While a majority of users have a smooth experience with iOS 9.3.2, many people have been reporting problems that occurred right after the update. In this article, we are going to talk about iOS 9.3.2 Wi-Fi issues and how to fix them. If you can’t connect to a Wi-Fi network, or if the connection is slow or keeps dropping try the solutions below.
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Solutions for iOS 9.3.2 Wi-Fi Issues
Solution No.1: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Airplane mode
Some of the iOS 9.3.2 Wi-Fi issues are the slow connection or the connection that keeps dropping. Some users can’t connect to a Wi-Fi network at all. We are going to start with the simplest solution that often works. Turn the Wi-Fi off and back on. Repeat this for a couple of times.
Also, if the Bluetooth is enabled, navigate to Settings and turn it off because it may sometimes cause interference with Wi-Fi connections.
The Airplane mode can fix Wi-Fi connection problems. All you need to do is go to Settings, turn the Airplane mode on, wait for a couple of seconds and turn it back off. Try to connect to a Wi-Fi network again.
Solution No.2: Restart your iOS device
To restart your iOS device, press and hold the sleep/wake button. When the slider appears on the screen, drag it and turn your device off completely. To turn it back on, press and hold the sleep/wake button.
Solution No.3: Reboot your network devices
Another thing that you should do is to reboot your network devices such as your modem and your router. This can be very effective when experiencing Wi-Fi issues, so give it a try.
Solution No.4: Toggle Wi-Fi Assist
Wi-Fi Assist is one of the features that was introduced with iOS 9. It allows you have stable internet connection if your Wi-Fi connection is poor because it will automatically switch to cellular. Some users fixed the Wi-Fi issues by toggling Wi-Fi assist on/off. Navigate to Settings > Cellular, and toggle Wi-Fi Assit.
Solution No.5: Forget a Wi-Fi network
Still experiencing Wi-Fi issues? Perhaps forgetting a Wi-Fi network will solve the problem. Here is how to do that:
- Go to Settings
- Tap Wi-Fi
- Tap on the info button (i) located next to the Wi-Fi network you want to forget
- Tap Forget this network
- Tap Forget
- Restart your iOS device
- Go back to Wi-Fi settings, find the network, enter the password and try to connect.
Solution No.6: Reset network settings
This can solve the problem. Keep in mind that this will reset not only Wi-Fi settings including networks and passwords but also VPN, APN and cellular settings.
- Go to Settings
- Tap General
- Next, tap Reset
- Tap Reset network settings
- Tap Reset network settings to confirm.
Solution No.7: Reset all settings
For many users, resetting all settings fixed the problem. Your data won’t be erased once you do this.
- Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset all settings. Tap Reset all settings to confirm.
Solution No.8: Erase all content and settings
If you tried this and still have issues, you can erase all content and settings. Your iOS device will get a fresh start. Unlike the previously mentioned solution, this will erase everything on your device, which is you you need to backup your data first.
- Go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase all content and settings. Tap Erase all content and settings to confirm.
- Once the erasing is completed, your iOS device will reboot.
- Follow the on-screen steps to set up your device as new.