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Where does hard work meet perfection?
Apple, since its inception, has intrigued buyers with their promise to deliver outstanding performances. Apple’s iPhone series has always been a topic of discussion to tech savvy people, no matter they buy it or not, they will definitely discuss it.
Apple announced the launch of iPhone 6s in September, 2015. It has created a wave among users right from the beginning and has received mostly positive reviews, albeit it is not a ‘moon without spots’.
Users faced various problems which are common to all of them. Despite its 3rd Touch, 12 megapixel iSight camera, a custom designed 64-bit A9 chip to render a CPU performance, 70 percent faster than normal and 90 percent faster GPU performance along with its unique design, made from an alloy of 7000 Series aluminium, iPhone 6s still has not emerged impeccable.
However, these flaws can be mended and here are 10 most significant iPhone 6s problems and complaints received from users and their respective solutions.
1. Battery Life Problems
Mobile phone users are often spotted bickering about the battery lives of their phones. Low battery life creates a lot of problems for users.
iPhones are generally renowned for a stable battery life, a few users have reportedly complained about low battery life of iPhone 6s.
How would you fix this iPhone 6s problem?
A. Wait for two days after you have installed a new update before changing any settings because battery life often takes some time to adjust to any new update.
B. Using Low Power Mode is advisable. It allows you to extend your battery life by 10-20% and does not kill your core services. By opting for this mode, you are just a click away from your solution.
C. In an area which does not have proper signal, your phone starts working extra hard to accommodate and this can cause harm to your battery. To avoid this, don’t use cellular data or abandon all connections by switching off to the Airplane Mode.
D. GPS eats out a lot from your battery life. Shut off from its service to save your battery percentage.
E. Don’t always rely on auto display as it often causes more exhaustion of battery life. Try adjusting the retina display manually.
F. Check indiscriminate usage of apps. Monitor the usage regularly to bridle your usage. Facebook has been noticed to drain out a lot of battery life. Uninstalling it might save a lot of battery percentage.
2. Wi-Fi Problems
With the increased use of Wi-Fi, it can be easily said that Wi-Fi is a dire necessity for us all. If you observe this, the first thing you can do is to change your Network Settings.
Once you have reset your settings, your phone is supposed to be oblivious of the passwords. Hence, it is advisable to remember them.
If this doesn’t work, try ‘forgetting’ your Wi-Fi networks and attempt a restart of your router.
3. Touch Screen problems
iPhone screens are often hailed notorious for not responding to gestures. However, you shouldn’t get worked up if your phone doesn’t respond.
Hold down the home button and the power button till your phone resets itself. It should turn on in a few seconds and it’ll ask for the passcode if you have one.
If it doesn’t work after once, try again. Keep on trying till it yields results.
4. Photo Quality Problems
The iPhone 6s comes with an excellent 12 Mp back camera and according to users; it is one of the best smart phone cameras ever.
However, a few of them have complained about bad image quality in low light. Albeit, smart phones reported function poorly in bad light, if you find a drastic drop in quality, switch off the Live Photos mode, a feature introduced with the 6s model.
Photos were less grainy, according to feedbacks by many users, after switching the mode off. To shut it off, go to the Camera application and make the sun logo at the centre white, instead of yellow.
5. Sudden Random Shutdowns
For this problem, a soft forceful reset might not always work. Three best solutions are to back up the data, wipe the phone and then restore it again.
If it doesn’t come out successful, you will have to reset your phone and start afresh without restoring.
6. Overheated Phones
Even if there is no apparent reason for you phone to become heated, the source might lie in the hardware. Check your settings quickly, there might be an app which is the main culprit.
If you have apps that you don’t use at all, disable their access that relates to background activity or simply uninstall them. If an app is not the cause of the problem, reset all settings.
However, the ultimate solution is to wipe the phone and restore it.
7. Hot Touch ID Home Button
A few users have been perturbed by the Home Button getting extremely hot. So hot, that it becomes a problem to even touch it.
Some users have formulated a solution- you need to press the Home Button along with the Sleep/Wake button at the same time until the Apple Logo turns up on screen.
But this is a temporary solution and the problem is likely to make a come back soon. Cool the phone down- unplug it from the charger and leave it in a cooler area.
Some users sought resort to the refrigerator and found positive results. Contact Apple in case this iPhone 6s problem lingers.
8. Speaker Faults
Few people faced difficulties with distorted audio and volume levels. Sometimes, a ring tone is playing in a volume much higher than its normal or they are being played through the wrong speaker.
Check the music settings, change or turning it off to solve it. You may also opt for a factory reset. If your restored data is causing an issue, you can manually copy Amy data of file.
9. Bluetooth Problems
Some users have reported that they have faced problems while connecting to other devices via bluetooth. It either doesn’t get connected at all, or frequently disconnected.
Delete all the old pairings because such a problem might spring up on reaching a profile limit. Repeat the holding on to the sleep/wake button and the home button together thing in case the first solution doesn’t work.
Resort to your car or accessory manual to make it more accessible. Turn off the “Hey Siri” feature if you are facing problems with specific features.
10. Live Wallpapers Problems
A considerable number of users have found that they m are deprived of the option to choose live wallpapers.
To ace this problem, turn off the Low Power Mode because it is supposed to disable live wallpapers. You can also switch on to a static image followed by returning to a live wallpaper might work.
These are the 10 major iPhone 6s problems and their solutions. Apple is a brand that promises near to perfect services. You can always take care of the ‘near to’ part by following these solutions.