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Network and wifi connectivity issues

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captkirkley Calculating status...
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Oct 2, 2012 2:40 PM

I'm having serious network and wifi connectivity issues with my AT&T iphone 4s using the iOS 6 update. I have full "bars" but yet cannot connect to the web or use any app or email that needs internet to function. Is anyone having this type of issue? I've tried restarting my phone and taking it in and out of airplane mode about every 5 minutes for the last 2 hours with no improvement.

iPhone 4S, iOS 6
  • RichieOB Calculating status...
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    Oct 3, 2012 7:21 AM (in response to captkirkley)

    I am also having this issue.  It seems to be intermittent but it happens on cellular data as well as wifi in different locations.  At first, I thought it was an exchange issue on our corporate network, I was not receiving emails in a timely fashion.  I've now seen various apps flake out with connectivity issues.  I know it is connectivity because most of the apps are actually throwing a connectivity error.


    I have never had this problem with my 4s before the iOS6 upgrade. 

  • mobg888 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 3, 2012 7:39 AM (in response to RichieOB)

    There are many of us with connectivity issues with Wifi.


    See these discussions for more info:


    iPhone5 issues with WPA2/AES Wifi

    iPhone 5 wifi issues

  • clash123 Calculating status...
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    Nov 29, 2012 4:44 AM (in response to mobg888)

    I was experiencing this problem with the iphone 5  - i would connect , then it would take forever to load a web page then drop - very frustrating - tried all sorts of remedies posted on this forum but to no avail


    What worked for me was just turning the phone on and off (hold the button at the top right down and swipe the red bar to switch off) - it seems (fingers crossed) to have worked so far - unless something else has miraculously cured it that i don't know about


    I know it seems like a pretty simple method but its worked for me - just throwing it out there to see if it helps anyone


    good luck

  • G_reg99 Calculating status...
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    Mar 16, 2013 4:31 PM (in response to captkirkley)

    You can got to the wi-fi settings and click on your network. Then hit forget network. Wait about 15 seconds and then click on you network again and it will prompt for your network password. It will then reconnect to your network. I have done this numerous times. The only issue is the time between the connection working agian and going back out can range from 30 seconds to 6 hours from what I have experienced. I am also having this issue with both of my First Gen iPads. Both connect to the network just fine work for a while and then have connection issues, yet I have full wifi bars.


    Also you can go to settings, general, resest and then hit reset network settings.


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