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How to Fix Your iOS 8 Device’s Wi-Fi (If It’s Acting Weird)

iOS 8

A platform upgrade always comes with its fair share of bugs, and per Apple Forums, one of the issues popping up with iOS 8 is slow Wi-Fi. But fear not, apparently there’s an easy fix. Now, not everyone is experiencing sluggish internet connections on iOS 8—some of our staffers said they were, others didn’t notice anything different. But on the forums, users are saying their Wi-Fi has been slow on a number of devices (iPads as well as older model iPhones). So if you’ve fallen victim to this little issue, try going into your settings, selecting Privacy, then Location Services, followed by System Services, where you’ll want to disable Wi-Fi Networking. To be clear, this doesn’t turn your Wi-Fi off, it just disables a setting that seems to be getting in the way of normal connection speeds. And some users on the forums said this has helped things get back to normal. Others said just resetting their networking settings gave some relief.

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Shelly Palmer is the host of Fox Television’s "Shelly Palmer Digital Living" television show about living and working in a digital world. He is Fox 5′s (WNYW-TV New York) Tech Expert and the host of United Stations Radio Network’s, MediaBytes, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment.