How to Troubleshoot Common iOS 12 Issues

iOS 12 problems have not gone even when Apple’s major intention behind the OS update was to get rid of bugs and fix the issues. If you face problems with your non-updated iPhone, then it is recommended to update it to iOS 12. After the update, you will get rid of the old problems. But, some new issues may arise after the update. Now, if you are facing issues post iOS 12 update, then read this blog to find ways to troubleshoot them.

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1- Chargegate

Users of iPhone XS and XS Max are complaining about charging issues. Their newly purchased devices do not charge when they plug them in. This problem, which is faced by several users, has been named “Chargegate.”To charge your iPhone when it won’t charge, you need to plug in the device when it is in wake mode. If the screen is off or the phone is in sleep mode, it may not charge.

2- Faded Screen

In order to fix color distortion on your iOS device, you need to make sure that the Color Filters is either disabled or adequately adjusted. Users of iPhones can enable or disable color filters. Here’s how to fix the faded screen issue:

  1. Tap on the Settings application.
  2. Now, select General from the list.
  3. In the General Settings screen, tap on Accessibility.
  4. Select Display Accommodations from the list.
  5. Tap on the Toggle next to Color Filters to disable it.

3- Severe Battery Discharge

Is the battery of your iPhone or iPad discharging exceptionally quickly after the iOS 12 update? Well, if yes, then you should see how healthy the battery is. It can also be caused due to software. Just allow the device to re-index on its own. The issue will solve automatically in a few days. Or else, just reset the iPhone to factory settings. After that, do not restore data from any online backup. Just conduct a clean install and go to the App Store to install each application individually.

4- Hotspot Automatically Connects and Doesn’t Turn Off

Even though this problem is not as common as the others, it is still present. When you connect your iOS device to a computer it recognizes, then it gets connected automatically and stays connected, even when the device’s personal hotspot has been disabled. In order to fix this issue, here are the steps you need to follow:

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap on General from the list of options.
  3. Now, select the Reset option.
  4. Tap on Reset Network Settings.

Carl Smith is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at

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