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How to Turn Off Camera Sound in iPhone X/8/7/6 2019

People love taking breathtaking photos from iPhone camera. The most beautiful photos comes where the subject doesn’t know that photo is being taken by someone. It’s because natural appearance comes into effect which is more good for pics. Most of the phone cameras make sound while taking photos. iPhone/iPad camera also makes shutter sound while taking photos. If shutter sound comes then people know that you are taking photos. They will become more conscious to look good on camera. The natural thing will be gone. That’s why it’s required that iPhone camera sound doesn’t come at all.

You can easily mute iPhone camera sound. It doesn’t matter whether it’s iPhone X/8/7 or iPhone 6. There are 3 settings through which you can mute camera sound of iPhone/iPad. You can take natural pics by disabling the shutter sound in iPhone.

disable iphone camera sound

There are many countries like Japan and South Korea where you can’t mute camera sound in any phone. It’s because of the privacy issues. Many people take random pics by removing camera sound. They may take picture of others which is not considered very good in many countries. You are violating their privacy by not taking their permission before taking pics. In order to avoid such situation, it’s been mandated by government of these countries that iPhone or any other phone camera shutter sound must always be ON. You can’t change the settings internally or any other app to remove shutter sound.

Here are 3 ways to Turn Off Camera Sound in iPhone X/8/7/6:

Follow below methods to turn off camera shutter sound completely in iPhone. You can try this method on iPad as well. It works perfectly.

1. Use Ring Switch/Silent Switch or Mute Switch

The simplest way to turn off camera sound in iPhone 6, iPhone 7, iPhone 8 and iPhone X is to use the Ring/Silent switch. It’s also known as Mute switch. You can find the mute switch at the top left of the iPhone. You move either up or down. So if you camera is making sound then it’s in the UP position. Simply put it down. It turn down volume of your iPhone completely. You will get a notification on your iPhone screen whenever you will move the switch in UP or DOWN position notifying you that it’s turned on. You need to know that it will turn off camera sound, sound coming from notifications, alerts, incoming calls and any other alerts on your iPhone. When you camera work is done then you need to switch it back in ON position. Don’t forget or you will miss important notifications and incoming calls on your iPhone.

2. Turn Down the Volume Completely

The second way to shut down camera shutter sound on iPhone X/8/7/6 is to turn the volume down completely. Use the volume buttons. Turn the volume down till you see sound icon with a cross mark on it notifying that volume is completely turned down on your iPhone.

It should be done before taking any pics from iPhone camera. If you will try to bring down the volume after opening the camera then you will start taking pictures in burst mode. Turn down volume down on iPhone to remove shutter sound.

You can also turn volume completely down from control center. Open the control center from the bottom of the iPhone. Slide to the left to open the volume option. Slide the volume slider at the bottom. Now you can easily take pictures without anyone noticing.

3. Using Live Photos

Most of the high end iPhone starting from iPhone 6S, iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max can take live photos from camera. If the above method didn’t work for you then you can apply this method to turn off camera sound while taking pics on iPhone. You need to turn ON the Live Pic feature on iPhone camera. Whenever the live pic feature is turned on then iPhone camera doesn’t make any sound. It works perfectly on every phone. Turn on the live pic mode and shutter sound will go away. Try out this feature.

Final Conclusion: If one of the above methods don’t work out for you then you live in a country which doesn’t allow camera sound to be turned off due to privacy issues. You should first confirm that. We have tried and tested the method on iOS 11 and iOS 12 and it works perfectly.

How to Disable Offload Unused Apps on iPhone 2019

Offload unused apps is feature given on iPhone/iPad. You can enable/disable “Offload Unused Apps” on your phone depending upon your need. We keep installing so many apps from time to time which are required at that moment. We continue to use those apps and games over a period of time. But at one point to time, we rarely use them. We get engaged with other more useful apps from app store. Those apps remain on our iPhone/iPad. We don’t delete them. Whether it’s me or you, we don’t count number of days of not using those apps. “Offload unused apps” feature does that for us.

Offload Unused apps knows about all apps and number of days of not using them. If it’s enabled then it will remove those apps for the time being to increase your iPhone/iPad storage. You can reinstall the app whenever you want it. One of the main point of this feature is that it keeps all the settings, data and documents of the app being deleted. If you manually remove apps then it will delete everything. However Offload Unused Apps feature will keep user data on iPhone/iPad even after removing the app.

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2 Ways to Disable/Enable Offload Unused Apps on iPhone/iPad:

Follow the below step by step instruction to disable/enable offload unused apps on iPhone 6, iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone X, iPhone 5, iPhone XR, iPhone 6S, iPhone XS and other models having iOS 11 or higher.

1. Using iTunes and App Store option

  • Open “Settings” on your iPhone/iPad.
  • Scroll down and tap on “iTunes and App Store” option.
  • You will see “Offload Unused Apps” option at the bottom.
  • You can enable/disable it from there. If it’s showing “Green” colour then it’s enabled. If it’s grey then disabled.
  • If you don’t want to remove any apps or your iPhone keeps deleting apps without your consent then disable the offload unused apps feature.
  • If you want to save storage on iPhone/iPad then enable it and let the feature do the rest. Whenever deleted app is required then you can reinstall it and data will still be there.

2. Using iPhone Storage option

  • Open “Settings” on your iPhone/iPad.
  • Tap on “General” option.
  • Tap on “iPhone Storage” option.
  • You will see the option for “Offload Unused Apps”. Enable/Disable will be also be written in front of it. It will also show you the total MB of space that you can save by enabling the feature.
  • Simply tap enable/disable to whatever you want.

How to Offload a Single Unused App on iPhone/iPad?

Many people don’t want all apps to remove from their cell phone. In such case you have the option to offload a single app as well. It will save all your data and documents and remove the app to save storage space.

Suppose you don’t want to use Youtube for upcoming days and you want to have more storage space on iPhone/iPad for that period. Then you can use below step by step instructions to offload single apps from iPhone/iPad.

  • Go to “Settings” of iPhone/iPad.
  • Tap on “general” option.
  • Tap on “iPhone/iPad Storage”.
  • Scroll down and find “Youtube” from the list of apps that you see or choose whatever app that you want to remove.
  • Tap on that particular app.
  • You will see “Offload App” option in the middle.
  • Tap on it and let it do the rest for you.
  • You can reinstall whenever you want and you will get your previous data and documents of the app back on.

Final Conclusion: These are the best 2 ways to Enable/Disable Offload Unused Apps feature on iPhone/iPad having iOS 11/ iOS 12 or higher version. It’s a great feature to save some space on your phone. Use it wisely.

What Does Reset Network Settings Do (Android/iOS) 2019

People are too much confused regarding reset network settings options in Android and iPhone/iPad. There are basically 3 options in every phone. Reset settings, Reset all settings and Reset network settings are 3 options which you can use for different purpose. Reset settings is a soft reset where your data doesn’t get deleted but settings are reset. Reset all settings option makes your phone go to factory settings. It will wipe data like photos, videos, documents, music and all settings.

Reset network settings option affects call settings, bluetooth settings and Wi-Fi settings of your phone. So if you ask “What happens if I reset network settings on my Android/iPhone?” then here is the list of things that will impact your phone:

  • All call settings will reset.
  • All bluetooth settings will reset. It will also delete any saved Bluetooth devices. You have to again pair bluetooth devices.
  • All Wi-Fi settings will reset. It will also delete saved networks, passwords etc.. Try to save network name and password somewhere before you perform reset network settings on your iPhone/iPad or Android.
  • Reset Network Settings will also remove Wi-Fi issues like “WiFi wont turn on, Wifi won’t connect, IP address unavailable, IP address conflict, authentication error, Saved secured but no internet, connected but no internet etc.. Once you perform reset network settings on your Android/iPhone, most of these problems will go away and you can browse internet from wifi without any problem.
  • VPN connection settings will also reset. It will delete all saved VPN connection settings. You have to configure it again.
  • These settings work same for Android device and iPhone models such as iPhone 6, iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone X, iPhone XR/XS/XS Max and similar ones. It also works same for iPad.

So if you are experiencing problems related to call settings such as “No service” or “Searching…” for mobile network then you can perform reset network settings.

If you are experiencing problems related to Bluetooth settings such as “Bluetooth won’t connect to Android”, Bluetooth device won’t pair, bluetooth pairing code problem, device connection issue etc… then perform reset network settings. Pair your bluetooth device again once phone restarts.

If you are experiencing problems related to Wi-Fi or Hotspot connection issues such as Authentication error, connected but no internet, IP address unavailable, IP address mismatch, Saved secured but unable to connect, wifi wont turn on, wifi won’t connect then perform reset network settings on android/iPhone. It will fix these issues. Connect to your favorite network once again when phone restarts. Try to remember your network and password or note them down somewhere if you perform reset. VPN settings are also related to internet so they will also be wiped off. You can reconfigure that as well.

Hopefully this will clear all the doubts in your mind. One thing you need to remember is that “Reset Network Settings” won’t delete any data such as photos, music, videos or documents. It simply resets the Call, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and VPN settings of your phone.

If you still have any doubt then please comment below so that I can clear for you. Don’t forget to watch the video and subscribe to my channel.

Top Ways to Factory Reset iPhone Without Password or iTunes 2019

You can perform factory reset on your iPhone without password or iTunes easily. There can be multiple reasons for performing a factory reset on your iPhone. Factory reset can be performed on iPhone X/8/7/6s/6/5s/5/4s. One of the common reasons for doing a factory reset is that people forget their passcode, pattern lock or iPhone is locked. You may also want to do factory reset because you want to sell your iPhone and want to delete every data and settings of your iPhone. 

Factory reset can be done in mainly 3 ways on a locked iPhone. You can do factory reset iPhone without passcode or without iTunes. You can also perform factory reset with iTunes. The most common way for performing a factory reset on a locked iPhone is using iTunes. 

Here are top 3 ways to factory reset iPhone X/8/7/6s/6/5s/5/4s :

  1. Factory Reset iPhone using iTunes (No Passcode or Password required)
  2. Factory Reset iPhone using iCloud ( No Passcode and No iTunes required)
  3. Factory Reset iPhone Without iTunes 

Lets see all the steps which are required to delete all data and setting from your iPhone using these methods. 

  1. Factory Reset iPhone Using iTunes – When you will use iTunes for factory reset then there is no passcode or password is required. Your iPhone must have been synched previously with iTunes. It’s the only precondition. You can do factory reset without Apple ID using this method. Now follow the steps below to do factory reset:
    • Connect your iPhone using iPhone lightening Cable to your Macbook or PC.
    • Open iTunes on your computer. 
    • Open “Summary Tab” in iTunes. Click on “Restore iPhone” option. Confirm the same in pop window. 
    • The process will be completed in few minutes. Wait for sometime. 
    • Use the latest backup file to restore your iPhone using iTunes.
      Restore iPhone iTunes
  2. Factory Reset iPhone using iCloud – There is no passcode or password is required. You don’t even need iTunes to factory reset your iPhone. You need your Apple ID and Password for logging into iCloud. Follow the steps below to login to iCloud to erase all data:
    • “Find My iPhone” must be enabled for this method to work. If you haven’t enabled find my iPhone earlier on your device then this method won’t work. 
    • Open “www.iCloud.com” on your browser. 
    • Login with Apple ID and Password through which you are signed into iPhone. 
    • Click “Find My iPhone” from the apps. 
    • Tap on “All devices” from the top of internet browser window. 
    • Select your iPhone and click on it to open various options. 
    • Tap on “Erase iPhone” option and it will erase all passcode, data and settings.
      iCloud Factory Reset iPhone
  3. Factory Reset iPhone Without iTunes – Factory resetting with iTunes creates a problem as it updates the software after restore. Many people don’t want to do that. They simply want to delete all data and settings without updating the software. You can do that by deleting all settings and data from iPhone itself. Your iPhone should be in unlocked condition. You need your passcode or password. Follow the steps below to factory reset your iPhone using iPhone settings: 
    • Tap on “Settings” in your iPhone. 
    • Tap on “General” in iPhone. 
    • Tap on “Reset“.
    • Now Tap on “Erase all Content and Settings“. 
    • It will erase all the data of your iPhone. 
    • Now you should backup iPhone using iCloud if you have a backup copy. 

Start setting up of your iPhone. During this you should select “Restore from iCloud” option. Sign in to iCloud and you will see all backup copies of the past. Select one of them and iPhone will start to restore from iCloud backup. Give it sometime before it downloads everything on your iPhone. 

4. Use Software – There are few softwares which tend to factory reset iPhone using the inbuilt functions. However they will use the same methods above. The only thing is that you don’t have to follow steps. These softwares must be paid for to use all functions. I highly recommend you to use free methods given above. In the process you will learn few things. 

Factory reset will help you get rid of problems like iPhone Black screen, iPhone Freeze Problem, iPhone WiFi connectivity problem, iPhone Unresponsiveness etc.. Hopefully you will be able to factory reset your iPhone without password or without iTunes. You can also factory reset iPhone without using Apple ID and Password. 

How to Fix iPhone 8 Stuck on Apple Logo Problem 2019

There are times when iPhone 8 / iPhone 8 Plus get stuck on Apple logo while trying to boot up. It’s really when nothing happens and the screen just shows Apple logo. You are not able to do anything. No button will work properly. So what should you do when iPhone 8/ iPhone 8 Plus gets stuck on Apple logo? 

There are multiple reasons which causes your iPhone 8 to stuck on Apple logo. It can be a recent iOS system update that you installed. It may be jailbreak or malfunction of the iOS system in your iPhone. These reasons will make your iPhone unusable until you fix the issue. We are going to tell you few ways through which you can fix iPhone 8/ iPhone 8 plus getting stuck on Apple logo. 

iPhone 8 stuck on Apple logo

When an iPhone freezes on Apple logo or loading bar then there are few ways to resolve it fast. One of the fast method to resolve getting stuck on Apple logo is to force restart your iPhone. iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus can also be force restarted to make go away of this problem. You can also force restart when your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 plus screen freezes or your swipe doesn’t works as it should. You can also force restart your iPhone when your touches and gestures lag too much. 

There are mainly 3 methods to fix iPhone getting stuck on Apple logo/Freeze:

  1. iPhone Force Restart
  2. Update iPhone via Recovery Mode
  3. DFU Mode 

1. Force Restart your iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus

Follow the steps below to force restart your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus: 

  1. Press and quickly release volume up button of iPhone 8/iPhone 8 plus.
  2. Press and quickly release volume down button of iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus. 
  3. Press and hold side button or power button of iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus until you see apple logo. 
  4. Once you see Apple logo then your iPhone 8/iPhone 8 plus will restart. 
  5. Now it will work perfectly. 

2. Update your iPhone 8/8 Plus System via Recovery Mode

When your iPhone get frozen on Apple screen or stuck at loading bar or simply freezes at any app then you can enter into the recovery mode and update your iPhone iOS to get rid of these situations.

Follow the steps below to enter into the recovery mode of iPhone 8:

  1. Connect your iPhone 8/8 plus to a computer using Apple supplied USB cable. 
  2. Open iTunes on your computer and update it if you don’t have latest version. 
  3. Press and hold the side button/power button and volume down button until the screen turns off. 
  4. Keep holding side button and volume down button even after the apple logo appears on the iPhone 8 screen. 
  5. Once you see message “Connect to iTunes” message on iPhone screen then release the buttons. 
  6. iTune will pop up a message which have “update and restore” option. Click on Update to update iOS. 
  7. If update doesn’t work then you need to restore you iPhone. Restoring iPhone will delete all content and settings of your iPhone. 
  8. The above method won’t work on iPhone 6/iPhone 6 Plus/6S. You need to press the home button instead of side button along with volume down button. 

3. Restore iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus Using DFU Mode 

If your iPhone 8 is stuck on Apple logo or loading bar while switching on then you can try DFU mode as the last option to fix your iPhone. DFU is device firmware upgrade. DFU mode will completely fix the phone by reloading firmware and software. It will also delete all the data and settings of your phone. Please backup your phone before you try out this method. Save all the important photos,videos, music and documents before entering into the DFU mode. 

Follow the below steps to enter into the DFU mode and restore your iPhone:

  1. Connect your iPhone to your computer/mac using lightening cable supplied by Apple. 
  2. Open iTunes on your computer/macbook.
  3.  Press and hold side button/power button and volume down for 10 seconds. 
  4. Keep holding the volume down for 10 seconds and release the side button. If you will hold it right then your iPhone will enter into the DFU mode. iPhone screen will remain black.
  5. Once you are in DFU mode of iPhone, iTunes will pop up a windows. 
  6. Click on “Restore” option to restore your iPhone 8/8 Plus.  
  7. If any apple logo or anything else appears then you need to do above steps again. 

Hopefully you will be able to follow the methods and fix your iPhone 8. DFU methods works much better than first 2 methods but it will lead to data loss. Backup your iPhone before performing any action on your iPhone to fix the Apple logo stuck problem. 

Fix iPhone X Screen Unresponsive Issue 2019

iPhone X has lots of problems as it’s a new device. People have reported that their iPhone X screen becomes unresponsive due to some issues and they are not able to swipe or do anything on their iPhone. It disables swipes and gestures on iPhone and many people are unable to turn off their iPhone X due to unresponsive screen. The unresponsive screen makes your swipes and gesture lag very much. There will be a notable delay before your swipe action takes place. Taps on the screen take a lot of time and sometimes they are ignored completely. For most of the people, the screen of the iPhone X freezes completely and they are not able to do anything. 

There are simple solution available to this problem when your iPhone X screen is not working properly or becomes completely unresponsive. This is a quite rare issue but it’s really annoying if it happens with us. Make sure that your iPhone X display is clean and there isn’t any obstruction such as screen protector or case which is causing the touch problem in your iPhone X. You can start the troubleshooting methods when you think that everything is okay. 

iPhone X screen unresponsive

What causes iPhone X touchscreen to become unresponsive?

There can be 3 main reasons for unresponsive touch screen of your iPhone X. If your iPhone X screen is becoming unresponsive while using certain app that you downloaded on your iPhone X recently there certainly the problem is limited to that app only. You should uninstall that faulty app by doing a soft reset of iPhone X. 

The freeze and unresponsiveness can also be caused due to faulty updates to apps or iOS. Apple keeps releasing updates for iPhone X from time to time. As it’s a new device, lots of updates in the new iOS keeps coming. There is a chance that some faulty update is causing the problem in your iPhone X. Updates cause conflicts to system functions. Minor bugs are always downloading new updates which fixes the problem. Major problems can only be removed by doing a hard reset option. 

The third reason can be hardware issue. If you ever dropped off your iPhone or phone got exposed to liquid then there is a chance that it’s a hardware issue. It can only be cured at Apple service center. As there is no software issue, you can’t fix it yourself. You need to take it to service center. 

How to Fix Frozen/Unresponsive iPhone X Screen

You can quickly fix frozen/unresponsive iPhone X screen by force restarting the device. Follow the steps below to quickly force reboot of your iPhone X. It will fix up every software issue. 

  1. Press and release the volume up button of iPhone X. 
  2. Press and release the volume down button of iPhone X. 
  3. Press and hold power button/side button of iPhone X until you see Apple logo on screen. It can take up to 30 seconds. 
  4. Once you see the Apple logo then release the power button and your iPhone X will boot up as usual. 

Once the phone restarts then your screen will work perfectly just like new phone with all the swipes and gestures working perfectly. The force reboot solution doesn’t take much time and your iPhone X will be up and running in no time. 

What’s Next: Update the iOS on the iPhone X immediately

You should immediately update the iOS on your iPhone X. Update your iOS to the latest version or just check whether your iPhone requires an update or not. Follow the steps below to update your iPhone to the latest version of iOS:

  1. First backup of your data via iCloud or backup via iTunes. 
  2. Go to Settings >> General >> Software update.
  3. The phone will start checking for updates. 
  4. Now proceed with iOS update download and installation. 

If the above solution didn’t work out for you then you can perform a device firmware upgrade (DFU) mode on your device. 

The next troubleshooting step is DFU recovery on your iPhone X. This the last solution to fix the unresponsiveness of the iPhone X screen. It will also fix any other issues such as WiFi issues, network issues or any other software or app related problems. Follow the below steps to enter into the DFU recovery mode for your iPhone X. 

  1. Connect your iPhone X to a computer using the USB cable provided by the Apple. 
  2. Open the iTunes program on the computer. 
  3. Press and hold side button/power button and volume down button on your iPhone x for at least 10 seconds. If the Apple logo appears then you held the button for too long. repeat the steps again. 
  4. If no Apple logo appears then release the power button and keep holding the volume down button for few more seconds. 
  5. If iPhone X screen remains black and you are alerted with a message on iTunes saying that it has detected iPhone then you are successfully into DFU mode. 
  6. Now follow the on screen instruction in iTunes on computer to restore your iPhone X. 

Hopefully your problem will be resolved by these two methods. If you discovered any other method then please inform us in the comments below so that we can include that method also. 

Fix iPhone X Won’t Turn Off When It’s Frozen Problem 2019

One of the most common problem in high end smartphones is the power problem. What will you do if your Phone screen gets stuck on to something and won’t t turn off? What will you do if your Phone won’t turn on? The problem occurs in all the phone including iPhones. Many users of iPhone X and iPhone 8 have reported the problem that their iPhone froze and now it’s won’t turn off. Users have also reported iPhone X black screen and how their iPhone won’t turn on. If you are reading the article then there is a chance that you already have the problem where you iPhone is causing power related trouble. 

We are going to tell you few ways through which you can troubleshoot the power problem of your iPhone and fix it within no time. Follow the given method below to see if your problem gets resolved. If the iPhone power won’t turn off problem goes away then you are good else you can try some advanced method restore iPhone X to fix the issue. 

There are mainly 2 issues which your iPhone X not to turn off or turn on: 

  1. Software issues
  2. Hardware issues

Software issue is the most common in such cases. Many people think that their battery is not working properly or the phone is dead. However they ignore the software issue which causes malfunction of the iPhone and wont’ let it turn off or turn on. In such cases you need to restore the iPhone X through recovery mode or using iTune restore method. The software in many phones crashes and it needs to be restored for full functionality again. 

There are hardware issues in the iPhone X if you have dropped it somewhere or there is a liquid exposure to it. If such is the case then it needs to fixed at Apple service center. You should not fix it yourself. You could damage it even more. Take it to your nearest service center to troubleshoot the issue. 

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How to Fix your iPhone X if it’s not turning OFF or turning ON?

Your options are pretty much limited if the iPhone X is stuck and it’s not turning off. Problems are also limited even if the iPhone X is not turning on. The iPhone screen becomes unresponsive and nothing will happen. The iPhone X screen will get frozen and you won’t be able to do anything. You will try to turn off your phone and it won’t turn off. In fact nothing will happen. In these cases try the method given below to fix your iPhone X won’t turn off problem.

  1. Power OffPress the side button/power button of your iPhone X to see if the RED power button appears on the screen. Try it for 2-3 times before you give up. If it doesn’t work then try the next method to troubleshoot the issue. Before you try the next method, make sure that your iPhone X is charged enough for the process. If it’s not charged then connect the phone with Apple provided charger to charge it for few minutes before you use it.
     
  2. Force Restart of iPhone X – If you are not sure what happened with your iPhone X then you should assume that it’s a software crash in your iPhone and you should first try to fix the software issues via force restart of the iPhone X. If the screen is frozen or unresponsive then certainly it’s a software issue and you should force restart your iPhone X to fix it immediately. Follow below steps to force restart your iPhone X: 
    1. Press and quickly release volume up button of iPhone X. 
    2. Press and quickly release volume down button of iPhone X. 
    3. Press and hold power button/side button of iPhone X for few seconds until you see Apple logo on the screen. The side button must be pressed for at least 20-30 seconds because sometime the screen is unresponsive because of the black screen. 
    4. Now the iPhone X will restart in the process.

  3. Let the battery go to 0% – Many people have reported that automatic shutdown of your iPhone X when the battery goes to 0% fixed the problem. If the force restart doesn’t work then you should try out this method. Once the phone is discharged completely then connect the phone to Apple provided lightening cable and charge it for atleast 30 minutes. Now turn on the phone. It will turn on and work perfectly. 

Most probably the problem of not turning OFF/ turning ON will be fixed by force restart of the iPhone X. Force restart is different than normal reboot and that’s why it works much better in troubleshooting the problems in iPhone and iPad. Follow the above given steps one oby one and you will fix iPhone X won’t turn off issue in few minutes. 

 

How to Fix iPhone X Black Screen Problem 2019

Many people are facing problem with the black screen of death in iPhone X. The iPhone X gets stuck on black screen and it won’t power on easily. The problem may be caused due to hardware damage or software related issues. If the problem is software related then we can fix it by trying certain steps mentioned below. If the black screen is coming due to hardware issues such as hard fall or liquid exposure then you won’t be able to fix it. You need to give it at apple service center to fix it. However most of the times the black screen on iPhone X comes because of system crashes which is software related issue. Many people have fixed the problem by following below methods. You can try these simple troubleshooting methods to fix iPhone X black screen and won’t power on problem. You can also take any friends help who have encountered such problems and ask them how did they fix it. It’s one of the best solutions. 

Let’s see some of the troubleshooting fixes that you can apply on your iPhone X to fix black screen issue. 

  1. Force Restart of iPhone X
  2. Charge iPhone X for sometime. 
  3. Force Restart while charging. 
  4. Use iTunes on laptop to fix iPhone X black screen. 

iPhone X black screen issue

Now I am going to explain as how you can use these methods to remove black screen in your iPhone X. 

  1. Force Restart of iPhone X – The first solution to any problem in iPhone to restart the iPhone immediately. A force restart is always preferred for iPhone and iPad. You can force restart your iPhone just like usual reboot but it’s carried out in a different way by iPhone. There are normally 3 ways to force restart iPhone X. They are listed below: 
    1. Press and hold power button of the iPhone until Apple logo appears. 
    2. Press and quickly release volume up button of iPhone X.
    3. Press and quickly release volume up button of iPhone X.

    Normally if the iPhone X crashed or froze due to software issues or any other technical problem then press these buttons on your iPhone X until the Apple logo appears and phone finally boots up. Most probably it will resolve the issue. 

  2. Charge iPhone X for sometime – Sometimes people get confused discharging of the iPhone X for black screen. Now the iPhone X is out of power so it will also won’t turn on. You will continue to think that it’s happening because of the black screen problem. You need to make sure that your iPhone X is charged before you assume that it’s having problem due to hardware of software issues. Connect your charger and let your iPhone X charge for sometime. Charge your phone for atleast 30 minutes. This much of time is enough for your iPhone to power on without any difficulty. Make sure you have the original Apple charger to charge the iPhone. Other local chargers may not provide fast charging and may not be compatible with iPhone X. Always use original charger to avoid any other kind of issues such as slow charging or iPhone not charging at all.

  3. Force Restart While Charging – Sometimes few apps cause lot of problem and they drain your battery very quickly making your iPhone unusable. These apps use massive amount of battery life causing your iPhone X to shut down. Connect your iPhone X to an original Apple supplied charger and force restart your iPhone X. Use the first method to force restart your iPhone X. As the iPhone is connected to charger, it won’t shut down and force restart will work perfectly. A restart will also fix apps which are causing the problem. It will also allow your device to charge normally just like previously. If you believe some newly installed app was causing the problem then you can uninstall those apps. Hopefully if the problem was caused due to an app then it will be fixed with this method.

  4. Use iTunes on a computer to fix black screen – The last method that can be used to troubleshoot the issue is to fix it using iTunes on a PC. Connect your iPhone X to a windows or macbook using the lightening cable provided by the Apple. Make sure you have the latest version of iTunes installed in your system. Connect your iPhone and let iTunes recognize your iPhone. Once it’s connected then create backups of all the important items of your iPhone. Once you have created the backup then you can restore your iPhone using 2 methods: 
    1. Recovery Mode
    2. DFU Mode

    Both these methods are advanced methods to restore your iPhone if there is any major software issue with your iPhone and it’s getting stuck on black screen. 

For Recovery Mode on iPhone, follow easy steps given below: 

With you iPhone connected to computer, perform a force restart with below steps:

  • Press and quickly release the volume up button of iPhone X.
  • Press and quickly release the volume down button of iPhone X. 
  • Press and hold the power button when you see connect to iTunes screen. Don’t release buttons as you need to enter the recovery mode of the iPhone X. 
  • On next screen, you will one option out of Restore or update. 
  • Select UPDATE to update the iOS if it’s there otherwise select restore. 

Wait until iTunes reinstalls the iOS on your iPhone X without deleting your data. iTunes will download the updates and installs it on your device. If download time takes longer and your iPhone exist connect to iTunes option then you should wait for the download to complete. Once it complete then you should perform the previous steps to reach recovery mode again. 

If the recovery mode failed to fix the problem then you should try much advanced method which is DFU ( Device Firmware Upgrade ). Device firmware upgrade is one of the last methods to fix any software glitch which made you iPhone unusable and made it to malfunction. You also need to make sure that there is no physical damage or liquid exposure to the iPhone X. If DFU restore methods fails then there is a higher chance of iPhone to brick. 

Follow the below steps to perform a DFU mode restore: 

  • Close any running programs on your computer so that no program can interrupt with the DFU mode restore on your iPhone X. 
  • Connect your iPhone X to computer using Apple supplied USB cable. 
  • Press and hold the power button for few seconds while it’s connected to computer. 
  • Keep pressing power button and press & hold volume down button for atleast 10 seconds. If the Apple logo appears then you have to do it all over again. 
  • If you see no Apple logo then release the power button and keep pressing the volume down button for another few seconds. 
  • If your iPhone X screen stays black and you will be alerted with a message on iTunes that “iTune has detected your iPhone”. Now you have entered the DFU recovery mode. Follow the onscreen instructions on your computer for DFU restore mode. 
  • If you don’t see any alert message then you need to do it all over again. 

You can always pay for such service at local service center if you are not willing to take the risks. If you are not that much tech savy then it’s always recommended to take help from friends or youtube videos for complete help. 

Hardware Damage and Repair 

If none of the above methods worked then there is a chance that it’s a hardware damage caused due to fall or liquid exposure. Your iPhone X must be repaired at Apple service center in such cases. If your iPhone is under warranty then you should get it checked at Apple service center. Don’t try to fix it yourself by opening the iPhone. You will damage it even more and even won’t be able to fix the black screen problem.

Hopefully iPhone X black screen issue will be resolved by following the above methods. 

Comment if you have found any other method to fix the iPhone X getting stuck on black screen. 

Why Does My iPhone Wi-Fi Keeps Disconnecting by itself

Few of you must have encountered a situation where your iPhone Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting by itself. You have to connect to a wireless network again manually. People also toggle Wi-Fi option to connect again to their network. You can also toggle Airplane mode to connect to a known Wi-Fi network automatically. “iPhone Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting by itself” problem can be caused by number of reasons. However it can be fixed by making some changes in the settings. We don’t our iPhone or iPad Wi-Fi to get disconnected by itself. 

The iPhone Wi-Fi disconnection can be created by many problems such as poor signal, fluctuating signal, malfunctioning software on your device or may be the Wi-Fi receptor got damaged due to drop or exposure to liquid. Most of the above problems can be easily fixed beside the last one which is hardware damage. You should give the iPhone to a service center in case of hardware damage. 

Here is the list of solutions to resolve “iPhone Wi-Fi Keeps Disconnecting itself” issue:

  1. Network Problem
  2. Toggle Wi-Fi
  3. Toggle Bluetooth
  4. Forget Network Setting
  5. Toggle Wi-Fi Assist
  6. Reset Network Settings
  7. Airplane Mode + Wi-Fi option
  8. Change DNS servers
  9. Renew Lease
  10. Software Updates
  11. Hardware Issues

Let’s take a look into problems and their solutions one by one:

1. Network Problem

The first thing that you should do when your iPhone or iPad Wi-Fi keeps dropping automatically is to check your network. The network might be creating all the problem. Take another phone or computer. Connect to the same Wi-Fi network that your iPhone is trying to connect. If your computer or phone is able to connect successfully then then problem must be in your iPhone or iPad. 

Make sure that your iPhone is in proper range of the network else the Wi-Fi network will keep dropping. You should also make sure that there is no device causing interference. Devices such as baby monitor or cordless phone can cause a great amount of trouble for some routers. Keep those devices away and connect to the Wi-Fi network and see if it improved the issue. 

The last thing you can do is to switch off the router for few seconds and turn it on. Now connect your iPhone to wireless network. Check if the iPhone stopped dropping Wi-Fi connection. 

2. Toggle Wi-Fi 

Many times the biggest problems have easiest solutions to them. If you are having problem with the Wi-Fi network then this solution is one of the best for you. Open the Wi-Fi from status bar or go to settings. Turn OFF the Wi-Fi for few seconds then turn it ON again. Your iPhone will automatically get connected to the known network. Check for few minutes whether your iPhone or iPad is still having problem of dropping Wi-Fi network. 

3. Toggle Bluetooth

Many iPhone and iPad users have reported that Bluetooth is causing problem with the Wi-Fi connection. Open the Bluetooth from settings. You can also open Bluetooth from status bar of the iPhone. Tap the Bluetooth to turn it off. Now connect to the Wi-Fi network and check whether the problem still exists or not. If the problem isn’t resolved then move on the next method. 

4. Forget Network Setting

Forget Network setting is one of the best solutions to many Wi-Fi problems. There is a chance that there is some problem in the current Wi-Fi network. You should forget the current Wi-Fi network and reconnect to the network again. Follow the below steps to forget network in iPhone and iPad:

  1. Go to “Settings” of the iPhone or iPad. 
  2. Tap on “Wi-Fi” option. 
  3. Tap on little blue icon next to your Wi-Fi network. 
  4. Tap on “Forget Network” option.
  5. Go back to Wi-Fi option. 
  6. Search for the network. Now connect to the network with the right password. 
  7. This solution has helped many people fix the automatic dropping of the Wi-Fi connection in iPhone and iPad. 

5. Toggle Wi-Fi Assist

Wi-Fi assist is an option which is present in both iOS and android devices. Wi-Fi assist option helps your phone switch between mobile data and Wi-Fi connection when the Wi-Fi connectivity is poor. If your iPhone is dropping Wi-Fi signal then it may be because of Wi-Fi assist. The network connectivity might be poor at your location. Your phone will keep switching between mobile data and Wi-Fi. When Wi-Fi connectivity will get better then it will connect your phone to wireless network. You won’t like this thing. We always want either mobile data or Wi-Fi to work continuously rather than keep switching. 

Follow the below method to switch off the Wi-Fi Assist option on iPhone and iPad:

  1. Go to “Settings” of your iPhone. 
  2. Tap on “Mobile Data
  3. Keep on scrolling down until you see “Wi-Fi Assist” option.
  4. Disable the setting by sliding the button to the left. 

Now it will stop switching between mobile data and Wi-Fi that will also resolve your Wi-Fi issue of keep disconnecting. 

6. Reset Network Settings

Most of the network related problem in your iPhone and iPad can be easily fixed by restoring the network settings. Network settings reset will remove previous settings of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular settings which will help you get rid of problems. You can start fresh and enter new settings that can work perfectly. Don’t forget to remember your networks and their passwords because they will be wiped off during the reset. 

Follow the below steps to reset network settings on iPhone and iPad:

  1. Go to “Settings” of your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Tap on “General” option.
  3. Tap on “Reset” option.
  4. Tap on “Reset Network Reset” option. 
  5. Enter your passcode and follow the next steps to reset. 

Restart your phone and connect to the wireless network. Keep checking whether the problem got resolved or not. If the Wi-Fi dropping still exists on your iOS device then proceed to the next step. 

7. Airplane Mode + Wi-Fi option

Many people have reported that this method has worked for them in iPhone. The mobile network might be interfering with the wireless network and creating the disconnection problem. Follow the below trick to connect your iPhone properly to Wi-Fi:

  1. Turn ON Airplane mode. 
  2. Go to “Settings” of iPhone.
  3. Tap on “Wi-Fi” and switch it ON.
  4. Connect to your desired wireless network. 
  5. Turn OFF Airplane mode. 

People have claimed that it fixed their Wi-Fi issues such as dropping of Wi-Fi signal every now and then. You must try out this technique and see for yourself whether it’s working or not. 

8. Change DNS Servers 

Changing DNS servers of the wireless network has also helped people get rid of the problem. You can change the wireless network DNS servers to one of Google servers or open DNS servers. It will help your iPhone get rid of “Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting” issue. 

Follow the below steps to change DNS servers on iPhone and iPad:

  1. Go to “Settings” of iPhone or iPad.
  2. Tap on “Wi-Fi” option at the top. 
  3. Tap on little blue icon next to the connected wireless network. 
  4. You will see that under IP Address >> DHCP, DNS servers are located with some random IP address. 
  5. Note down the current DNS used. 
  6. Click on the DNS server address and it will become editable.
  7. Enter “8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4” for Google’s DNS or “208.67.222.222, 208.67.220.220” for Open DNS.
  8. Go back to Wi-Fi and let the it auto connect. 

Many iPhone users fixed their Wi-Fi problem by changing the DNS servers like this. If it didn’t help you out then you should change back DNS to the previous IP address that you noted down. 

9. Renew DHCP Lease

Renewing DHCP lease has also helped people in solving their iPad or iPhone disconnecting issue. You must try out this option to see whether it works for your network or not. 

Follow the below steps to renew DHCP lease on iPhone and iPad:

  • Go to “Settings” of iPhone or iPad.
  • Tap on “Wi-Fi” option at the top. 
  • Tap on little blue icon next to the connected wireless network. 
  • Scroll down and click on “Renew Lease” option.
  • A pop will appear. Tap on “Renew Lease” again. 
  • It will renew the DHCP lease. 

10. Software Updates

If you recently updated your iPhone or iPad to a new iOS or installed some new features through update feature then there is a chance that problem is being created by the new update. People who have upgraded to iOS 11 from iOS 10 complained about many problems regarding Wi-Fi networks. It was because of the upgrade. If you upgraded and experiencing Wi-Fi disconnection issues because of the software update then you should wait for the next update. Most probably the new update will fix the issue of dropping Wi-Fi connection. 

11. Hardware Issues

Hardware issues can become a real time headache as they will cause a long term damage to your iPhone until your repair it at the Apple service center. If you dropped your iPhone or iPad or if it got exposed to liquid then you started experiencing problems in your Wi-Fi connection or any other things then you must take your phone to service center. They will fix the issue. Hardware issues should not be handled by yourself. 

Most probably one of the above solutions will help you fix “iPhone or iPad Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting by itself”. If you found any other method then comment below so that we can include the same in our list. 

Why Does My iPhone Wi-Fi Automatically Turns ON by itself

Many iPhone users are reporting that their Wi-Fi automatically turns ON by itself. The automatic turning ON of Wi-Fi causes a great amount of battery drain specially for old iPhone users. Wi-Fi turns on automatically even after iPhone users are turning it off from Control centre given on iPhone. The last thing you need to know is that it’s not a problem with the iPhone. it’s not even a bug. It’s a hidden feature provided by the Apple in their latest operating system iOS 11. You will find that Wi-Fi turns on by itself if you recently updated your iPhone or iPad to iOS 11. You can easily turn off this setting in your iPhone. We are going to tell you few methods so that you can easily resolve automatic turning on of your Wi-Fi on your iPhone or iPad. 

We are going to list few things which will help you out in resolving the iPhone Wi-Fi issue. You can follow the below method to completely turn off your Wi-Fi to prevent it from automatic toggle. 

  1. iOS 11 Upgrade
  2. Control Center Problem
  3. 5 AM Local Time

1. iOS 11 Upgrade

If you update your iPhone or iPad to iOS 11 then you will experience the issue because you still don’t know the new rules of the Wi-Fi switch. iOS 11 upgrade has created problems for many iPhone users. They are unable to cope up with simple new features which are introduced to make your life simple. We are used to old things and that’s why it will some time for us to learn new things. You should keep checking for software upgrade from time to time. Later updates for iOS 11 fixed problem for many iPhone and iPad users. Follow the below steps to upgrade your software on your iPhone and iPad:

  1. Go to “Settings” of your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Tap on “General” option. 
  3. Tap on “Software Update” option. 
  4. It will now show “Checking for update“.
  5. If any new update is available then you should download and install it immediately. New updates will fix many bugs of previous iOS. It will also fix common issues related to Wi-Fi connection. 
  6. Many people have fixed their Wi-Fi automatic turn ON issue after software upgrade. 

You can also downgrade your iPhone or iPad iOS by doing a factory reset. However you will loose all the apps and settings which you have saved on your iPhone. Save all the important data on your Macbook or some hard disk. Perform a factory data reset on your iPhone which will fix all the problem caused by iOS 11. It will resolve “Wi-Fi turning ON” problem.  

2. Control Center Problem

The new control center given in the latest iOS 11 has different functionalities. Features will look same just as in old ones where you can toggle Airplane mode, Wi-Fi toggle, Bluetooth toggle along with many other options.

However you must know that Wi-Fi toggle and Bluetooth toggle don’t completely Turn OFF the Wi-Fi. They simply disconnect your iPhone or iPad from current wireless network. It’s one of the things that many people are unaware of. They simply toggle the Wi-Fi button from control center. They are thinking that it turned off the Wi-Fi completely. However it doesn’t. You need to switch off the Wi-Fi from settings of the iPhone. It will make sure that Wi-Fi doesn’t turn on automatically by itself.

In order to turn off your iPhone Wi-Fi completely, follow the below steps: 

  1. Go to “Settings” of your iPhone or iPad. 
  2. Tap on “Wi-Fi” Settings. 
  3. Tap on Wi-Fi button to switch off the Wi-Fi completely.  

If you want to turn OFF Bluetooth completely then follow the below steps:

Settings >>> Tap on Bluetooth >> Turn OFF Bluetooth. 

If you tap the Wi-Fi button in the Control center of the iOS 11 then Wi-Fi remains off temporarily till:

  1. You turn on Wi-Fi again from Control Center. 
  2. You connect to a Wi-Fi network manually through settings. 
  3. Restart your iPhone or iPad. 
  4. You go to a new location. 
  5. Local time: 5 AM 

3. 5 AM Local Time

People have reported that their Wi-Fi automatically turns ON at 5 AM local time. So when you turn off Wi-Fi from the control center and you wake up in the morning after 5 AM then you will find your Wi-Fi turned ON. People get confused over this and they think it’s automatic. The reason behind this is that it’s programmed into the new iOS 11. 

The last thing you need to do is go to iPhone Settings, tap on Wi-Fi and turn it OFF. It will fix the iPhone Wi-Fi automatically turns on by itself issue.