How to Fix iOS 8.4.1 WiFi Connectivity Issues on iPhone or iPad

Wi-Fi connectivity is the essential for human life these days; may it a bank, a government office or an art studio. To remain connected to the world the WiFi is the fastest mode to have a peaceful life as a netizen. The recent problem raised its hood for the iPhone users who updated their phone to iOS 8.4.1. It is just so adamant that the Wi-Fi network goes missing randomly.

I’m not an exception and have been the victim of the strange problem. And getting unsatisfactory solutions I decided to resolve it myself and here is what I got. I hope that it will resolve the issue, significantly.

Sponsored Links

How to Fix iOS 8.4.1 Wifi Issue

Here are Possible Methods to Fix iOS 8.4.1 Wifi Connectivity Issues

#1. Hard Reboot your iDevice

Press Hold the sleep button on your iPhone or iPad, and the Home button, simultaneously for 10 seconds. Just wait for the screen to go black, without leaving the buttons. The iDevices will restart automatically. You can release the buttons when you see the Apple logo on the screen. The most basic connection problems can be resolved with this step.

Sponsored Links

#2. Restart the Router or the Modem

An alternate solution to resolve the issue is, by switching off and turning On the Router or the Modem or both. This seems pretty vague, but believe me it really works. It can solve the issue without much effort.

#3. Turn Off location services for Wi-Fi networking

Step #1. Tap Settings.

Sponsored Links

Step #2. Select Privacy.

Step #3. Tap on Location Services.

Step #4. Scroll down and select System Services.

Step #5. Turn off the Wi-Fi Networking.

Sponsored Links

Disable WiFi Networking in iOS 8 Location Services

#4. Get a Better DNS server.

Step #1. Tap Settings.

Step #2. Tap on Wi-Fi. You will see the list of WiFi connections available and the Wi-Fi network you are connected to.

Sponsored Links

Step #3. Tap the Information icon, the ‘i’ in the blue circle.

Step #4. Tap in front of DNS bar and type or Both of them are Google DNS servers, which can work better than ISP’s servers. They are for free.

Better DNS Server in iOS 8.4.1

But if all the above steps fail and your server is reacting to any step you have taken then you can try the following.

Sponsored Links

#5. Reset Network Settings.

To reset your Network Settings on your iPhone, go forward with the following step.

Step #1. Tap Settings.

Step #2. Select General.

Step #3. Scroll down and Select Reset.

Step #4. Select Reset Network Settings.

Reset Network Settings in iOS 8.4.1
Step #5. Enter your passcode.

Step #6. Confirm it by selecting the Reset Network Setting.

The result will be a reset of all your Wi-Fi passwords in the iOS. It is a tedious job, but it will resolve your problem.

#6. The Ultimate Solution; Restore iOS 8.4.1

Before going serious with this step, make sure to take backup of all your important data, as your iDevice will be good as new, after the restoration. You can approach to the iTunes to get the fresh iOS 8.4.1.

#7. The Problem Stays…

The end is here. If the nothing works then I advise you to take your iDevice to the Genius Bar. Let the experts check it out and figure out the solution.

Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.
- Advertisment -