Slow iOS iPhone / iPad Wifi Connection? Reset, Change and Flush DNS Network Cache

Updated: December 1, 2016 / Home » Smartphone and Tablets » Apps and OS » Apple iOS

There are times when you brand new iPad Wifi connection appears to be slow, certain website tends loads slower than the other especially Facebook. Initially I suspect it was the lack of flash support but it appears to be a random connection issues with iOS signal strength. Anyway, flushing your DNS cache might help, to flush DNS caches, just reset iPad network settings.

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01 – Reset / Flush Network Cache

    Setting > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings

Slow iOS iPhone / iPad Wifi Connection? Reset, Change and Flush DNS Network Cache

Slow iOS iPhone / iPad Wifi Connection? Reset, Change and Flush DNS Network Cache

02 – Change DNS to Google DNS

Google DNS is fast, it is a good idea to set your default DNS to Google DNS instead of your ISP’s DNS. We’ve created a video tutorial on how to change your DNS on your iOS devices for iPad and iPhone.

03 – Update iOS

There appears to be a bug in iOS6, update it to the latest version. It is believed that the bug slows down the wifi speed on iPhone, I believe it does not effect the iPad.

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11 comments on “Slow iOS iPhone / iPad Wifi Connection? Reset, Change and Flush DNS Network Cache

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    Eric Geier [ Reply ]

    How do i flush the DNS cache on an iPhone?

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    This completely disables all network connectivity until you drop out of airplane mode again

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      Debajyoti Das [ Reply ]

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    Mac OS X [ Reply ]

    Clearing or flushing the DNS Cache is regular occurrence for a network engineer.

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    Mark Hasting [ Reply ]

    Since Airplane mode disables the wireless features of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch … 3) Resetting the Network settings on the iPad will flush the DNS cache.

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      Robin Parrish [ Reply ]

      Has anyone been able to test the performance of iOS 7 on the iPhone 5s?

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    Andrew Malek [ Reply ]

    Flush the DNS Cache if Having Problems Accessing a Site

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    Tutorial [ Reply ]

    If you’ve found yourself hitting DNS errors or 404 pages in your browser but you know … it might be time to flush and restart DNS cache.

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      Ishan Patel [ Reply ]

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