Apple KB on Wireless

iOS: Recommended settings for Wi-Fi routers and access points

The following Wi-Fi base station (or Wi-Fi router) settings are recommended for all iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. These settings will help ensure maximum performance, security, and reliability when using Wi-Fi.

AirPort and Bluetooth: Potential sources of wireless interference

Interference may result in:
  • A decrease in wireless range between devices.
  • A decrease in data throughput over a Wi-Fi network.
  • Intermittent or complete loss of connection.
  • Difficulty during the discovery phase when pairing Bluetooth devices.

iOS: Troubleshooting Wi-Fi networks and connections


When using a Wi-Fi network with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you may occasionally encounter the following issues:

  • Unable to locate or join a nearby Wi-Fi network
  • Weak or low Wi-Fi signal strength
  • Connected to Wi-Fi network, but unable to access the Internet

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