iPhone X/8 Email Not Updating in iOS 11.2/11.1/11

Sometimes the email is not properly responding on your new iPhone X or iPhone 8 after updating to iOS 11.2, 11.1, etc. You will be unable to open the email or download the attachment. The only message that you will receive is your message has not been downloaded by the server. There is a chance that your email not updating on iPhone. Here are some of the ways that you can use to fix the issue. 

Tip 1. Restart Mail App

There are chances that the email push is not working on the iPhone. All you have to do is restart the Mail App and the emails will start responding. In order to make it possible press your home button twice. It will give you the preview of all the applications that you have been using. Swipe left so you can find the mail application. When you have reached the mail, if you will have to swipe up in order to close it. Wait for at least 1 to 2 minutes and launch the mail app once again.

restart mail app

Tip 2. Delete Email Account and Reinstall

If you have restarted the mail app and it is not yet working there are chances that issue is in your mail settings. Instead of going through different types of settings it is better that you delete your mail account and reinstall it.

Open settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars and select the account that is causing problems. Select delete account and in the alert window tap on delete. Now select Add account and enter your email details so you can sign in to your account once again. It will help you to fix the problem.

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Tip 3. Check Mail Notification on Settings

The push application is working on the device but you are not receiving the notifications for the email. It means that you have to open up the email application repeatedly to check your emails and it can be very annoying. You have to follow the given steps to resolve this issue.

Open settings > notifications. Scroll down and tap in the mail section. Select the mail application that you have been using. Turn on the notification setting according to your requirements on the lock screen or home screen so you can easily get the notifications.


Tip 4. Toggle Background App Refresh

Whenever your iPhone is connected to cellular data or WiFi the toggle background App will refresh the data of all the applications that are running in the background. All you have to do is open settings > general > background app refresh. If the option is off making sure that you turn it on and then after two seconds turn it back off. Repeat it a few times and all your data will be refreshed.

background app refresh

Tip 5. Check the Settings

Go to the settings and click Mail, Calendar and Contacts option. Click the Accounts and choose the option of Fetch New Data and assure it is on. Select all your accounts and switch on the option so that you can easily manage your emails.

Tip 6. Fix Your iOS System

You can fix your iOS system using the iMyFone D-Back iOS System Recovery. The software will help you fix your operating system without any data loss. There are 3 different fix modes that will increase the probability of fixing the system. Besides iOS System Recovery, it also empowers to view and recover deleted/lost files from iPhone X, iPhone 8 and all of other iOS devices. Use the software of standard mode and follow the given steps to fix the problem.

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Step 1Open up this program on your computer and click “Fix iOS System” option, then select “Standard Mode”.

choose standard mode

Step 2Click on Start button and you will be prompted to put your iPhone into DFU mode.  For 8 to 10 seconds press the home and sleep/wake button at the same time. for the next 5 seconds continue to press the home button.

dfu mode

If your iPhone fails to enter DFU mode, try to put it into Recovery Mode. Simultaneously press the home and sleep/wake button, do not release the buttons until you see the Apple logo. Keep holding the button until you reach the option of connect to iTunes.

recovery mode

Step 3After entering the recovery or DFU mode it is important that you download the latest firmware to the device. Just click on download and iMyFone D-Back iOS System Recovery will automatically download the latest firmware on your device.

download firmware package

Step 4Click on start to fix once the firmware is downloaded on the system. Firmware will be verified, and the tool will automatically fix the problems in your iOS system. Once done you have to check if your device starts. If not repeat the process.

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In case all the above-mentioned strategies are not working there is nothing to worry about because iMyFone D-Back iOS System Recovery will always work. It has been developed with a reliable technology to assure that you can fix your iOS system within seconds without losing your data. So assure that you make the right decisions.  Leave a comment below if you have more issues of your devices. And we’ll try our best to help you solve the problems.

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