The iPhone 6s is not only beautiful. It delivers outstanding performance and it is packed with so many great features. It definitely is one of the best smartphones you can buy at the moment, but it’s not perfect. Here, we are going to talk about the most common iPhone 6s issues and how to fix them.

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Common iPhone 6s problem and their solutions

iPhone 6s Wi-Fi issues

In the smartphone world, Wi-Fi issues are among the most common problems, and this particular problem bothered some iPhone 6s owners as well. If you can’t connect to a Wi-Fi network, if the connection keeps dropping, or if it’s too slow, try the solutions below.

Method 1:

Turn Wi-Fi off/on.

Method 2:

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

Method 3: 

Go to Settings > Privacy, select Location Services and find Wi-Fi networking under System Services. Turn it off.

Method 4:

Go to Settings > Wi-Fi, find your network, click on (i), and then tap on Forget this network, and confirm the action by tapping on Forget. Go back to Settings, tap on Wi-Fi, find your network and try to connect again.

Method 5:

Press and hold the sleep/wake button, drag the slider and turn your phone off. Then, when it’s off, press and hold the sleep/wake button and turn it back on.

Method 6:

Restart your router.

Method 7:

Update router’s firmware (see the manual that came with the router; visit the manufacturer’s website).

Method 8:

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

Method 9:

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

 

iPhone 6s Bluetooth issues

Some users complained they can’t connect the iPhone to a car system or other Bluetooth accessories. Here are the potential solutions.

Method 1:

Turn Bluetooth off, and then back on.

Method 2:

Forget the Bluetooth connection. Go to Settings > Bluetooth, and choose the connection and then tap on Forget this device. Try to pair again.

Method 3:

Restart your iPhone 6s.

Method 4:

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

Method 5:

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

Method 6:

Update iOS software.

 

iPhone 6s GPS issues

GPS issues are pretty common ones. Here are a few things you can do to get rid of the problem.

Method 1:

Go to Settings > Cellular, choose Voice & Data and then select 3G.

Method 2:

Go to Settings, tap Privacy > Location Services and turn it off. Restart your device, and once your phone is on again go back to Settings > Privacy > Location Services and turn it back on.

Method 3:

Make sure that the navigation app you are using is up to date.

Method 4:

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

Method 5:

Go to Settings > General > Reset and click on Reset all settings. The files and data you have stored on your iPhone 6s won’t be deleted.

Method 6:

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

 

iPhone 6s data issues

If you are experiencing data issues, try the solutions listed below.

Method 1:

Go to Settings, turn Cellular off then turn it back on.

Method 2:

Turn the Airplane mode on, wait 10-15 seconds, and turn it off.

Method 3:

“Navigate to Settings, tap Cellular, choose Enable LTE and turn it off. Wait a few minutes, and then turn LTE back on.”

Method 4:

Restart your iPhone 6s.

Method 5:

Reinsert your SIM card.

Method 6:

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

Method 7:

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

Method 8:

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

Method 9:

Update iOS software.

 

iPhone 6s overheating issue

If you noticed that your device is getting hot when using it, try these methods to fix the problem.

Method 1:

Don’t use your phone while charging.

Method 2:

You should go to Settings > General > Usage > Battery Usage and see if one of the apps that are running is draining a lot of power. Usually, the power-hungry apps are one of the reasons why the iPhone is getting hot. You can force that app to close by tapping on the Home button two times, swiping up to find the app and then swipe up to close it.

Method 3:

Restart your device to free up the memory and to close a bunch of apps that are running in the background.

Method 4:

Update iOS software on your iPhone 6s.

Method 5:

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

Method 6:

Perhaps it’s the perfect time for a fresh start! Backup your files and data first. Then, go to Settings > General > Reset and tap on “Erase all content and settings”. Set up your iPhone as a new device.

 

iPhone 6s sound issues

If the sound is distorted, or if you hear no sound, there are a few things to try.

Method 1:

Remove the iPhone case.

Method 2:

Navigate to Settings > Sounds and move the Alerts and Ringer slider to turn the volume up.

Method 3:

Restart your iPhone.

Method 4:

If you noticed sound issues when using a specific app, make sure the app is up to date. If that doesn’t solve the problem, reinstall the app.

Method 5:

Go to Settings and turn the Bluetooth off.

Method 6:

“The next thing you can do is to clear the speaker, headset jack, and lightning connector and to remove any debris or dirt that may be causing the problem. Clean the areas gently using the brush.”

Method 7:

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

Method 8:

Update iOS software.

 

iPhone 6s battery life issues

Charging your iPhone several times a day can be annoying. Here are some tips to improve the battery life on your iPhone 6s.

Method 1:

“Go to Settings > Battery and see the list of all the apps and the amount of battery used by them in the last 24 hours. In case any app drains the battery, the best way is to close or delete the app.”

Method 2:

Disable live wallpapers.

Method 3:

Reduce the level of brightness.

Method 4:

“Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Fetch New Data. Here, you’ll see the Push option. Disable that by toggling the switch and choose the option ‘Manually for Fetch’.”

Method 5:

Disable 4K video.

Method 6:

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

Method 7:

Use the low power mode to make the battery last longer.

Method 8:

Update iOS to get the most out of your iPhone. The new versions bring improvements and fix the issues.

 

iPhone 6s battery percentage not updating

Here is what you can do to get rid of this issue.

Method 1:

Go to Settings > General > Usage,  turn the Battery Percentage off by moving the switch next to it and turn it back on.

Method 2:

Make sure that you are connected to a Wi-Fi network, and then set Date & Time to automatic. Restart your device.

Method 3:

Update iOS software to the latest version.

 

iPhone 6s touchscreen issues

Before you go to the Apple Store, try a couple of things that may help you to solve the problem.

Method 1:

Remove the case and the screen protector.

Method 2:

A simple restart can solve so many problems, which is why you should turn off your iPhone, and turn it back on.

Method 3:

“Use the dry cloth and gently clean the screen. the screen may slow down because there is dirt or moisture on it.”

Method 4:

Go to Settings > General > Reset and then tap on “Reset all settings”. Your data won’t be erased.

Method 5:

Erase all content and settings. Unlike the previous method, this will delete your data, so make sure to backup your files first. Then, go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase all content and settings. Set up your iPhone as a new device.

Method 6:

Upgrade your iPhone to the latest version of iOS.

 

iPhone 6s live wallpaper not working

Here is what to do if the live wallpaper is not working on your iPhone 6s.

Method 1:

“Go to Settings, tap on Battery, and see if the Low Power is activated (it is if the switch is green). Just move the switch to disable it.”

Method 2:

Restart your iPhone. Press and hold the sleep/wake button and move the slider once it appears. When your phone is off, press and hold the sleep/wake button to turn it back on.

Method 3:

“Go to Settings, click on Wallpaper, and now tap Choose a New Wallpaper. Tap on “Live” and tap set to change the wallpaper. Once you do this, see if the live paper is working. If it does, you may go back, and set the one you used before.”

Method 4:

“Go to Settings, tap on Wallpaper > Choose a New Wallpaper and then tap on Stills. Select one of the wallpapers and tap set. After that, go back to Settings > Wallpaper > Choose a New Wallpaper and tap on Live. Select the Live wallpaper you want and tap Set.”

 

iPhone 6s frozen apps

If the app become unresponsive, or “frozen”, don’t worry, because you can fix this problem easily.

Method 1:

Force an app to close. Tap on the Home button twice, and then you’ll see a preview of the apps you have been using. Swipe left to find the app, and then swipe up to close it.

Method 2:

Make sure the app is up to date. Go to the App Store and update the application.

Method 3:

Delete the app and then install it again. Go to the Home screen, find the app’s icon, tap and hold it and when the app starts to jiggle, click on the “X” to delete it. Go to the App Store and download the application again. Keep in mind that you can’t delete pre-installed apps.

Method 4:

Restart your iPhone 6s.

Method 5:

Update iOS software.

 

 

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