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Thursday, 15 February 2018

11 tips to fix iPhone 8 & iPhone X Wi-Fi problems



Since its launch in late 2017, the iPhone 8 in all versions and the iPhone X have had some problems with Wi-Fi , judging by the complaints of some users. Among them we have heard that they do not find coverage even when they are connected, that the password is incorrect, that the Internet is slow, among others.

The truth is that there are no miracles that can fix all those bugs, in fact most comes from iOS 11 and it is Apple that will progressively eliminating them with updates . But in the meantime, you can try these tips to solve them and improve the browsing experience of your iPhone via Wi-Fi.
How to fix problems with Wi-Fi iPhone 8 & iPhone X
Update your software

As we have already said, the best thing you can do to solve the Wi-Fi problems of your iPhone is to make sure you have the latest version of iOS . As you know, the updates are available via OTA. To know if you have any pending go to Settings > General > Software updates .


Turn Wi-Fi on and off

A classic that does not usually fail: If you are trying to access a Wi-Fi network and a message appears indicating that you have entered the wrong password and you are sure that you got it right, turn off and turn on the Wi-Fi from the control center . Remember that the new interface of the control center is blue when it is connected and white when it is off.

Forget a Wi-Fi network

If your iPhone is connected to a Wi-Fi network but there is no mega traffic, it is best that you forget this particular network and reconfigure it later. How to do it? Go to Settings > Wi-Fi . Tap on the name of the network and click on Skip this network . Confirm the process. Now you just have to go back to the Wi-Fi screen, re-locate it and enter the password again to reconnect.

Turn off and on again your iPhone

You still do not connect despite having tried all the above, another classic trick is to restart your device . You only have to press the turn off button for a few seconds until the confirmation screen appears. Slide your finger on "Slide on off" and turn it on again.

Hard Reset

If all the above does not work, it 's time to try a hard reset . Remember that you will not lose your data or any information about your device. The procedure for the hard reset has changed with the iPhone of 2017, but it is still quite easy. You just have to follow these steps:


Restore network configurations

Another step that could solve your problems with Wi-Fi is to clean the cache, the DHCP configuration and in general, update all the information of the networks. To do this you just have to go to Settings > General > Reset and click on Reset network settings.

Disable Wi-Fi localization

The Wi-Fi problems of iPhone X and iPhone 8 can be fixed by disabling Wi-Fi from location services. Go to Settings > Privacy > Localization > System services . Within this screen, uncheck ** Wi-Fi network connection. This will only prevent your device from determining your location based on the Wi-Fi network, it will not disable the Wi-Fi itself.

Configure DNS manually

The problem may be in the DNS and its update . And is that Google provides DNS that can be updated automatically on your iPhone, but you can do it yourself manually by following this tutorial .
Wi-Fi assistant

It seems that some users of iPhone X and iPhone 8 have solved their problems by disabling the Wi-Fi assistant and then turning it back on . This function automatically switches from the Wi-Fi network to your data when the intensity of the network is low and does not work properly, something that could be a real megash eater. Here you can see how to activate and deactivate it and its consequences .

Disable VPN

The VPN connection allows us to add an additional layer of security when we surf the Internet on our iPhone or iPad . You can disable it from Settings > General VPN or from the specific app that allows you to do so.

Restore your phone

A radical but effective method. Go to Settings > General > Reset and click on Delete contents and settings. It will ask for your PIN to confirm the operation.

What if none of this fixes my problems with Wi-Fi?

There are two options: either wait for the next update, or take it to repair to an Apple Store, technical service authorized by Apple or through the support screen of the Apple website .

Via | iPhoneTricks 

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