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 –¬†iPhone and Mac. Just refer to them and get connected easily.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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