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How To Fix Common iOS Problems

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Just face it, our phones are not built perfectly. It can be super slow, suffer from poor battery life and have some trouble powering on.?But worry no more. Here are some tips on how to quickly fix some of the most common iPhone and iPad problems.

BATTERY DRAIN
One of the most common problem phone users deal with is terrible battery life.
But by turning off automatic updates and disabling background applications from refreshing can undeniably improve iOS 7’s battery life.

Updating applications automatically are quite helpful, but it can drain the battery on your handset.
You can disable this feature by going to ‘Setting’, then clicking on “iTunes & App Store”, and scrolling down to ‘Updates’.
Next, head over to ‘Settings’, click on ‘General’ and select “Backgroud App Refresh. You can disable the feature altogether, but it’s better to just turn off the applications that don’t need refreshing.

APP CRASHES
If there are any available updates for your device, accept and install it. Your applications must always be updated for it to run properly.
If an application become unresponsive, just double-tap the ‘Home’ button and swipe the specific application away, then try running it again.

CONNECTIVITY ISSUES
If you are having a hard time connecting Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or your cellular network. Try enabling the Airplane Mode for about 30 seconds, then toggle it off and try connecting again.
If it is still having issues, try repairing your Bluetooth device or Wi-Fi again. Go to Settings and click on General. Then select ‘Reset’ by Reset Network Settings.

UNRESPONSIVE SCREEN
You may want to smash your device with a sledge hammer or shoot it with a double barrelled shotgun (if you have one) when it begins to malfunction, but there is no need for bloodshed. Most of the time, you can solve these problems just by restarting the device.
If your handset has completely locked up, reboot it by pressing and holding the power button and the Home key at the same time until the Apple logo appears.

STALLED TEXT MESSAGES
Make sure that you have access to the internet either thru Wi-Fi or cellular. Select the red exclamation point right next to the Message, and tap on the “try again” option.
If the problem persists, try rebooting your device by pressing and holding the power and home buttons altogether.

 

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