To reset network settings on iPad means to bring all its network services back to their default values. It also means to delete all existing wireless connections including Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections.
As an owner of a device like this, you should learn how to do this procedure as it may save you from a lot of trouble when you’re having problems connecting to a network, or having problems receiving a signal.
This has always been one of the most effective solutions to fixing internet-related concerns. This post will show you how it’s done.
Resetting iPad’s Network Settings
Time Needed : 5 minutes
Unlike factory reset, you won’t have to backup your files and data when doing this because they will not be deleted. When you’re ready, here’s what you need to do to reset the network settings of your iPad…
- From the Home screen, tap Settings.
You can also find the Settings icon on the dock.
- Tap General if it’s not selected already.
Most of the time, General is already selected the moment you open Settings.
- Tap Reset.
This will show you all the resets you can do on your iPad, but what we’re looking for is the network reset.
- Tap Reset Network Settings.
This deletes all network connections on your device.
- If prompted, enter your passcode.
This verifies that it’s the owner who wants to do the network reset.
- Tap Reset.
A dialog box pops up informing you of what’s gonna happen if you proceed. If you really want to reset the network settings, then hit Reset.
- Apple iPad
Your iPad will reset the network services and reboots once the reset is finished. After the reboot, you will have to make it reconnect to the network to have Internet access.
Some FAQs About Network Reset
At this point, we would like to answer some of the questions about this procedure.
No. None of your files, photos and personal data will be deleted. But this will surely delete the existing Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections if you have any on your iPad.
No. Only the network connections in your iPad will be deleted. Your router or network configuration will never be reset.
It might fix the problem as long as there’s no issue with your account or provider’s network. The thing about mobile data when it acts up is that there are a lot of factors to consider and most of the time, only your service provider can help you, especially if the problem is on their side. However, if the problem is minor and only with your iPad, then resetting the network settings might fix it.
And that’s all for now, folks!
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I hope that this simple tutorial has been able to help you reset network settings on iPad and answer some of your questions.
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