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Fix “This Site Can’t Be Reached” Error in Google Chrome

How to fix “This site can’t be reached” error in Google chrome? Most people have no idea how to fix this error. Many people must have encountered this problem in Google chrome while opening some websites. It comes up with few more errors below this site can’t be reached. There are 2 more problems that you can see that are “DNS address could not be found” and DNS_Probe_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN are two more errors that are written below this error. The main cause of the error is that DNS look failed because web page is not available on the server.

DNS or Domain Name System is the network service that translates a website’s name to its internet address. It simply means that whenever you type in a website address into the address bar of Google chrome then DNS service lookup its address (Hosting server). When hosting server is found then webpage becomes available and Google chrome opens the website for you.

Why does “This site can’t be reached” error occurs? It mainly occurs due to poor internet connectivity or no internet connection or misconfigured network on your laptop, PC, Android or iPhone. Sometimes the DNS server of the website is unresponsive due to overload or maintenance then also you will get this error. It’s also caused due to not adding an exception in the firewall of your device for Google chrome or any other browser.

Resolve “This Site Can’t be Reached” Error in Google Chrome

Method 1: Restart DNS Client in Services

Follow the steps below to restart DNS client in services of your computer.

  1. Press Windows + R to open RUN. You can also menu and search for RUN to open it.
  2. Type “Services.msc” and hit enter or click OK to open.
  3. Search for “The DNS Client Service” on right hand side.
  4. Right click on DNS Client Service and click on “Restart”.
  5. It will restart the DNS service. Now open website in Google chrome to see if this method fixed “This site can’t be reached” problem.

Method 2: Change Maximum Allowed TLS Version

  1. Open Google Chrome on your computer.
  2. Type “chrome://flags” in address bar and hit enter.
  3. Now scroll down and find an option called “Maximum TLS version enabled”.
  4. Click on drop down menu and select ” TLS 1.3“.
  5. Settings will be saved automatically.
  6. Close the browser and restart. Open the website that was giving error to see if this fixed the problem.

Method 3: Change IPV4 DNS Address

  1. Open control panel and click on “Network and Sharing Center“.
  2. Right click on active Network Connection and click Properties.
  3. Search for “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IP)“. Select it and click on Properties.
  4. Now you will see that “Obtain DNS server address automatically” is checked.
  5. Select “Use the following DNS Server addresses” put in the numbers shown.
    • Preferred DNS Server:
    • Alternate DNS Server:
  6. Put a check in front of “Validate Settings upon Exit“. Click OK and close.
  7. Now open website in Google chrome that was giving error. This method must have fixed the problem.

Method 4: Disable Experimental QUIC Protocol

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Type chrome://flags in address bar of chrome.
  3. Scroll down till you see an option “Experimental QUIC Protocol“.
  4. Click on drop down menu and select DISABLE. It’s set to default.
  5. Close the browser and restart it.
  6. Open the webpage that was giving error. Hopefully it fixed your problem of “this site can’t be reached.”

Method 5: Reset TCP/IP

  1. Right click on Windows button and select “Command Prompt (Admin)” option.
  2. Type following commands one by one and keep hitting enter after every command.
    • ipconfig /release (hit enter)
    • ipconfig /all (hit enter)
    • ipconfig /flushdns (hit enter)
    • ipconfig /renew (hit enter)
    • netsh int ip set dns (hit enter)
    • netsh winsock reset (hit enter)
  3. Now restart your computer to see if it fixed the webpage problem.

Method 6: Windows Network Troubleshooter

  1. Press Windows Key + R. It will open RUN. Type “ncpa.cpl” and hit enter.
  2. It will open “Network Connections“.
  3. Right click on your active WiFi connection and select DIAGNOSE.
  4. It will open Network Troubleshooter. It will diagnose any problem with your network connection.
  5. It might give you an error “DHCP is not enabled for “Wireless Network Connection”.
  6. Click on “Try This Repairs as an Administrator“.
  7. Click on “Apply this Fix” on next window.
  8. Restart your laptop/computer and check to see if it fixed “This site can’t be reached” issue on Google chrome.

Method 7: Reset Google Chrome Settings

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Type chrome://flags/ into the address bar.
  3. On next window click on “Reset all to default.
  4. Finally restart your computer.
  5. Launch Google Chrome and open the troubled webpage and see if the problem is fixed or not.

Method 8: Reinstall Network Driver

  1. Open Device manager from My computer properties.
  2. Right click on your wireless network driver.
  3. Click on Uninstall and confirm again.
  4. Now right click on Network adapter and select “Scan for hardware changes.”
  5. Restart your computer and Windows will install default drivers for wireless adapter which can fix the problem for you.

Method 9: Update Wireless Driver

  1. Open Device manager from My computer properties.
  2. Right click on Wireless Network Driver.
  3. Click on “Update Driver Software“.
  4. Select “Search automatically for updated software“. It also searches online for updates drivers. You can select manual selection if you downloaded latest driver and want to update it.
  5. Reboot PC and see if it fixed “This site can’t be reached” error in Google Chrome.

Method 10: Reinstall Google Chrome

If you are unable to fix the problem using the above methods then you can uninstall the Google chrome from Programs and features. Download the latest version from Google Chrome website. Install it again to see if it fixed the problem for you.

Final Conclusion: People followed above methods and successfully fixed their “Site cannot be reached” in Google Chrome or any other browser. Hopefully it will fix problem in your Computer as well.

How to Disable Offload Unused Apps on iPhone 2019

Offload unused apps is feature given on iPhone/iPad. You can enable/disable “Offload Unused Apps” on your phone depending upon your need. We keep installing so many apps from time to time which are required at that moment. We continue to use those apps and games over a period of time. But at one point to time, we rarely use them. We get engaged with other more useful apps from app store. Those apps remain on our iPhone/iPad. We don’t delete them. Whether it’s me or you, we don’t count number of days of not using those apps. “Offload unused apps” feature does that for us.

Offload Unused apps knows about all apps and number of days of not using them. If it’s enabled then it will remove those apps for the time being to increase your iPhone/iPad storage. You can reinstall the app whenever you want it. One of the main point of this feature is that it keeps all the settings, data and documents of the app being deleted. If you manually remove apps then it will delete everything. However Offload Unused Apps feature will keep user data on iPhone/iPad even after removing the app.

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2 Ways to Disable/Enable Offload Unused Apps on iPhone/iPad:

Follow the below step by step instruction to disable/enable offload unused apps on iPhone 6, iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone X, iPhone 5, iPhone XR, iPhone 6S, iPhone XS and other models having iOS 11 or higher.

1. Using iTunes and App Store option

  • Open “Settings” on your iPhone/iPad.
  • Scroll down and tap on “iTunes and App Store” option.
  • You will see “Offload Unused Apps” option at the bottom.
  • You can enable/disable it from there. If it’s showing “Green” colour then it’s enabled. If it’s grey then disabled.
  • If you don’t want to remove any apps or your iPhone keeps deleting apps without your consent then disable the offload unused apps feature.
  • If you want to save storage on iPhone/iPad then enable it and let the feature do the rest. Whenever deleted app is required then you can reinstall it and data will still be there.

2. Using iPhone Storage option

  • Open “Settings” on your iPhone/iPad.
  • Tap on “General” option.
  • Tap on “iPhone Storage” option.
  • You will see the option for “Offload Unused Apps”. Enable/Disable will be also be written in front of it. It will also show you the total MB of space that you can save by enabling the feature.
  • Simply tap enable/disable to whatever you want.

How to Offload a Single Unused App on iPhone/iPad?

Many people don’t want all apps to remove from their cell phone. In such case you have the option to offload a single app as well. It will save all your data and documents and remove the app to save storage space.

Suppose you don’t want to use Youtube for upcoming days and you want to have more storage space on iPhone/iPad for that period. Then you can use below step by step instructions to offload single apps from iPhone/iPad.

  • Go to “Settings” of iPhone/iPad.
  • Tap on “general” option.
  • Tap on “iPhone/iPad Storage”.
  • Scroll down and find “Youtube” from the list of apps that you see or choose whatever app that you want to remove.
  • Tap on that particular app.
  • You will see “Offload App” option in the middle.
  • Tap on it and let it do the rest for you.
  • You can reinstall whenever you want and you will get your previous data and documents of the app back on.

Final Conclusion: These are the best 2 ways to Enable/Disable Offload Unused Apps feature on iPhone/iPad having iOS 11/ iOS 12 or higher version. It’s a great feature to save some space on your phone. Use it wisely.

How to Play Youtube in Background on iPhone 2019 (Works on iOS 12/11/10)

As you know, Youtube is the most popular video app both on iOS and Android. You can literally search for any kind of video on Youtube. You can search for your favourite how to’s videos or recently released music videos. You can even upload videos on your Youtube account and make it public so that any one can watch. You can even make money from Youtube if you fulfill their basic criteria of making money. Youtube is too popular so they have methods in action so that you can’t play Youtube in the background. You have to watch the video in order to listen to your favorite songs on iOS or Android.

Youtube app can be minimised on iPhone/iPad but it will stop working. You can’t play videos while the app is minimised. You want to work on other apps while listening to your favorite music which just released on Youtube only but you can’t do that. The app should always be open on iPhone/iPad.

Few months back, people were able to play Youtube in the Background on iPhone using a simple trick. You had to open Youtube in Chrome. Use the desktop site version of the Youtube. Play your favorite video. Minimise the app. Open the control center and click on the play button of the media player there. This method was working nicely but somehow Youtube fixed it soon. Now you can’t do that.

We have found a new method which works in same way as method explained above but with little more trick.

Here is the method step by step to Play Youtube in Background iPhone:

  1. Open your internet browser. (Safari, Chrome or Firefox). I have tested on Chrome and Safari.
  2. Open
  3. Go to browser settings and choose Desktop Version of the site.
  4. Search for your favourite video and play it on your iPhone/iPad.
  5. Now video will play full screen on your iPhone. Swipe the screen to go back to browser.
  6. Now use the play button on the video to play it again.
  7. Video will again play in full mode.
  8. Now Minimise the Safari/chrome app while video is still playing.
  9. As soon as you will minimise, video will stop playing.
  10. Open the safari/chrome from background apps again. You will be able to see the video in full mode with a play button at bottom of the video.
  11. Tap on the play button and it will resume playing again.
  12. Now Minimise the app.
  13. And voila! It will continue to play in the background.
  14. Now you can open the safari/chrome app again. Choose any video that you want to play and you don’t have to repeat this whole process. You can now play any video in the background till you close the Safari/Chrome app on your iPhone/iPad.
  15. You can play youtube in Background on iPhone having iOS 12, iOS 11, iOS 10.

Watch Below Video for Live Demonstration of this method:

Watch the full video and do as described. If you mess up in the middle then you have to start from the beginning. You can listen to youtube playing in background on my iPhone 7. I have tested the same on iPhone X/6 as well and the method worked perfectly.

Fixed: iPhone 8 Ringer Volume Not Working

It’s really annoying when we miss important calls and texts from our beloved ones because ringer volume on your iPhone isn’t working properly. Problem is being observed with the latest release of iPhone 8. The iPhone 8 won’t ring for many people and you may be missing a lot of important calls. The iPhone 8 ringer volume not working is possible due to some settings in your iPhone. It may not be a hardware issue. You are simply not able to find or configure the iPhone 8 ringer volume. 

We are going to tell you what to do when iPhone 8 ringer volume doesn’t work for you properly. You should follow the methods below to fix it in not time. You need to change few settings in your iPhone 8 here and there and you will be able to resolve the problem in no time. iPhone 8 won’t ring problem will go away. 

iPhone ringer volume not working

Here are few solutions to fix iPhone 8 ringer volume not working : 

  1. Silent Switch of iPhone 8
  2. Increase Ringer Volume to Full in settings of iPhone 8
  3. iPhone 8 charging port debris. 
  4. Disable Do Not Disturb. 
  5. Repair your iPhone 8 at Apple service center. 

Here’s how to fix iPhone 8 won’t ring in detail:

  1. iPhone 8 Silent Switch – Every iPhone has a silent switch at the side of the iPhone through which you can quickly toggle iPhone 8 ringer to ON or OFF. You should check the silent switch of the iPhone 8 whether it’s in off mode or on mode. If it’s off then iPhone 8 ringer volume won’t work. You need to turn it On by pulling it towards front of iPhone 8 screen. 
    • Check the switch and change the direction of it. 
    • You will get notification on iPhone 8 screen whether ringer volume is OFF or ON. 
    • Normally if you pull the switch towards iPhone screen the ringer volume turns ON and if you pull towards back then it turns OFF. 
    • Make sure you have turned it ON so that ringer volume works properly for your iPhone 8. 
  2. Increase Ringer Volume in iPhone 8 Settings – There is a chance that ringer volume of your iPhone 8 is set to low or silent. Even if your iPhone is playing sounds from other applications then also ringer volume wont’ work because it’s set of independently to low or silent. You need to change the same by going to settings in iPhone 8. Follow the steps below:
    • Go to Settings >> Sounds and Haptics. 
    • Now drag the ringer and alert slider to full volume. 
    • There is also setting in sounds through which can change ringer volume with side buttons. Make sure it’s turned on so that you don’t have to go to settings always. 
  3. Dust/Debris in Charging port of iPhone 8 – It’s a very common problem where iPhone charging port accumulates debris inside the charging port. If there is debris present inside the charging port then your earphone won’t work properly. Even your charger wont’ work properly. You need to take out that debris by using some sharp strong pin (don’t use metal) which doesn’t break inside. Use a torch to see carefully inside the port and clean it carefully. 
  4. Disable Do Not Disturb – If Do not disturb is enabled on your iPhone 8 then you won’t hear it ring. You need to disable the DND via settings of your iPhone 8. You can also turn it off via control center of the iPhone 8. Swipe up the control center from the bottom of the screen and tap on do no disturb mode if it’s turned on. You will also see a moon icon in the right corner of the iPhone 8 which shows that Do Not Disturb is turned on. 
    • If you are not hearing the ringer volume while driving then there is a chance that Do not disturb while driving is ON. You need to turn it off through settings. 
    • You can schedule the Do Not Disturb by going to Settings >> Do Not Disturb >> Schedule.
  5. Repair at Apple Service Center – The last solution to this problem is to visit Apple service center and let them check out the problem. Either they will fix it for you asap or will take some time before fixing and returning your device. 
    • Make sure iPhone 8 is under warranty before you visit service center. Else you will be given quote for the problem. 
    • Most of the problems are fixed right away if parts are available there. 
    • Apple repairs are covered by a 90 day warranty. You can take them back if you have any problem within 90 days for free check up and repair. 
    • You also need to make a Genius bar appointment from Apple website which will ease everything when you visit them. 
    • Make sure you never replaced iPhone part with a non-iPhone part. In such cases it wont’ be repaired. Always use genuine parts even if you repairing it. 

However most of the time iPhone 8 Ringer volume won’t ring due to settings in iPhone 8. You simply need to checkout the settings as mentioned in the above methods and hopefully you will be able to make your iPhone 8 ringer volume work asap. 

If you have found any other method which worked out for your iPhone then please tell us in the comments so that we can include the same in the list. 


Fix iPhone X Won’t Turn Off When It’s Frozen Problem 2019

One of the most common problem in high end smartphones is the power problem. What will you do if your Phone screen gets stuck on to something and won’t t turn off? What will you do if your Phone won’t turn on? The problem occurs in all the phone including iPhones. Many users of iPhone X and iPhone 8 have reported the problem that their iPhone froze and now it’s won’t turn off. Users have also reported iPhone X black screen and how their iPhone won’t turn on. If you are reading the article then there is a chance that you already have the problem where you iPhone is causing power related trouble. 

We are going to tell you few ways through which you can troubleshoot the power problem of your iPhone and fix it within no time. Follow the given method below to see if your problem gets resolved. If the iPhone power won’t turn off problem goes away then you are good else you can try some advanced method restore iPhone X to fix the issue. 

There are mainly 2 issues which your iPhone X not to turn off or turn on: 

  1. Software issues
  2. Hardware issues

Software issue is the most common in such cases. Many people think that their battery is not working properly or the phone is dead. However they ignore the software issue which causes malfunction of the iPhone and wont’ let it turn off or turn on. In such cases you need to restore the iPhone X through recovery mode or using iTune restore method. The software in many phones crashes and it needs to be restored for full functionality again. 

There are hardware issues in the iPhone X if you have dropped it somewhere or there is a liquid exposure to it. If such is the case then it needs to fixed at Apple service center. You should not fix it yourself. You could damage it even more. Take it to your nearest service center to troubleshoot the issue. 

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How to Fix your iPhone X if it’s not turning OFF or turning ON?

Your options are pretty much limited if the iPhone X is stuck and it’s not turning off. Problems are also limited even if the iPhone X is not turning on. The iPhone screen becomes unresponsive and nothing will happen. The iPhone X screen will get frozen and you won’t be able to do anything. You will try to turn off your phone and it won’t turn off. In fact nothing will happen. In these cases try the method given below to fix your iPhone X won’t turn off problem.

  1. Power OffPress the side button/power button of your iPhone X to see if the RED power button appears on the screen. Try it for 2-3 times before you give up. If it doesn’t work then try the next method to troubleshoot the issue. Before you try the next method, make sure that your iPhone X is charged enough for the process. If it’s not charged then connect the phone with Apple provided charger to charge it for few minutes before you use it.
  2. Force Restart of iPhone X – If you are not sure what happened with your iPhone X then you should assume that it’s a software crash in your iPhone and you should first try to fix the software issues via force restart of the iPhone X. If the screen is frozen or unresponsive then certainly it’s a software issue and you should force restart your iPhone X to fix it immediately. Follow below steps to force restart your iPhone X: 
    1. Press and quickly release volume up button of iPhone X. 
    2. Press and quickly release volume down button of iPhone X. 
    3. Press and hold power button/side button of iPhone X for few seconds until you see Apple logo on the screen. The side button must be pressed for at least 20-30 seconds because sometime the screen is unresponsive because of the black screen. 
    4. Now the iPhone X will restart in the process.

  3. Let the battery go to 0% – Many people have reported that automatic shutdown of your iPhone X when the battery goes to 0% fixed the problem. If the force restart doesn’t work then you should try out this method. Once the phone is discharged completely then connect the phone to Apple provided lightening cable and charge it for atleast 30 minutes. Now turn on the phone. It will turn on and work perfectly. 

Most probably the problem of not turning OFF/ turning ON will be fixed by force restart of the iPhone X. Force restart is different than normal reboot and that’s why it works much better in troubleshooting the problems in iPhone and iPad. Follow the above given steps one oby one and you will fix iPhone X won’t turn off issue in few minutes. 


Why Does My iPhone Wi-Fi Keeps Disconnecting by itself

Few of you must have encountered a situation where your iPhone Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting by itself. You have to connect to a wireless network again manually. People also toggle Wi-Fi option to connect again to their network. You can also toggle Airplane mode to connect to a known Wi-Fi network automatically. “iPhone Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting by itself” problem can be caused by number of reasons. However it can be fixed by making some changes in the settings. We don’t our iPhone or iPad Wi-Fi to get disconnected by itself. 

The iPhone Wi-Fi disconnection can be created by many problems such as poor signal, fluctuating signal, malfunctioning software on your device or may be the Wi-Fi receptor got damaged due to drop or exposure to liquid. Most of the above problems can be easily fixed beside the last one which is hardware damage. You should give the iPhone to a service center in case of hardware damage. 

Here is the list of solutions to resolve “iPhone Wi-Fi Keeps Disconnecting itself” issue:

  1. Network Problem
  2. Toggle Wi-Fi
  3. Toggle Bluetooth
  4. Forget Network Setting
  5. Toggle Wi-Fi Assist
  6. Reset Network Settings
  7. Airplane Mode + Wi-Fi option
  8. Change DNS servers
  9. Renew Lease
  10. Software Updates
  11. Hardware Issues

Let’s take a look into problems and their solutions one by one:

1. Network Problem

The first thing that you should do when your iPhone or iPad Wi-Fi keeps dropping automatically is to check your network. The network might be creating all the problem. Take another phone or computer. Connect to the same Wi-Fi network that your iPhone is trying to connect. If your computer or phone is able to connect successfully then then problem must be in your iPhone or iPad. 

Make sure that your iPhone is in proper range of the network else the Wi-Fi network will keep dropping. You should also make sure that there is no device causing interference. Devices such as baby monitor or cordless phone can cause a great amount of trouble for some routers. Keep those devices away and connect to the Wi-Fi network and see if it improved the issue. 

The last thing you can do is to switch off the router for few seconds and turn it on. Now connect your iPhone to wireless network. Check if the iPhone stopped dropping Wi-Fi connection. 

2. Toggle Wi-Fi 

Many times the biggest problems have easiest solutions to them. If you are having problem with the Wi-Fi network then this solution is one of the best for you. Open the Wi-Fi from status bar or go to settings. Turn OFF the Wi-Fi for few seconds then turn it ON again. Your iPhone will automatically get connected to the known network. Check for few minutes whether your iPhone or iPad is still having problem of dropping Wi-Fi network. 

3. Toggle Bluetooth

Many iPhone and iPad users have reported that Bluetooth is causing problem with the Wi-Fi connection. Open the Bluetooth from settings. You can also open Bluetooth from status bar of the iPhone. Tap the Bluetooth to turn it off. Now connect to the Wi-Fi network and check whether the problem still exists or not. If the problem isn’t resolved then move on the next method. 

4. Forget Network Setting

Forget Network setting is one of the best solutions to many Wi-Fi problems. There is a chance that there is some problem in the current Wi-Fi network. You should forget the current Wi-Fi network and reconnect to the network again. Follow the below steps to forget network in iPhone and iPad:

  1. Go to “Settings” of the iPhone or iPad. 
  2. Tap on “Wi-Fi” option. 
  3. Tap on little blue icon next to your Wi-Fi network. 
  4. Tap on “Forget Network” option.
  5. Go back to Wi-Fi option. 
  6. Search for the network. Now connect to the network with the right password. 
  7. This solution has helped many people fix the automatic dropping of the Wi-Fi connection in iPhone and iPad. 

5. Toggle Wi-Fi Assist

Wi-Fi assist is an option which is present in both iOS and android devices. Wi-Fi assist option helps your phone switch between mobile data and Wi-Fi connection when the Wi-Fi connectivity is poor. If your iPhone is dropping Wi-Fi signal then it may be because of Wi-Fi assist. The network connectivity might be poor at your location. Your phone will keep switching between mobile data and Wi-Fi. When Wi-Fi connectivity will get better then it will connect your phone to wireless network. You won’t like this thing. We always want either mobile data or Wi-Fi to work continuously rather than keep switching. 

Follow the below method to switch off the Wi-Fi Assist option on iPhone and iPad:

  1. Go to “Settings” of your iPhone. 
  2. Tap on “Mobile Data
  3. Keep on scrolling down until you see “Wi-Fi Assist” option.
  4. Disable the setting by sliding the button to the left. 

Now it will stop switching between mobile data and Wi-Fi that will also resolve your Wi-Fi issue of keep disconnecting. 

6. Reset Network Settings

Most of the network related problem in your iPhone and iPad can be easily fixed by restoring the network settings. Network settings reset will remove previous settings of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular settings which will help you get rid of problems. You can start fresh and enter new settings that can work perfectly. Don’t forget to remember your networks and their passwords because they will be wiped off during the reset. 

Follow the below steps to reset network settings on iPhone and iPad:

  1. Go to “Settings” of your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Tap on “General” option.
  3. Tap on “Reset” option.
  4. Tap on “Reset Network Reset” option. 
  5. Enter your passcode and follow the next steps to reset. 

Restart your phone and connect to the wireless network. Keep checking whether the problem got resolved or not. If the Wi-Fi dropping still exists on your iOS device then proceed to the next step. 

7. Airplane Mode + Wi-Fi option

Many people have reported that this method has worked for them in iPhone. The mobile network might be interfering with the wireless network and creating the disconnection problem. Follow the below trick to connect your iPhone properly to Wi-Fi:

  1. Turn ON Airplane mode. 
  2. Go to “Settings” of iPhone.
  3. Tap on “Wi-Fi” and switch it ON.
  4. Connect to your desired wireless network. 
  5. Turn OFF Airplane mode. 

People have claimed that it fixed their Wi-Fi issues such as dropping of Wi-Fi signal every now and then. You must try out this technique and see for yourself whether it’s working or not. 

8. Change DNS Servers 

Changing DNS servers of the wireless network has also helped people get rid of the problem. You can change the wireless network DNS servers to one of Google servers or open DNS servers. It will help your iPhone get rid of “Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting” issue. 

Follow the below steps to change DNS servers on iPhone and iPad:

  1. Go to “Settings” of iPhone or iPad.
  2. Tap on “Wi-Fi” option at the top. 
  3. Tap on little blue icon next to the connected wireless network. 
  4. You will see that under IP Address >> DHCP, DNS servers are located with some random IP address. 
  5. Note down the current DNS used. 
  6. Click on the DNS server address and it will become editable.
  7. Enter “,” for Google’s DNS or “,” for Open DNS.
  8. Go back to Wi-Fi and let the it auto connect. 

Many iPhone users fixed their Wi-Fi problem by changing the DNS servers like this. If it didn’t help you out then you should change back DNS to the previous IP address that you noted down. 

9. Renew DHCP Lease

Renewing DHCP lease has also helped people in solving their iPad or iPhone disconnecting issue. You must try out this option to see whether it works for your network or not. 

Follow the below steps to renew DHCP lease on iPhone and iPad:

  • Go to “Settings” of iPhone or iPad.
  • Tap on “Wi-Fi” option at the top. 
  • Tap on little blue icon next to the connected wireless network. 
  • Scroll down and click on “Renew Lease” option.
  • A pop will appear. Tap on “Renew Lease” again. 
  • It will renew the DHCP lease. 

10. Software Updates

If you recently updated your iPhone or iPad to a new iOS or installed some new features through update feature then there is a chance that problem is being created by the new update. People who have upgraded to iOS 11 from iOS 10 complained about many problems regarding Wi-Fi networks. It was because of the upgrade. If you upgraded and experiencing Wi-Fi disconnection issues because of the software update then you should wait for the next update. Most probably the new update will fix the issue of dropping Wi-Fi connection. 

11. Hardware Issues

Hardware issues can become a real time headache as they will cause a long term damage to your iPhone until your repair it at the Apple service center. If you dropped your iPhone or iPad or if it got exposed to liquid then you started experiencing problems in your Wi-Fi connection or any other things then you must take your phone to service center. They will fix the issue. Hardware issues should not be handled by yourself. 

Most probably one of the above solutions will help you fix “iPhone or iPad Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting by itself”. If you found any other method then comment below so that we can include the same in our list. 

Why Does My iPhone Wi-Fi Automatically Turns ON by itself

Many iPhone users are reporting that their Wi-Fi automatically turns ON by itself. The automatic turning ON of Wi-Fi causes a great amount of battery drain specially for old iPhone users. Wi-Fi turns on automatically even after iPhone users are turning it off from Control centre given on iPhone. The last thing you need to know is that it’s not a problem with the iPhone. it’s not even a bug. It’s a hidden feature provided by the Apple in their latest operating system iOS 11. You will find that Wi-Fi turns on by itself if you recently updated your iPhone or iPad to iOS 11. You can easily turn off this setting in your iPhone. We are going to tell you few methods so that you can easily resolve automatic turning on of your Wi-Fi on your iPhone or iPad. 

We are going to list few things which will help you out in resolving the iPhone Wi-Fi issue. You can follow the below method to completely turn off your Wi-Fi to prevent it from automatic toggle. 

  1. iOS 11 Upgrade
  2. Control Center Problem
  3. 5 AM Local Time

1. iOS 11 Upgrade

If you update your iPhone or iPad to iOS 11 then you will experience the issue because you still don’t know the new rules of the Wi-Fi switch. iOS 11 upgrade has created problems for many iPhone users. They are unable to cope up with simple new features which are introduced to make your life simple. We are used to old things and that’s why it will some time for us to learn new things. You should keep checking for software upgrade from time to time. Later updates for iOS 11 fixed problem for many iPhone and iPad users. Follow the below steps to upgrade your software on your iPhone and iPad:

  1. Go to “Settings” of your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Tap on “General” option. 
  3. Tap on “Software Update” option. 
  4. It will now show “Checking for update“.
  5. If any new update is available then you should download and install it immediately. New updates will fix many bugs of previous iOS. It will also fix common issues related to Wi-Fi connection. 
  6. Many people have fixed their Wi-Fi automatic turn ON issue after software upgrade. 

You can also downgrade your iPhone or iPad iOS by doing a factory reset. However you will loose all the apps and settings which you have saved on your iPhone. Save all the important data on your Macbook or some hard disk. Perform a factory data reset on your iPhone which will fix all the problem caused by iOS 11. It will resolve “Wi-Fi turning ON” problem.  

2. Control Center Problem

The new control center given in the latest iOS 11 has different functionalities. Features will look same just as in old ones where you can toggle Airplane mode, Wi-Fi toggle, Bluetooth toggle along with many other options.

However you must know that Wi-Fi toggle and Bluetooth toggle don’t completely Turn OFF the Wi-Fi. They simply disconnect your iPhone or iPad from current wireless network. It’s one of the things that many people are unaware of. They simply toggle the Wi-Fi button from control center. They are thinking that it turned off the Wi-Fi completely. However it doesn’t. You need to switch off the Wi-Fi from settings of the iPhone. It will make sure that Wi-Fi doesn’t turn on automatically by itself.

In order to turn off your iPhone Wi-Fi completely, follow the below steps: 

  1. Go to “Settings” of your iPhone or iPad. 
  2. Tap on “Wi-Fi” Settings. 
  3. Tap on Wi-Fi button to switch off the Wi-Fi completely.  

If you want to turn OFF Bluetooth completely then follow the below steps:

Settings >>> Tap on Bluetooth >> Turn OFF Bluetooth. 

If you tap the Wi-Fi button in the Control center of the iOS 11 then Wi-Fi remains off temporarily till:

  1. You turn on Wi-Fi again from Control Center. 
  2. You connect to a Wi-Fi network manually through settings. 
  3. Restart your iPhone or iPad. 
  4. You go to a new location. 
  5. Local time: 5 AM 

3. 5 AM Local Time

People have reported that their Wi-Fi automatically turns ON at 5 AM local time. So when you turn off Wi-Fi from the control center and you wake up in the morning after 5 AM then you will find your Wi-Fi turned ON. People get confused over this and they think it’s automatic. The reason behind this is that it’s programmed into the new iOS 11. 

The last thing you need to do is go to iPhone Settings, tap on Wi-Fi and turn it OFF. It will fix the iPhone Wi-Fi automatically turns on by itself issue. 

How to Reset Network Settings in iPhone and iPad

Sometimes the wireless network in our iPhone and iPad creates a lot of problem. The Wi-Fi network has problems like getting stuck, won’t turn on, authentication problems, IP address conflicts and obtaining IP address issues. All the Wi-Fi connectivity problems can be easily resolved by resetting the network settings on your iPhone and iPad. iOS has direct way of resetting the network settings. You just have to follow the simple steps mentioned below to reset the network settings on your iPhone and iPad. 

The “Reset Network Settings” in iPhone and iPad will reset Wi-Fi networks and passwords, APN and VPN settings along with Cellular settings and bluetooth settings of the phone. You should note your desired networks password somewhere if you don’t remember it. Resetting the network will delete all saved networks and their passwords. It will also fix cellular problems such as “No Service” and “Searching on your iPhone and iPad”. 

Here are simple steps to reset network settings on iPhone and iPad:

  1. Go to “Settings” app on your iPhone or iPad. 
  2. Go to “General” option. 
  3. Select “Reset” option inside it. 
  4. Click on “Reset Network Settings” to change all network settings to default on iOS device.

reset network settings on iPhone

You will also see many options inside the “Reset” option:

  • Reset All Settings
  • Erase All Content and Settings
  • Reset Keyboard Dictionary
  • Reset Home Screen Layout
  • Reset Location and Privacy.

You can use these options to fix many problems when required on your iPhone and iPad. The reset network settings methods will work on all variant of iPhone and iPad such as iPhone 5, iPhone 6, 6S, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 and iPhone X. 

There are many issues which arise on iPhone due to network issues. These problems can be easily fixed by simple methods. Let’s have a look at these issues of iPhone and iPad. 

  1. Wi-Fi stops working – If the iPhone or iPad Wi-Fi stops working then you should perform the above mentioned steps to resolve it. Resetting the network will surely fix the Wi-Fi won’t work issue in no time. You should also read this “Wi-Fi Won’t Work Guide” to fix it. 
  2. Unable to Connect to Specific Network – If you are unable to connect to one of your favorite wireless networks then you should press and hold the network. You will get two options “Forget Network” and “Modify Network”. Click on Forget Network option. Now search for network. Connect to it again with the right password. Most probably it will fix the issue. If it doesn’t then you should perform a network reset on iPhone or iPad. 
  3. No service or Searching for Network – There are times when iPhone or iPad takes a whole lot of time to search for a network and finally says No service at the right hand top. This problem can be easily fixed by switching ON Airplane mode and turning it OFF after few seconds. If it doesn’t fixes the issue then you should perform network reset option. 
  4. Problems with Making or receiving calls – If you have problems in calls then it’s because of the accidental switching on of Airplane mode. Turn it off and you will be able to make calls again. If it does’t help you out then restart your iPhone or iPad. If it also doesn’t help you out then perform a network reset option which will surely fix the issue. 
  5. iMessage isn’t working – iMessage isn’t working is a very common problem in iOS devices. It won’t let you turn off iMessage as well. In such cases the network reset option will also not help you. You can try. Instead of reset network option, you should try hard reset option which is “Reset All Settings” on your iPhone or iPad. It will fix all the issues. Don’t forget to save all the important data before you perform a hard reset on your iPhone or iPad. 
  6. iPhone Could not be synced – This is yet another common problem among iOS users which can be easily fixed by rebooting and performing a network reset option on your iPhone and iPad. It will resolve the issue very easily. 

I already wrote about how to reset network settings on Android phones. If you have any Android phone then check the Android reset network settings guide as well. If you are having any problems related to Wi-Fi on Android then read out “Wi-Fi Connection Fix Guide“. If you know any other method to reset network settings on your iPhone or iPad then do let us know in the comments so that we can list it above. 

Fix Phone Connected to Wi-Fi But No Internet Access on Android Phone

There are times when your Android phone gets connected to a wireless network successfully but when you try to access the Internet then it shows no Internet access in your browser. You will encounter “No Internet Access” on many android devices and tablets. It’s a common issue that you can resolve easily by following few simple troubleshooting methods.

“No Internet Access” error can appear due to multiple reasons. Your Android phone or tablet and router both can cause this problem. Most of the time people think it’s because of their phone however there is a chance that problem lies at the router end. You should look for solution at both ends to fix no Internet access error on your phone or tablet.

We are going to tell few methods that will troubleshoot your wireless network on Android phone and tablets. Follow them one by one to fix your Wi-Fi issues. 

  1. The Wi-Fi Network

The most common problem to No Internet access is the Wi-Fi network itself. It’s not an issue with your Android phone or tablet. You may have seen other mobiles and computers connected to the same network and accessing the Internet. Still it can be network related problem for your Android phone.

In order to find more related to Wi-Fi network issues, connect your Android phone to some other Wi-Fi network or Hotspot and try to browse the Internet. If you are able to successfully browse the Internet from other Wi-Fi networks then for sure “No Internet Access” problem is related to your wireless network. Network is getting connected but is giving no Internet access to your Android smartphone or tablet. You can do few things mentioned below.

Restart Your Router/Modem

The easiest solution to the above problem is to restart your router/modem that will refresh all the network settings. Resetting the router will help your Android phone to pick up new settings and you will be able to browse the Internet properly. Restarting your router/modem also makes sense when your Android phone lost getting Internet connection suddenly.

In order to reset your router/modem, simply unplug the power cable for few seconds and then plug it back into the supply source. It will take few minutes for the router to boot up. Connect your phone to the Wi-Fi network and check if the Internet is working or not.

Enjoy the Internet if it’s working fine or move on to other troubleshooting methods mentioned below. Now we will look into the issues created by Android phone or tablet.

  1. Soft Reset your Android Phone

If the network reset didn’t work for you then you should perform a soft reset on your Android phone or tablet. Soft reset simply means to restart your android phone. Turn off your Android phone entirely and turn it ON again after 1 minute or so. Now connect to the Wi-Fi network and see if it started working or not. Most probably it will start working and won’t cause any problem.

If it didn’t help you then you can take out your battery while the phone is switched ON. Insert the battery after few seconds and turn it back ON to see if Wi-Fi network started giving you Internet connection. Newer phones don’t offer the option of taking battery out. One way or another you have to boot up your phone that will help you fix many problems beside “No Internet Access”.

  1. Check Browser and Default Homepage

People don’t tend to look at their default homepage. Sometimes you install some software on your phone and it changes the default homepage of the browser to some other website than Google or Yahoo. When you open your browser then the homepage shows “No Internet Access” or “Web Page Not Found”. Now it’s the problem of the website that browser is trying to load. It may not be working or it may not be loading at all.

To remove any kind of doubt, open the in a separate tab in your browser. If it opens successfully then your Internet is working totally fine and it’s the homepage that is not loading making you believe that Internet is not working.

The easiest solution to this problem is to change your browsers default homepage to Google instead of some random search engine.

  1. Uninstall Latest Downloaded Applications

Sometimes few apps can cause multiple problems in our Android phone. These apps will change many settings inside without us knowing. If you have installed any application in the last few days after which the No Internet issue started then you should uninstall the application right away.

Uninstall the application. Boot up your phone. Connect to the Wi-Fi Network and see if Internet started working again or not.

  1. Forget Phone Network and Connect Again

This is yet another technique that is very useful in solving Wi-Fi related issues. It can solve your “Connected but No Internet” problem. We have the habit of saving known networks in our phone along with their password so that phone can get connected automatically when the Wi-Fi network is in range. However if there is a change in the network then it causes no Internet problem. In such cases you should forget the network on your phone and connect to it again.

Follow the below steps to forget Wi-Fi connection and connect again:

  • Go to “Settings” of your Android phone or tablet.
  • Press “Wi-Fi” option under the connections tab.
  • Look for the Wi-Fi network that you are trying to connect.
  • Tap on the network (Tap and hold for few phones) until you see “Forget or Forget Network” option. You could also see modify network option in many phones.
  • Select Forget network option.
  • Reboot your phone.
  • Go to Wi-Fi and Connect to the Wi-Fi network and see if Internet started working or not.
  1. Check Security applications like Firewall etc…

You should check security application in your phone because sometimes these security apps can create problems in browsing the Internet. There are many types of security applications such as firewall, antivirus, virus scanner etc… If they are blocking the Internet then you should create an exception regarding the same.

If you are unable to figure out the problem in settings of the security application then you should uninstall the applications and then try to access the Internet. If it starts working then certainly the problem was with the app that you uninstalled.

Install any other anti-virus or virus scanner app or wait for a better update of the same applications. You should also search for options on Google as the problem can be caused by a simple check on certain options.

  1. Check Time and Date

Whether you know or not but date and time make a big difference on the network. You will get connected but with no Internet access. The date and time on the router, modem and mobile should match with the date and time of the ISP. If there is a difference then your Internet won’t work as expected. Try to resolve the issue by calling customer care of the ISP.

  1. Use a Static IP instead of DHCP

Many people have reported that using static IP fixed their problem. You can also try this option of setting static IP instead of DHCP. Follow the below steps to set static IP on your Android phone:

  • Go to “Settings” of Android phone or tablet.
  • Go to “Wi-Fi” option.
  • Press and hold the wireless network that you were trying to connect.
  • You will get two options: “Forget Network” and “Modify Network”.
  • Select “Modify Network” option. Make sure show advanced settings is selected.
  • Under “IP settings” select “Static” instead of DHCP.
  • Now complete the empty fields according to your network configuration and click on save.
  • Your network will get connected and you will be able to browse the Internet successfully.

You can also try an app called “Wi-Fi Static” through which you can manage and configure static IP directly. You can download Wi-Fi Static app from play store.

  1. Wi-Fi Apps from Google Play store

There are number of apps on the play store which can help you resolve all the issues related to Wi-Fi connectivity. Normally I don’t suggest apps to fix any problem on Android phones as they can cause even bigger problems or add more to existing problems. Try to follow all the methods given above. If they don’t help you then you can install the below mentioned applications to fix connected but no Internet problem.

There is an app that can help you:

Wi-Fi fixer app will analyze all the data and it will fix your Wi-Fi problem. You have to be patient as it may take some time.

  1. Follow the below links for more Wi-Fi troubleshooting

There can be multiple problems with your Wi-Fi. You can follow the below links to make sure that your Wi-Fi works perfectly.

Hopefully after following all the methods you will be able to fix your No Internet issue while connected to Wi-Fi. If you know any other trick to fix such issues, do tell us in comments.

Fix Can’t Connect to WiFi on Phone (Android and iPhone)

“Wi-Fi not connecting” on the phone is a major problem for many people. There are multiple reasons as why your phone Wi-Fi won’t connect to your router or any desired network. Most of the time the WiFi problem can be easily fixed with few simple steps. Sometimes it can be really annoying as connection problem continue to exist even after following many troubleshooting methods. You should first follow the simple methods then head on to apply advanced methods to fix your wifi won’t connect problem.

WiFi connection failure is a common problem in Android phones as well as on iPhone. The failure of Wifi connection problem exist in many forms such as authentication problem, Network not in range, can’t connect and sometimes the WiFi button won’t even turn on. It Wi-Fi will get stuck on turning ON in Android phones and tablet.

I am going to tell you few easy methods that you can follow to fix it. It will take few minutes to remove your problem from the root. If your Wi-Fi still doesn’t work after following below steps then you should head over to advanced troubleshooting methods.

Here are top 10 troubleshooting methods for “Can’t Connect to Wi-Fi” problem on Android and iPhone:

  1. Toggle Wi-Fi Button

You can toggle Wi-Fi button from your settings or notification area. The Wi-Fi setting is available in both Android and iPhone inside the settings. The direct Wi-Fi button is available in the notifications area which you can open either by swiping at the top or bottom of the phone. You can ON/OFF Wi-Fi from both areas. Switch off the WiFi and Switch it ON after few seconds. Doing this solves the problem most of the time. If you network is saved then it will get connected automatically otherwise you can select the network in the WiFi settings and click on connect. Many users have found this method really helpful.

  1. Toggle Airplane Mode

You can toggle Airplane mode in the same way as WiFi. Airplane mode button is available in settings as well as notifications area. Switch off the Airplane mode for sometime and then turn it back ON. Airplane mode is really helpful for this problem. It fixes WiFi and data connection problem most of the time. If you are not getting proper data connection on your mobile network then you can try this method. It will search for the mobile as well as WiFi network connection after switching it on. Many people have found this thing very helpful. It is one of the best fixes of WiFi won’t connect problem.

  1. Restart the Hotspot or Wi-Fi network

Sometimes the problem lies at the other end of the network causing the failure of Wi-Fi connection on the phone. In such cases you can try restarting the Wi-Fi network by restarting the router or by restarting the Hotspot network on other mobile or laptop. Many times the problem will be fixed immediately and your phone will get connected to Wi-Fi automatically. Your Android Wi-Fi will start working again. If it doesn’t help then you should proceed to the next method in this tutorial.

  1. The Password Problem

Incorrect password is one of the biggest problem for people. They tend to forget the right password or change the network password and keep entering the previous password in their phone. It will continue to show wrong password for the network. This isn’t a problem with your WiFi network. Your phone or laptop wifi won’t connect with wrong password. You should enter the correct password with all the case sensitive letters and numbers along with symbol keys. It will surely fix the wrong password problem and you will get connected to WiFi network in no time with right password. You should also check for the capslock button on your phone and laptop. ON capslock is also a common problem for many people that people don’t realize.

  1. Forget Network and Connect Again

Believe it or not but this method has helped many Samsung users as it fixed wifi won’t connect problem. You can delete all networks from your WiFi list and then try to connect again with fresh wifi network. Make sure you remember the password and the network that you have to connect to. You can follow the simple steps below to forget network:

  • Go to settings of your mobile.
  • Find Wi-Fi connection settings. It will depend upon your phone. Sometimes you will find it under “Connection” or directly in the settings with the name “WiFi connection”.
  • All saved WiFi networks will be shown here. Tap on it and click on Forget.
  • Now search for Wi-Fi networks. Once your network is shown then you can click and connect it with the right password.

Forgetting the network is really helpful, as it will delete all previous settings related to the network that you used to connect. It will surely troubleshoot Wifi problem in Samsung models such as Galaxy 2, Galaxy 4, Galaxy 8, Galaxy 7 etc… If you will follow the method above then your android and iPhone WiFi will start working again.

  1. The Right Network

You need to make sure that you are trying to connect to the right network in your list. Sometimes you may find WiFi networks with the similar names. You may be trying to connect to the wrong network in the list. Even after entering the right password in the wrong network, your Android phone won’t connect to it. Double check to make sure that you are being connected to the right network.

  1. Power Saving Mode

Power saving mode of the Android and iPhone helps consume less battery. However power saving mode sometimes becomes a major problem for the Wi-Fi that people don’t realize. WiFi drains the battery quickly in most of the phones. Power saving mode disconnects Wi-Fi in few Samsung phones. It was found that in many Samsung phones the power saving mode interrupted with the Wi-Fi network connection when it returned from sleep. Such users have to ensure that power saving mode is turned off.

  1. Switch off Bluetooth

It has been found in many devices that Bluetooth creates a problem with the wifi network. The Wi-Fi doesn’t work when Bluetooth is turned ON. You can make your wifi work again by switching off the Bluetooth. Switch it off and then try to connect again to the WiFi network connection. You can switch off the Bluetooth from notifications area or settings>>Connection or Bluetooth>> Turn off.

  1. Restart your Android Phone/iPhone

Everyone knows that restarting your phone solves most of the problems in your device. You can restart your android phone or iPhone to troubleshoot any problem in your phone. It will also troubleshoot WiFi won’t connect problem. Simply reboot your phone. Switch it on. Now try to connect to the Wi-Fi network that you were trying to connect earlier. Most of the times it will get connected successfully. You can try restarting your Android phone, Android tablet, iPhone and iPad. It work successfully in all the devices.

  1. Data Factory Reset

Most of phone and tablet problem can be easily fixed by doing a data factory reset. Data factory reset will delete all the settings and data on your phone. All the apps, software and settings will become just like new phone. Data factory reset is one of the major troubleshooters to many problems. You should save all your data and documents before your do a data factory reset on your phone. You should search for data factory reset option in your settings>>phone settings or under security. It depends on phone to phone. Find out the option in your Android phone/iPhone/iPad.

Hopefully these 10 troubleshooting methods will help you in solving your wifi problem. Your Wi-Fi will start working again and you can browse your favorite websites on the Internet.