At the moment, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus represent the best that Apple has to offer in the smartphone market. Both the iPhone 7 variants are capable of extraordinary performance. However, the users of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have been facing quite a lot of problems as well.
Apple’s flagship smartphones for the year 2016 were the two variants of iPhone 7. iPhone 7 improved on a number of new things, despite the fact that overall design language had not been changed. Both iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have their own set or problems, much like any other flagship smartphone in the market.
In this roundup, we want to discuss the problems that have been affecting users of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The roundup will include both minor bugs as well as serious issues that the users have been facing. We will also talk about feedback sources and potential fixes to these problems.
iPhone 7 Problems
One of the initial problems reported with iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus was the iCloud activation and restoration problem. Co-incidentally, similar problems also affect iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus at launch.
Other problems on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus include those related to battery drain and connectivity. Issues related to Bluetooth can be a frustration as iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus lack a headphone jack. Various touchscreen and speaker issues have also been reported.
There is no way to know what problem you might run into after you start using iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus. So, it is advisable that you keep making periodic backups of your device.
Furthermore, there are a few steps that we recommend you to take before you install any iOS update on your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. You can find these steps in this guide.
Find feedback on iPhone 7 Problems
If you want to keep a close eye on the performance of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, you should dig deep into the available feedback. Similarly, you should find relevant feedback before installing any iOS update on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
Going through the feedback will keep you aware of the problems affecting iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus – and you might be able to avoid them.
You can find reliable feedback on YouTube, as well as Apple Discussion Forum for iPhone. MacRumors Forum is another source where you can find feedback about iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus problems.
Fixes for iPhone 7 Problems
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus problems are not affecting all users. So, the chances of you running into an annoying problem are very less. But, if some problem indeed creeps up, you can find a solution for it within minutes.
If you simply search for solutions to your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus problem online, you will get many relevant results. Start by doing a simple Google search. If you don’t find a reliable fix, you can try finding solutions on Apple Discussion Forums.
Note that some kind of problems disappear by themselves over the course of few days. Any problem with battery life is one such example. Give your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus some time to settle into your usage pattern or the new update. Within a few days, you will start seeing a tremendously improved battery life.
This article lists the common iOS 10 problems and their fixes on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
Make sure that your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is up to date with the latest iOS firmware installed. Numerous bug fixes and security patches have been delivered to iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus over the last few months. These updates provide fixes for numerous iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus problems.
Dowgrading to previous iOS firmware on iPhone 7
If you are facing a few too many problems with the latest update on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, you might want to downgrade. However, downgrading is a very small window – typically lasting for a week.
If you have installed the latest firmware iOS 10.2.1 on your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus and continue to face problems, you will have to wait for the next update from Apple. To know more about the downgrade process so that you can use it in the future, read this article.
iOS 10.3 Update on iPhone 7
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus problems on iOS 10.2.1 have no solution as of right now. Apple is expected to release iOS 10.3 in a few weeks’ time. iOS 10.3, being a milestone update, is expected to bring multiple bug fixes and improvements.