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Common iPhone 6s Plus Issues And How To Fix Them

The iPhone 6s Plus is the excellent choice for those who love big, beautiful and powerful smartphones. This device comes with so many great features, and users are really satisfied with its performance. As on every other smartphone, some glitches may pop up. In this article, we are going to talk about the most common iPhone 6s Plus issues and how to solve them.

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Common iPhone 6s Plus problems and their solutions

iPhone 6s Plus GPS issues

Quite a few iPhone 6s Plus users complained about the fact that GPS is not working properly. If you have the same problem, try the solutions listed below.

Method 1:

“From the Home screen tap on Settings, tap General and adjust “Date & Time” to “Set Automatically”.”

Method 2:

Navigate to Settings, tap Cellular > Voice and Data and select 3G.

Method 3:

If you are using one of third-party navigation apps, you need to make sure the application is up to date. Also, you can delete the app completely and then install it again. To do that, find the icon of the app on the Home screen, tap and hold it and click on the “X” once it appears to delete it. Then, go to the App Store and download the app.

Method 4:

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

Method 5:

Go to Settings > Privacy and turn Location Services off. Then restart your iPhone 6s Plus, and go back to Settings > Privacy and turn Location Services back on.

Method 6:

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

Method 7:

If the above-mentioned solutions didn’t work, you can reset all settings. Don’t worry – your data won’t be deleted. Go to Settings > General > Reset and tap on Reset all settings.

Method 8:

To get the best out of your iPhone 6s Plus, update the iOS software if a new version is available.

 

iPhone 6s Plus 3D touch issues

There have been some complaints about the 3D touch. Some users said the feature is not working properly, and the others reported it’s not working at all. Let’s see how to fix this.

Method 1:

Go to Settings > General > Accessibility and make sure that 3D touch is enabled.

Method 2:

A restart can fix so many different issues, which is why you should try it out.

Method 3:

If you are experiencing 3D touch issues only when you are using a specific app, there are two things to do. First, make sure the app is up to date. Second, delete the app completely and then install it again.

Method 4: 

Go to Settings > General > Reset and then tap on Reset all settings. The files you have stored on your iPhone 6s Plus won’t be erased.

Method 5:

Update your iPhone to the latest version of iOS.

Method 6:

If the solutions listed above didn’t fix the problem, perhaps it’s time for a fresh start. What you need to do is to erase all content and settings. Don’t forget to backup your files first. Then, go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase all content and settings. When this is completed, follow a few simple on-screen steps to set up your iPhone 6s Plus as a new device.

 

iPhone 6s Plus touchscreen issues

A touchscreen that responds slowly can be really annoying. Here are potential solutions.

Method 1:

Use a clean and dry cloth to wipe off any dirt from the screen.

Method 2:

If you have a screen protector remove it.

Method 3:

If you use the case for your iPhone 6s Plus remove it.

Method 4:

Restart your device.

Method 5:

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

Method 6:

Update iOS software.

Method 7:

Backup your files. Go to Settings > General > Reset and tap on Erase all content and settings.

 

iPhone 6s Plus battery percentage not updating issue

Here is what to do if the battery percentage is stuck in a status bar.

Method 1:

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

Method 2:

Navigate to Settings > Date & Time and enable “Set Automatically”. After this, restart your device. Press and hold the sleep/wake button, move the slider and turn your phone off. When it’s off, press and hold the sleep/wake button to turn your iPhone 6s Plus back on.

Method 3:

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

 

iPhone 6s Plus live wallpaper not working

Live wallpapers are awesome, right? There have been some complaints made by iPhone 6s Plus users who said the live wallpapers not working. Let’s see how you can solve this.

Method 1:

Go to Settings > Battery and make sure that Low Power mode is turned off.

Method 2:

Restart your iPhone 6s Plus.

Method 3:

Set another wallpaper (choose from other live wallpapers or stills), and then put back the live wallpaper.

 

iPhone 6s Plus sound issues

If you hear no sound or if the sound on your device seems distorted, here are a few things that you can do to fix this problem.

Method 1:

Some users experienced the problem only when they used a specific app. If you have the same problem, force an app to close. If that doesn’t work, make sure if the app is up to date. If that doesn’t work, delete the app and install it again.

Method 2:

Turn the Bluetooth off.

Method 3:

Restart your iPhone.

Method 4:

“Dirt and debris may cause the problems with sound, so you should clean the lighting connector, the headset jack and the speaker, but make sure to do this gently using the clean brush.”

Method 5:

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

Method 6:

Update iOS.

 

iPhone 6s Plus data issues

Data issues are among the most common iPhone 6s Plus problems. If you have mobile data connection problems and internet connectivity issues, try the solutions listed below.

Method 1:

Go to Settings > Cellular, and switch Cellular data off. Wait 10-15 seconds and turn it back on.

Method 2:

Go to Settings, turn the Airplane mode on, wait a bit and turn it back off.

Method 3:

Navigate to Settings > Cellular, choose the “Enable LTE” option and switch it off, and then turn it on.

Method 4:

Reinsert your SIM card.

Method 5:

See if the carrier settings update is available, and to do that go to Settings > General and tap “About”.

Method 6:

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

Method 7:

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

Method 8:

If there is a new iOS version available, install it.

 

iPhone 6s Plus apps issues

Smartphones are all about apps, and when your favorite app keeps freezing you can’t use it normally. There are a few simple things you can do to fix the problem with ease.

Method 1:

Force an app to close. Tap on the Home button two times, and you will see the preview of the apps you have been using recently. Swipe left to find the app and then swipe up to close it.

Method 2:

Update the application.

Method 3:

Restart your iPhone.

Method 4:

You can reinstall the app. Go to the Home screen, tap and hold the icon of the app, and then click on “X” to delete the app. Go to App Store, download and install the application. Keep in mind that you can’t delete pre-installed apps.

Method 5:

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

Method 6:

Backup your files. Go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase all content and settings. When this is completed, follow a few very simple steps to set up your iPhone 6s Plus as a new device.

Method 7:

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

 

 

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