How To Fix Wi-Fi Connectivity Issues On iOS 5.0.1 [ Full Guide ]


Previously, Apple has released iOS 5 and most of idevices users have upgraded their devices to iOS 5.0.1. After upgrading to iOS 5.0.1, they have found many problem with Wi-Fi connectivity. So we will show you various methods to fix Wi-Fi connectivity issues with iOS 5.0.1. This issue affects iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, the iPads and even iPod touch users. Let's check solutions after the jump.

We have prepared this tutorial in order to help you to fix this Wi-Fi connectivity issues all you have to do is to follow the tips below.
First Method :
Renew IP Address:
  • Launch Settings app –> Tap Wi-Fi –> then select the Wi-Fi network that you connect to
  • Scroll down and tap on the “Renew Lease button
Second Method :
Forget This Network:
  • If method 1 ( Renew IP Address ) doesn’t resolve the issue, try this.
  • Launch Settings app –> Tap Wi-Fi –> then check the Wi-Fi network that you connect to
  • Then select “Forget this Network” his will clear your current Wi-Fi network settings, including saved Wi-Fi passwords.
  • This option will give you a pop up message saying “Forget to stop automatically joining this network
  • Then select the red option “Forget”
  • Go back to the list of your Wi-Fi networks, try to locate and join the Wi-Fi network again.
Third Method :
Restart iOS Device:
  • If method 2 ( Forget This Network) doesn’t resolve the issue, try this.
  • Press and hold the power button until “slide to power off” slider appears. Slide your finger across the slider and iOS device will turn off after a few moments.
  • Then Turn your device on by pressing and holding the power button until the Apple logo appears.
  • Then try to connect with your Wi-Fi again.
Fourth Method :
Reset Network Settings:
  • If method 3 ( Restart iOS Device ) doesn’t resolve the issue, try this.
  • Launch Settings app –> tap “General” –> then scroll down and tap on “Reset” then “Reset Network Settings”.
Important Note : This will clear your current all your Wi-Fi network settings, including saved networks, Wi-Fi passwords, and VPN settings.
  • When the device restarts, try to locate and join the Wi-Fi network again.
Important Note : You have to know that if your are trying to create a wireless Add hoc (To make your PC as a router) connection in Win so you should turn off your firewall in order to get the Wi-Fi connection


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