Wi-Fi Not Working in iOS 9.3.2 on iPhone and iPad: How to Fix the Issue

Finding it hard to cope with the Wi-Fi issues on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 9.3.2? Give these smart tricks a try to fix them.

Wi-Fi issues have always been one of the major reasons of annoyance on iOS devices as most iPhone, or iPad users have to face them from time to time. Though Apple has always tried its best to fix these stubborn problems and managed to doing so quite a few times, they keep on cropping up now and then.

Guess what? The WiFi issues haven’t left iOS 9.3.2 either as some iPhone users have run into these issues. While some report that their device doesn’t connect to the network, the others say that the device frequently disconnects from the Wi-Fi.

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Have you also encountered this inconvenience and are looking for some handy tricks to resolve it? Let me walk you through the process.

How to Fix WiFi Issues in iOS 9.3.2 on iPhone and iPad

Reboot Your iOS Device

Reboot your iPhone and then try to connect it to the WiFi network.

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Hold on the sleep/wake button simultaneously for about ten seconds until you see the Apple logo onscreen.

Reboot your router

Give it a try by rebooting your router, modem and other network devices.

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Forget Wi-Fi Network

Forget the WiFi network on your device and try to rejoin it.

Step #1. Tap on Settings → Wi-Fi.

Tap on Wi-Fi Settings on iPhone or iPad in iOS 9

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Step #2. Tap on Name of the network.

Tap on the Name of WiFi Network on your iPhone

Step #3. Tap on Forget This Network.

Tap on Forget This Network on iPhone or iPad

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Toggle on/off Wi-Fi Assist

Wi-Fi Assist is an all-new feature that has arrived with iOS 9. It lets your device connect to the cellular data whenever there is poor WiFi network. Try to toggle it on/off a few times.

Step #1. Tap on Settings → Cellular/Mobile Data.

Cellular Data-Mobile Data Settings on iPhone

Step #2. Scroll down till end and toggle On/Off Wi-Fi Assist.

Turn On Wifi Assist on iPhone and iPad in iOS 9

Try OpenDNS or Google DNS

It’s better to change the DNS server to OpenDNS or Google DNS to resolve the speed or connectivity issue

Step #1. Settings → Wi-Fi.

Tap on Wi-Fi Settings on iPhone or iPad in iOS 9

Step #2. Tap on Name of the network now can see details like IP Address, Subnet Mask, Router, and DNS.

iPhone Network Details

Step #3. Tap on the numbers next to the DNS. → Now you will need to type Google DNS in primary DNS or secondary DNS separated by a comma (, Alternately, you have the option to use OpenDNS.,

Use Google DNS for Wi-Fi on iPhone

Disable Location Services for Wi-Fi Networking

Turn off Location Services for Wi-Fi Networking to get rid of this issue.

Step #1. Tap on Settings → Privacy.

Tap on Settings Then Privacy on iPhone in iOS 9

Step #2. Tap on Location Services → System Services.

Tap on Location Services then System Services on iPhone

Step #3. Toggle Off Wi-Fi Networking.

Turn Off Wi-Fi Networking in iPhone Location Services

Reset Network Settings

Resetting the network settings can help you fix the problem right away.

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

Tap on Settings Then General on iDevices

Step #2. Scroll down and tap on Reset → Tap on Reset Network Settings and confirm it.

Reset Network Settings in iOS 9Confirm to Reset Network Settings in iOS 9

Reset All Settings

If the issue hasn’t been fixed, you need to reset all settings.

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

Tap on Settings Then General on iDevices

Step #2. Scroll down and tap on Reset → Tap on Reset All Settings and confirm it.

Reset All Settings on iPhone

Confirm to Reset All Settings in iOS 9

Restore Your Device to Factory Settings

As a last resort if the above-explained solutions don’t work, then you will need to restore your device to factory settings. Make sure to back up your device before moving ahead with the process.

Step #1. Connect your iPhone to Mac or Computer.

Step #2. Launch iTunes and select your device.

Step #3. Next up, click Restore iPhone in the summary panel.

Restore iPhone using iTunes

Step #4. Click Restore again to confirm. It will erase your device and install the latest iOS version.

Which of the solution as mentioned above has worked for you? Do let us know your feedback in the comment, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.

Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com 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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