Fix Slower WiFi issue on iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 – [How to]


The iOS 8.1 is out there for some time now and over 70% iOS devices has been updated to the latest version of the operating system. But the new OS always have some bugs and glitches in early days of it’s release. Developers at Apple have just released the iOS 8.1.1 another update mainly focusing the older devices like iPhone 4S and iPad’s.

Most of the iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 users have reported some slower WiFi issue on their devices as compared to the previous version of the iOS. There are some reports of a annoying WiFi Bugs found in the iOS 8x devices making the WiFi speed to almost dead at some point. Especially if you tend to download some apps or music from the iTunes store, it can take up ages on this slow WiFi speed network.

We will let you fix this issue by following some simple steps and adding the DNS address to get most out of your device. All you have to do is follow these steps to update your WiFi settings and get a better download speed.

Step 1: First of all tap on the Settings on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 2: Move to WiFi and the tap on the ‘i’ present next to the Network Name.

Step 3: Now you can  Manually enter the the new Google DNS address ”,″.

Step 4: Now you can save  your settings and run a speed test to verify if the issue has been resolved or not.


This simple settings tweak can fix the issue of slower WiFi speed on your device running the iOS 8 or iOS 8.1. This new Google DNS can speed up the ping time and make the server response time decreasing significantly.

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