How to Enable or Disable Wi-Fi Assist on iPhone in iOS 9/iOS 10


There is a Wi-Fi Assist feature in iOS 9 (which is called WLAN-Assist in iOS 10), please read this guide to know how to enable or turn it off on iPhone.


Nov. 23, 2016


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With iOS 9 released last September, you can enjoy a wealth of new features that make it worth getting to know over the past iOS 8 update. One of the new features that you will find in iOS 9 is the ability to enable the Wi-Fi Assist on iPhone. In the latest iOS 10, the feature is called WLAN Assist.

Almost all of us have been bothered by poor Wi-Fi connectivity at some point, so that we have to disable Wi-Fi and turn on cellular data in order to continue Internet connectivity. Now things have been easier, you can make a switch over from Wi-Fi to cellular data automatically by enabling the Wi-Fi Assist on your iPhone running iOS 9/iOS 10. However, sometimes we want to disable Wi-Fi Assist to save our data plan. In this post, we are going to show you how to enable or disable Wi-Fi Assist on iPhone 6/6s/7 in iOS 9 or iOS 10.

Also Read: The Most Common iOS 10 Problems with Solutions >

How to Enable/Disable Wi-Fi Assistant in iOS 10/iOS 9 on iPhone

Step 1. Launch the Settings app from your iPhone, scroll down and tap on Cellular.

Step 2. Go to the bottom, and you should see Wi-Fi Assistant option. Here you can toggle it to ON or OFF position.

How to Turn on/off Wi-Fi Assistant in iOS 9

How to Turn on/off Wi-Fi Assistant in iOS 9

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Note: If you are stuck on some Wi-Fi problem, like iPhone iPad can't connect to Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi can't turn on, Wi-Fi grey out, etc. please check this guide – How to Fix: iPhone iPad Wi-Fi Problems and Solutions, and fix it in minutes.

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