It has come to our awareness that iOS update is typically accustomed to post-update errors. And it has been a struggle for many iOS users to keep their iOS devices free of flaws after the new system implementation. But no matter how cautious we are, these errors are really invincible because of the enumerable factors that trigger the symptoms to emerge. One of the post-update and common wireless internet issues users are acquainted with after iOS 13.2 on this iPhone X device is their iPhone that keeps disconnecting from Wi-Fi network. In this article, we will identify the possible triggers and teach users how to address the issue.
Fixing iPhone X that keeps disconnecting from Wi-Fi network
When the signal that you are getting from the internet source is weak or intermittent, this will result for the connected device to keep disconnecting from the Wi-Fi network. This can happen if the internet router/modem is being inflicted by random firmware glitches. Another factor that can cause the phone to constantly lose connection from the network after iOS update are minor software glitches, network-related errors, and possible iOS bugs. Read on and know the possible solutions to fix the Wi-Fi internet issue on your iPhone X device.
First solution: Refresh the internet source (wireless router).
Refreshing the internet source simply means giving it a quick restart. And when you give the equipment a quick restart, it will clear out random firmware glitches and eventually refresh its operating system. If this is the culprit for your iPhone X to keep disconnecting from the Wi-Fi network, then this will surely help fix the problem. If your wireless router or modem is within your reach, power cycle or restart the equipment using the steps we have listed below:
- Press the Power button of the wireless router or modem to turn it off.
- Then unplug the AC adapter from the power source for at least 1 minute.
- After the said time, plug the AC adapter back.
- Then push the Power button to turn the equipment back on.
It may take time for the wireless router or modem to be back online. But once the LED lights are already blinking, this is an indication that the equipment is up again. Connect your iPhone X to your wireless network and check if it resolved the problem. If your phone continues to keep disconnecting from the Wi-Fi network, try the next solution.
Second solution: Reboot (soft reset) your iPhone X to fix Wi-Fi network that keeps disconnecting after iOS 13.2.
If your phone has been inflicted by minor software glitches after the iOS update, some of its functions will start to fail. To keep your phone’s functions stable, eliminate minor glitches by rebooting your phone. Just like any other equipment, phone’s system will likely to be refreshed after giving it a fresh and clean start. Glitches that could have triggered your Wi-Fi function to act up should be firmly eliminated after the process. To see if this will provide positive output as expected, follow these steps to reboot or soft reset your device:
- Press and hold the Side or also known as the Power button and either Volume button simultaneously for a few seconds.
- Release both buttons once Slide to Power Off command appears.
- Drag the power off slider to the right to turn off your phone.
- After 30 seconds, press and hold the Side or Power button again until the Apple logo appears.
Once your phone is already back on, enable your Wi-Fi if needed and connect to your wireless network. The moment that your phone shows you are already connected to the network and it evidently show that the connection is good or excellent, launch your browser or any online apps to see if the internet works good. But if your phone is still constantly disconnecting from the Wi-Fi network, move on to the next troubleshooting guide.
Third solution: Turn your Wi-Fi off and on again.
The new iOS platform may have glitched your phone’s Wi-Fi feature. To rule this out, turn the Wi-Fi off and on again. This will eliminate minor glitches that inflicted your Wi-Fi feature and give your network a fresh start. You can either toggle the Wi-Fi icon from the Control Center or do it via your phone’s menu settings. To do it through your phone’s settings, here’s what you need to do:
- Go to Settings from the Home screen.
- Select Wi-Fi menu.
- Toggle the Wi-Fi switch to turn the feature off.
- While Wi-Fi is off, restart (soft reset) your iPhone X.
- Then head back to Settings->Wi-Fi and toggle the switch to turn Wi-Fi back on.
Your phone will then search for available Wi-Fi networks within range. Once you found your wireless network, tap to select the network and then reconnect.
Another way of refreshing your phone’s wireless radios including Wi-Fi is by turning the Airplane Mode on shortly and then turning it back off. The process also provides the same output which is to refresh your phone’s wireless radios, but somehow it is evidently more effective than any other “refresh” tweaks. So if you want to give it a try, here is how:
- From your Home screen, select Settings.
- Select Airplane Mode and then toggle the switch to turn it on. Once the Airplane Mode is on, your phone’s wireless radios will be deactivated as the signal transmission from will be temporarily suspended.
- While the Airplane mode is on, reboot (soft reset) your iPhone X.
- Then go back to Settings->Airplane Mode and toggle the switch to turn the feature off again.
Your phone’s signal will then be reinstated, resuming your phone’s wireless radios including Wi-Fi. If your phone doesn’t automatically connect to your wireless network after the Airplane Mode trick, enable to Wi-Fi again and then reconnect. Once you are connected, try any internet-operated apps and check if the internet connection is already working again. If you already have internet access but somehow still unstable as your phone continues to get disconnected from the Wi-Fi network, try to delete the network from your phone’s directory and add it again. To do so, check the next troubleshooting option.
Fourth solution: Forget/delete Wi-Fi network and then reconnect.
Wireless network can become debased after new system implementation. If this wireless network is tied up to a network being corrupted, this workaround will help fix the problem. Here is how you remove and then re-add the Wi-Fi network on your iPhone X device:
- From Home go to Settings.
- Select Wi-Fi and toggle the switch to enable the feature, if necessary.
- Tap the information “i” icon next to your Wi-Fi’s name.
- Tap Forget This Network option.
- Then tap Forget to confirm.
We also recommend to delete remaining saved networks (if there’s any) from your phone’s directory. Then reboot (soft reset) your phone to completely dump cache files from corrupted networks making your phone’s system genuinely firm. Once your phone has booted up completely, head to Settings->Wi-Fi to set up your network again, and then reconnect.
Fifth solution: Reset network settings to fix iPhone X that keeps disconnecting from Wi-Fi network after iOS 13.2.
Unintentional alterations of your phone’s network settings is deemed to happen after iOS update. For no apparent reason, customized settings are subject to change once a new system has been implemented. To rule this out, perform a network settings reset on your iPhone X device to eliminate possible erratic options that cause your phone to frequently disconnect from the Wi-Fi network. Here is how:
- Open Settings from Home.
- Select General.
- Scroll down to and tap Reset.
- Select Reset network settings option.
- If prompted, enter your device passcode and then continue.
- Then select the option to confirm network settings reset.
After the reset, your phone will reboot by itself. Since this reset ought to delete your preferred networks, you need to set up your Wi-Fi network again and reconnect.
Is your iPhone X still keeps disconnecting from the Wi-Fi network?
If you get this far and still haven’t sustained positive results, you might need to carry out more-advanced solutions to rectify the wireless connectivity issue you are dealing with. It is possible that your wireless function has been taken over by complex and tough iOS bugs making it undesirable imperfect. One of these advanced solutions you can carry out on your end is restoring your phone to factory default settings. This means that everything saved on your phone’s memory will be wiped out, so us the unwanted bugs that are invading your wireless system. Make sure to back-up your important files beforehand to recover them at a later time. Then proceed to do a factory reset through your phone’s menu settings. But if this option also fails to correct the problem, better yet escalate the issue to your internet service provider. There might be an on-going service outage which you are not informed ahead of time, or it could be that your account is under suspension due to non-payment. You can also seek help from Apple Support as the problem established after the iOS 13.2 implementation.