I think many have faced the problem of unsuccessful connection to one or another Wi-Fi network. Most often, in such cases, the iPhone or iPad gives the error Unable to join the network ”, but Apple does not provide any accompanying instructions for eliminating it. Fortunately, there is one simple way to get rid of this problem.
In this article we will see how to fix issues if your iPad or iPhone unable to join wirless network.
Fix iPhone or iPad “Unable to Join Network”
To do this, follow next instructions:
- Open Settings -> General of your iOS device;
- Select the Reset menu at the bottom;
- Then click “Reset network settings”;
- Enter the password if necessary.
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Less Painful Way to Fix if iPad or iPhone Won’t Connect to Wi-Fi
This trick has one major drawback, since it not only resets the entire connection history of your iOS device to Wi-Fi networks, but also removes all saved passwords from them. Therefore, you can first try less drastic measures:
- Get to Settings -> Wi-Fi;
- Click on the “i” icon near the desired network;
- Select “Forget this network”.
By the way, not always the problem lies in iOS. If the network you are trying to connect to is home, try restarting your router just in case. This procedure is sometimes useful simply for prevention.
In case the error does not disappear, try to connect to the network manually by clicking “Other” in the list of Wi-Fi networks and manually enter the SSID name and password to it.