How to Fix IP Address Conflict Issue on WiFi on iPhone and Mac

Solving IP address conflict of a Wi-Fi network on iPhone and Mac is much easier than you can think. To make it a piece of cake, we have detailed the process here.

It had happened with almost all of us at any given point in time that we face the IP conflict issue on our iPhone or Mac while trying to connect to a Wi-Fi network. This is usually caused when more than one device on the same network has the same IP address.

There’s no rocket science in solving this error, as it is quite simple and straight forward. To make it easier for you, we have detailed guides for both –┬áiPhone and Mac. Just refer to them and get connected easily.

Sponsored Links

How to Fix IP Address Conflict on Wi-Fi on iPhone and Mac

How to Fix IP Conflict Issue on iPhone While connecting to a WiFi

Step #1. From your iPhone/iPad Home Screen, open Settings app and navigate to Wi-Fi.

Tap on Settings Then Wi-Fi on iPhone

Step #2. Here you’ll see your WiFi network, just tap the “i” button next to it.

Sponsored Links

Tap on i Icon in Wifi Settings on iPhone

Step #3. You’ll get the network related info on this page. Right below this information, tap on “Renew Lease.” This will reset the IP address of your iPhone/iPad.

Tap on Renew Lease in iPhone Wi-Fi Settings

Try connecting to your WiFi network and you’ll successfully get through it without facing any error. Now let’s see how to do the same on a Mac.

Sponsored Links

How to Fix IP Conflict Issue on Mac While Connecting to a Wi-Fi

Step #1. First of all, open the System Preferences.

Click on System Preferences on Mac

Step #2. open Network preference panel.

Sponsored Links

Click on Network in System Preferences on Mac

Step #3. On the left side of the panel, you should have selected the Wi-Fi network on which you are facing the problem.

Step #4. Now on the right side of the screen, at the bottom, click on “Advanced” button.

Click on Wi-Fi Networks Then Advanced in Network Settings on Mac

Sponsored Links

Step #5. At the next page, click on “TCP/IP” tab.

Step #6. Now all you need to do is to click on “Renew DHCP Lease” button.

Click on Renew DHCP Lease in Network Settings in Mac System PreferencesThat’s it; your Mac’s IP address has been reset and you shouldn’t be facing any problems while connecting to the WiFi network.

Do share your thoughts in the comment, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.

Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Best USB C to Lightning Cables: Power Up Your Smartphone 40% Faster

The long due fast charging has arrived on iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus. But you need to use USB C to Lightning cable and...

16 iPad and iPhone Apps Price Drop – 17 August 2018

What happens when you come to know that one of your favorite iPhone/iPad apps price has just dropped-and available at a huge discount? A...

18 Paid iPad and iPhone Apps Gone Free Today – 17 August 2018

iOS Games Gone Free TodayiOS Apps Gone Free TodayWhile there are tons of awesome apps available for free, a number of extraordinary ones come...

Apple’s tall claims of security falsified by an Australian teen; hacked into the secure computer network

Apple is a company that has always produced high-quality products known for their privacy and security. But the company has failed to maintain its...