Owners of the iPhone X have now had time with their new devices, and reviews are overwhelmingly positive. However, as with any fresh design there are things to get used to in the beginning. Not only this, but with Apple's manufacturers cranking out millions of units in a short space of time there are bound to be a few phones with issues. Here are the top five iPhone X problems reported by users, along with some fixes:
A constantly spinning wheel in the iOS status bar sometimes appears after using keyboard dictation. iOS users have noticed the wheel continues to spin unless the iPhone is placed in Airplane Mode. Rebooting the iPhone doesn't always clear up the problem.
For those with iOS 11 or later installed, Apple has added a new option to power off an iPhone or iPad without using a physical button. The sleep/wake or power button has always been a fixture of the iPhone. Also known as the side or top button, this switch will wake or sleep iOS with a quick press. Long press will enter the "slide to power off" screen. The alternative is a software shutdown, which can be performed by following these steps:
Whether they actually want to be helpful beta testers or they just can't wait to see all the newest iOS features, many iPhone and iPad users have joined the Apple Beta Software Program, which allows for early access to new iOS versions.
When iPhone apps or iOS stop responding, or other problems make the device unstable it can help to restart the iPhone. Sometimes an app won't quit, or the iPhone will not power down normally. In this case it's time to hard reset the iPhone.
To force restart the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus or later: