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177 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Jan 31, 2013 5:26 PM by R Dunmow RSS
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Dec 21, 2012 9:32 AM

I have noticed a battery drain issue resurface since updating to 6.0.2. But has anyone noticed that their wi-fi range has diminished? I first noticed it on my home network. I switched my Motorola gateway from the 2.4GHz spectrum to the 5.0GHz spectrum and there was no improvement. I then ventured out to try some other networks (eg Starbuck's and McDonald's and the airport and the Apple Store) and my Wi-Fi range has seriously been reduced. It's like the iPhone 5's antennae just won't receive a signal unless I'm within 10 feet of the router. Anyone else notice the issue?

iPhone 5, iOS 6.0.1
  • chrisfromgastonia Level 5 Level 5 (4,185 points)
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    Dec 21, 2012 9:33 AM (in response to Qrtrmstr)

    No issues here.

  • eduardito_2000 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 12, 2013 8:10 AM (in response to Qrtrmstr)

    I'm having the same problem here... My wi-fi  only works if I'm right next the router and my battery life is awesome... 3 hours!

  • R Dunmow Calculating status...
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    Jan 31, 2013 5:26 PM (in response to Qrtrmstr)

    After I upgraded my iPhone 5 to 6.0.2 and now to 6.1 I have serious issues with the wifi. Now if I move more than 3 meters away from the wifi access point the wifi drops. When the iPhone was running 6.0 it was fine! I have other iPads and iPhones all on 6.0 which don't have the issue.


    Battery drain is still ok, it's just the wifi that is bonkers.


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