So, have you performed the Orbi AX4200 setup process? Yes? Then also you are unable to connect your iPhone to Orbi AX4200 WiFi? Need not to worry! This is the most common issue and trust us, it has been fixed by applying the fixes provided in this post.
Yes, this post! You read it absolutely correct! Millions of users have bookmarked this post and they are helping others by sharing it. So, without further ado, relax your sense, take the name of Jesus, and start the process of fixing the issue.
Note: We are taking Orbi AX4200 just for an example here. This entire post is based on Orbi AX4200 but you can use this for any model of Orbi you have. The example is just for better understanding for users.
Fixed: iPhone Not Connecting to Orbi’s WiFi
Fix 1: Reboot Your iPhone and Orbi
This type of common issue can be fixed easily by simply restarting your iPhone and Orbi device both,
To restart your Orbi and iPhone:
- First of all, disconnect them from each other. Here “them” is referred to Orbi and your iPhone.
- Then turn off your Orbi device and after sometime, turn off your iPhone as well. Do not turn on the Airplane mode on your iPhone. Turn it off properly.
- Now, wait! Let your devices take some reset. They have been working for you since longer.
- Thereafter, turn on your Orbi device and then your iPhone.
- Reconnect your Orbi and iPhone.
Let us hope that your iPhone is now connecting to the Orbi’s WiFi? Verify it by accessing orbilogin.net. Are you able to access the web address? If yes, then consider yourself lucky because the issue is fixed by applying the first tip only.
And, if you are still struggling with the same, try other one.
Fix 2: Enable the Orbi’s SSID
So, have you enabled the Orbi’s SSID? If not, then how can you get connected to it? So, do the needful by enabling your Orbi’s SSID. And, if you have changed the SSID of your Netgear Orbi, ensure that you are connecting to the correct one. This fix can help your iPhone to connect to Orbi’s WiFi.
Fix 3: Check the Password
OMG! How can we forget this? Check the password! Are you sure that you are entering the correct password for connecting to the Orbi’s WiFi? It seems not! So, use the correct password to connect to Orbi’s SSID (WiFi network).
What else you can do! Ask your family members regarding the same! Maybe anyone of them has changed the password without notifying you. It happens in most cases. Is everything fine? Means, if no one has changed the password and you are entering it correctly as well, then Orbi factory reset process can save you from this hassle.
Once your Orbi gets reset, the SSID and its password will set back to default. So, using them, you can connect your iPhone to Orbi AX4200’s WiFi. But, don’t forget to reconfigure your Orbi first.
Don’t panic! Orbi can be configured successfully by simply pressing the WPS button on it and the satellite.
Fix 4: Turn off Mobile Data
Ok! If you are putting your Orbi’s WiFi in use, then there isn’t any need of mobile data. So, simply turn the mobile data off. And, if you want to use the mobile data, then turn the WiFi off. But that’s what you won’t need, right?
You might be thinking, how turning off mobile data can help, don’t you? The reason is, signal clashing! If both the things are on, their WiFi signals will mess with each other, resulting in no output.
Fix 5: Update Orbi Firmware
Oh snap! How can we forget this! Updating the software is important, no doubt! But, performing Orbi firmware update is more than important. So, first of all, go to the settings of your iPhone and once you are in there, check for the updates available. If you find any, get the software updated on your iPhone using mobile data.
After that, perform Orbi firmware update as well by visiting the AX4200’s official site and following the on-screen instructions.
Update your iPhone first and then your Orbi. Both the devices will get restarted once they get updated.
Now, see of you are able to connect your iPhone to your Obi’s WiFi. Let us tell you that only 2-3 percent of users reach till here. Others get a permanent solution for the issue after applying the first fix only. Let us hope that you be amongst them.
So, we are now going to give this article a successful end. Anticipating that, you are connected to your Orbi’s WiFi and reading this post online.
Wishing you Merry Christmas in advance and a hassle-free experience with Netgear Orbi!