iOS 12 Spinning Wheel Next to Wi-Fi on iPhone/iPad (Fixed)


iPhone spinning wheel next to Wi-Fi….? Many people have this issue. Some people said that this problem occurred after updating iOS 12. Here I am going to tell you the solutions to fix iOS 12 spinning wheel next to Wi-Fi.
Devices: iPhone X, 8, 8 Plus, 7, 7 Plus, 6, 6s, 6 Plus
Solution 1: Force Restart
iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus, 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 2: 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.
  5. Then connect your device Wi-Fi and check whether spinning wheel appears or not.

Note: This action will reset all Wi-Fi Networks & Passwords, APN & VPN Settings, and Cellular Settings of your iPhone.
Solution 3: Turn Off “Background App Refresh

  1. Go to Settings->General->Background App Refresh.
  2. Again tap “Background App Refresh”.
  3. There you can see three options. Select “Off”.

Solution 4: Force close apps
After force closing the apps, restart your device.
iPhone X, 8, 8 Plus, 7, 7 plus, 6, & 5

  1. Press the Home Button twice. You can see recently closed apps.
  2. Swipe all the apps up to close them.

iPhone X

  1. Swipe the screen up from the Home screen. You can see recently closed apps.
  2. Press and hold the app firmly. Tap ‘-’ symbol in the red circle at the left upper corner of the app (OR) after seeing ‘-’ symbol in the red circle, swipe all the apps up to close them.

Solution 5: Enable “Dictation” and then Reset Network Settings

  1. Launch Settings->General->Keyboard.
  2. Turn on “Enable Dictation”.
  3. Tap “Enable Dictation” in the pop-up box.
  4. Then try Reset Network Settings (Solutions 2).

Solution 6: Check For Software update

  1. Connect your iPhone to Wi-Fi/Cellular data.
  2. Go to Settings->General->Softaware Update.
  3. Tap “Download and Install” if update is available.

Solution 7: Restore your phone in Recovery/DFU 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 1).
  5. Don’t leave Buttons after seeing the Apple Logo. Keep holding it until Recovery Mode screen (iTunes screen) appears.
  6. Select “Restore” in the pop-up box. Wait until the process is finished.
  7. Then Force Restart your iPhone.

Other Solutions:

  1. Restart your Wi-Fi router.
  2. Turn on Siri.
  3. Downgrade iOS 12.

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

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