iOS 12 Wi-Fi Slow? Here’s the fix


Many Apple users have a complaint that Wi-Fi is too slow on their iPhone. They said this problem occurs after updating iOS 12. Here I am going to tell you the solutions to fix this issue. If you have the same problem, this article will help you to fix it.
Before trying these solutions,

  1. Connect your iPhone to different networks. Because it may be a network issue.
  2. You are not far away from the Wi-Fi Router or Hotspot

Solution 1: Refresh Wi-Fi

  1. Go to Settings->Wi-Fi.
  2. Turn off “Wi-Fi”.
  3. Restart your iPhone.
  4. Turn on “Wi-Fi”.
  5. Make sure that Wi-Fi is turned off in Control Center.

Solution 2: Force Restart
iPhone 6 and earlier
Press and hold the Home Button and Power Button (Sleep/Wake) until the Apple Logo Appears.
iPhone 7 & 7 Plus
Press and hold the Side Button and Volume Down Button until the Apple Logo appears.
iPhone 8, 8 Plus, & X

  1. Press the Volume Up Button and release it.
  2. Press the Volume Down Button and release it.
  3. Press and hold the Side Button until the Apple Logo appears.

Solution 3: Check Wi-Fi speed

  1. Make sure that your Wi-Fi speed is good.
  2. Make sure that you are within a range. If you far away from Wi-Fi Router/Hotspot, you can’t receive a connect properly.

Solution 4: Turn off Wi-Fi Networking
Turn off Wi-Fi Networking will increase the speed of Wi-Fi on iOS devices.

  1. Launch Settings->Privacy->Location Services.
  2. Tap “System Services”.
  3. Scroll down to find “Wi-Fi Networking” and turn it off.

Solution 5: Forget Wi-Fi Network and Rejoin

  1. Go to Settings->Wi-Fi.
  2. Tap (i) info symbol next to the connected Wi-Fi network.
  3. Tap “Forget This Network”.
  4. Tap “Forget This Network” in the pop-up box to confirm.
  5. Then rejoin to the same network or any other Wi-Fi networks.

Solution 6: Refresh Wi-Fi Assist
Many iPhone users said the refreshing “Wi-Fi Assist” solved their Wi-Fi issues.

  1. Launch Settings->Cellular.
  2. Scroll down to find “Wi-Fi Assist” and turn it off.
  3. Wait for few seconds and then turn it on.

Solution 7: Check connected Wi-Fi Network issues

  1. Go to Settings->Wi-Fi. Make sure that Wi-Fi is turned on and you can see connected Wi-Fi network name.
  2. If there is any problem with the connected Wi-Fi network, you can see the alert like ”No Internet Connection” under the Wi-Fi network name. So try another network and check the Wi-Fi Speed.

Solution 8: Reset Network settings

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset Network Settings”.
  3. Enter the Passcode if required.
  4. Tap “Reset Network Settings” in the pop-up box.

Note: This action will reset all Wi-Fi Networks & Passwords, APN & VPN Settings, and Cellular Settings of your iPhone.
Solution 9: Reset All Settings

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset All Settings”.
  3. Enter your passcode and Restrictions passcode.
  4. Tap “Reset All Settings”.
  5. Again tap “Reset all Settings” to confirm.

Note: This action will reset all Wi-Fi Networks & Passwords, APN & VPN Settings, and Cellular Settings of your iPhone.
Solution 10: update your phone in Recovery Mode
Before doing it, back up your iPhone. Because this action may erase all data from your device.

  1. Connect your iPhone to Mac/Computer via Lightning (USB) cable.
  2. Open iTunes on PC/Computer.
  3. Make sure that iTunes is updated to the latest version.
  4. Then Force Restart your iPhone (follow the steps from solution 2 according to your phone model).
  5. Don’t leave the Buttons after seeing the Apple Logo. Keep holding it until Recovery Mode screen (iTunes screen) appears.
  6. Tap “Update” in the pop-up box. If you select “Update”, iTunes will try to reinstall iOS without deleting your data.

If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know through your comments.

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