If you are also one of those who just got their new iPad 3 in hands and starts noticing a suspicious activity of the device with the local Wi-Fi network, then you are not alone in the race, many other users also noticed the same thing on their new iPad while connecting with the local Wi-Fi network. It appears that there is a small glitch present in the iOS 5.1 for the new iPad that causes this error on the newly configured iPad units.
Including our device, many users have faced the same problem on different parts of the iOS. It is reported that Wi-Fi network bars on the new iPad apparently goes empty, even if you are standing next to the wireless router on which you have connected the device, and it bugs most of the users to debug this problem on their devices. Many of you may have thought that your wireless router just burned up due to unknown hardware issue, and not providing the actual strength of signals to your devices. However, let me correct you! There is a little bug present in the new iOS 5.1 for iPad 3 that brings this issue to some users.
Well, here we have just a little trick workaround for you guys that allow you to get your new iPad Wi-Fi network back running on the device with your wireless router. Before going into the further details, I want to state that the bug is still not known to us, but folks have figured out how to trick it sort out the issue on the new iPad. However, we have got our hands on the tutorial to fix this little iOS 5.1 issue on your new iPad:
- Open Settings and tap on “General”
- Tap “Network” and tap “Wi-Fi”
- Tap the blue arrow next to the wireless router you are connected to
- At the next screen, tap “Forget this Network”
- Go back to Wi-Fi and rejoin the network you just forgot
If you have followed all the steps on your device, and the Wi-Fi still not working on your device with full power, then head up to try this steps to fix the issue:
- From Settings, tap “General” then “Reset”
- Tap “Reset Network Settings”
- Reboot the iPad
- Connect to a wireless network again
Before resetting your new iPad networking settings make sure that you are known to the Wi-Fi’s password because it just deletes all the saved data about the networks, and after resetting you have again had to enter the network data password into your new iPad.
Hope your devices start working back with your Wi-Fi network, else you have to reserve a spot in Genius bar to sort out this issue on your new device.