Recently, many users have reported that their iPad won’t connect to WiFi after upgrading to iOS 14. Here we will teach you a few ways to deal with it.
If your iPad won’t connect to wifi, you should check whether the wifi password you entered is right or wrong. It is very easy to type the incorrect password especially when the password is combined with numbers and letters and result in the failure of wifi connection. So the first and foremost thing you need to check is the wifi password.
In most of the cases, a minor software glitch will affect the wifi connection on your iPad. Turning off and turning on wifi is probably the most common way to fix iPad not connecting to wifi issue.
Go to your iPhone settings and select Wifi, then toggle the switch button to turn off and turn on the wifi.
Normally, the wifi connection problem shall be removed after that.
If the wifi problem existed stilly, you may doubt that there is some software bugs affecting the wifi connection on your iPad. It’s time you forgot the wifi network and join it again to refresh the wifi connection. Here are the steps:
This basic fix shall be workable to troubleshoot the problem of iPad won t connect to wifi. If not, you can move to the next troubleshooting method.
The previous 3 basic methods may not be useful for you if you are trying this method. It is possible that restarting your device could fix this issue.
Keep pressing the Wake/Sleep button and the slider of “slide to power off” will appear. Just swipe it from left to right to power off the iPad. After 8-10 seconds, keep pressing the power button again to power on the device.
In fact, router is the main ‘medium’ to connect wifi and iPad. If your iPad is not connecting to wifi, it may be influenced by some external factors such as the router. Most wifi issues will arise if the wireless router is not working normally. To confirm whether this issue is caused by the router, follow the steps below:
If wifi router is not the factor that affects the iPad wifi connection, you may have to check if the router runs the newest firmware. In fact, router also has its own "systems" like mobile devices. You can access the router's update page, download the update file, then update the router software to the latest version to improve your router's performance.
Another common troubleshooting method you can use when your iPad can’t connect to wifi is to reset network to default settings.
Go to your iPad's Settings > General, then under the "Reset" section, click the "Reset Network Settings" option. Confirm that you choose to restart your device. In addition, if you frequently encounter other Pad issues, you can also choose to reset all settings on your device.
Note: Reset network settings will only restore the network settings, other settings and data on iPad will not be affected.
Most minor wifi glitches can be eliminated by turning off and turn on the airplane mode.This fix woks by restarting the network connection simultaneously. You can check the steps below to carry out this method:
Have the aforementioned solutions solved your iPad wifi connection problem? If not, the last but not lease solution is recommended to you: Factory reset iPad. This will refresh all the iPad settings, including wifi function.
Note: Before resetting your iPad, keep in mind to perform the full backup of the important data on iPad beforehand since all of the data will be deleted after resetting the iPad.
The preparation to factory reset the device is to ensure that the newest iTunes is installed on your windows or Mac computer.
When the iPad is set as a new one, follow the setup instruction to go back to the wifi settings interface. Connect the iPad to desired wifi and check if your iPad is still not connecting to wifi or not.
The last unexpected solution is to use FoneGeek iOS System Recovery. It is one of the popular tools to repair all kinds of iPhone and iPad issues like iPad not connecting to wifi, iPhone touch screen is not responding, iPhone stuck in black screen/white screen, etc. Millions of users have downloaded and user our software and famous sites such as PC Advisor and PC World have highly recommended our software.
Step 1. Launch iOS System Recovery app on your computer and connect iPad to the program. If the iPad is unlocked, the software will detect the iPad and continue with the next step.
Step 2. When iOS System Recovery correctly detects the iPad and displays the firmware versions, choose one that matches the device version and click on Repair.
Step 3. iOS System Recovery will immediately start to repair the iPad wifi issue. After that, this issue will get fixed.
If you have run into the problem of iPad not connecting to wifi recently, then don’t miss the 10 easy methods we show you above.
By Fay J. Melton
Posted on Aug 08, 2019, 21:28:35
Fay J. Melton has explored the area of technology and software for more than 5 years and he is enthusiastic about helping users solve various technology issues.