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Old Nov 16, 2012, 10:31 AM   #1
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iPhone 5 / ios6.0.1 - Wifi icon missing

Hi guys,

Been experiencing an issue whereby I am connected to wifi but the Wifi icon is missing. A restart of the phone fixes it, but it has been recurring quite frequently and I am tired of restarting the phone everytime this happens

When this problem happens, I am still able to surf on the wifi network, it's just that the wifi icon is missing from the status bar

Any clue?
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 10:32 AM   #2
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Hi guys,

Been experiencing an issue whereby I am connected to wifi but the Wifi icon is missing. A restart of the phone fixes it, but it has been recurring quite frequently and I am tired of restarting the phone everytime this happens

When this problem happens, I am still able to surf on the wifi network, it's just that the wifi icon is missing from the status bar

Any clue?
Just to get this out of the way; are you jailbroken?
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 11:14 AM   #3
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How do you know you are connected when the icon is missing. This might sound stupid, but could your Wifi be dropping out?
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 05:35 PM   #4
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I am not jailbroken

I know i am connected because i can surf the net even when i switch off cellular data. there are no symbols of LTE or wifi yet i can surf net. thats how i know i am connected
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 08:44 PM   #5
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I have the same problem.

Same issue.
WiFi icon is gone. It shows 4G instead.
However, when I go to WiFi in Settings, it shows that I am connected to my WiFi network.
To double check, I used the app "Fing" to scan my network. (It shows all the devices on the network.) It doesn't work when connected to AT&T 4G. So, in my test, it shows all the devices of my WiFi network as I expect.

iTunes says my software is current.

Rebooting does make the icon reappear. I just tested this, so I don't know if it will last.
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Old Jan 2, 2013, 08:44 PM   #6
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Same for me. Still no solution?
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Old Jan 3, 2013, 08:49 AM   #7
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Have you tried a network settings reset?
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Old Jan 3, 2013, 09:33 AM   #8
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Are you connected to a 2.4ghz or 5ghz network?
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Old Mar 19, 2013, 09:55 PM   #9
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I had the same issue. The wifi icon came back on my iPhone after I deleted few unwanted applications. I had a lot of apps and was doing cleanup. You can give it a shot and see if it helps.
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