How to solve the problem with Wi-Fi in iOS 8 on iPhone and iPad




In 2013, iOS 7 was adopted by users with hostility. Many people could not accept the fact that the new mobile platform, Apple has completely changed the design of the interface. Now the time has come for an update iOS 8 to receive their portion of criticism.


One of the claims to the “eight” refers to the unsatisfactory performance of Wi-Fi . “Problems with Wi-Fi at the iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina, with iPhone 5s on iOS 8” – writes on the Apple support forum user E-2043. He noted that before the update speed performance Wi-Fi was 21 Mbit / s and 4.4 Mbit / s download and returns Ping 17 ms. After the transition to iOS 8 network performance plummeted – 2.9 Mbit / s and 9.47 Mbit / s download and returns Ping 39 ms.

The problem is not just in the previous generation, but also on the iPhone 6. In particular, the editor of PC Mag Chloe Albanesius reported that its new smartphone there is a “sluggishness” of the signal Wi-Fi. Ookla Speedtest fixed on her smartphone download speed of 0.01 Mbit / s, although the iPad 3 with the seventh version of the OS showed the result of 5.30 Mbit / s. And the cellular network AT & T iPhone 6 has proven itself well: 9.06 Mbit / s. So the problem is not in the radio module, namely to work with Wi-Fi.

How to solve the problem with Wi-Fi in iOS 8 on iPhone and iPad:

Step 1: Go to Settings -> Wi-Fi, turn on and turn off the network.


Step 2: If this does not work, restart your iPhone or iPad (it takes 5-10 seconds hold simultaneously the “Home” and the power / lock, and then turn on as usual).

Step 3: If Wi-Fi is still unstable, follow the procedure to reset the network settings from the main menu to reset iOS. To do this, go to Settings -> General -> Reset -> Reset Network Settings. So you “reset” all network settings, including information about devices connected Bluetooth, passwords, Wi-Fi, and VPN settings and APN.


Step 4: Go to Settings -> Privacy -> Services geolocation -> System Services and turn off “Network Wi-FiĀ».


In addition to these procedures, return Wi-Fi in iOS 8 to normal speed frequency switching router help from 2.4 to 5 GHz.

Experts believe that the upgrade issues were inevitable, since work on iOS 8 a large-scale. According to technical director Redmadrobot, Wi-Fi and cellular communication – a sore point for all gadgets. “This external channels, which should work with different equipment, and often they are most noticeable bugs,” – he said.

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