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7 Common iPhone Problems and How to Fix Them (Step by step Guide 2019)

Many people own iPhone with pride, but it has its own share of issues. Sometimes users report they are unable to connect to WiFi, or Microphone not working, Some others struggling with iPhone Unresponsive Screen, Apps Crashes Without Warning and more, Here’s a roundup of the most common iPhone problems and how to fix them.

Unable to Connect to WiFi

Go to the iPhone’s control center and tap the WiFi button to put it off. You would be disconnected from all WiFi networks. Wait for a few seconds and then turn the WiFi on. If this doesn’t work, instead of switching the WiFi off, you can try the same with airplane mode.

If you still can’t connect to the WiFi, try restarting your iPhone by pressing and holding the power button and home button till the Apple logo appears. Once rebooted, your iPhone should be able to connect to WiFi. If even at this stage, you are not able to connect, go to Settings – Select the icon of the network you are trying to connect – Scroll down and then set the HTTP Proxy to auto.

Microphone not Working

Take out the protective film from the screen. If you are facing the microphone issue with only a specific app, check whether it has the permission to use the microphone. For that, you would have to go to Settings> Privacy> Microphone.

You can also try using your phone without the case. If it doesn’t help, you can go to Settings>General >Accessibility and then turn off the Phone Noise Cancellation. If this still doesn’t help, then contact Apple customer service.

Frozen, Unresponsive Screen

Power off your Apple mobile phone. Then restart. You can also solve this problem by doing a hard reset. Hold and press the power button and the home button at the same time until the Apple logo appears.

Apps Crashes Without Warning

Solution: Double press the home button for the app manager to show up. Kill the apps by swiping it. Try to reopen the app. If this doesn’t help, you may want to check if all the apps are up-to-date. Turn on the automatic updates: Settings>iTunes>App store

If the problem persists even after updating the app, then it could be a software glitch. You may then have to update your iPhone to the latest software.

iPhone Won’t Power Off

Solution: Hold and keep the home button and the power button pressed at the same time, the Apple logo will then appear on your screen. Your iPhone should be able to power on and off normally.

Recommend to read: How To Fix Android Phone Won’t Turn On 

Blue Screen of Death

Reboot your iPhone mobile by pressing and holding the power button and the home button simultaneously till you see the Apple logo appear. This whole process has to be done within 15 mins; otherwise, you may have to restart the whole recovery process again.

Unable to Back Up iPhone to iCloud

Solution: Check whether the iCloud storage limit is full. If yes, then delete some data or stop backing up. You may not need all the photos that are still kept stored in your gallery. Deleting them will free up quite a lot of space. If you cannot reduce your backup needs or delete data, think about getting a bigger storage plan.

One of the quick solutions that seem to work most of the times is to simply reset or factory reset the iPhone. Most of the common iPhone problems are cleared off just by resetting the OS. Even after trying all the solutions mentioned above, if you are still facing the issue, the best solution would be to ask for professional help or contact Apple’s customer service.

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