[Tutorial] How To Fix iPhone 5 Wi-Fi Problems By Manual DNS Settings

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iPhone 5 users have been facing problems with their Wi-Fi, things like the Wi-Fi being slow and the thing is that it’s being faced by a number of users. However there is a way around this and you just need to fix some DNS settings.

If you want a quick fix you can simply use Google’s DNS services (8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4) however if you need excellent performance then you should follow all the steps to find the fastest DNS servers.

How To Fix iPhone 5 Wi-Fi Problems By Manual DNS Settings:

  1. You will need to download NameBench on your Mac or PC and run it to check out the best DNS servers on your location.

  2. Be patient and when the results come out open settings on your iPhone 5, go to Wi-Fi and tap the blue arrow besides the connected Wi-Fi network.

  3. Tap next to “DNS” to manually adjust the DNS entry.

  4. Enter the DNS server you have searched for earlier.

Run speed test, browse the web and check the Wi-Fi speed. There should be a noticeable difference. What more, this has happened in the past as well, and custom DNS settings fixes this problem. It just basically a compatibility issue the phone has with some routers and which is why this does not happen with everyone. Be sure to give this a try and let us know how it worked out for you.

[Via | OSxdaily]