iOS14 has many features, but it isn’t without its flaws. Rapid battery drain and UI delay are just a few of the problems that have hampered the joyride. Although I’ve already addressed the two main problems, it seems like the time is right to discuss the solutions for the “iPhone reboots randomly after iOS 14 upgrade” problem. These are the solutions if you find yourself in the middle of the problem.
Tips to Fix the Random Restart of iPhones After iOS 14 Update
There are many reasons why your iPhone reboots suddenly. It could be caused by a lot of widgets you have installed, or it could be due to an unresolved bug.
You may need to try multiple solutions in order to fix the problem. Let’s start the troubleshooting guide now that we know what could be causing your iPhone to malfunction.
Force restart your iPhone
You will see the Force Restart aka Hard Reset right at the top. It is known for resolving issues that appear to be out of the blue. Before we move on to more radical solutions, please try it.
- Force Restart iPhone 8 and Later/iPad with no Home Button
Next, press the volume up button. Next, press the volume up button. Then, press the volume down button. After that, hold the power button down until you see the Apple logo.
- Force Restart iPhone 7/7 Plus
To see the Apple logo, hold down the volume button and power buttons simultaneously.
- Force Restart iPhone 6s and Earlier, or iPad with the Home button
To see the Apple logo, hold down the power and home buttons simultaneously.
Remove all unnecessary widgets from your device and reset it
As I mentioned above, the problem could be caused by a lot of resource-hogging widgets. Get rid of any unnecessary widgets, or those you don’t need. Also, delete all redundant files and data.
After you have deleted all files and widgets, reset your device to factory settings. Remember that all settings, including VPN settings, are lost when you reset your device. iOS protects all your data and media. There is no reason to be concerned about losing data.
Launch the Settings app. To confirm, enter your passcode again and hit Reset all Settings.
The problem could be caused by a bug if the problem persists after you reset your iPhone to factory settings. In this case, the best solution is to update the software.
Apple releases a number of bug fixes and performance enhancements with every update. It’s better to update your iOS device to the most recent version.
Open the Settings app for your iPhone. Go to General > Software Update. To update the software, click the Download button.
Restore your iPhone as New
You can restore your iOS device as new if none of these solutions work for you. It will delete all your data and apps, so backup your device using iCloud/Finder/iTunes before it happens.
Connect your device to your computer in order to get started. If your Mac runs macOS Catalina, or later, Open Finder. launch Apple iTunes if your Mac has macOS Mojave or an earlier version of macOS.
Next, choose your device and hit Restore iPhone. After your device is restored, you can set it up as a new one. During setup, you can restore the device from iCloud/iTunes/Finder
Solutions for Unexpected iPhone Restarts
These solutions should have helped you to fix the iPhone’s frequent restarting. Let’s not get too involved in personalizing your iPhone home screen or exploring creative home screen design ideas.