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What Happens If You Reset All Settings on iPhone 2019

iPhone and iPad have 3 type of reset settings. These reset settings option perform different functions. You must know the exact difference between these reset options. You could loose data if you perform wrong option. There are many other reset options as well such as you can reset keyboard layout, home screen layout can also be reset along with location and privacy.

The 3 most important reset settings on iPhone/iPad are:

  1. Reset All Settings
  2. Erase All Contents and Settings
  3. Reset Network Settings

Do you know what these options exactly do when clicked? Many of you don’t. I have already told you about what does reset network settings performs. Erase all Contents and settings will delete all you data and settings. It will turn your iPhone/iPad to factory default. If you have taken backup in your computer then you can restore backup on iPhone/iPad to get back all music, photos, videos and documents on your iOS device.

Let’s see what does “Reset All Settings” do on your iPhone/iPad. Reset all settings won’t delete any data such as photos, videos, documents or music files. When you choose to perform reset all settings on iPhone then it will simply reset few settings that I am going to mention below:

  1. The Network Settings
  2. The Keyboard Dictionary
  3. The Home Screen Layout
  4. Location Settings
  5. Privacy Settings
  6. Apple Pay Cards

These settings are reset to their default. So if any of these settings is causing you trouble then you can perform reset all settings option on iPhone/iPad. You can go to Settings >> General >> Reset >> Reset All Settings.

The network settings on iPhone includes many things such as cellular network settings, Wi-Fi settings including VPN settings, hotspot settings, Bluetooth settings etc.. It will remove all saved Wi-Fi connections and their passwords. It will also remove paired bluetooth devices. Reset all settings performs all the works of reset network settings of iPhone as well. You can watch the below video to make more sense of reset all settings on iPhone:

How to Delete PageFile.sys in Windows 10 in seconds?

Pagefile.sys or page file is a virtual memory file in Windows 10 which is stored on your hard drive. It acts as secondary memory to RAM. Page file is very important for Windows 10 as it speeds up your PC when PC is low on primary memory. Page file memory can be set manually. By default it’s set to automatic in which system allocates a percentage amount of RAM to virtual memory. However you can increase or decrease it through system properties.

The stagnant data on your PC is transferred to the virtual memory or pagefile.sys in form of page files. This stagnant data is swapped back to primary memory whenever user switches back to data program. Pagefile.sys can be deleted to save some space on your hard disk. It will save 2-3 GB depending upon your PC settings. However it’s not recommended as it can make your computer slow at times. If you have enough RAM and you don’t run too heavy programs then you can delete pagefile.sys in order to get more space in your hard disk.

Sometimes a very large chuck of pagefile.sys uses too much space on your hard disk. Sometimes it gets corrupt. In both cases you can delete this file. Deleting pagefile.sys will also delete swapfile.sys on computer. You should be aware about both files as deleting them is not recommended by Microsoft.

How to Delete pagefile.sys on Windows 10?

Follow the steps below to delete pagefile.sys files from your computer:

1. Open “Control Panel” on Windows 10.

Control panel

2. Go to “System and Security.”

windows 10 system and security

3. Go to “System“.

windows 10 system

4. Click on “Advanced System Settings” located on left side.

Windows 10 advanced system settings

5. Click on “Settings” option under Performance in “Advanced” tab.

settings in windows 10

6. Select the “Advanced Tab” on next Window.

7. Click “Change” under Virtual Memory options.

change virtual memory win 10

8. Uncheck the option which says “Automatically manage paging file size for all drives“.

automatically manage paging file size win 10

9. Select “No Paging File” radio button option.

no paging file win 10

10. Click “Set” in front of it and then OK.

11. Click “Apply” to save changes.

12. Reboot your computer to check whether pagefile.sys got deleted or not.

How to Clear PageFile.sys in Windows Group Policy?

Microsoft does’t recommend deleting pagefile.sys file from Windows 10 as it is very important for your system to keep functioning properly. Virtual memory acts as secondary memory which helps speed up your laptop even with low RAM. Deletion of page file is not recommended but you can clear the data inside it every time you perform shutdown. It can be done via Windows group policy in Windows 10.

Steps to clear pagefile.sys via Windows Group Policy:

  1. Open RUN. (Windows key + R).
  2. Type “GPEDIT.MSC” and hit enter.
  3. Go to path “Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Local Policies > Security Options” from left panel.
  4. On the right hand side find “Shutdown: Clear virtual memory page file policy”.
  5. Double click on it and it will open a Window.
  6. Select “Enabled” radio option in the window that opened.
  7. Click OK to save changes.
  8. Reboot your computer for changes to take effect.
  9. To change settings, open the same path and select “Disabled”, click Ok, save changes and reboot computer.

How to Clear Pagefile.sys via Windows Registry in Windows 10?

You can easily clear pagefile.sys file via Windows 10 registry. It will clear pagefile.sys on every shutdown of Windows 10. It will save some space on your computer by clearing the pagefile.sys. It’s data will be deleted however file will still be there. It won’t get deleted.

Windows 10 registry editor

Steps to clear pagefile.sys from Windows Registry in Windows 10

  1. Open RUN. (Windows key + R).
  2. Type “REGEDIT.EXE” and hit enter.
  3. Go to this path : “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management\” from left hand side.
  4. Check for file “ClearPageFileAtShutdown” on right hand side.
  5. If it’s there, double click on it and change value to 1.
  6. If it’s not there then right click on memory management and select New >> DWORD (32 bit value) and name it as ClearPageFileAtShutdown.
  7. Set the value of this file to 1.
  8. Click OK to save changes.
  9. Reboot your computer for changes to take effect.

Hopefully it will clear all your doubts regarding deleting pagefile.sys in Windows 10. You will also learn to clear pagefile.sys in Windows 10 to save space instead of deleting it which is not recommended. If you have any doubt regarding deletion/removal/clearing of page file of Windows 10 then comment below.

How to Delete SwapFile.sys in Windows 10?

Swapfile.sys file can be found both in Window 8 and Windows 10. Swapfile.sys file is a special kind of of pagefile which is used internally by system to make few paging operations more efficient. It is used to suspend/resume modern Windows apps. It was first introduced in Windows 8 along with pagefile.sys file.

In simple terms, when the system detects pressure in terms of memory then swapfile.sys comes into action. It mainly suspends apps which are not being used by user at that point of time to gain additional memory. It frees up space for the system which can be used for current app or any other important background activity. When the memory pressure on system is low then swapfile.sys will again resume the apps for the user. You can also say if the user switches back to the app then swapfile.sys will resume that app providing it with enough memory to run.

You can say it’s more like hibernating an app until you use it again. Windows 10/8 make use of suspend/resume mechanism for their modern apps which consume a lot of memory if they continue to run in the background even if you are not using it. Hopefully it will clear your doubt regarding swapfile.sys file in Windows 10/8/8.1.

How to Delete swapfile.sys file in Window 10?

Swapfile.sys is a system file. It remains hidden in a folder/drive. So first of all you have to uncheck hide protected operating system files. It can be easily done by going to view of any folder. However follow the steps below to delete swapfile.sys on Windows 10/Windows 8/8.1

  1. Go to C drive. ( Wherever Windows was installed.)
  2. Click on “View” at the top menu.
  3. Click on “Options” at left hand side.
  4. Click on “Change Folder and Search Operations“.
  5. Click on “View tab” in the window that opened.
  6. Scroll down and uncheck “Hide protected operating system files“.
  7. Click Apply and OK.

As soon as you do it, you will be able to see system files such as pagefile.sys, swapfile.sys, bootmgr, bootnxt etc.. in C drive at the bottom.

swapfile.sys in C drive

Step no. 8 – Swapfile.sys isn’t a very big file. It will be around 250 MB. Right Click on the file and Click Delete.

Is it recommended to delete swapfile.sys?

A big NO. It’s not recommended to delete swapfile.sys or pagefile.sys on any given day. It’s there for a reason and that’s why it’s hidden. It’s not a very big file and secondly it’s being managed internally by windows along with pagefile.sys. If you disable pagefile.sys internally from system properties then it will also delete swapfile.sys from C drive. Let it be there and make windows make good use of it to control modern apps which give a good look on Window 10/8.

How to Delete swapfile.sys file Automatically?

Swapfile.sys works along with pagefile.sys. Swapfile.sys can be deleted manually by methods shown above. However it can be deleted automatically as well but it’s not recommended as well. You have to disable pagefile in system properties for automatic removal of swapfile.sys in Windows 10. Follow the steps below to remove swapfile automatically-

  • Go to your System Properties.
  • Click on “Advanced System Settings“.
  • Click on “Advanced tab“.
  • Under performance, click on “Settings“.
  • Switch to “Advanced” tab and press Change.
  • Uncheck the checkbox in front of “Automatically manage paging file size for all drives“.
  • Select drive and click on “No paging file” to remove pagefile.sys and swapfile.sys both.
  • Press Set and click on OK.
  • Reboot your computer to take effect.

How to Delete Swapfile.sys using registry in Windows 10?

swapfile.sys file can be deleted using registry as well. If you are unable to delete swapfile.sys using above methods then you can try out this method. Follow the steps below to delete swapfile.sys using registry in Windows:

  1. Go to RUN.
  2. Type “REGEDIT.EXE” and hit enter.
  3. Go to “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management“.
  4. Create a new DWORD 32 bit value. Name it “SwapfileControl” and set it to 0.
  5. Reboot computer to check whether swapfile.sys got deleted or not.

Hopefully it will solve you swapfile.sys problems in Windows 10. If you have any other doubt please comment below.

Fix “This Site Can’t Be Reached” Error in Google Chrome

How to fix “This site can’t be reached” error in Google chrome? Most people have no idea how to fix this error. Many people must have encountered this problem in Google chrome while opening some websites. It comes up with few more errors below this site can’t be reached. There are 2 more problems that you can see that are “DNS address could not be found” and DNS_Probe_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN are two more errors that are written below this error. The main cause of the error is that DNS look failed because web page is not available on the server.

DNS or Domain Name System is the network service that translates a website’s name to its internet address. It simply means that whenever you type in a website address into the address bar of Google chrome then DNS service lookup its address (Hosting server). When hosting server is found then webpage becomes available and Google chrome opens the website for you.

Why does “This site can’t be reached” error occurs? It mainly occurs due to poor internet connectivity or no internet connection or misconfigured network on your laptop, PC, Android or iPhone. Sometimes the DNS server of the website is unresponsive due to overload or maintenance then also you will get this error. It’s also caused due to not adding an exception in the firewall of your device for Google chrome or any other browser.

Resolve “This Site Can’t be Reached” Error in Google Chrome

Method 1: Restart DNS Client in Services

Follow the steps below to restart DNS client in services of your computer.

  1. Press Windows + R to open RUN. You can also menu and search for RUN to open it.
  2. Type “Services.msc” and hit enter or click OK to open.
  3. Search for “The DNS Client Service” on right hand side.
  4. Right click on DNS Client Service and click on “Restart”.
  5. It will restart the DNS service. Now open website in Google chrome to see if this method fixed “This site can’t be reached” problem.

Method 2: Change Maximum Allowed TLS Version

  1. Open Google Chrome on your computer.
  2. Type “chrome://flags” in address bar and hit enter.
  3. Now scroll down and find an option called “Maximum TLS version enabled”.
  4. Click on drop down menu and select ” TLS 1.3“.
  5. Settings will be saved automatically.
  6. Close the browser and restart. Open the website that was giving error to see if this fixed the problem.

Method 3: Change IPV4 DNS Address

  1. Open control panel and click on “Network and Sharing Center“.
  2. Right click on active Network Connection and click Properties.
  3. Search for “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IP)“. Select it and click on Properties.
  4. Now you will see that “Obtain DNS server address automatically” is checked.
  5. Select “Use the following DNS Server addresses” put in the numbers shown.
    • Preferred DNS Server: 8.8.8.8
    • Alternate DNS Server: 8.8.4.48
  6. Put a check in front of “Validate Settings upon Exit“. Click OK and close.
  7. Now open website in Google chrome that was giving error. This method must have fixed the problem.

Method 4: Disable Experimental QUIC Protocol

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Type chrome://flags in address bar of chrome.
  3. Scroll down till you see an option “Experimental QUIC Protocol“.
  4. Click on drop down menu and select DISABLE. It’s set to default.
  5. Close the browser and restart it.
  6. Open the webpage that was giving error. Hopefully it fixed your problem of “this site can’t be reached.”

Method 5: Reset TCP/IP

  1. Right click on Windows button and select “Command Prompt (Admin)” option.
  2. Type following commands one by one and keep hitting enter after every command.
    • ipconfig /release (hit enter)
    • ipconfig /all (hit enter)
    • ipconfig /flushdns (hit enter)
    • ipconfig /renew (hit enter)
    • netsh int ip set dns (hit enter)
    • netsh winsock reset (hit enter)
  3. Now restart your computer to see if it fixed the webpage problem.

Method 6: Windows Network Troubleshooter

  1. Press Windows Key + R. It will open RUN. Type “ncpa.cpl” and hit enter.
  2. It will open “Network Connections“.
  3. Right click on your active WiFi connection and select DIAGNOSE.
  4. It will open Network Troubleshooter. It will diagnose any problem with your network connection.
  5. It might give you an error “DHCP is not enabled for “Wireless Network Connection”.
  6. Click on “Try This Repairs as an Administrator“.
  7. Click on “Apply this Fix” on next window.
  8. Restart your laptop/computer and check to see if it fixed “This site can’t be reached” issue on Google chrome.

Method 7: Reset Google Chrome Settings

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Type chrome://flags/ into the address bar.
  3. On next window click on “Reset all to default.
  4. Finally restart your computer.
  5. Launch Google Chrome and open the troubled webpage and see if the problem is fixed or not.

Method 8: Reinstall Network Driver

  1. Open Device manager from My computer properties.
  2. Right click on your wireless network driver.
  3. Click on Uninstall and confirm again.
  4. Now right click on Network adapter and select “Scan for hardware changes.”
  5. Restart your computer and Windows will install default drivers for wireless adapter which can fix the problem for you.

Method 9: Update Wireless Driver

  1. Open Device manager from My computer properties.
  2. Right click on Wireless Network Driver.
  3. Click on “Update Driver Software“.
  4. Select “Search automatically for updated software“. It also searches online for updates drivers. You can select manual selection if you downloaded latest driver and want to update it.
  5. Reboot PC and see if it fixed “This site can’t be reached” error in Google Chrome.

Method 10: Reinstall Google Chrome

If you are unable to fix the problem using the above methods then you can uninstall the Google chrome from Programs and features. Download the latest version from Google Chrome website. Install it again to see if it fixed the problem for you.

Final Conclusion: People followed above methods and successfully fixed their “Site cannot be reached” in Google Chrome or any other browser. Hopefully it will fix problem in your Computer as well.

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.

offload unused app

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.

How to Play Youtube in Background on iPhone 2019 (Works on iOS 12/11/10)

As you know, Youtube is the most popular video app both on iOS and Android. You can literally search for any kind of video on Youtube. You can search for your favourite how to’s videos or recently released music videos. You can even upload videos on your Youtube account and make it public so that any one can watch. You can even make money from Youtube if you fulfill their basic criteria of making money. Youtube is too popular so they have methods in action so that you can’t play Youtube in the background. You have to watch the video in order to listen to your favorite songs on iOS or Android.

Youtube app can be minimised on iPhone/iPad but it will stop working. You can’t play videos while the app is minimised. You want to work on other apps while listening to your favorite music which just released on Youtube only but you can’t do that. The app should always be open on iPhone/iPad.

Few months back, people were able to play Youtube in the Background on iPhone using a simple trick. You had to open Youtube in Chrome. Use the desktop site version of the Youtube. Play your favorite video. Minimise the app. Open the control center and click on the play button of the media player there. This method was working nicely but somehow Youtube fixed it soon. Now you can’t do that.

We have found a new method which works in same way as method explained above but with little more trick.

Here is the method step by step to Play Youtube in Background iPhone:

  1. Open your internet browser. (Safari, Chrome or Firefox). I have tested on Chrome and Safari.
  2. Open Youtube.com.
  3. Go to browser settings and choose Desktop Version of the site.
  4. Search for your favourite video and play it on your iPhone/iPad.
  5. Now video will play full screen on your iPhone. Swipe the screen to go back to browser.
  6. Now use the play button on the video to play it again.
  7. Video will again play in full mode.
  8. Now Minimise the Safari/chrome app while video is still playing.
  9. As soon as you will minimise, video will stop playing.
  10. Open the safari/chrome from background apps again. You will be able to see the video in full mode with a play button at bottom of the video.
  11. Tap on the play button and it will resume playing again.
  12. Now Minimise the app.
  13. And voila! It will continue to play in the background.
  14. Now you can open the safari/chrome app again. Choose any video that you want to play and you don’t have to repeat this whole process. You can now play any video in the background till you close the Safari/Chrome app on your iPhone/iPad.
  15. You can play youtube in Background on iPhone having iOS 12, iOS 11, iOS 10.

Watch Below Video for Live Demonstration of this method:

Watch the full video and do as described. If you mess up in the middle then you have to start from the beginning. You can listen to youtube playing in background on my iPhone 7. I have tested the same on iPhone X/6 as well and the method worked perfectly.

Fixed: iPhone 8 Ringer Volume Not Working

It’s really annoying when we miss important calls and texts from our beloved ones because ringer volume on your iPhone isn’t working properly. Problem is being observed with the latest release of iPhone 8. The iPhone 8 won’t ring for many people and you may be missing a lot of important calls. The iPhone 8 ringer volume not working is possible due to some settings in your iPhone. It may not be a hardware issue. You are simply not able to find or configure the iPhone 8 ringer volume. 

We are going to tell you what to do when iPhone 8 ringer volume doesn’t work for you properly. You should follow the methods below to fix it in not time. You need to change few settings in your iPhone 8 here and there and you will be able to resolve the problem in no time. iPhone 8 won’t ring problem will go away. 

iPhone ringer volume not working

Here are few solutions to fix iPhone 8 ringer volume not working : 

  1. Silent Switch of iPhone 8
  2. Increase Ringer Volume to Full in settings of iPhone 8
  3. iPhone 8 charging port debris. 
  4. Disable Do Not Disturb. 
  5. Repair your iPhone 8 at Apple service center. 

Here’s how to fix iPhone 8 won’t ring in detail:

  1. iPhone 8 Silent Switch – Every iPhone has a silent switch at the side of the iPhone through which you can quickly toggle iPhone 8 ringer to ON or OFF. You should check the silent switch of the iPhone 8 whether it’s in off mode or on mode. If it’s off then iPhone 8 ringer volume won’t work. You need to turn it On by pulling it towards front of iPhone 8 screen. 
    • Check the switch and change the direction of it. 
    • You will get notification on iPhone 8 screen whether ringer volume is OFF or ON. 
    • Normally if you pull the switch towards iPhone screen the ringer volume turns ON and if you pull towards back then it turns OFF. 
    • Make sure you have turned it ON so that ringer volume works properly for your iPhone 8. 
  2. Increase Ringer Volume in iPhone 8 Settings – There is a chance that ringer volume of your iPhone 8 is set to low or silent. Even if your iPhone is playing sounds from other applications then also ringer volume wont’ work because it’s set of independently to low or silent. You need to change the same by going to settings in iPhone 8. Follow the steps below:
    • Go to Settings >> Sounds and Haptics. 
    • Now drag the ringer and alert slider to full volume. 
    • There is also setting in sounds through which can change ringer volume with side buttons. Make sure it’s turned on so that you don’t have to go to settings always. 
  3. Dust/Debris in Charging port of iPhone 8 – It’s a very common problem where iPhone charging port accumulates debris inside the charging port. If there is debris present inside the charging port then your earphone won’t work properly. Even your charger wont’ work properly. You need to take out that debris by using some sharp strong pin (don’t use metal) which doesn’t break inside. Use a torch to see carefully inside the port and clean it carefully. 
  4. Disable Do Not Disturb – If Do not disturb is enabled on your iPhone 8 then you won’t hear it ring. You need to disable the DND via settings of your iPhone 8. You can also turn it off via control center of the iPhone 8. Swipe up the control center from the bottom of the screen and tap on do no disturb mode if it’s turned on. You will also see a moon icon in the right corner of the iPhone 8 which shows that Do Not Disturb is turned on. 
    • If you are not hearing the ringer volume while driving then there is a chance that Do not disturb while driving is ON. You need to turn it off through settings. 
    • You can schedule the Do Not Disturb by going to Settings >> Do Not Disturb >> Schedule.
  5. Repair at Apple Service Center – The last solution to this problem is to visit Apple service center and let them check out the problem. Either they will fix it for you asap or will take some time before fixing and returning your device. 
    • Make sure iPhone 8 is under warranty before you visit service center. Else you will be given quote for the problem. 
    • Most of the problems are fixed right away if parts are available there. 
    • Apple repairs are covered by a 90 day warranty. You can take them back if you have any problem within 90 days for free check up and repair. 
    • You also need to make a Genius bar appointment from Apple website which will ease everything when you visit them. 
    • Make sure you never replaced iPhone part with a non-iPhone part. In such cases it wont’ be repaired. Always use genuine parts even if you repairing it. 

However most of the time iPhone 8 Ringer volume won’t ring due to settings in iPhone 8. You simply need to checkout the settings as mentioned in the above methods and hopefully you will be able to make your iPhone 8 ringer volume work asap. 

If you have found any other method which worked out for your iPhone then please tell us in the comments so that we can include the same in the list. 

 

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. 

iPhone wont' turn off

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. 

 

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.