How to fix no Wi-Fi internet on iPhone X after iOS 13.2 update [Troubleshooting Guide]

Finding yourself in a situation where you cannot use or browse the Internet due to no Wi-Fi internet on your iPhone X might be a frustrating experience. No Wi-Fi internet issue can be triggered by firmware crashes on your wireless modem/router or network outages that could coincidentally occur after installing iOS 13.2 update.

In this post, you’ll learn how to deal with no Wi-Fi internet problem on iPhone X after  iOS 13.2 update. If you’ve been having this issue on your device, feel free to follow the procedures below.


Also read: Common fixes for connectivity errors on iPhone X after iOS 13.2 update

Troubleshoot iPhone X with no Wi-Fi internet after installing iOS 13.2 update

Random bugs from software updates always cause issues to occur on your device. This could be due to incompatibilities or some sort of algorithm malfunction. As software updates are intended to fix certain glitches that have been found from the older version, it is inevitable that new issues will occur after installing it. No Wi-Fi internet on iPhone X after iOS 13.2 update has been one of the reported post-update errors. To help those affected users, the methods that I’ve created in this article will handle those software-related factors that causes the issue. Continue reading and find out how to fix the problem.


Also read: Common fixes for connectivity errors that occurred on iPhone X after iOS 13.2 update [An Overview]

First solution: Power cycle the wireless modem/router and your iPhone X.

As mentioned earlier, firmware crashes on your wireless router/modem can cause Wi-Fi malfunction on your device such as no Wi-Fi internet. If the router/modem has been turned on for quite a while, it might have acquired firmware issues during that time. To deal with this problem, a simple reboot might do the trick. Doing so removes those firmware crashes by refreshing the system operation of your wireless router/modem. This has been one of the common methods and is proven effective in dealing with connectivity errors caused by the equipment. Execute the steps below to power cycle your wireless modem/router:

  1. Press the power button on your modem/router until it powers down.
  2. While it’s turned off, unplug its AC adapter from the power source.
  3. Wait for at least 30 seconds then plug back in and turn it on.
  4. Allow the Wi-Fi signal indicator to be established and be stable.

While the wireless router/modem is restarting, you can also reboot your iPhone X. Doing so will remove minor glitches that is inflicted by the recent software update and any unimplemented changes that might have been causing the problem could be expedited. This will also refresh the phone’s system and remove dump cache that could increase the chance in resolving the issue. There are two ways on how you can execute a reboot on your device.

You can perform a soft reset with these steps:

  1. Press and hold the Power/Side button and either of the Volume buttons simultaneously for a few seconds.
  2. Release both buttons once Slide to Power off prompt appears on the screen.
  3. Drag the Power off slider to the right to turn off your phone.
  4. After 30 seconds, press and hold the Power/Side button again until you see the Apple logo.

Your second option is a force restart. Here’s how:

  1. Press and release the Volume Up button quickly.
  2. Press and release the Volume Down button quickly.
  3. Lastly, press and hold the Side button for a few seconds until you see the Apple logo.

Both reset process will not affect your phone’s internal memory so your personal information should remain intact. Once the wireless router/modem and your iPhone X has established their signals, open the browser on your phone and check if Wi-Fi internet has been back to normal operation.


Second solution: Toggle Wi-Fi off and on.

Bugs could interact with different functions on your device and might cause connectivity errors. Once they’ve manifested on the system, they could affect certain functions like Wi-Fi and may have been the reason why you have no Wi-Fi internet on your iPhone X after updating to iOS 13.2. Toggling Wi-Fi off and on works directly at the function and could remove minor glitches that’s hindering it to work properly. To do this, here are the steps:

  1. Select Settings from the Home screen.
  2. Tap on Wi-Fi.
  3. Toggle the Wi-Fi switch to turn the feature off for a few seconds and then tap the switch again to turn it on.

You can also perform toggling airplane mode on and off to refresh the connections on your device. Enabling airplane mode will turn off all wireless radios and disabling it will resume them. This will provide a quick refresh on your connections and might fix the problem in an instant. Here’s how:

  1. Access Settings from the Home screen.
  2. Check Airplane mode. If toggle is currently turned on, tap on it to switch it off. If not, tap the toggle to turn it on.
  3. While the Airplane mode is enabled, perform a soft reset on your device.
  4. Wait for your phone to go back online after the reset then access Settings > Airplane mode. Tap the switch to disable the feature.

Allow your phone to establish all connections including Wi-Fi and see if it fixes the problem.


Third solution: Forget Wi-Fi networks to fix no Wi-Fi internet on iPhone X.

Removing the saved Wi-Fi networks on your device could also help in fixing the problem. If the no Wi-Fi internet has been caused by conflicts with these networks, follow the steps to forget all Wi-Fi networks with the steps below:

  1. From the Home screen, access Settings.
  2. Select WiFi.
  3. Look for the WiFi network that you want to forget then tap the information (i) icon next to the network name.
  4. Tap Forget This Network.
  5. Read the warning prompt then tap Forget to confirm.

After removing all Wi-Fi networks, open your Wi-Fi again and join on your desired Wi-Fi network. Just check if the problem has been fixed after this procedure.


Fourth solution: Reset network settings on your iPhone X.

Incorrect network settings may also cause connection issues on your device. If the information has been altered by iOS 13.2, it might be the reason why the no Wi-Fi internet problem occurred after the update. To rule this out, reset network settings to delete all customized network settings including iOS overrides and revert them to their default values and options. Here’s how it’s done:

  1. Access Settings from the Home screen.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Scroll down to and then select Reset.
  4. Tap the Reset Network Settings option.
  5. Enter your device passcode once prompted.
  6. Then tap to confirm network settings reset.

Your phone will reboot automatically after the reset. Once it boots up, see if the issue has been rectified.


Fifth solution: Factory reset your iPhone X.

If the minor software glitches have escalated, it might result in a complex system error that might not be susceptible to simple solutions. Performing a factory reset will restore your iPhone X to its default factory configurations and deletes all contents including stubborn glitches. Just create backups via iTunes or iCloud beforehand. To perform this method, there are the steps:

  1. Access Settings from the Home screen.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Scroll down to and then select Reset.
  4. Tap the Erase all contents and settings option.
  5. Enter your device passcode once prompted.
  6. Then tap to confirm all settings reset.

Once the reset is completed, your phone will reboot automatically. Set it up like a new one to use your iPhone X again and check if Wi-Fi connection works this time.


Still getting a no Wi-Fi internet on your iPhone X?

Issues that have manifested on your phone’s system might have been caused by fatal system errors. If none of the solutions fixed the problem, you can try advanced solutions such as recovery mode restore or DFU mode restore to deal with the issue. They handle complex system errors that cannot be fixed with the previous solutions.

Escalating this matter to Apple support can also help you as they can provide additional recommendations on how to fix the no Wi-Fi internet on your iPhone X after iOS 13.2 update.