Ways to Fix 11 Common iOS 13 Issues(Keep Update)

iOS 13 as the newest version of iOS in 2019 which contains nifty features but also with some of problems. How to deal with these common issues? This post will list 11 common iOS 13 issues with fixes.

By iMobie | Posted on: Aug. 01, 2019, Last Updated: Sep. 19, 2019

The new iOS 13 operating system brings a lot of exciting features while causes some problems. Some of those problems can be solved while the version keeps updating, and some can be solved by some usual solutions. The present list of iOS 13 problems includes performance enforcement, battery drain, issues with Wi-Fi and cellular, Bluetooth problems, issues with Touch ID, and some more. Many of these issues may be fixed by Apple, while some others can be fixed by yourself. This article will take you through the most glaring iOS 13 issues and the way to get rid of them.

Problem 1. Cellular and Wi-Fi Connection Issues

Cellular and Wi-Fi Connection Issues

Cellular and Wi-Fi Connection Issues

Slow speed and drop from the network are typical problems the iOS 13 users could meet after they installed iOS 13. It is quite annoying if you keep trying to connect to the internet and finally failed. This problem can be solved in 4 ways.

Way 1: Go to the settings and check out your Wi-Fi works fine or not.

Way 2: If it still not working, you may have to reset your network in Settings.

Way 3: Usually, after you do the steps above and once your device connects the Wi-Fi or cellular network, your device would connect the internet. However, it would last just for several minutes or longer and fail to connect finally.

Sometimes the DNS may crash. You can add a new one like, then your device will come back to life. If it still not works out.

Way 4: You can try the last fix to downgrade to the recent version iOS 12.4.1.

It’s very necessary to take a backup for your data before you remove your iOS 13. Considering you can not restore iOS 13 backups to iOS 12, you should use third-party software to get your data out of your device. (If you have an iOS 12 backup, it would be perfect.)

After the device downgrades to iOS 12, it will restart as a new iPhone. If you have iOS 12 backups, you can restore it from iCloud or iTunes. Good luck!

Problem 2. iOS 13 Installing Issues

iOS 13 Installing Issues

iOS 13 Installing Issues

You are not the only one that is suffering the error occurring while installing iOS 13. Some iPhone users are experiencing the problem while downloading the iOS 13.

Way 1: Force Restart. Try to restart your device once your iOS device gets stuck.

Way  2: Try a hard reset on your iOS device.

Way  3: The last but not the least is to connect the computer, run the iTunes in recovery mode on your iPhone which you can retrieve a recent version of the iOS.

You may have to be aware of losing every data if you did not back up. And then you can download the iOS 13 and give it another try.

Problem 3. iOS 13 Abnormal Battery Drain

iOS 13 Beta Abnormal Battery Drain

iOS 13 Abnormal Battery Drain

iOS device users have reported their devices are losing power in a weird way. This is really a mess that could drive the owner crazy if the iPhone is on a trip or working.

The last way is to downgrade to iOS 12. But maybe you don’t need to. Try these 7 easy tips first.

Way 1: Restart your iOS device and checking out if it performs well.

Way 2: Figure out which app consumes your power the most.

This tip will lead you to the app you may consider to uninstall. If you definitely can’t live without this app, the iOS 13 may not suitable for your iOS device. Downgrade it to the recent version will help you out.

Way 3: Turn on your Low Power Mode which can solve your abnormal battery drain issue.

Way 4: Disable your Widgets.

The more widgets you use, the more power you could lose. Remove from your list will reduce the consumption of your battery.

Way 5: Manage your display.

Manually managing your display’s brightness is less convenient than using Auto-Brightness. However, it would save you power.

Way 6: Raise to Wake wastes your battery life as well. Shutting it down would do a favor to your power saving.

Surely, if you don’t think it wastes you a lot of power, then you can also turn it on to replace the last step.

Way 7: Reset all settings. All the tips above are complicated to you, therefore, you can reset all settings which would be the easiest way to save your battery life.

Way 8: Downgrade to the latest version iOS 12.3 will save your battery.

Problem 4. iOS 13 Bluetooth Problems

iOS 13 Bluetooth Problems

iOS 13 Bluetooth Problems

Bluetooth issue is a quite normal problem every time Apple releases a new iOS version. It stops working on iOS devices after updating. What to do if you are in this problem?

Check out whether the device is compatible with your iOS devices. Not all devices could connect to your Bluetooth. Also, changing the distance between the device and your iOS device. If it still not works, try some others.

Way 1: Restart your iOS device. This works on a lot of bugs.

Way 2: Forget the device you want to connect.

After tapping Forget This Device, restart your iOS device. This might correct the Bluetooth issue.

Way 3: Turn off the Bluetooth and turn on again.

Then you can see a new list of devices around you. Choose the one and connect to your iOS device.

Way 4: Reset the device’s network

This step may cost a few minutes. While you finished this setting, the device will load up the default network values. All connections are new. You could use Bluetooth like the first time.

Way 5: Erase All Content and Settings.

If you choose to erase all the content and settings on your iOS device, you will lose all the stuff you owned. So you’d better back up some important data with iCould or iTunes before you tap the button. Everything has been restored to factory defaults after you use the Erase All Content and Settings, therefore, with the automatic settings, you can use brand new Bluetooth.

Way 6: Downgrade to the latest version of iOS.

Problem 5. iOS 13 Performance Issues

 iOS 13 Performance Issues

iOS 13 Performance Issues

Performance issues are including unreasonable reboot, stuttering, crashing a lot, etc. How to fix these bugs while using the iOS 13?

Way 1: Restart your iOS device.

Restarting iPhone would kill most of the issues that you may have met.

Way 2: Uninstall the Apps which are incompatible to iOS 13.

As all we know, apps can not work well if it is not compatible with a new system. With the releasing of iOS 13, some developers are still trying to work their apps out to match the newest system. So you may just wait for a while. Give the app workers some time. If you insist to solve this issue, you can uninstall all the incompatible apps which will fix the crashes, stuttering, etc.

Way 3: Free up storage.

Without enough storage, the device will struggle, stutter either. So if you can not solve this problem by uninstalling apps or restart your iOS device, you may consider to clean up your internal space.

Way 4: Reducing the cache on your iPhone would improve the performance of your device.

Here, you can see where your storage goes. Sometimes, videos and the number of pictures take a lot of space for the device. Therefore, you may make some decisions to clean some files up. Enough storage space will improve your iPhone performance.

Way 5: Clear Browser Cookies & Data

Browser’s cookies and data have taken a lot of storage of your device which also has a great impact on the iPhone performance.

Once you’re there, you have removed all the browsing history, cookies, and other data from Safari which could improve your iOS device’s performance.

Way 6: Shut down the Background Refresh

Background Refresh would consume the battery life and also reduce the performance of your device. Turning off this feature will enforce your iPhone performance.

If this feature is quite important for you to use your iOS device, you can choose some of your favorite apps to use the Background Refresh.

Way 7: Minimize Your Animations

iOS UI animations and transitions are nice touches, it could reduce the device’s performance. Minimizing them could improve the capability of your device.

Some of the features will be disabled like the bubble effect in your messages app.

Way 8: Reduce transparency on your device.

You can improve contrast by reducing transparency and blurs on some backgrounds to increase legibility and also improve the overall performance.

Way 9: Reset Network Settings.

Sometimes network could affect the devices’ performance, therefore, you can reset your network settings to enforce the capability of your iOS device.

If you choose to reset your network settings, you will need the Wi-Fi passwords handy.

Way 10: Downgrade to iOS 12

Problem 6. App Problems on iOS 13

App Problems on iOS 13

App Problems on iOS 13

Apps always run into problems while the newest iOS comes out in a short period. Some app workers are still trying their apps to match the newest system. So, you may keep checking whether your app is the newest and keep on updating. If the app still works badly on your new system, maybe you need to report to the developer and wait for another updates.

Problem 7. Touch ID Problems on iOS 13

Touch ID Problems on iOS 13

Touch ID Problems on iOS 13

The fingerprint sensor does not work well on your device, try these tips may fix it.

Way 1: Clean your fingers and try the Touch ID again.

Way 2: A simple Restart can solve the most bugs.

Way 3: Add new fingerprints on your device

After you add new fingerprints on your iPhone, restart your device.

Way 4: If it still not works, you may reset your iOS device.

Problem 8. iOS 13 CarPlay Problems

iOS 13 CarPlay Problems

iOS 13 CarPlay Problems

Some iPhone users reported that CarPlay crashes a lot after upgrading to iOS 13. How to fix it? Try some tips below.

Sometimes, this bug is related to the Bluetooth, you may consider deleting the car’s Bluetooth on your device.

Some users have met this problem too, they tried to turn Bold Text OFF and CarPlay screen comes back. Try it.

If your iPhone turns into a blank screen while using CarPlay, you may need to swipe up your notification and unlock your iPhone.

Problem 9. Notifications Issues on iOS 13

Notifications Issues on iOS 13

Notifications Issues on iOS 13

Notifications are not working since the iOS users have installed iOS 13. Several tips to fix this problem.

Way 1: Restart your iPhone at the first.

Way 2: Turn off your Do Not Disturb feature.

Way 3: Apps notification does not work.

Way 4: Turn on Always Show Previews.

As you were here, the Notification previews will be shown whether iPhone is locked or unlocked.

Way 5: Resetting all settings.

Problem 10. Face ID Problems on iOS 13

Face ID Problems on iOS 13

Face ID Problems on iOS 13

With the new iOS 13 installing, the Face ID doesn’t work occasionally. The company had noted that if the Face ID does not work on your iOS device, you may try to restart your iPhone.

If it still does not work on your device. Maybe you should reset all your settings which could solve the most of problems on iOS 13.

This step will not erase all your data but will swipe the settings you have set on your device.

Problem 11. iOS 13 Messages Problems

iOS 13 Messages Problems

iOS 13 Messages Problems

If you can’t send out messages, the first thing is to make sure your iPhone is definitely connected to the network. While your iPhone is out of service, your iPhone will not send out messages.

Way 1: Use the Airplane Mode to reset your network

The device’s cellular and Wi-Fi will re-connected again.

Way 2: Restart messages app or reboot your iPhone.

Way 3: Check the iMessage system status.

Apple’s servers could cause this Not Sending A Message Problem. Check out to see if there’s a problem with iMessage on the company’s System Status page. If it is in trouble, you may have to contact support and wait for Apple to solve this problem.

Way 4: Reset network settings.

Way 5: Downgrade to iOS 12.


Even iOS 13  has some bugs, However, it is worthy of a try with lots of new features and performance enhancements. This post is dealing with these iOS 13 issues while the problems are digging out day by day. Therefore, solutions will keep updating. Well, I would love to mention that if you just want to see what is new in the iOS 13 or just like to have a nice dessert before the meal, you may update these on your spare iOS devices. If you got any problems or tips for bugs, please share it in the comments.


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