Why My Wi-Fi Slow On iPhone 5s?

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    We have pointed out many times that glitches and issues can occur on every smartphone, including the iPhone 5s. Quite a few users complained about slow Wi-Fi connection. Even though they are able to connect to a Wi-Fi network, they cannot normally surf the Internet because everything is too slow. We are going to show you a few potential solutions, all of them simple so make sure to try them out. Here are 5 ways to fix slow Wi-Fi on iPhone 5s.

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    5 ways to fix slow Wi-Fi on iPhone 5s

    Solution No.1: Toggle Wi-Fi and Airplane mode

    First, turn off Wi-Fi, wait for a few seconds then turn it back on. Next, go to Settings, enable Airplane mode and then turn it off. Many people who had the same problem said that after they did this, the connection was not slow anymore and everything started to work just fine. Give it a shot.

    Solution No.2: Restart your iPhone 5s and your router

    Press and hold the sleep/wake button and drag the slider once it appears to turn off your iPhone 5s. When it's off, press and hold the same button to turn it back on. Next, turn off your router, wait for about 20-30 seconds and then turn it back on. Hopefully, this will help you to fix the problem.

    Solution No.3: Reset network settings

    When you have connection issues, resetting network settings is one of the solutions. Do the following:

    • Navigate to Settings
    • Tap General
    • Now tap on Reset
    • Tap Reset network settings

    Solution No.4: Router firmware update

    You need to make sure that the router firmware is up to date. See the model of your router, and visit the manufacturer website to see if the updates are available.

    Solution No.5: Reset all settings

    If the previous solutions didn't work, you can reset all settings. This will not erase any of your data, so you won't have to worry about that. Here is what you need to do:

    • Go to Settings
    • Tap on General
    • Tap Reset
    • Tap on Reset all settings.

    These solutions usually fix the problem, so we hope you find them useful!

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