iPhone Problems

Some iPhone 5s users reporting major issues with Touch ID after upgrading to iOS 7.1

Some iPhone 5s users reporting major issues with Touch ID after upgrading to iOS 7.1

Apple released iOS 7.1 on Monday with a number of new features, improvements, refinements and bug fixes.

In the release notes, Apple had mentioned that it had improved Touch ID performance. However, according to some iPhone 5s users things have got worse after upgrading to iOS 7.1.

Having problems with Touch ID? Here’s a Simple Trick to Fix it

Having problems with Touch ID? Here’s a Simple Trick to Fix it

The Touch ID is great when it works, but a number of iPhone 5s users have complained that the fingerprint sensor fails to recognise the correct print on the first try. If you’re facing these accuracy issues, you can follow this simple tip to improve Touch ID on your iPhone 5s.

Some iPhone 5s users reporting problems with Touch ID fingerprint sensor

Some iPhone 5s users reporting problems with Touch ID fingerprint sensor

Touch ID is one of my favorite features of the iPhone 5s. I am so used to it that I find it a pain to unlock my iPad Air using the passcode. It just works.

But according to Business Insider,  it is not working as well for some users.

Here’s how Apple will handle replacements for iPhone 5s units with battery manufacturing defect

Here’s how Apple will handle replacements for iPhone 5s units with battery manufacturing defect

Yesterday, Apple acknowledged that a manufacturing issue is affecting some iPhone 5s units that causes shortened battery life and longer charging times. The company said that it will be reaching out to customers with these defective units and issuing replacements.

How to fix the motion sickness issue in iOS 7.0.3

How to fix the motion sickness issue in iOS 7.0.3

The iOS 7.0.3 software update released yesterday, includes a number of bug fixes and improvements.

One of the biggest improvements for people suffering from headaches and nausea after upgrading to iOS 7, is the ability to disable the zoom in animations.

The age old question revisited in iOS 7 — Does killing iOS apps running in the background help?

The age old question revisited in iOS 7 — Does killing iOS apps running in the background help?

Ever since multitasking was introduced in iOS 4, there’s been a misconception that by closing all apps in the multitasking switcher, you’ll save system resources. The truth is that only few apps run in the background, so most of the apps in the switcher do not necessarily consume system resources.

iPhone 5s’ Accelerometer Issues may be due to New Supplier

iPhone 5s’ Accelerometer Issues may be due to New Supplier

A few weeks after the iPhone 5s went on sale, people started noticing that its motion sensors on the device are significantly miscalibrated, and report erroneous motion related data to apps. The iPhone 5 on the other hand, running the same software, reported correct readings, narrowing down the problem to the hardware.

iPhone 5s users reporting “Blue Screen of Death” error

iPhone 5s users reporting “Blue Screen of Death” error

iPhone 5s users are reporting that they’re getting the “Blue Screen of Death (BSOD)” error, a problem that ironically plagued older Windows PCs.

According to the discussion threads on Apple support forums, iPhone 5s users are reporting random reboots following a BSOD when they use Apple’s iWorks apps.

Tests reveal iPhone 5s motion sensors are miscalibrated

Tests reveal iPhone 5s motion sensors are miscalibrated

The motion sensors included in the iPhone 5s are significantly miscalibrated, and report erroneous motion related data to apps through the new M7 motion coprocessor. It’s not clear if this is a software issue, or a problem with the accelerometer, compass and gyroscope specifically.

Some users reporting iPhone activation problems

Some users reporting iPhone activation problems

Apple doesn’t seem to be having a good time with their online services lately.

MacRumors reports that Apple’s activation servers are down again, which means that users who have just bought or restored their iPhone or any other iOS device with cellular service may face problems activating their device.