Learner Learner - 1 year ago 82
Objective-C Question

Detecting internet connectivity continually

I want my app to detect the internet connection loss automatically. So im using the following code.

- (void)applicationDidBecomeActive:(UIApplication *)application {

Reachability *networkReachability = [Reachability reachabilityForInternetConnection];
NetworkStatus networkStatus = [networkReachability currentReachabilityStatus];
if (networkStatus == NotReachable) {
[Settings hideSpinner];
//Show no internet connectivity dialog.
} else {
}
}


But the problem is that it is not checking the internet connectivity continually.
it checks only when the app has become active. How can I be able to check for internet connection continually throughout the app life cycle and throw an warning if internet goes off automatically?

Answer Source

Add obeserver like this in Reachability method.

1) [[NSNotificationCenter defaultCenter] addObserver:self selector:@selector(reachabilityChanged:) name:kReachabilityChangedNotification object:nil];

It will call automatically when your app open/in background mode and it call reachabilityChanged.

2) [[NSNotificationCenter defaultCenter] postNotificationName:@"ChangeInternetConnection" object:nil];

ChangeInternetConnection you have to add observer to your ViewController to get status when internet changing it's status.

 - (void) checkInternetConnetion {

        [[NSNotificationCenter defaultCenter] addObserver:self selector:@selector(reachabilityChanged:) name:kReachabilityChangedNotification object:nil];

        //NSString *remoteHostName = @"www.apple.com";


    self.internetReachability = [Reachability reachabilityForInternetConnection];
        [self.internetReachability startNotifier];
        [self updateInterfaceWithReachability:self.internetReachability];
    }


    #pragma mark - Reachability Methods

    - (void)updateInterfaceWithReachability:(Reachability *)reachability {
     if (reachability == self.internetReachability) {
            [self checkStatus:reachability];
        }

        if (reachability == self.wifiReachability) {
            [self checkStatus:reachability];
        }
    }


    -(void)checkStatus :(Reachability *)reachability {

        NetworkStatus netStatus = [reachability currentReachabilityStatus];
        BOOL connectionRequired = [reachability connectionRequired];
        NSString* statusString = @"";

        switch (netStatus) {

            case NotReachable: {

               self.isInternetOn = FALSE;

                break;
            }

            case ReachableViaWWAN: {
                self.isInternetOn = TRUE;

                break;
            }
            case ReachableViaWiFi: {
                self.isInternetOn = TRUE;

                break;
            }
        }



        [[NSNotificationCenter defaultCenter] postNotificationName:@"ChangeInternetConnection" object:nil];

      }

    - (void) reachabilityChanged:(NSNotification *)note {

        Reachability* curReach = [note object];
        NSParameterAssert([curReach isKindOfClass:[Reachability class]]);
        [self updateInterfaceWithReachability:curReach];
    }