How to Fix: iOS 12 No Service Bug

Since iOS 12 beta version has been announced, many bugs comes one after another. One of those bugs is no service searching after update. Here in this tutorial, we will show you how to fix iOS 12 no service bug.

By Annie Smith | Posted: Jul. 31, 2018, Last Updated: Aug. 01, 2018
iOS 12 No Service

iOS 12 No Service

Since Apple Inc. published its new mobile operating system iOS 12, and announced the beta version in June, many Apple users has been updating their iPhone to iOS 12 to firstly enjoy the most advanced and brilliant features iOS 12 brings to us. However, each time updating to a new operating system would cause some bugs, and this time, iOS 12 update is no exception.

Many users have already found some common problems after updating to iOS 12, and one of them is iOS 12 no service issue. Maybe it is because the carrier you’re using is under maintenance, or you are in some place where the cellular phone signals are weak. In this circumstance, you can only contact telecommunications operators or just wait until the signals become strong again.

But beyond that, is there any basic tip to solve iOS 12 no service bug? Here, we will offer you 7 basic tips to fix iPhone no service searching after updating to iOS 12. Just read these tips one by one to see if they are work for you.

7 Basic Tips to Fix iOS 12 No Service or Searching Buag

Solution 1. Contact Carrier Operator

If your iPhone is no service, maybe it is because the carrier you are using is under maintenance or your account is fees owed. So just contact the carrier to see if your carrier account is out of work.

Solution 2. Check Your Coverage Area

Make sure you’re in the area of cellular network coverage. Then follow these steps to fix the no service or searching problem:

Make sure your cellular data is on by going to Settings > Cellular Data and turn on it.

If you are travelling out of state, make sure you turn on data roaming on your iPhone. Just go to Settings > Cellular > Cellular Data Options > Data Roaming.

Solution 3. Check Carrier Settings Update

If the carrier operator update their system, you need to update your carrier settings or your it will show no service or searching on your iPhone. Follow the steps to check for your carrier settings update.

Go to Settings > General > About and if you haven’t updated the carrier settings, you will see an option to update the carrier settings.

Check Carrier Settings Update

Check Carrier Settings Update

Solution 4. Take Out Your SIM Card and Insert Again

Sometimes, the no service is caused by the SIM card loosening or not being installed properly. So you can remove the SIM card and put it back again to see if the signal is back.

Solution 5. Restart Your iPhone

Actually, many common update problems can be solved by restarting the iPhone.

For iPhone X: press and hold the Side Button and either volume button to turn off your iPhone; after your iPhone is completely turned off, press and hold the Top(Side) Button again to restart your iPhone.

For iPhone 8 or earlier module: press and hold the Top(Side) Button to turn off the iPhone and after your iPhone is completely turned off, press and hold the Top(Side) Button to restart your iPhone.

Solution 6. Reset Your Network Settings

Apparently, this no service issue is related to network, so you can reset your network settings to see if things go well. Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings.

Solution 7. Change Voice and Data Settings

Sometimes, changing voice and data settings can fix this no service bug. Because some place is out of the coverage of a particular signal type. So you can just change the voice and data settings to see if the service is available. Just follow the steps:

Go to Settings > Cellular > Cellular Data Option > Voice and Data to change the voice and data signal types.

Change Voice and Data Settings

Change Voice and Data Settings

The Bottom Line

In this article, we have already provided 7 solutions on how to fix iOS 12 no service problem. If this post is work for you, we hope you can share it, or if you still have any problem, just leave a message in the below comments area, and we will reply to you as soon as possible.

Annie Smith

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as a paiting lover, always willing to solve all kinds of iOS & Android trouble.

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