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How to solve problems in the Wi-Fi on the iPhone 8 and iPhone X

Despite the fact that iPhone X was in the TOP 25 best inventions of 2017, he, like other smartphones, has a lot of problems. One of them is incorrect work of Wi-Fi.

IPhone X iPhone and 8 complain of errors when connecting to mongrel media. The smartphone does not accept their password or just resets the connection.

It turned out that the reason is the Wi-Fi module, installed in the new iPhone, as they suffered in the first place. However, in most cases, this problem can be solved using one of the following methods.

System update

Many users ignore software updates, which often is the reason for the malfunction of the device. Some owners of iPhone and X iPhone 8 managed to solve the problem with Wi-Fi using the upgrade system.

To install the latest available version of iOS, open the settings of the gadget to go to menu Key and select the sub-item Update. The phone will download the firmware and offered to install.

Hard reboot

Almost all iPhone problems can be solved by rebooting the device manually.

To restart iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X you need to:

  • Quickly press and release the button increase the volume.
  • Quickly press and release the button volume.
  • Then press and hold side key (activating Siri and Apple Pay) until the Apple logo appears.

Reconnect to the wireless network

If your smartphone refuses to connect to Wi-Fi and gives an error when entering the password, you can try to forget the selected network and connect to it again.

To do this:

  • Open iPhone settings.
  • Go to menu Wi-Fi.
  • Click on the icon with an exclamation mark right of the desired Wi-Fi network.
  • Select the option Forget this network.
  • Then try to connect again.

The reset network settings

Many bugs in the Wi-Fi or mobile Internet can be solved by using the reset network settings.

To do this:

  • Open iPhone settings.
  • Go to menu Main.
  • Submenu Reset.
  • Select the option to Reset network settings.

So you can delete the entire cache, DHCP settings, and other data related to Internet connection.

Lock VPN

Many iPhone owners use private virtual networks. Using them to access services that do not work in Russia, and also to hide their presence on certain sites. However, a misconfigured VPN can also cause a failure in the Wi-Fi.

To disable the VPN, you need to:

  • Open iPhone settings.
  • Go to menu VPN.
  • Press the green button to the right of the connection Status.

If you can’t do it manually, you can try to disable or uninstall the app that was used to setup the VPN.

Disabling Wi-Fi networks in the menu

Some users managed to solve the problem with Wi-Fi by disabling the relevant option in the settings location.

To do this:

  • Open iPhone settings.
  • Go to menu Privacy policy.
  • Open the submenu of location Services.
  • Scroll through the list of options down and find the section System services.
  • Then you need to disable the item Wi-Fi Network.

Change the DNS settings

Often, the automatically configured DNS servers are slow and sometimes not working. Those who faced problems while connecting to Wi-Fi, should change the DNS server to the new one.

Disabling Wi-Fi Assist

In iOS 9, Apple added the feature Using Wi-Fi. It is automatically included mobile Internet in cases where Wi-Fi worked poorly or did not work at all. Some users report that sometimes this function locks access to your home wireless network. To avoid this, you can disable it.

To do this:

  • To open the device settings.
  • Go to menu Cellular.
  • Turn off the option of the Using Wi-Fi.


The connection request

To restore normal operation of Wi-Fi you can try to enable the connection Request to the wireless settings. It’s not the best solution, as the prompt will appear every time you connect to the network, but if not one of the above options did not work, then you should try this one.

Full reset content and settings

If after all the operations described above, wifi still not functioning properly, it is necessary to resort to extreme measures and to return your iPhone to factory settings. It is important to configure the phone as new after reset all settings.

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