I have purchased an iPhone 8 for a few weeks but I soon found that this phone is lagging no matter when I am calling others or called by others. For example, when I was dialing my girlfriend and wanted to send her some photos, the iPhone 8 was visibly slow when I was going to switch to the App photos (or other apps). This is frustrating because I just used it for less than one month and it took a lot of money. Anyone know why iPhone 8 is lagging and freezing when calling and how to solve this?

This is a question we found in Apple Communities and according to the answers and replies under this question, lots of iPhone 8 users are distressed about this problem. If your iPhone 8 is lagging and freezing when calling and you just don鈥檛 know how to do, then you are in the right place 鈥 this article will show the effective ways to solve this problem.

Just Force Restart Your iPhone 8

This is the most direct, and generally the most useful method to solve iPhone issue. There are lots of users telling that their iPhone runs normally when they call again after restarting iPhone 8. So just give it a shot:

Just press and quickly release the Volume Up button, then press and quickly release the Volume Down button. Finally, press and hold the Power button until you see the Apple logo.

force restart iPhone 8

If There Is a New iOS Version, Just Update to It

If there is a common issues on new iPhone device or iOS, apple may also find this problem soon and solve, at least improve it in a new iOS. So if there is prompt of a new iOS update, just do it:

How to Update on iPhone 8 Itself: Go to Settings > General > Software Update, and then tap Download and Install. Then you can just follow the on-screen instructions to finish the rest steps.

Update iOS on iPhone 8

How to Update on iPhone 8 by iTunes: Connect iPhone 8 with iTunes and click Summary > Check for Update. Then Download and Update your iPhone according to the prompts.

updateiPhone 8 on iTunes

The above two methods are what we have tested useful for iPhone 8 lagging and freezing when calling. We know that there are lots of other method to solve slow iPhone, such as reduce screen motion, close the apps running or stop the auto refresh on background, but I don鈥檛 think that鈥檚 what users want 鈥 when we encounter iPhone issues, we should take action to solve the issue instead of reducing the phone鈥檚 function. So there is another useful method you can try to solve iOS issue, including iPhone 8 is lagging and freezing when calling. Read on and check it.

Fix lagging and freezing iPhone 8 with iMyFone iOS Recovery

You know that your iPhone 8 will go wrong if the iOS encounters problems. How to fix kinds of iPhone issues caused by iOS? You will need an excellent iOS repair tool and we would like to recommend iMyFone iOS System Recovery. See what the program can do for you.

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Easy Steps to Fix iPhone 8 Lagging and Freezing When Calling

The following is the straightforward instructions on how to fix iPhone 8 lagging by iMyFone iOS System Recovery. You can finish the whole process in about 20 minutes.

Step 1. Put iPhone 8 into Recovery/DFU Mode

After running this iOS repair tool, you can connect your iPhone 8 with it. Then you should put iPhone into DFU or Recovery Mode so that the software can detect your iPhone. To enter DFU Mode, you can press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home Button for more than 8 seconds. Then let go the Sleep/Wake button but continue to hold the Home button for about 5 seconds.

put iPhone into DFU mode

To enter Recovery Mode is easier. You just press and Hold the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons simultaneously until you see the 鈥淐onnect to iTunes鈥 icon on iPhone screen.

put iPhone into Recovery mode

Step 2. Download Firmware Package for iPhone 8

After detecting the iPhone 8, iMyFone iOS Recovery will show you the interface of firmware package downloading and you rarely do anything but click the Download button.

download firmware package

After downloading the package which matches your iPhone 8, the program will verify it automatically.

Step 3. Fix iPhone 8 Lagging & Freezing Easily

The final step is to fix iOS on your iPhone with the new-downloaded firmware package. Notice don鈥檛 touch your iPhone 8 in case any disconnection. After fixing, your iPhone 8 will be refreshed and goes well just like new.

fixing iOS

Now you get 3 methods to solve the problem that iPhone 8 is lagging and freezing when calling. Remember that iMyFone iOS System Recovery can be effective for not only this issue, but a lot of other issues on iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. Try it now!

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