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iPhone WiFi Not Working after Update to iOS 12? Check the 6 Tips Hereby  Fay J. Melton  |  Tuesday September-25 2018  11:02:47

Why can't my iphone wifi not working after updating to iOS 12? It didn't even show my network as a choice. I haven't eyrie do almost everything. I even factory reset my phone. Please help! I am running out of ideas other than smashing my apple iPhone X with a big hammer!

Have you faced the problem of Wi-Fi not working on your iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max ? Have you come across the problem of iPhone can't connect to wifi or Wi-Fi button appears to be greyed out after upgrading to iOS 12. Here, we will help you fix the problem and list the easy ways to handle it appropriately.

6 Tips to Fix Wi-Fi Not Working on iPhone

Tip 1. Check the Wi-Fi network

If you are sure that you are quite close to the Wi-Fi router, still there is no connection, you should then check if you can find the Wi-Fi network in your Wi-Fi settings on the iPhone. To do this, you need to head to Settings -> Wi-Fi
Sometimes, what happens is the network administrator turns off SSID broadcasting setting from the router. In that case, you will have to enter SSID manually and also the password if any.

Tip 2. Making sure that everything is connected

You may have checked the router, but did you also check the cables and the modem? It is important to check all possible cables to ensure that everything is connected. A loose connection at one point will disrupt the whole network. The modem and the coaxial cables are the ones that need to be thoroughly checked.

Tip 3. Change to another Wi-Fi network

In order to ascertain whether the problem is with the network or the device, you should try to connect to another Wi-Fi network. This will definitely help you understand where the problem lies.

Tip 4. Fix your iPhone WiFi problem without data loss

iOS System Recovery is one of the smartly deigned software that comes with a lot of exciting features. Let us see what they are.

Key Features of iOS System Recovery:

  • It helps you fix a lot of iOS problems like the device being stuck at Apple logo, iPhone black screen problem, etc.
  • You can completely wipe your phone and reinstall the iOS to fix the different issues.
  • It is now compatible with the new released iPhone XS/XR/XS Max of iOS 12 and earlier version.


So, now that you know the different features offered by iOS system recovery, we will proceed to the steps to be followed so that you can fix the problem of Wi-Fi not connecting on your device.

Step 1. Connect your device to the computer which has the iOS system recovery installed in it. Click on 'Start'.

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Step 2. Now, you will need to download new firmware for your device. The program will automatically detect your device and download the latest available version of the iOS. You only need to click on Start Repair to initiate the process.

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Step 4. When the firmware has been downloaded, you can click on the ‘start to fix’ button and the program will fix the device by itself. Restart the device and it should work normally.

Tip 5. Try restoring everything

Sometimes, when nothing works, the least plausible solution works. Try to restart everything and this might just help you get connected to the network again.

Tip 6. Disable VPNs or Proxies

In some cases, it has been seen that it is a bad VPN or even a proxy which might be hampering the ease of internet access. So, you should once disable and see if you can connect to the internet.

These are the simple steps which you need to follow and it should be able to fix the problem of Wi-Fi not connecting. With these steps, you will be able to enjoy the full use of your phone and get rid of all possible problems.