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TWIZTD__ Level 1 Level 1

wth the ios 6 update no my wifi keeps disconnecting. i can now utilize wifi any longer it just bounces off and then takes nearly forever to connect to a website without it. or if i turn it off and use the cellular network it works good. i want to use wifi while in my home. i have a good wifi connection for all other devices. please help or suggeset stuff. i have already turned it off and back on, i have done forget this network and retyped in the networks password for wifi and reset the phone. but still nothing works. i had no issues before the ios 5 update now i have issues.

iPhone 4S, iOS 5.1.1
Solved by TWIZTD__ on Dec 31, 2012 3:08 PM Solved

This does seem to have fixed the issue with the WiFi. It looks like it now stays with a constant WiFi signal and not a signal when you hit the home button to view your home screen it goes from 3G/4G to a WiFi signal icon with doing what jpauma1616 recommends it looks like it does work and help. Thanks so much for your reply to this issue.

Reply by jpuma1616 on Dec 31, 2012 2:47 PM Helpful

To all having problems with their iPhone keeps disconnecting on their wifi at home, try to change your Wifi Channel Settings on your router, usually its on automatic change it to channel 9, this is what I did to fix my iPhone wifi disconnecting problem.

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  • shmorgan Level 1 Level 1

    I have the same issue.  What I've noticed is that when I connect to the network, it pops up one of those wifi authentication windows like I'm connecting from a hotel or something.  But this is connecting to "" and the only thing the window says is "SUCCESS".  I can't do anything.  When I hit cancel it disconnects from that network since it thinks I haven't authenticated.


    Where I work you can set up wifi accounts for guests, so I did that for myself and that worked because that popped up a real authentication page, but again all signs point back to a TEST page that apple has, so they seem to have left some beta code in here or something.


    Haven't tried on my home LAN yet...hope it works!

  • TWIZTD__ Level 1 Level 1

    i got mine working now i do believe. but do not ask what i did to correct it. lol but keep my fingers crossed. that it stays.

  • shmorgan Level 1 Level 1

    Here is what I get when I am able to login as a guest via an authentication you can see its pointing to a test page at apple?! ***



  • mparvedson Level 1 Level 1

    I have the same problem - if I watch my phone it keeps switching from wifi to 3g to wifi to 3g, etc.


    I have tried many different things, resetting network settings, restarting my phone (4s).  I have decided for now to leave the wifi off, assuming it will drain my battery if it is constantly kicking off my wifi and then searching again.


    Looking forward to a solution....

  • arqum.tariq Level 1 Level 1

    Im having the same problem i connect to wifi it switches to wifi and then back to 3G and then it opens up and it says Hmm, the page you're looking for can't be found.

  • ClayG Level 4 Level 4

    Same here, folks. Getting that authentication pop-up with "page not found" when I try to connect to my home wifi.


    I can say fairly definitively that this isn't an iOS 6 issue. I've had iOS 6 installed for quite a while (I'm a dev), including the GM for a week. The issue only appeared today.

  • ronllave Level 1 Level 1

    I get the "page not found" apple web page too after attempting to connect to wifi. I don't know if I should keep trying and hope apple fixes it or revert back to the last ios.

  • kindasciency Level 1 Level 1

    Same issue here with both iPhone 4S's in my house.  Wi-fi connects briefly and attemps to login at an page that cannot be found.


    Tried to fix the issue (forget all wirless networks and re-connect; restarting phone) to no avail.

  • RichieRich579 Level 1 Level 1

    iPad 3, Windows 7 PC and I use iTunes to sync obviously. Been running iOS 6 for almost a week and it's been fine. I just installed the latest iCloud control panel for windows, synced my iPad, then tried to go back to regular use. Boom, I started getting kicked off my wifi within 30secs of signing on.


    Reset my modem, router, etc, no go. Decided to uninstall that iCould control panel, as soon as I signed out, my iPad is back to normal. Very, very weird.

  • Seth78 Level 1 Level 1

    I haven't tried connecting to the wifi at my job.  Do you all use Airport Extreme routers?

  • kindasciency Level 1 Level 1

    Not here

  • RichieRich579 Level 1 Level 1

    Linksys wrt310n....I was getting kicked off even when my PC was off, it wasn't until I signed it off of iCloud that the iPad went back to normal operation.

  • RichieRich579 Level 1 Level 1

    spoke too soon....I'm getting kicked off again

  • morpheus2480 Level 1 Level 1

    I am getting disconnected as well...


    -already rebooted router (dlick 615) and  ipad

    -tried multiple wifi hotspots

    -assigned a static IP rather than DHCP


    still get disconnected after all of the above

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