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Top iOS 12 Update Problems and Fixes

The new iOS 12 that was launched recently at the WWDC 2018 event will be soon arriving to your iPhones. However, most of the Apple users have already tasted the new operating system with the help of iOS 12 Beta updates. But there are some iOS 12 problemsthat users are not aware of and don't know how to deal with. Well, we are here to solve your problems with iOS 12. Today we will discuss some of the iOS 12 bugs that users are encountering constantly and will be offering solutions on it. Let us begin then.

1. Cannot Download iOS 12 Beta Software

To begin with the list of problems, Apple users are complaining that they are not able to download iOS 12 beta. They are searching the internet top-to-bottom so as to know how to download iOS 12 beta software. Well, this issue might be due to traffic on servers. Also check the Apple ID and password that you are using to login into Developers account.

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2. Skype App force Close After Logging In

Another major problem that users are facing is force closing of Skype on iPhone. Well, if you need to fix iOS 12 update problems, then use the below solutions.

Force quite app and restart iPhone

  • Step 1: Force quitting the app on iPhone is very simple. All you need to do is double click the home button. A list of apps will be shown. Now, swipe away the Skype app.
  • force quit app
  • Now restart your iPhone by long pressing the Sleep button. Now a slider will appear asking you to slide it to shutdown. Once the device is shut down, long press the Sleep button again to restart it.

Reinstall Skype on iPhone

  • Step 1: Delete the app from the iPhone.
  • Step 2: Once deleted, open App Store and find the app from search bar. Now click on the Get option. This will install the app.
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3. Personal Hotspot Not Work

If your personal hotspot is not working on iPhone due to new iOS update, follow these solutions.

Disable and Enable the hotspot

You can always disable and enable the hotspot option. This might trigger it and might start working.

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Turn on Airplane Mode for a While

Enabling Airplane mode for couple of minutes and turning it off might also enable the personal hotspot settings. Airplane mode will turn off all the connectivity options. This might probably solve your issue.

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Reset Network Settings

Resetting network settings will also be helpful to turn on your personal hotspot. All you need to do is go to Settings >> General >> Reset >> Reset Network Settings. This will reset not only your personal hotspot setting but also your cellular settings and Wi-Fi networks & passwords along with your APN & VPN settings.

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4. Keyboard Glitch

The new iOS 12 Beta update might also disturb your keyboard setting. Your keyboard might hang and stop working abruptly causing frustration. Hence, in order to know Apple keyboard glitch fix, you need to try the following solutions.

Offload certain apps

Offloading certain apps might assist you ease the situation. You can offload the heavy apps that might free the resources for your keyboard to operate smoothly. Follow the below steps.

  • Step 1: All you need to do is go to Settings >> General >> iPhone Storage. Now find the desired app that you need to offload and click on it.
  • Step 2: Now you can either offload the app or delete the app. Click Offload App to offload it.
  • Step 3: You can also offload the apps automatically by turning on the "Offload Unused Apps" option in Settings >> General >> iPhone Storage.
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Turn off Reachability

Reachability allows you to reach that content on the screen that is not reachable when you hold the iPhone in your single hand. You can disable it, which might help you solve the issue. Go to General >> Accessibility and turn off the toggle for Reachability.


Turn off iCloud Drive

Turning off iCloud Drive will force you to access your data and files locally instead on the cloud itself. This might free some resources to solve the keyboard glitch. Go to Settings >> [your name] >> iCloud. Turn off the option for iCloud Drive. You are done.

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Turn On Reduce Motion

iOS uses motion effect in the apps to give a depth feel. You can turn it off using Reduce Motion. To use this feature, go to Settings >> General >> Accessibility and toggle on the slider for Reduce Motion.

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5. Some Apps Not Working Properly

Glitches in the new iOS 12 might also cause some apps, including Fontnite, Pandora, and Pinkman go to not work properly. Well, do not panic. We have a solution for this as well. Your app may not work properly until they are applied with the below solutions.

Restart iPhone

Simply restart your iPhone. Yes!!! You heard it right. If an app is not working, restarting might offer help. All you need to do is switch off the iPhone and restart it again. And we think that you are well aware of how to restart your iPhone.

restart iphone

Delete and reinstall app

Deleting the problematic app and installing it again might help you at such time. Follow the below steps.

Step 1: To delete any app permanently from your iPhone, long press the app and wait for the apps to start shaking. When the apps start shaking, a cross symbol will appear on the right corner of the apps. Click the cross and the app is deleted.

Step 2: Install the app again by heading to the App Store.

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Wait for another update

Sometimes, it might not be the bugs in the iOS but the bugs in the app itself. And hence, it is better to stop trying and wait for an update from the app itself. The app developer may solve the bug in the update that will be launched soon. Just hand in there.

6. iMessage Not Delivered

Most of the times when you update your iOS to a new version the messages that were sent through iMessage do not get delivered. If an iMessage says not delivered can you delete it then you are facing the issue after updating to iOS 12 Beta.

Check the message type is supported by the carrier or not

In order for your message to be sent through iMessage, you need to check if your message type is supported by your carrier or not. Messages are sent either in the form of iMessage or SMS/MMS. You need to confirm if your carrier supports these messages or not. This can be done by confirming with the carrier itself.

Network connection

iMessage works on Internet. Hence, if you need them to work, make sure you have a running Internet connection. If not, you can turn on/off the Airplane mode.

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Send iMessage as text message

If you are facing issue while sending iMessage, you can send it in the form of normal SMS or text message. This is very simple to do. All you have to do is go to Settings >> Messages. Turn on the slider for "Send as SMS." This will send your iMessage as a normal text messages.


7. 3D Touch Screen No Response

Apple users are frequently found hunting for a solution that will fix iPhone touchscreen not responding. This problem may arise when you have updated your iPhone to iOS 12 beta. However, since this problem is not so new, we have a fix for iPhone touchscreen not responding.

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8. GPS Issues

Most of the times, when you update your iPhone to iOS 12 beta, specific features of the device stop working. This might include not working of GPS. And proportionally, the apps working on GPS (such as Google Maps) might also stop working. In addition, the apps might not catch the GPS signal at all making it useless.

9. Cannot Connect to the App Store

Next problem in the list that users face after updating to iOS 12 Beta is related to App Store. Updating to iOS 12 beta results in App Store not working, thus making it frustrating for users. Users cannot connect to the App Store. They just see the loading circle for hours.

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10. Lock Screen Visual Glitches

When this issue occurs, users face several difficulties while operating on lock screen. They are not able to access the notification of the lock screen. Also the device gets hanged on the lock screen making it difficult for the users to unlock the device again. This drives users nuts.

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11. AirPods Disconnecting from iPhone

AirPods lost connection from iPhone or can't re-pair anymore is another issue reported after installing iOS 12 beta. If you are also one of the victims, you can try the following tips:

Use Either Left or Right Microphone

Launch Settings > Bluetooth > Tap on "i" button next to AirPods then tap on Microphone. Select either Always Left AirPod or Always Right AirPod.

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Forget and Re-pair AirPods

Open Settings > Bluetooth. Tap on "i" next to AirPods and then tap on Forget this Device.

12. App Notification Not Working

Users also reported that they are not getting notifications of any kind from a lot of apps, including Twitter, Poshmark, ESPN Fantasy and more. These applications are all non-system apps, which really reflect the compatibility of the iOS 12 beta is not good. You can try the following tips to fix this bug.

  • Check the mute button. Disable it if it is on.
  • Check whether "Do Not Disturb" is activated. You need to turn it off as it will block all the notifications.
  • Check if the network connection is stable on your iOS device.

13. GPS Not Working on iOS 12

iPhone GPS not working properly after iOS 12 beta update is another issue that has been complained a lot. Some users said there's no signal in the device, others encountered GPS not updating the location or showing the wrong location. Generally you can turn on Airplane Mode and then turn it off to use this feature again. There are also other fixes you can check to fix GPS not working on iPhone.

14. Music Not Working on Beta 1

Some users reported that the music not playing from Music app after installing iOS 12 beta 1 on their iPhone. When tapping on an album, it greys all the songs out and says "not playing" when press on a song. This is most likely to be a software-related glitch and you can try to fix it by your own. Check the full solutions for Apple Music not working on iPhone .

How to Fix iOS 12 Update Issues Without Data Loss

The only solution to all these problems is reverting back to iOS 11. And after all, it is not worth using the iOS 12 Beta if you are facing so much of issues. Hence it is recommended to get back to official iOS 11. And one simple way to do this is using Tenorshare ReiBoot. This software will solve all your issues related to iOS 12 beta. In addition, the chance for your data loss is next to zero. Follow these steps to solve your issues.

  • When you run the software, click on "Fix All iOS Stuck" option present on the main interface.
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  • Proceed by clicking on "Fix Now" subsequently and download the latest firmware package for your iPhone.
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  • Once the package in downloaded, tap "Start Repair" option. Within some time your iPhone will be free of all issues with the latest iOS 11.4.
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Long story short, you had a look on all the possible issues that you might encounter after updating iOS along with iOS 12 bug fixes. And the only solution for all these issues is nothing but Tenorshare ReiBoot. You can let us know your feedback by commenting below.

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