iPhone WiFi Not Working after Update to iOS 14? Check the 6 Tips Here

"Why can't my iphone WiFi not working after updating to iOS 14? It didn't even show my network as a choice. I haven't eyrie do almost everything. I even factory reset my phone. Please help! I am running out of ideas other than smashing my apple iPhone X with a big hammer!"

Have you faced the problem of Wi-Fi not working oniPhone 12, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone 11 Pro Max? Have you come across the problem of iPhone can't connect to wifi or Wi-Fi button appears to be greyed out after upgrading to iOS 14. Here, we will help you fix the problem and list the easy ways to handle it appropriately.

6 Tips to Fix Wi-Fi Not Working on iPhone after iOS 14 Update

Tip 1. Check the Wi-Fi Network

If you are sure that you are quite close to the Wi-Fi router and there is still no WiFi connection, you should then check if you can find the Wi-Fi network in your Wi-Fi settings on the iPhone. To do this, you need to head to Settings > Wi-Fi.

Sometimes, the network administrator may turn off SSID broadcasting setting from the router. In that case, you will have to enter SSID manually and also the password if any.

Tip 2. Making Sure that Everything is Connected

You may have checked the router, but have you also checked the cables and the modem? It is important to check all possible cables to ensure that everything is connected. A loose connection at one point will disrupt the whole network. The modem and the coaxial cables are the ones that need to be thoroughly checked.

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Tip 3. Change to Another Wi-Fi Network

In order to ascertain whether the problem is with the network or the device, you should try to connect the device to another Wi-Fi network. This will definitely help you understand where the problem lies.

change to another wifi network

Tip 4. Fix iPhone WiFi Not Working without Data Loss

FoneGeek iOS System Recovery is one of the smartly deigned software that comes with a lot of exciting features. Let us see what they are.

Key Features of FoneGeek iOS System Recovery:

  • It helps you fix all iOS problems like the device being stuck at Apple logo, iPhone black screen problem, etc.
  • You can completely wipe your phone and reinstall the iOS to fix the different issues.
  • It is now compatible with the new released iPhone 12/11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max of iOS 14 and earlier version.


So, now that you know the different features offered by FoneGeek iOS system recovery, we will proceed to the steps so that you can fix the problem of Wi-Fi not connecting on your iPhone.

Step 1. Connect your device to the computer which has the iOS system recovery installed in it.

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Step 2. Choose "Repair Operating System" to proceed. Then, you will need to download new firmware for your device. The program will automatically detect your device and display the latest available version of the iOS. You only need to click on "Download" to initiate the process.

repiar operating system

Step 3. When the firmware has been downloaded, the program will fix the device by itself. Restart the device and it should work normally.


Tip 5. Try to Restoring Everything

Sometimes, when nothing works, the least plausible solution works. Try to restart everthing and this might just help you get connected to the network again.

turn off and turn on iphone

Tip 6. Disable VPNs or Proxies

In some cases, it has been seen that it is a bad VPN or even a proxy which might be hampering the ease of internet access. So, you should once disable and see if you can connect the iPhone to the internet.

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These are the simple steps which you need to follow and it should be able to fix the problem of Wi-Fi not connecting. With these steps, you will be able to enjoy the full use of your phone and get rid of all possible problems.


By Fay J. Melton

Posted on Jul 07, 2018, 10:18:34

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.