How to Reset Network Settings on iOS devices

Trouble connecting with your iOS device? Try this.
Ash Ash (362)
2 minutes

Resetting your network settings is usually something saved as a last resort. It can be a useful troubleshooting step for network issues on tablets, phones, and PCs. This process will completely wipe any custom network settings on your iOS device–including any previously-stored Wi-Fi networks or Bluetooth connections.

Note: *Resetting your network settings is not the same as Factory resetting your iOS device which wipes the memory entirely.

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iOS reset network settings general

Open the Settings app and look for General.

iOS reset network settings

Choose Reset then Reset Network Settings.

iOS enter passcode

When prompted, enter the passcode for your iOS device.

Wait for your iOS device to restart. Your Wi-Fi networks, Bluetooth connections, and cellular settings will be gone when it powers back on. In most cases, your cellar settings will automatically restore.

Start over new with a factory reset.
Ash Ash (362)
5 minutes

Resetting your CenturyLink router or modem is a common troubleshooting step for network latency. It's also an easy way to start over with fresh settings on your network.