How to Reset Network Settings on iPhone 12

Charlotte Daniels

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Are you experiencing network connectivity issues with your iPhone 12? Resetting the network settings can often help resolve such problems.

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of resetting network settings on your iPhone 12. Follow the steps below to get started.

Step 1: Accessing the Settings

To begin, unlock your iPhone 12 and locate the Settings app on your home screen. It is represented by a gear icon. Tap on it to open the Settings menu.

Step 2: Navigating to Network Settings

In the Settings menu, scroll down and look for the General option. Tap on it to proceed.

In the General menu, scroll down once again until you find Reset. Tap on it to access different reset options.


If you have a passcode set on your device, you will be prompted to enter it before proceeding further.

Step 3: Resetting Network Settings

In the Reset menu, locate and select Reset Network Settings. This option is specifically designed to reset all network-related configurations on your iPhone 12.

A warning message will appear, informing you that this action will erase all saved Wi-Fi networks, VPN settings, cellular settings, and Bluetooth connections. However, it won’t delete any personal data or media files from your device.

  • Note:
  • If you have important Wi-Fi passwords saved on your device,
  • make sure to back them up before proceeding further.

If you are certain that you want to reset the network settings, tap on the Reset Network Settings option. A confirmation pop-up will appear.

Step 4: Confirming the Reset

To proceed with the reset, tap on Reset Network Settings in the confirmation pop-up. Your iPhone 12 will now begin resetting network settings.

Note: This process may take a few seconds to complete. Your device will restart once it is finished.

Step 5: Reconnecting to Networks

After your iPhone 12 restarts, you will need to reconnect to Wi-Fi networks and reconfigure any other network-related settings according to your preferences.

Note: If you use a VPN app or have manually configured a VPN profile on your device, make sure to set it up again after resetting the network settings.

In conclusion,

If you are experiencing connectivity issues or facing difficulties with Wi-Fi networks, resetting network settings can often help resolve these problems on your iPhone 12. By following the step-by-step guide outlined above, you can easily reset the network settings and establish a fresh connection with ease.

We hope this tutorial has been helpful. If you have any further queries or encounter any issues, feel free to reach out for assistance.

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