Wireless technology allows us to use the internet without the chains of the Ethernet cables when it works properly, and when the Wi-Fi set up does not work properly, it can be another headache for us. Fortunately, there are a few things that we can do to boost weak Wi-Fi signals.
Before trying to check the wireless router, it is important to confirm that the issue is not with the iPad that you use to connect to the network. The best way to confirm this is to connect two different devices from the same spot where you try to connect the iPad. If both these devices work properly with a good wireless signal, then you can make sure that the problem with the iPad is not letting the device to connect to the network. However, you do not need to worry, as these iPad issues are easy to fix.
Fixing Wi-Fi Connectivity Issues in iPad
If you find that the connectivity issue is with the iPad, the first thing that you need to do is to reboot the device. The device can be rebooted by holding down the button at the top of the device until the display shows the Slide To Power Down message. After the device shuts down, you can press the button down to power up the device.
Rebooting the device can solve Wi-Fi connectivity issues in most of the cases. However, if this does not solve the issue, you will need to reset the details that the device stores about the wireless network. To do this follow the steps discussed below.
- Launch the Settings app on iPad and select Wi-Fi situated on the left side menu to locate your home Wi-Fi network.
- The network will be displayed on the top of the screen and will have a check mark near to it. If the check mark is not displayed, it means that your device is not connected to the network. In addition, the device may also be connected to the wrong network that does not have an internet access. In such cases, you may need to make the iPad forget the wrong network to connect to the right one.
- To forget the wrong network, tap on the blue i button provided on the right side of the name of the network. You will be navigated to a screen that offers the Wi-Fi information. Select the Forget This Network
- Reboot the device and try connecting to the network again.