As a leader in the industry of smartphones, Apple has always proved its worth by providing state of the art features in every model it builds. One such example is iPhone X. It was announced with iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus on September 12, 2017. With hexa-core system-on-chip, bezel-less display, an improved graphics performance, and wireless charging, it mesmerized every customer who looks for a blend of innovation and style. But every device, with passing time, can face issues. To resolve them you need to know some basic methods of troubleshooting which can help you in fixing these problems on your own. iPhone X does not have a home button which makes few of the techniques obsolete which were based on this key. Following are the issues which you can face while using this phone.
- Battery life problems
- How to reset the device?
- Appearance of green lines on screen
- Crackling audio issues
- iMessage problems
- Issues in application while deleting it
- Sign in problems
- How to stop accidental emergency calls?
- How to reset iPhone X to factory status?
Below we have discussed every method in detail so that you can gain a better understanding of the process. It is essential that you should follow every step in a precise manner otherwise you will not get the desired output from these solutions.
Method 1: Forcing a restart on iPhone X
It has been seen that by forcing a restart on the device, you can fix many issues. But iPhone X does not have a home button which is why the process will be different. Following are the steps which can guide you in this task.
- Step 1: First, locate the volume key and press the up button. Quickly release it and proceed further.
- Step 2: Now press and release the volume down button.
- Step 3: Look for side button and hold it after pressing until you see the logo of Apple appearing on the screen.
This procedure will restart your phone, and the processes which may be hampering the device performance will stop automatically. It is recommended that before trying any method, you can first apply this and can check if it is helpful in resolving issues.
Method 2: Resetting iPhone X
To reset your device first, you have to open “settings” on your phone and then select “General” option. It will open a menu, select “Reset” which will lead you to an option called “reset all settings,” now you have to tap it. This type of resetting will keep your data and other files safe but will require you to re-establish the passwords and Wi-Fi settings.
Method 2: How to fix low battery life problem?
iPhone X has an excellent battery life, but due to some applications, it is possible that you may face issues with it. To find out which applications are responsible for consuming most of the power you can follow the below-mentioned process.
Open the “settings” of your phone and select battery. Here you will see all the apps along with the power consumption details. Now you have to prioritize the updating process for these applications. By preventing few of these apps, you can save the bandwidth which will in return extend the battery life. Sometimes battery performance can get affected due to switching between mobile coverage areas. iPhone keeps on polling the information for establishing signal which can result in low battery output. With the help of some changes, you can enhance the battery life which we have described below.
- Adjust the brightness to a low level
- Turn the location services off
- Keep your device in general mode and avoid vibration mode
- Enable the airplane mode is required
- Use the low power mode when you are low on power
Method 3: iMessage problems
Sometimes you may face issues while using iMessage. Following are the troubleshooting steps which can help you in resolving the problem.
First, you have to turn your device off and on again. Open the option of settings and touch on “messages.” Toggle iMessage and turn it off. Now you have to wait for ten seconds and then turn it on. This process will fix your problem.
Method 4: How to close an application by force?
In some cases, it is required to close the app which is not responding and hanging the device. Following is the procedure for closing these apps.
- Step 1: Swipe up and pause the phone so that you can enter app carousel view
- Step 2: Now swipe in the left or right direction to find the application which is causing issue
- Step 3: Swipe the app in the upward direction which will close it.
If the app keeps on quitting or stops responding to your commands, then this method is useful in fixing this issue. When it shuts down, you can re-launch it to use it again. If the problem persists then, you can restart the device or check the iOS and app software updates which can be responsible for the occurrence of such issue. Deleting the application can also help in this case.
Method 5: How to delete an application on this device?
It is possible that some apps may cause problems which make it mandatory to delete them from your phone. But few applications can resist you from taking this action. Here, by following this process, you can remove these apps.
- Step 1: Press and hold the application until all the app icons start to wiggle on the screen.
- Step 2: Press the “X” icon which will be appearing on the icon of the app you want to remove.
- Step 3: After touching the “X” icon, tap on “Done” option which will show up in the top right corner of the screen.
Method 6: Blank screen while using the phone
Due to dust accumulation, it is possible that proximity sensors of the device may stop working. It will lead you to a situation where you will see a blank screen while picking up the call or using your mobile. By removing the screen protector, you can fix this issue.
Method 7: How to stop accidental emergency calls?
iPhone X is laced with emergency SOS feature which works on auto call. This feature is designed keeping accidental events in mind. By holding the side button and the volume button simultaneously for a few seconds, you can make a call for getting fast help. Sometimes it is possible that you may trigger this process accidentally. When this procedure initiates, you will hear a countdown which will provide you few seconds to cancel it or terminate the call. In case you want to disable this feature then first, you have to go to the “settings” which will open a menu. Here you will find “Emergency SOS toggle Auto Call.”By turning this off, you will disable this feature.
Method 8: How to reset your phone to factory status?
It is possible in some cases where you may need to take back your phone to factory status. It can be for installing a backup, or selling the device to another person, or give away your phone to someone else. It is recommended that you should create a back up of your data before applying this method as this procedure will delete all the files from your device. There are two ways by which you can apply this treatment which are as follows.
Factory setup by settings
Open the “settings” and select general. While scrolling down, you will find an option of “reset.” select it. A menu will open where you have to select “Erase All Content and Settings.” The device will ask your password, enter the same and then tap “Erase iPhone.”
Factory setup by iTunes
Connect your phone to a system and open iTunes. Select your iPhone X from the list which will come up in the menu. Create a back up of your device to iCloud or iTunes and tap on “restore” to reset your mobile. If the device asks for permission, then click “restore” again to confirm the action. By following this process, you can set the phone back to factory settings with ease.