button and quickly release it. And then Press Volume Down button and quickly release it.
  2. At last, press and hold the Slide button (Wake/Sleep button) until the Apple logo appears.

Note: don’t press Volume Up and Volume Down at the same time.
SEE ALSO: iOS 11: Wi-Fi keeps Turning on Automatically, fix
If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know through your comments.

5:22 am

Leave a Reply