How to Fix Issues of Cellular Data Not Working After iOS 13/12/11/10 Update

iOS 12/11/10 mobile data not working? or iPhone cellular data not working? Here in this guide, we collect the most common iOS 12/11/10 cellular data issues on iPhone.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Apr. 29, 2020

Apple released iOS 10 on Sep. 13, 2016,  iOS 11, iOS 12 and iOS 13 have also been available to the public now. Many Apple users have already even the latest iOS 12 or iOS 11.4. This brand new operating system has improved in many respects, which can definitely let you have a better experience on your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.

Although you have made full preparation before updating to iOS 13/12/11/10, you may also meet some problems after the update. We have already talked about Wi-Fi problems in the previous guide, here we collect some cellular data issues and also offers you the solutions, including the iOS 13/12/11/10 cellular data not working problem on iPhone 11/XS/XR/X/8/7/6s/6/SE/5s.

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Common Cellular Data Problems/Issues After iOS 13/12/11/10 Update

According to the cellular data problem in iOS 10 and the latest issues reported by iOS 13/12/11 users, we list the most common cellular data problems you may meet in iOS 13/12/11/10.

  • Cellular data not working on 13/12/11/10.
  • Can’t turn cellular data on for some apps.
  • iOS features are eating data fast.
  • iPhone/iPad could not activate cellular data network.

How to Fix: iPhone iPad Cellular Data Not Working After iOS 12/11/10 Update

It is very annoying if the cellular data not working on iPhone/iPad, especially when you are outside home and can’t connect to Wi-Fi network. Just read this part to get several solutions to fix iPhone iPad cellular data not working problem.

1. Turn Cellular Data off and on. Go to Settings > Cellular> Turn it off > After a few seconds, turn it on.

2. Turn Airplane Mode on and off. Open Control Center > Enable Airplane Mode > Turn it off after 30 seconds.

3. Check Carrier update. Go to Settings on your device > General > About to see if carrier update is available.

4. Restart your iDevice. For iPads, you can Hold down the on/wake button and Home button until the Apple logo appears. However, as Apple has made some changes to buttons of each generation of iPhone, thus the way to restart an iPhone is a little bit different. Here is a full guide shows you how to restart an iPhone.

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5. Reset Network Settings/All Settings. Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings/Reset All Settings.

6. Perform a Factory Reset. It will erase all the settings and contents on your device, so remember to backup your iPhone/iPad via iTunes or iCloud. Go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings. Then restore your device from backup you created before. If you still cannot activate cellular data on iPhone 11/XS/XR/X/8/7/6s/6/5s/5, then you can try to set the device as new without restoring from backup.

7. Downgrade to previous iOS version. If all the above methods cannot help you out, then you can consider downgrading to the previous iOS version.

The Bottom Line

Hope this guide can help you fix the iPhone cellular data not working problem successfully. If you have some other ideas and meet some new issues, just share it with us in the Comment Section.

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