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To reset network settings on iPhone, go to Settings–>General–>Transfer or Reset iPhone–>Reset. In the pop-up menu, select Reset network settings to default settings.

How to reset network settings on iPhone

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If you’re having trouble connecting your iPhone to the Internet, the usual solution is to reset your network settings. Of course, you should note that the following items will be deleted and reset.

  • Names of saved and imported Wi-Fi networks.
  • Paired Bluetooth devices will not pair.
  • Mobile network preferences
  • VPN settings
  • The name of the iPhone will be reset to its original state Iphone.
  • Trusted certificates are changed manually Unreliable.

However, the following will be the case Not be affected by:

  • Downloaded files, such as music, photos, e-books and documents.
  • Browser data, such as browsing history, saved browser passwords, cache files, and related items.
  • iPhone Screen PIN, SIM Lock PIN, and Find My Register.

Before resetting network settings…

Before resetting network settings, there are simpler things you can try to reconnect your iPhone to the Internet.

Check if the phone is in airplane mode or not

Switch ios in airplane mode

If your phone is not connected to the internet, maybe you put it on airplane mode and forgot about it? If so, no need to worry. It’s an easy mistake to make and it’s easy to fix.

If you see a small airplane icon in the upper left corner of the screen, swipe down on the battery icon. This will open the Control Center. The airplane mode icon is an orange circle in the upper left. Tap it to exit airplane mode.

Restart the phone

Restart the iPhone

Yes, it’s an old and tired cliché, but things really do miraculously start working again if you restart them. Hold the volume down button and the side power button at the same time. when Slide to power off An option will appear, swipe the screen to turn off the phone.

Now hold the side power button again until you see the Apple logo. Wait for the phone to reboot.

Try connecting to the Wi-Fi network again

Wi-Fi iPhone

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You can also see if there is a digital spider web in the Wi-Fi settings by trying to reconnect. If it still doesn’t connect, tap Blue I icon next to the network name and tap Forget this network. Then tap it again and enter the Wi-Fi login details again.

If these three things don’t solve the problem, it’s time to reset the network settings. To do this, to Settings–>General–>Transfer or Reset iPhone–>Reset.

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Select Reset network settings to default settings.

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No, you will not lose any personal data such as music, books, photos and files.

Network settings reset only clears and resets Internet-related items such as saved Wi-Fi information, VPN settings, and paired Bluetooth devices. Factory reset iPhone deletes everything including personal files.