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iOS 6 WiFi Problems Occur After Update [Updated]

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We’re hearing numerous reports iOS 6 has killed WiFi connectivity for some users. People are reporting they can no longer connect to their WiFi hotspots from their iPhone 4S, iPad 2 and iPad 3s.

Here are some possible fixes for this bug:

  • Reboot your device with the on/off switch
  • Reset network settings (General–>Reset–>Reset Network Settings)
  • Select your network and tap “Forget this Network”
  • Select your network and tap “Renew Lease”
  • Toggle Airplane Mode on/off
  • Try restoring and reinstalling iOS 6 in iTunes

There’s a massive thread over at the Apple Support Communities about this issue. iOS 6 updates worked on our iPad 3 and iPhone 4S.

Did iOS 6 kill your WiFi connectivity? If you found a fix that worked for you, share it with us in the comments.

Update: It appears the bug was not related to iOS 6, rather Apple’s “captive portal” page being down. It now appears to be working so try your WiFi again (thanks @lieven)

Thanks everyone for sending this in!

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