It’s exciting to get a notification that it’s time to update your iOS software. Upgrades often come with fun extras that make using your iPhone more enjoyable. However, sometimes upgrades, like the most recent one, also come with problems. Here’s what you should know about the latest iOS upgrade and how to handle common issues. You should always back up your device if possible before updating the operating system. If a device has an issue with it’s upgrade and data loss occurs you should seek the services of a smartphone data recovery expert in your local area.
Poor Battery Life
The latest iOS update has been wreaking havoc on battery life. Until a new upgrade fixes this issue, there are a few things you can do to extend the life of your battery. First, go to your Settings and then choose General to shut off your Background App Refresh. Also turn off the Fitness Tracking feature by going to Settings, Privacy and then Motion and Fitness.
Bluetooth and WiFi Trouble
It’s common for an iOS upgrade to cause problems with your Bluetooth, WiFi or both. You can fix this by simply resetting the network settings. Go to Settings, then General, then Reset and then choose Reset Network Settings. Choose the third option. However, make sure to not pick the option that will reset everything and erase your content.
Missing Text Notifications
Sometimes an iOS update can reset your notification settings. If you’re not being alerted when you have a new texts, go to Settings, then Notifications and choose Messages. Change the toggles so that you will get the types of alerts you want whenever you have a new message.
If your installed games seem to be running slower than before the iOS update, a simple restart of your phone may be able to fix the problem. To restart, first close any open apps and then hold the power and home buttons down simultaneously for 10 seconds. When the Apple logo comes up, that means your phone is restarting. If the games are still slow, make sure that you have the most recent version.
Hot While Charging
If your iPhone feels like it’s hotter than normal while it’s charging, it could be because your phone’s still working hard following the update. Apps continue to be updated for a while and the background action could be making your phone hot temporarily.
How to Avoid More Issues
The best way to avoid issues with your iPhone is to always keep it up to date. Whenever a new upgrade is available, download it immediately. Then stay on top of your updates to make sure you download each successive one in order to fix bugs.