The iPhone 6 Plus has excellent specs, fancy design, and so many awesome features, but it doesn’t mean it’s perfect. There are some problems that are bothering the users, and in this article, we will talk about the most common iPhone 6 Plus issues and how to fix them.

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Common iPhone 6 problems and how to solve them

 

iPhone 6 Plus GPS Issues

If you have GPS issues, try the solutions listed below.

Method 1:

“Some users found that going to Settings > Date & Time and choosing the option “Set automatically” will fix the problem”

Method 2:

Go to Settings > Privacy, turn Location services off and then back on.

Method 3:

Here is how some people solved the problem. Navigate to Settings > Cellular > Voice & Data and then select 3G.

Method 4:

Update the navigation app you are using.

Method 5:

Remove the navigation app completely. Tap on the app’s icon on the Home screen, and when app jiggles click on the “X” and delete. Go to the App Store and then download the navigation app again.

Method 6:

Press and hold the sleep/wake button and drag the slider to turn off the device completely. Then, press and hold the sleep/wake button to turn your iPhone back on.

Method 7:

Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset network settings.

Method 8:

Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset all settings.

Method 9:

Update your iPhone 6 Plus to the latest version of iOS.

 

iPhone 6 Plus Bluetooth issues

If your iPhone can’t pair with another Bluetooth device, or if it can but the connection keeps dropping, here are potential solutions.

Method 1:

Go to Settings, turn off Bluetooth and then turn it back on. You can do this a few times.

Method 2:

Go to Settings, enable the Airplane mode, wait 10-20 seconds and disable it again.

Method 3:

Restart your iPhone 6 Plus.

Method 4:

Restart Bluetooth pairing device.

Method 5:

Go to Settings > General > Reset and tap on Reset network settings.

Method 6:

Update your iPhone to the latest version of iOS.

Method 7:

Update the software on your Bluetooth pairing device if possible (see the manual that came with the device)

Method 8:

Go to Settings > General > Reset and tap on Reset all settings. Your data won’t be deleted.

 

iPhone 6 Plus Wi-Fi issues

We all know how annoying it can be when your device can’t connect to a Wi-Fi network. Slow connection and the connection that keeps dropping are equally annoying. 

Method 1:

Turn off Wi-Fi and turn it back on.

Method 2:

Turn on Airplane mode and turn it back off.

Method 3:

Turn off Wi-Fi networking services. Go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services > System services.

Method 4:

Go to Settings > Wi-Fi, find the network, click on (i), and tap on “Forget this network”. Confirm the action by tapping on Forget. You can find the network under “Choose a network” section.

Method 5:

Turn off your iPhone and turn it back on.

Method 6:

Unplug your router, wait 20 seconds and plug it back again.

Method 7:

Update router’s firmware. See the manual that came with your router or visit the official website of the manufacturer.

Method 8:

Update iOS.

Method 9:

Go to Settings > General > Reset and tap on “Reset network settings”

Method 10:

Go to Settings > General > Reset and tap on “Reset all settings.

 

iPhone 6 Plus cellular data usage issues

Here are a few solutions to try if cellular data usage is higher than usual.

Method 1:

“Go to Settings, then choose iCloud, and Documents and Data. Make sure that you turn off Use Cellular Data.”

Method 2:

“Go to Settings, and choose iTunes & App Store. You will see Cellular Data, toggle it off.”

Method 3:

“Go to Settings, and tap on Cellular. You will see many applications that can use data. Choose the app, and turn off the data usage.”

Method 4:

Update iOS software if the new version is available.

Method 5:

Set up your iPhone as a new device. First, backup your data. Go to Settings > General > Reset and tap on “Erase all content and settings”. Wait until completed, and then follow a few simple steps to set up your iPhone 6 Plus as a new device.

 

iPhone 6 Plus No service problem

If you see “No service” message on your iPhone, or if the device is constantly searching for service, here are a few things you can do in order to ger rid of the problem.

Method 1:

Go to Settings, turn on the Airplane mode, wait 10-15 seconds and turn it back off.

Method 2:

See if the carrier settings updates are available, and to do that go to Settings > General > About.

Method 3:

Restart your iPhone 6 Plus.

Method 4:

Reinsert your SIM card.

Method 5:

Go to Settings > General > Reset and tap on “Reset network settings”.

Method 6:

Update your device to the latest version of iOS.

Method 7: 

Contact your carrier to make sure there are no issues with your network or your account.

Method 8:

Go to Settings > General > Reset and tap on “Reset all settings”. Your files and data you stored on your iPhone 6 Plus won’t be deleted.

 

iPhone 6 Plus sound issues

If you can’t hear any sound from the speaker, or if the sound is distorted, here are a couple of potential solutions.

Method 1:

If you use the case for your iPhone, remove it as it may be blocking the speaker.

Method 2:

Go to Settings, tap on Sounds and make sure the volume is up.

Method 3:

Clean the dock port and the speaker with a brush. Dirt and dust may be causing the issues.

Method 4:

If you have the problem only when using a particular app, restart that app. Tap on the Home button two times, swipe left to find the app and then swipe up to close it. Launch the app again. Also, make sure that the application is up to date.

Method 5:

Turn off Bluetooth.

Method 6:

Turn off your iPhone and turn it back on.

Method 7:

Place a call but use the speakerphone.

Method 8:

Update the iOS software.

Method 9:

Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset all settings.

See also: 5 Ways To Fix iPhone 6 Plus Speaker Not Working 

 

iPhone 6 Plus no sound when recording videos

Some users reported that when they record a video, there is no sound.

Method 1:

Force close the camera app. Tap on the Home button two times, swipe left to find the camera app and swipe up to close it. Launch the camera app and record a video. Hopefully, the problem will be fixed.

Method 2:

You know that a simple restart can fix tons of issues. Turn your phone off, and turn it back on.

Method 3:

Use a toothpick and clean the microphone to remove dust and dirt.

Method 4: 

“Go to the YouTube app, play a video, and turn the volume up with the buttons on the side all the way up”. After you do this, launch the camera app again, and record the video.

Method 5:

“There are many different camera apps in the App Store, such as MoviePro and VIdeon, and you can use them instead of the built in camera. Many users said the other apps work perfectly, the sound works just fine.”

Method 6:

Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset all settings.

 

iPhone 6 Plus touchscreen issues

 

If the touchscreen on your iPhone is responding to your touch inconsistently or slowly, here are potential solutions.

Method 1:

Remove the case if you have one.

Method 2:

If you have screen protector remove it.

Method 3:

Gently wipe off the screen with a dry and clean cloth.

Method 4:

If too many apps are running in the background, it may slow down your iPhone, and the screen may respond slowly. Close a few apps. To do that, tap on the Home button two times, swipe left to go through the apps, and when you find the app you want to close, swipe up.

Method 5:

You can also restart your device to close background apps and free up the memory.

Method 7:

Update iOS software.

Method 8:

Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset all settings.

 

iPhone 6 Plus touch ID not working

Some iPhone 6 Plus owners reported the touch ID is not working properly.

Method 1:

Make sure that the Home button and the entire phone are clean.

Method 2:

When using touch ID your fingers must be clean and dry.

Method 3:

Leave your finger on the sensor a bit longer, about 30 seconds. After this, touch ID should start working normally.

Method 4:

“For some users, the problem was in the iPhone case. Try to remove it, and see if it will change something.”

Method 5:

Go to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode, then turn off iPhone Unlock and App and iTunes Stores. Restart your device. Turn iPhone Unlock and App and iTunes Stores back on.

Method 6:

Update your iPhone to the latest version of iOS.

 

iPhone 6 Plus battery drain

As you know, battery drain is something that bothers all smartphone users, not just those who have iPhone 6 Plus. Let’s see what you can do to make the battery last longer between charges.

Method 1:

See which apps are the power-hungry ones, by going to Settings > General > Usage > Battery Usage. Then, you can close the apps and prevent them from running in the background.

Method 2:

Turn off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth when not in use.

Method 3:

“You probably use one of several email accounts you have and the rest are just battery drainers, which is why you should remove them. To do this, go to Settings, tap on Mail, Contacts, Calendars, and find the accounts you don’t use and press on Delete Account.”

Method 4:

Go to Settings > iTunes & App Store, then click on the Automatic downloads and turn it off.

Method 5:

Reduce the level of brightness.

Method 6:

Delete the apps you don’t use. To do this, go to the Home screen, find the app you want to delete, tap and hold it and then when the app starts to jiggle, click on the “X” and you will delete it. Keep in mind that the pre-installed apps can’t be deleted.

Method 7:

Turn off Background app refresh. Go to Settings > Background app refresh. You can disable this option for all the apps, or you can turn it off for each app separately.

 

iPhone 6 Plus randomly shuts down

When iPhone shuts down randomly you can’t use it normally. Let’s see what you can do.

Method 1:

If the problem occurs when using a specific app, restart that app. Tap on the Home button two times, then swipe left to find the application and once you do, swipe up to close it.

Method 2:

Update all your apps.

Method 3:

If you recently downloaded a third-party app, and the problem with random reboots started, delete that app. Find its icon on the Home screen, tap and hold it and when the app jiggles, click on the “X” to delete it.

Method 4:

Go to Settings > General > Reset and tap on Reset all settings.

Method 5:

Backup your data. Go to Settings > General > Reset and tap on Erase all content and settings. When this is done, follow the on-screen steps and set up your iPhone 6 Plus as a new device.

 

iPhone 6 Plus won’t download or update apps

Trying out new apps is always fun. To fully enjoy when using your favorite apps you need to make sure the apps are up to date. But, what to do if your iPhone won’t download or update apps? Let’s see how to fix this.

Method 1:

Go to Settings, turn off Wi-Fi and turn it back on.

Method 2:

Go to Settings > Wi-Fi, find your network, click on the icon right next to it and then click on Renew Lease.

Method 3:

Navigate to Settings > iTunes & App Store, tap on your Apple ID and then sign out. Open the App Store and log in.

Method 4:

Press and hold the sleep/wake button, and then drag the slider to turn off your iPhone. When the phone is off, press and hold the sleep/wake button to turn your iPhone back on.

Method 5:

if there is a new version of iOS available, download and install it.

Method 6:

Go to Settings > General > Reset and tap on Reset all settings. Your data won’t be deleted.

Method 6:

If resetting all settings don’t solve the issue, you may erase all content and settings, but first backup your data as everything will be deleted. Go to Settings > General > Reset and tap on Erase all content and settings. Once this is completed, follow the on-screen steps and set up your iPhone 6 Plus as a new device.

 

iPhone 6 Plus apps issues

You know that sometimes one of your favorite apps can freeze or crash or won’t load and we can all agree this can be so annoying. Let’s see how to fix issues with apps on iPhone 6 Plus.

Method 1:

Force an app to close if it’s frozen. Tap on the Home button two times, and you’ll see a preview of the apps you have been using lately. Swipe left to find the frozen app, and then swipe up to close it. Find the app’s icon on the Home screen and launch it again.

Method 2:

Go to App Store and see if there is an update for the app is available.

Method 3:

Delete the app and then install it again. Keep in mind that the pre-installed applications can’t be deleted. Find the icon of the app you wish to delete, tap and hold it and when the app jiggles click on the “X” do delete it. Then, go to App Store, find the app, download and install it again.

Method 4:

Restart your device.

Method 5:

If there is a new version of iOS, download and install it.

Method 6:

Reset all settings. To do this, go to Settings > General > Reset and tap on “Reset all settings”. Your data won’t be deleted.

Method 7:

If nothing else works, start using another similar app instead (if possible).

See also: 5 Ways To Fix iPhone 6 Plus Apps Won’t Load 

 

 

 

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