How To Fix Common iOS 8 Problems On Your iPhone Or iPad
For those of you who did make the transition to iOS 8, the upgrade wasn’t exactly as smooth as Apple might have hoped. Apple went from iOS 8 to iOS 8.0.1, and iOS 8.0.2 in a bid to ease the troubles of users who have suffered from a range of issues. This would include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, battery drain, and needless to say, the cripplingly slowing down of iPhone 4s and iPad 2. Continue reading to find out how you can tackle some common iOS 8 problems on your devices.
If you have lingering issues with your Wi-Fi connectivity, it is pretty common to reset the network settings on any phone. You can check our complete guide below to ease all you Wi-Fi woes on iOS 8, and it wont require any factory reset, so breathe easy.
iOS 8 continues to suffer from an ailing Bluetooth connection, and a lot of users connecting their iPhones to their car’s stereo via Bluetooth have confirmed so. Upcoming update to iOS 8 will likely fix these issues. However, till then, if you’re having trouble with your Bluetooth connectivity here is what you can do to fix that.
Launch the Settings app and navigate to General > Reset.
Now tap on Reset Network Settings.
Doing so, the device will forget all connected devices, all your Bluetooth settings, along with network settings – that includes Wi-Fi. You will lose all saved Wi-Fi networks as well, so keep that in mind before proceeding.
Fix Battery Life Issues
iOS 8 is indeed feature rich, and as we casually call it, ‘much heavier‘ on hardware resources. If your device is constantly draining battery, you could try a few handy tips that may help your device last through the day. Check out our detailed guide on conserving battery life on iOS 8, linked below.
iPhone 4s, iPhone 5 and iPad 2 have had to bear the brunt of iOS 8′s onslaught on hardware resources, making these devices really slow. Apparently, iOS 8 has its own set of bugs so here’s to hoping, future updates will help improve this situation. Till then however, you can check out our guide on speeding up iOS 8 on older devices, linked below.