How to Fix WiFi Dropping issue on iPhone 12 Mini

WiFi Dropping on iPhone 12 mini

After the release of the new iOS update. Some users have started reporting the WiFi Dropping issue on iPhone 12 Mini. In this issue, the iPhone 12 mini can’t seem to stay connected to wi-Fi while browsing the Internet. Here are some ways you can use to fix the WiFi Dropping issue on iPhone 12 Mini.

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Being able to use a Wi-Fi network is pretty much an essential function of any smartphone these days, so if you find your iPhone 12 mini not holding Wi-Fi it can very quickly become frustrating – especially if you have limited data available.

 WiFi Dropping issue on iPhone 12 Mini


Update Your iPhone

If the issue is widespread, then Apple might have released an update to fix the issue. It’s usually* a good idea to ensure that your iPhone 12 mini is running the latest version of iOS.

To check if your phone is running the latest version of iOS, head to Settings > General > Software Update and if you see a newer iteration is available.

Reboot your iPhone/Router

The easiest way of fixing tech has been just restarting the device. Which for the most part, magically fixes the problem. Therefore to fix the WiFi Dropping issue on iPhone 12 Mini, it is recommended to restart your iPhone and router once.

Check with the Broadband Provider

Your WiFi could be having these problems if there is a local outage in your area. Therefore you should always check with them first.

We often find out Wi-Fi is at its worse when it’s raining – which could be a sign that there is a problem with your cables. It’s worth flagging with your provider.

Disable Wi-Fi Assist

Wi-Fi Assist was one of those useful features Apple added years ago in iOS 9 that if it detects that the Wi-Fi network has a poor signal will ‘helpfully’ drop the signal in favour of your 5G, 4G or 3G signal.

To turn off this setting follow the steps below:

Go to Settings > Mobile Data and scroll down to the bottom where you will find the Wi-Fi Assist option.

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Forget the network

If your iPhone 12 mini keeps dropping Wi-Fi after trying the above steps, you can try ‘forgetting’ the network details and starting over.

  1. Head to Settings > Wi-Fi then tap on the network name you want to use.
  2. Tap on the Forget This Network option.

Next, go back to the Wi-Fi section and tap on the network name once more. You’ll need to enter the details again.

Reset the network

If iPhone 12 mini keeps dropping the Wi-Fi connection, then a stronger approach might be needed.

Head to Settings > Reset and select the Reset Network Settings option.

You’ll need to type in your iPhone passcode to confirm the decision, then the device will reboot.

When it’s ready, go to the Wi-Fi section, select the network, and then type in the password again. Hopefully this time it will all work.

Reset all network connections

If none of the above methods worked then resetting all network connections will be the last option. Do take a backup before performing this method.

Head to Settings > General > Reset then select the Reset All Settings option. Again, you’ll need to enter your passcode to confirm the decision after which your iPhone will reboot.


Here were all the methods you can use to fix the WiFi Dropping issue on iPhone 12 Mini. But if your problem is still not resolved then we would recommend visiting the Apple Store or contacting Customer Care as there might be an issue with your iPhone.

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