Sometimes, when you try to connect your iPhone and Mac to the same WiFi network, it would so happen that there would be an IP conflict. This happens when more than one device on the same network has the same IP address. It is quite easy to solve this problem with a few simple steps. Check out the steps below to fix theĀ IP Address Conflict on iPhone and Mac.

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IP Address Conflict on iPhone and Mac

IP Address Conflict on iPhone and Mac – Fix

iPhone Fix

  • Open the settings app on your iPhone and open the WiFi option.
  • Tap on the ‘i‘ button next to the WiFi network for which you are connected.
  • The network related info page will appear. At the bottom of the page, tap on ‘Renew Lease‘. This will reset the IP address of your iPhone.

Now, you can connect to the WiFi network and you will be able to do it without problems.

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Now, let us see how you can solve this issue on the Mac.

Mac Fix

  • Open the System Preferences option on your Mac.
  • Select the Network Preference option
  • On the left side of this option, you will be shown the WiFi network that is having errors in connecting.
  • At the bottom of the screen on the right side, click on the “Advanced” button.
  • At the next page, click on the TCP/IP tab.
  • Click on the ‘Renew DHCP Lease‘ option and you are good to go! This will reset your MAC’s IP address and you should have no more issues in connecting to the WiFi network.

If you are still facing issues in connecting to the same WiFi network with your Mac and iPhone, let us know in the comments below.


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