7 Common iOS 13 Issues, And How to Fix These Problems

How to Fix Common iOS 13 Issues

iOS 13 comes with a plethora of new features and enhancements. such as Dark Mode, New Reminders, Improved Apple Maps, New Photo, and Video editor, faster launch times,  and more, but like any major iOS software update, there have been reports of users facing problems with iOS 13. Here are some of the common iOS 13 issues that users are reporting and what you can do to fix these issues.

How to Fix the Most Common iOS 13 Issues

1. Not Getting iOS 13 OTA Update

If you don’t get the iOS 13 software update when you go the Settings app and navigate to General > Software Update, then please check the list of compatible iPhones with iOS 13.

If your iOS device is compatible with iOS 13, but you’re still not getting the iOS 13 OTA update then you can check our post on how to install iOS 13 update on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch manually using iTunes.

#2. Can’t Find iOS 13 Features

Some iOS 13 features like Shortcuts automation, Siri Parameters, New Dynamic Wallpapers, AirPods audio sharing, iCloud Drive folder sharing, Siri reading and replying to incoming messages on AirPods will be available in iOS 13.1, which is expected to be released on September 30. You can check our post for more details about iOS 13 features that won’t be available on release day.

3. iOS 13 Software Update Failed

This usually occurs when you are trying to download a new iOS software immediately after it is released as the surge in traffic can cause the update requests to fail.

Since the initial rush to update has passed, you shouldn’t hit the issue if you try to download and install the iOS 13 update now. You can also check our article for tips on how to fix the iOS 13 software update failed error.

4. Apps Are Crashing

It can be frustrating when your favorite apps start crashing after installing a new software update. You can try the following solutions to fix the issue:

  • Make sure that the app has been updated to the latest version. To do so, go to the App Store and open the Updates tab. See if there are any available updates for the app.
  • Uninstall the app and then reinstall it. To do so, tap and hold on the app until it starts wiggling. Press the ‘X’ button and choose Delete. Next, go to the App Store and install the app again.

5. Battery Draining Quickly

Some of our readers have complained that their iPhone’s battery is draining faster after upgrading to iOS 13. The problem with battery life issues is that it is very subjective as it is based on your usage pattern, so it is difficult to pinpoint what exactly is causing a problem. If your iPhone’s battery is draining faster after upgrading to iOS 13, then check our article for tips on how to fix iOS 13 battery life problems.

6. Wi-Fi Issues

If you’re not able to connect to the Wi-Fi network, then try to hard reset or force reboot your iPhone or iPad to see if it resolves the issue. If that doesn’t work then you can try to reset network settings by going to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings. If these tips didn’t help then check our post on how to fix iOS 13 Wi-Fi issues on your iPhone or iPad such as Wi-Fi not working, slow Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi dropping out, etc.

7. Bluetooth Connectivity Problems

If you’re having problems connecting to Bluetooth accessories like your car audio, AirPods after installing iOS 13 updates then try to hard reset your iPhone or iPad. You can also try turning off Bluetooth, restarting your iPhone or iPad, and turning on Bluetooth again to see if it helps. If that doesn’t work then check out the tips in our post to fix Bluetooth issues in iOS 13.


These are the most common iOS 13 problems reported by users. We will update this post if any major new iOS 13 problems are reported, along with a fix if it is available.

Let us know if you have faced any problems in iOS 13 in the comments below.