In an ideal setup, the Wi-Fi antenna of your iPad is supposed to connect to the web world anywhere and anytime. But does this happen always? Not at all! Connectivity issue arises when there is an obstruction in the path of Wi-Fi connectivity. The obstruction can be as simple as the thick brick walls. It is true that Wi-Fi problems are hard to resolve, but at times you can overcome them with the help of your iPad. Computer technical support is of the opinion that it is crucial to consider the physical distance from the access point to find a fix for the problem. Nevertheless, there are quick fixes in the “Settings” pane of your iPad. Check that out…The section below can be of some help to you.
Quick Fix to Wi-Fi Connectivity
- To ensure that your Wi-Fi antenna is not disabled, tap “Settings”. You should set the “Airplane Mode” to OFF. Together with this, you must tap “Wi-Fi” doe ensuring that you have set ON the “Wi-Fi “switch.
- Next, tap “Settings” > “Wi-Fi” > go to “Choose a Network” > locate the current network. Now, tap “Detail”, the blue colored arrow > “Forget this Network” > “Forget” so that the current network gets disconnected. Once you have disconnected, choose the network connection from the dialog box. If required, you have to type in the password and then tap “Join”.
At times, by simply disconnecting and reconnection your Wi-Fi connection will resolve the issue.
- Verify your IP address setup. Tap “Settings” > “Wi-Fi” > “Detail” arrow > set the IP address to DHCP unless you are instructed to set otherwise. Do your IP address starts with 169? Then, you will not be able to connect to the Internet even if there is a proper Wi-Fi connection. To send a request for a new network address, tap “Renew Lease”. Now, your IP address should begin with “10” or “192.168”.
- In case the Wi-Fi icon displays gray colored radio waves instead of black, then you need to restart your precious iPad. This happens when have moved to a greater distance from the Wi-Fi base or when the connectivity shuts down temporarily. Unless and until one red slider is shown, press “Sleep/Wake” button.
You have to press this button once again, unless Apple logo appears on your iPad and it turns on.
- Tap “Settings” > “General” > “Reset” >”Reset Network Settings” > “Reset”. If you are successful in following this step, your iPad will get restored to its factory setup. You then join one network by selecting it from the dialog box and tapping “Join”.
- You should not stay beyond 115 feet away from the Wi-Fi base because outside that range you will not receive the connection. It is better to keep closer to the base or the router. The remote technical support engineers can provide you the right kind of assistance in resolving the Wi-Fi issue. Just follow some easy steps and you will have seamless internet connectivity.
Having problem with iPad’s Wi-Fi connection? Contact the computer remote help desk. You are sure to get appropriate computer support.