Problems with iOS 6.0.1 Wi-Fi Still Continue for iPhone 5 and iPad
A lot of users experienced Wi-Fi issues when they updated their iPhone or iPad to iOS 6. We posted a guide about how you could fix Wi-Fi problems on iOS 6 devices and hopefully you heaved a sigh of relief for a while. Still the release of iOS 6.0.1 shows that Apple hasn’t resolved problems with iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 and iPad Internet connection through Wi-Fi since its users continue to face the Wi-Fi issues in the updated firmware.
According to the Cupertino-based company, its iOS 6.0.1 brings improvements to all iDevice owners. Besides it should provide better reliability of the fifth-generation iPod touch and sixth-generation iPhone 5 when these gadgets are “connected to encrypted WPA2 Wi-Fi networks.” While that problem is fixed, customers face other iOS 6.0.1 Wi-Fi problems and this disappoints them a lot.
Most Common iOS 6.0.1 Wi-Fi Issues
Our readers have told us that they came up across the following Wi-Fi issues on their new iOS 6.0.1:
- They couldn’t sync their iPhones with iTunes via Wi-Fi.
- They couldn’t connect to Wi-Fi network.
- Their Wi-Fi disappeared on Sleep mode.
- Sometimes Wi-Fi is disabled for no reason or quickly turns off.
If you visit Apple’s forum you will see a lot of similar stories posted by different iOS gadget users. Thousands of people experience Wi-Fi problems once they have upgraded to iOS 6.0.1 so you are not alone.
Can I Fix Wi-Fi Issues on iOS 6.0.1?
Some iPhone users have found a way to fix iOS 6.0.1 Wi-Fi problems. They simply started to use other smartphones. Of course, this is not a global solution to the existing problems.
There must be a successful iOS 6.0.1 Wi-Fi fix and we’ll share some ideas that might help you out [since Apple’s online recommendations don’t work for a lot of users]. You can download NameBench, I know that it is for iOS 6 but I think it works on 6.0.1 as well , however I didn’t try it. So, here we will describe a couple of methods that can solve the issue.
- You can try to turn Wi-Fi On and Off in the Settings – Wi-Fi; restart your iDevice by pressing the Home and Power buttons at once and then turning your device back on; now return to Settings – Wi-Fi and find a blue arrow; it is time to switch your HTTP proxy to Auto.
- If the first method didn’t work for you, do this. Come back to Settings – Wi-Fi – Blue arrow and search for Renew Lease button. Press it and check your Wi-Fi connection.
- The third method is resetting your network settings. You can do this in Settings – General – Reset – Reset Network Settings menu. You will see a red button that you have to press in order to finish the step. Now try your Wi-Fi connection again.
- Some users assure that the issue can be resolved if you restart your modem/router [or enable IPv6 on it in case it is disabled].
Please, let us know if any of the above methods worked for you and helped you fix iOS 6.0.1 Wi-Fi problems.