You are an iPhone user and you also want to upgrade your device with the newer version of iOS. But should you download the latest version iOS 11 and upgrade your device with it? Have you ever thought that upgrading with new iOS version may suffer you from several problems?
If not then ask yourself before downloading iOS 11. Though every version comes with some unique and new features but wait a minute. Does this new features will stop you from experiencing better?
We know that this new version will not bring you a lot of features but it will have the ability to fix any bugs. Only fixing bugs does not makes iOS 11 great. There are many problems which occur after upgrading your device to iOS 11.
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You don’t have to worry about the problems because here we have come up with some iOS 11 problems and their solutions. If you have already upgraded your device then you can solve the issues if you come across and those who have not yet updated, look the problems first and then think whether to update your device or not.
Common iOS 11 problems and their Solutions
#1- Software update failed
There are many iPhone users who are complaining that they are unable to update the latest software. Well this issue is common every time when any new iOS version comes. Therefore it should be fixed by following the below steps:
Step 1: First whether your device support iOS 11 or not. Many old devices are not for this new update. If you have iPhone 5 then you cannot update it because Apple has left some old devices to update.
Step 2: You can also reset network settings. The issue can be of anything so try to change it.
Go to Settings > General > Reset > Tap on Reset Network Settings
Step 3: Try to force restart your device by holding the power and home button together until Apple logo appears.
Step 4: You can also try iTunes to update on computer
#2- App Store issues
After updating to new version, users experiencing problem in downloading apps from App store. Even updating apps are also restricted and this can be irritating. So to fix the problem, you should restart your device and again download it. You can also follow the below steps:
First go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings. Then sign to Apple ID
Go to Settings > iTunes & App Store > Password Settings and click on require password switch.
#3- Can’t Connect to a Wi-Fi Network
Updating your device to new version can also stop you from joining Wi-Fi networks. Here Wi-Fi becomes grey, it keeps dropping or turns on automatically or sometimes it does not turn on. So, how to fix it?
Step 1: You can fix the problem by resetting your phone, reset the Wi-Fi router or just forget Wi-Fi network on your device and again join.
Step 2: Reset network settings by simply going to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings. This will not delete your data so don’t worry.
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#4- iPhone Gets Overheated
Overheating problem is really a terrible one especially in iPhone 7. Now after upgrading to iOS 11, iPhone gets overheated. Even many users have reported this issue many times. So how to cool down your device is the main problem. Follow the tips to get rid of overheating issues.
Tip 1: Simple way is to leave the device and don’t access it until it becomes cool by itself.
Tip 2: Don’t use your device in any kind of hot environment
Tip 3: Remove your iPhone case to stop heating issue
Tip 4: Switch off location service. If your GPS is on then it can really heat your iPhone/iPad/iPod. So turn it off by going to Settings > Privacy > Location Services > Off.
Tip 5: Look if any apps are running on background, if yes then shut down all
#5- Battery draining fast
This is also one of the top most problems of iOS 11. If your iPhones battery is running fast and you think this is due to excess of playing games or other use then you are wrong. The battery problem may be due to new iOS 11 which you have updated on your device. Some tips may help you to sort out the battery problem.
Tip 1: Check whether any app is not using the battery more by going to Settings > Battery. If yes then disable all of them until you get updates
Tip 2: Use low power mode on your device. This can help you to save battery a lot. For that you have to go to Settings > Battery > Low power mode.
Tip 3: Turn off all background app refresh. For that go to Settings > General > Background App Refresh > Turn it off then
Tip 4: Stop Raise to Wake option. For this you have to go to Settings app > Display & Brightness and then click Raise to Wake option off.
#6- Touch ID stops Working
Your iPhone touch ID may not work after updating to latest iOS version. Especially, when you want to unlock your device or want to pay a bill. However you can solve this issue by simply going to Settings > Click on Touch ID & Passcode > Enter your Passcode > Turn off iTunes & App Store.
Now press the Home button and then reboot your iPhone or iPad. After that again go to Settings and turn on iTunes & App Store in Touch ID & Passcode.
#7- Camera stops working
Well, there are many problems after iOS 11 update and camera not working is also one of them. Especially those iPhone users who have iPhone 6 with them, their rear camera stops working and black screen appears. To solve the problem, follow the below steps:
- Close the camera app when you face this issue
- Also check whether your phone’s camera is not covered by any thing
- Shut down your device and once reboot it
#8- Insufficient spaces to download
Before installing iOS 11, just check whether you have space on your device or not. Because it needs at least 4GB space to download and install. However this issue generally occurs on those devices which have 16GB and 32GB storage.
iOS 10.3.3 needs 7.8 GB storage and comparison to that, iOS 11 will take less space. So it is recommended to backup all your essential data in safe place otherwise it can create problems.
#9- Loss of data after iOS 11 updates
One of the common problems which many users come across is the data loss situation. After updating to latest version, many users’ data gets deleted because iOS 11 especially contains lots of bugs. So this may be the reason behind data loss. But there is no need to worry if you have already backed up your data in safe place like on iTunes or iCloud.
Because this can help you to get back you’re lost files easily. And if there is no such backup then this is one kind of lesson that you should take and be sure not to do the same thing next time.
For more information, check How to recover lost iOS data after iOS 11 update
#10- Charging Problem
This is yet another problem which many iPhone users have experienced. After updating to new version, your device may show problem in recognizing USB cable and you will fail to charge your device. This is a serious issue and to solve it, follows the below steps:
Step 1: Always use the USB cable that you have got with your device and no other charger
Step 2: Also check the USB cable is not damaged
Step 3: Try to hard reset your device
Step 4: You can also change the USB cable if you have another one
Step 5: Can use iPad charger as it will charge your iPhone faster
#11- iOS Screen recording not working
Though iOS 11 have some benefits but when users come across its disadvantages then they think how to get rid of it. However here is another problem which users come across. You may come across recording issue like screen recording feature, recording videos etc.
However you can follow the steps to fix the issue:
Step 1: First ensure Screen recording is switched on
Step 2: Again open screen recording and restart your iOS device
Step 3: At last, reset all settings
This is the first Part of iOS 11 problems and solutions. If you face the above problem then quickly fix them by going through them. I will update the Part II of iOS 11 Problems and it Solutions soon.