Fix iOS 13/12/11 WiFi Always On or Turns On by Itself

Why iOS 13/12/11 WiFi turns on by itself? Read this guide to get the cause and the method to fix the WiFi automatically turns on in iOS 13/12/11 issue.

Roger Smith Last Updated: May. 09, 2020

Updating to the newest iOS is great, which makes your iPhone/iPad better than before with the new features. The Control Center is also redesigned that lets you change the settings for the things you do most. Now Apple just releases iOS 13 with new features and some important improvements. So did the iOS 12.4 However, you just find something strange: the new iOS WiFi always on or the WiFi automatically turns on. Why does my WiFi keep turning on in iOS 13/12/11? Keep reading to get the reason and a quick fix.

Why iOS 13/12/11 WiFi Turns On by Itself

In the new iOS Control Center, you can easily turn on/off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. But actually, when you switch off the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, these features just disconnect from the current Wi-Fi network/Bluetooth pairing but still running in the background. In the new iOS version, you will find the buttons will be in white if you are not fully turning Bluetooth and Wi-Fi off.

Apple makes them always on to keep certain features intact, like AirDrop, location services, the connection with Apple Watch, etc. So with iOS 13 or iOS 12.4, your device will try to reconnect to known devices using Wi-Fi/Bluetooth. It will also lead to battery draining and security risk. If you dislike this change, go to the next part to see how to turn off WiFi completely on iPhone Xs/Xr/X/8/7/6s in iOS 13/12/11.

How to Fix iOS 13/12/11 WiFi Always on/Turns on by Itself

iOS 13/12/11 WiFi turns on by itself is annoying, then how to turn off WiFi completely? You need to go to Settings app to make it.

Step 1. Open Settings app on your device > Choose WLAN.

Step 2. Switch the button off.

How to Turn off WiFi iOS 13 Beta/12/11

How to Turn off WiFi iOS 13 Beta/12/11

The Bottom Line

The newest iOS WiFi turns on by itself is not a bug but a hidden feature. You can easily disable it in Settings app. If you have any other fixes, you may share it in the comments part. And really recommend you an easier way to manage iPhone iPad data- AnyTrans.

Roger Smith

Work for iMobie team for 5 years as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS or Android related issues.