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    iPhone X Problems: 5 Things You Need to Know

     

    iPhone X users are dealing with an assortment of problems as we push deeper into the year.

    The current list of iPhone X problems includes some of the most common iPhone issues like weird battery drain, busted Wi-Fi, finicky Bluetooth, and UI lag issues.

    We’re also hearing about hardware-related problems with the device’s Face ID facial recognition, 5.8-inch OLED screen, and speakers.

    Our guide will take you through the current list of iPhone X problems. It’ll also provide you with potential fixes and some places to look for feedback from other iPhone X users using the latest versions of iOS 14.

    It also includes a look at what to expect from Apple down the road.

    iPhone X Problems

    The current list of iPhone X problems features some familiar faces including iCloud Restore problems. If you run into issues restoring from iCloud, head here for a few potential fixes.

    We’re also hearing about strange battery drain, abnormal amounts of user interface lag, GPS issues, issues with 3D Touch, connectivity problems including issues with cellular data, problems Messages, and various iCloud problems. Some iPhone X users are also saying the device sometimes runs extremely hot.

    Apple will occasionally roll out new iOS updates with new fixes and you’ll want to make sure you and your device are ready for the download. A little prep work ahead goes a long way toward preventing issues.

    We’ve released an iOS pre-installation guide that will take you through some things you should do before installing new software on your iPhone.

    Apple’s latest update, iOS 14.1, could improve your device’s performance.

    Where to Find Feedback

    As we push deeper into 2020 it’s important to keep an eye on feedback from other iPhone X users. This feedback will alert you to potential problems and it could help you work out your own problems.

    We recommend looking on YouTube, Apple’s discussion forums, social media sites like Twitter/Facebook, and the MacRumors forums for feedback about the iPhone X’s hardware and its version of iOS 14.

    We’ve put together some thoughts on the latest version of iOS 14 and you should also look at our reasons to and not to install iOS 14.1.

    How to Fix iPhone X Problems

    If you’re dealing with an iPhone X problem your first instinct might be to contact Apple, head into your local carrier store, or make an appointment to see a Genius at an Apple Store.

    Those are certainly options, but you might be able to fix your issue from the comfort of your computer chair or couch.

    Take a look at our list of fixes for common iPhone X problems. Our guide offers fixes for some of the most common problems plaguing Apple’s software.

    We’ve also put together some tips to help you improve your iPhone X’s overall performance and a guide to improving iPhone X battery life.

    If you can’t find a fix for your issue there, make sure you check Apple’s discussion forums. There are a lot of knowledgable users on Apple’s forums and you might get a solution to your issue in a matter of minutes.

    If you want to get in touch with Apple, you can do so via the company’s Twitter account. You can also get in contact with Apple Support via the company’s website.

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    If Apple’s frontline customer service can’t help you solve your issue, it’s time to take your iPhone X to an Apple Store (if one is close by) or your local carrier store.

    Schedule a Genius Bar appointment and have them run diagnostics on your device to see if they can pinpoint the problem. Your iPhone X is under warranty so they might offer you a replacement if it’s a serious defect.

    How to Downgrade Your iPhone X

    Downgrading to an older version of iOS 14 isn’t a guaranteed way to solve problems, but it has worked for many people in the past.

    Apple typically keeps the downgrade loophole open for a few weeks after it releases a new version of iOS so you’ll need to move quickly if you want to drop back down.

    If you’re new to the iPhone and iOS, take a look at our guide to downgrading. It could help.

    What’s Next

    If your iPhone X is having a difficult time on iOS 14.1, iOS 14.0.1 or iOS 14.0, keep an eye out for new software.

    Apple is currently working on iOS 14.2. The software is currently in beta and the milestone upgrade should carry new features and bug fixes for lingering issues.

    We don’t have an iOS 14.2 release date to look forward to just yet, but if you can’t wait, you can download the beta onto your phone right now.

    If you’re feeling nervous about the move from iOS 13 to iOS 14 or iOS 14.0/iOS 14.0.1 to iOS 14.1, you might consider waiting for the next version of iOS 14 to arrive.

    For more on iOS 14.2, take a look at our guide.>

     

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