iPhone Not Connecting to Wi-Fi: Possible Solutions to Fix The Issue

Wi-Fi connection issues on iPhone 6 have become common these days as many users complain about this problem. Follow any of the solutions mentioned below.

There is a remarkable difference between a WiFi connection and your iPhone’s cellular data; apart from speed, Wi-Fi connection ensures hassle-free internet supply on your iPhone 6.

But of late, I have noticed a few hiccups while connecting my iPhone 6 to any Wi-Fi network at home, office, restaurants or club. There can be some issues with Wi-Fi router; or in worst case, you may have to take your device to Apple Support.

iPhone 6 Not Connecting to WiFi

Before doing this, why don’t you try some primary remedies? I have done some research online and played with my iPhone 6 to find possible solutions.

How to Fix iPhone 6 Wi-Fi Connecting Issues

Restart your Wi-Fi Network

You are not supposed to restart WiFi settings on your iPhone; all you need to do is simply switch off the router and then switch on after a few seconds. Now try to connect your iPhone and check the result.

If the above method fails to give any result,

Turn Off Wi-Fi

Step #1. Launch Settings app → Tap on Privacy.

Tap on Settings Then Privacy on iPhone in iOS 9

Step #2. Now tap on Location Services.

Tap on Location Services on iPhone

Step #3. Scroll down and tap on System Services.

Tap on System Service on iPhone

Step #4. Toggle Wi-Fi Networking OFF restart your iPhone and toggle it ON again.

Turn Off Wifi Networking for System Services on iPhone

Still not getting any result?

Force Restart

How to Restart-Reboot iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Force restart is one of the harmless solutions for any software issue. Simply press and hold sleep/wake button and Home button simultaneously at least for 10 seconds. Release your fingers when Apple logo appears. Now check the WiFi connection on your iPhone 6.

Reset Network Settings

Step #1. Launch Settings app → Tap on General.

Tap on Settings Then General on iDevicesStep #2. Scroll down and tap on Reset → Finally, tap on Reset Network Settings.

Reset Network Settings on iPhone in iOS 8

You will be prompted to enter your passcode. Once you enter the passcode, a single-option menu will swipe up from bottom of screen, asking you to Reset Network Settings.

Step #3. Tap on Reset Network Settings.

Note that this action will delete all network settings on your iPhone.

Update iOS

Sometimes an older iOS version may be the culprit, and therefore, it is recommended you update to the latest iOS on your iPhone 6. Click here to check two methods to update iOS.

Forget WiFi Network

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone.

Step #2. Tap on Wi-Fi network you are currently using.

Tap on Settings Then Wi-Fi on iPhone

Step #3. Now tap on information (i) icon.

Tap on i Icon in iPhone Wifi Settings

Step #4. Tap on Forget This Network.

Tap on Forget This Network in iPhone Wifi Settings

You will be prompted to forget “Network Name”.

Step #5. Tap on Forget.

Forget Wifi Network on iPhone

After this procedure, select the network again, enter the password and join the Wi-Fi network to check the result.

Change DNS

We have dedicated information on how to change DNS; you can move to Google DNS or OpenDNS when you face WiFi connecting issues on your iPhone 6.

Factory Reset

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone → Tap on General.

Step #2. Scroll down and tap on Reset.

Step #3. Tap on Erase All Content and Settings.

Erase All Contents and Settings on iPhone

You will be prompted to enter your passcode. Once you enter the passcode, iPhone will again ask you to enter passcode. After this, you will be asked to Erase All Content and Settings.

Factory Reset – iTunes

You can also go for Factory Reset by using iTunes on your computer.

Step #1. Connect your iPhone with computer.

Step #2. Launch iTunes on computer.

You can see your iPhone in iTunes.

Step #3. Select your iPhone.

Step #4. Click on Restore from Summary tab.

Restore iPhone Running iOS 8.4 from iTunes

Step #5. Your iPhone will restart once the Restore process is completed.

Now you can setup your iPhone 6 from the scratch.

If all the above methods don’t work, you should better go to Apple Support to get the issue fixed.

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