Apple has officially launched iOS 10 for all supported iDevices. However, after upgrading their device to the latest iOS version, many users experienced iOS 10 problems, as the iPhone/ iPad update has run into a number of issues. If you have encountered any problem, do not worry, as there are many ways to fix iOS 10 problems.
- Bricked phones when updating to iOS 10
While the beta went well for all users, the official version of iOS 10 has bricked a number of iPhones and iPads. That makes iOS users disheartened. Currently, there is a simple solution to fix the issue is restoring your device again using iTunes.
For those who intend to update your device to iOS 10, you should make a backup first and then use iTunes to upgrade version to escape from errors
- Home button on iOS 10
iOS 10 has changed the functionality of the home button. The familiar line ‘Slide to Unlock’ is no longer. Now you have to press the Touch ID fingerprint sensor to unlock the device.
However, if you want to back the traditional unlocking device, there is a quick fix for you
Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Home Button and toggle the switch ‘Rest Finger to Open’ on.
This will enable you to open your iPhone/iPad by Touch ID without having to press the home button any more.
- iPhone stops vibrating
Some iOS users have noticed that their iPhones no longer vibrate when receiving messages after they update to iOS 10.
To fix this, you can try two following instructions:
First solution you should try is restarting your iPhone by long-pressing both the Power button and the Home button for 10 seconds. Your device will restart and the Apple logo will display on the screen.
If this still does not work, then you should factory reset your iPhone. Before doing this, you need to back up all your data first, as resetting will clear your entire device.
- Touch ID stops working
If Touch ID has stopped working after you upgrade to iOS 10, you can try the following steps to fix it:
Go to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode and enter your passcode. Turn off iTunes & App Store, and then restart your device. Go back to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode and turn back on iTunes & App Store.
You also need to remove and then rescan your fingerprints. Go to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode and tap on the fingerprint you want to delete, then restart your device. Once done, go back into Settings and scan your fingerprints again. Touch ID will now work.
- No Message notifications
If you have updated to iOS 10 and notice that there are no longer notifications when you receiving a message, you should check your notification settings by navigating to Settings > Notifications > Messages.
Ensure to toggle the switch next to each option on, and the selected alert style is ‘Banner‘.
These are the solutions to fix five common issues on iOS 10. If you find any problems, please leave your comments in the box below.