How to Fix Common iOS 11 Problems

With the beta builds of the iOS 11 that Apple has released, a lot of the issues have already been fixed. The latest iOS beta 6 is already causing problems for testers. Some issues are tiny and can be easily ignored. Others are major bugs that can cause issues with the workflow of the device. If you are interested in the iOS 11 beta 6 build, it may become necessary to familiarize yourself with these issues as well as how to fix them should you encounter some of them. This article outlines some of the most common problems and their potential fixes.

Basic Troubleshooting Solutions to Fix Common iOS 11 Problems

1. Close Settings App

If you are unable to download or install iOS 11, make sure that you have enough storage and your device has enough power. Also, ensure that you have a good connection that is strong enough to download the update.

If you are still having problems, kill the settings app and then reopen it. Follow these simple steps to do it.

Step 1:  click the Home button to bring up the fast app switcher

Step 2: find the Settings app card.

Step 3: Swipe up on the app card and flick it up and off the screen.

close settings app

2. Force Restart Your Device

If closing the settings app doesn’t work to solve the iOS 11 problems your met, you may be facing or the device freezes or hangs during the process, a forced restart of the device has been known to work. Here’s how to do it.

For iPhone 6 and older

Step 1: Press and hold the On/Off button on your device

Step 2: While still holding the On/Off button, press and hold the home button

Step 3: Keep holding both buttons until the screen turns off and comes back on and the Apple Logo appears.

force restart iPhone 6 and older

For iPhone 7

Step 1: Press and Hold the On/Off button

Step 2: While holding the On/Off button, press the Volume button

Step 3: Keep holding the buttons until the screen turns off and then turns back on and displays the Apple Logo.

force restart iPhone 7

3. Use a Third-Party Software to Fix Common iOS 11 Problems

If none of the troubleshooting solutions above are working to solve the iOS 11 problem and the device still remains inactive, you may need a more drastic solution. A software solution like iMyFone iOS System Recovery is ideal for issues related to the iOS 11 beta build and most other issued that may cause your device to be unresponsive. Some of its main features include the following.

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Key Features:

  • It can be used to fix a device the is stuck in Recovery mode, DFU mode, the Apple Logo or the black/white screen.
  • It can be used to exit recovery mode in just one-click
  • Its Standard Mode can be used to fix iOS issues without data loss
  • It is useful for the repair of a device that is completely unresponsive.

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How to Use iMyFone iOS System Recovery to Fix Common iOS 11 Problems

Step 1: Install the program on your computer and then lunch it. From the main window, you will see three different modes. Before selecting any of these modes, connect the device to the computer.

three modes of the program

Step 2: Select the “Standard Mode” and the program will request that you put the device in DFU mode. Click “Start” to begin a countdown and the follow the on-screen instructions to put the device in DFU mode. If the device doesn’t go into DFU mode, put it in recovery mode.

put the device in DFU mode

Step 3: Once the device in in DFU or recovery mode, the next step is to download the latest firmware for the device. The program already detects the corresponding firmware, simply click “Download.”

download firmware

Step 4: Once the download is complete, click on “Start to Fix” and the program will begin fixing the device immediately.

fix the issue

Wait for the program to complete the process and your device will restart in normal mode.

If the standard mode fails to work, you may need to use the Advanced Mode. The advanced mode of iMyFone iOS System Recovery (compatible with iOS 11) will work to fix any problem although it may reinstall your iOS completely and cause data loss. Follow these simple steps to use it.

Step 1: Connect the device to the program and then select the “Advanced Mode” from the main window.

Step 2: Click “Start to begin a countdown and from here, the steps are much the same as with the Standard Mode.

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4. Put the Device in Recovery Mode and Restore It

If the device fails to respond completely after iOS 11 update, putting the device in recovery mode and restoring it in iTunes may work to fix it. Follow these simple steps to do it.

Step 1: Turn off your iPhone completely.

Step 2: Press and hold the home button (volume button for iPhone 7) on your iPhone and then connect it your computer. Make sure that iTunes is running.

Step 3: Release the home button/volume when the “Connect to iTunes” icon appears on the screen.

If you see a message on iTunes, select “Restore” and the device should work normally once the process is complete.

restore iPhone with iTunes