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The Troubles of the iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus

Apple has been releasing and upgrading their gadget lines like crazy. Sometimes the newest release has significant changes from its predecessor. There were times however when the new one is basically the same as the old one with just a slimmer body or a greater display.

The iPhone 7 Is Apple's Best To Date

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus are the latest addition to the iPhone line of Apple. It’s considered as one of the best phones Apple offers owing to the fact that it is the newest one. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus are indeed excellent phones but they are not flawless.

As more users switch to the iPhone 7, more and more bugs and issues have been uncovered. So far, it’s not something that will make the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus a repulsive.

However, when considering whether you want to change your phone or not, you ought to be knowledgeable and prepared for possible issues that you may experience. If you have any of the issues listed below you may still be covered under Apple's 1 year warranty. If not, then you may want to consider an iPhone repair store near you.

Common Issues Reported For The iPhone 7


Some users have complained about iPhone 7’s connectivity issues with a Wi-Fi network. Now, you may want to eliminate all possible causes of the phone’s issues. Check your Wi-Fi router and make sure other phones can connect to it. If the answer to both queries is a yes, then it might be the iPhone 7 which is causing the problem. Toggle with your settings or check for updates in Apple forums online.


Just like its predecessors and other smartphones filled with applications and other features, the battery of the iPhone 7 has been said to go from hero to zero at any moment. This odd battery drain has been a major headache to some users. Therefore, after getting your unit, monitor the phone’s battery performance in order to detect immediately if there will be possible problems in the future.


The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus both do not have a 3.5mm headphone jack. Because of this, the units may rely heavily on Bluetooth connection. That is why most users found it disappointing to know that their units have Bluetooth issues. Once you get your phone, play with the Bluetooth to ensure that it works fine.

Application issues

Some applications do not work seamlessly with the new iPhone units. This might be a case of software updates on the part of the app’s developer but some issues had been a real cause of distress to the users.

Restore and Activation

Some users have reported issues when doing iCloud or iTunes restore. This problem, together with the activation issues discussed below, were also experienced during the early days of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. It might be because of the new units since the complaints have died down as months passed. So upon getting your unit, give it a couple of days before heading over to the Apple store to have the issue fixed.

You May Want To Downgrade Your iOS

So far, the issues discussed have been dealt with by iOS updates, application updates, and just purely waiting on the part of the users.

If after doing all what needs to be done and your iPhone 7 isn’t performing satisfactorily, a downgrade of its iOS might be a solution. You can also opt to wait for the iOS 11 launch which Apple has confirmed for this fall.