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Anyone still having IOS 6 wifi issues?

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  • Emreturgut Calculating status...
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    Apr 6, 2013 9:47 AM (in response to clemon85)

    My problem solved

     

    I'm using dlink airpremier ap, i think problem is SSID name, changed default name to unique name (eg. Whitehouse3344). Other settings: Wpa2, 20mhz, channel 11. Everything is normal on all devices (iphone, ipad, ipad mini). If not try this, must be try.

  • rebolt Calculating status...
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    Apr 6, 2013 9:54 AM (in response to clemon85)

    I'm sorry, but as several people already have pointed ut, this problem has nothing to do with the router. I've experienced this on several routers, and the only common factor has been - in my case - the iPhone 5 with iOS 6.1x. Sometimes I'm at full speed, most times it's down to a minimum.

     

    It's either a hardware or a software problem - or a combination. But I'm getting tired of it. Surely, I will soon call Apple and ask for a new phone. 

  • NautilusGirl Calculating status...
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    Apr 6, 2013 11:59 AM (in response to clemon85)

    Ever since upgrading to iOS 6 in early February, my iPad 2 has had trouble holding a connection to wi-fi unless I am almost sitting next to the router! I used to get good connections throughout my house, now that is history and the situation is ruining my iPad experience. It keeps shifting to 3G and I am really concerned about using up my data plan. I also have an iPhone 3GS which is not experiencing the same wi-fi problems. I heard that it was the wi-fi drivers in the iPad iOS 6 software. Anyone have any more info?

  • JimHdk Level 7 Level 7 (21,575 points)
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    Apr 6, 2013 12:11 PM (in response to NautilusGirl)

    NautilusGirl wrote:

     

    Ever since upgrading to iOS 6 in early February, my iPad 2 has had trouble holding a connection to wi-fi unless I am almost sitting next to the router! I used to get good connections throughout my house, now that is history and the situation is ruining my iPad experience. It keeps shifting to 3G and I am really concerned about using up my data plan. I also have an iPhone 3GS which is not experiencing the same wi-fi problems. I heard that it was the wi-fi drivers in the iPad iOS 6 software. Anyone have any more info?

    There is no problem with the WiFi drivers in iOS 6.1.3. Forget about what you heard; it's all uninformed speculation and is worthless.

     

    From your description it sounds like your iPad might have a hardware problem. Test your iPad on some other networks to see how it does. If it has problems there as well then contact Apple for service.

     

    If it works well on other networks then a problem may have developed on your network.

  • Tracy1971 Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Apr 6, 2013 12:21 PM (in response to clemon85)

    I was having exactly the same problem tried everything called apple they sent me a box to send it to them they did diagnostics I just got an email saying my new iPad is on the way, it was extremely frustrating as I use my iPad2 for work, but i mailed it back to them on Monday I will have my new one by Thursday, very fast service, very helpful, I live Apple. Hopefully my problems are over

  • NautilusGirl Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Apr 6, 2013 12:32 PM (in response to Tracy1971)

    Thanks, Tracy, I think I will make an appointment with the Genius Bar at our local Apple store and see if they can do the diagnostics there. I, too, use my iPad 2 extensively in my work. It has been a dream and a Godsend . . .until I did the upgrade. Can't see, however, how this would have damaged the machine. If they want to give me a new one that holds a decent wi-fi signal, I won't argue!

  • Tracy1971 Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Apr 6, 2013 12:44 PM (in response to clemon85)

    When I talked to them I had never had a wifi signal drop until after I updated to the 6.1.3, the person I talked to said that the wifi sensor could have been damaged due to the update so that's shy they are replacing it

  • Emreturgut Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Apr 6, 2013 1:06 PM (in response to clemon85)

    Try give unique SSID name to ap. My problem solved this way. I'm using dlink ap.

  • Mark T Mac Calculating status...
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    Apr 6, 2013 1:13 PM (in response to Tracy1971)

    The fact that I have never had issues connecting to any Apple wifi point, but have had issues with some non-Apple points makes me skeptical that it is a sensor issue or any other hardware issue.

  • NautilusGirl Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Apr 6, 2013 1:16 PM (in response to Emreturgut)

    My wi-fi router is the modem supplied by our cable company, Brighthouse. We upgraded it last week to try to boost the signal. Everything but the iPad 2 is working beautifully. They did change the name and password at my request before they left. I think Tracy's experience with a damaged sensor could be my problem, too. This only started after the upgrade. I have AppleCare on my iPad, so it shouldn't be a problem getting them to fix or replace my unit.

  • Tracy1971 Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Apr 6, 2013 1:35 PM (in response to NautilusGirl)

    It does sound identical to what was happening with my iPad 2, they were really quick with replacing my iPad I know you won't have a problem, there is no way that it could be anything but the update, everything worked perfectly before that stupid update then it was ****, I too was under the warranty thank goodness. Their exact words were fried the wifi sensor, that has to be the problem, they will fix it and make it right for sure :)

  • ashchurch Calculating status...
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    Apr 8, 2013 10:27 AM (in response to clemon85)

    I just got an iPhone 5 with IOS 6 which wouldn't connect to my Draytek wireless router. Old MacBook and original iPad connect fine. Upgraded the firmware on both the phone and the router. Nada. But having read a comment on here, I then turned on the wifi on the Mac Mini with Mountain Lion that is connected via an Ethernet cable to the router and bingo. Curious, mystifying and annoying but at least it works. Now let's see if can maintain the connection, speed, etc.

  • SyracuseFan4eva Calculating status...
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    Apr 9, 2013 8:43 PM (in response to clemon85)

    I used to be in love with my iPhone but this

    latest issue if left unresolved will result in me

    Switching phones entirely to another

    Platform.

     

    I'm not a tech guy. I'm not a fighter.

    I'm a lover... Of solutions that work!

     

    Why the heck can't I use my home network

    Wifi?

     

    It used to work now I'm unable to join Network!

    Is this some cruel hoax from Apple?

     

    I'm running version 6.1.3(10B329)

    and my modem firmware is 3.4.03.

     

    I tried reseting through the setting menu

    A reset of network settings then retype password

    But it did not work!

     

    Help me please

  • Gary 777 Calculating status...
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    Apr 9, 2013 8:47 PM (in response to SyracuseFan4eva)

    try renaming your routers ssid. This worked for me..

     

    Good luck

  • Johan12 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Apr 9, 2013 11:58 PM (in response to SyracuseFan4eva)

    You can try to exchange the phone if nothing would work until got one that work.  I know some had exchanged 3 times to get one that work...  I'm still using 6.1.2 as I heard that some claim that 6.1.3 had caused their device to be  less responsive.  The 6.0 is a joke and The 6.1 had made my ipad3 slow in network response.  I won't go back to that since I am used to the iOS 5 network response when I purchased my ipad3.

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