New iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro owners are concerned about a range of bugs and performance issues. Fortunately, there are options to deal with many of these problems.
If you encounter issues on your new iPhone, there''s a good chance you''ll be able to resolve the problem, or problems, before Apple deploys new iOS 16 software or you''re forced to contact Apple customer support.
This video will well-present some of the most common iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max problems. Our list of solutions for Wi-Fi issues, Bluetooth issues, and several other known iPhone 14 issues includes.
Before you start playing around with your new iPhones settings, make sure your iPhone 14 is updated with the latest version of iOS 16.
New software has always the potential to rectify bugs and performance issues. Check out our guide for more information about the latest iOS 16 version.
How to Fix iPhone 14 Battery Life Problems
Most iPhone 14 users are providing excellent battery life right now. However, some owners are seeing the battery drain faster than it should.
If your iPhone 14s battery suddenly starts draining quicker than it normally does, then here''s a look at our battery life guideline.
If the problems aren''t quite serious, you may be looking at a hardware issue. If that''s the case, you''ll want to get in touch with Apple customer service and/or place your iPhone 14 in an Apple Store.
How to Fix iPhone 14 Missing 5G
The iPhone 14, iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max all support 5G connectivity. However, you must be on a plan that supports 5G.
If you go into the Cellular section of your phone Settings app and you haven''t noticed any options for 5G, this isn''t a bug. It most likely means you aren''t on a 5G-enabled plan with your carrier. If that''s the case, youll only see LTE and 4G.
Make sure that your carriers 5G network is available in the areas you frequent most frequently. Check the maps below for more information.
- AT&T 5G Map
- T-Mobile 5G Map
- Verizon 5G Map
If your iPhone 14 model is on AT&T, you might notice that your phone is connected to 5Ge when it isn''t connected to a Wi-Fi network. This isnt AT&T''s 5G network. 5Ge is known for its rebranding of the carriers LTE-A service.
How to Fix iPhone 14 Bluetooth Problems
If your iPhone 14s suddenly fails to connect to one or more of your Bluetooth devices, you''ll want to force your device to forget the Bluetooth connection that''s not working. Here''s how to do that:
- Head into the Settings app.
- Tap Bluetooth.
- Select the connection using the i in the circle.
- Tap Forget this Device.
- Try reconnecting to the Bluetooth device.
If it does not work, you may resetting your iPhones network settings:
- Go into your Settings app.
- Tap General.
- Tap Transfer or Reset iPhone.
- Tap Reset.
- Tap Reset Network Settings.
This process will take a few seconds to complete. It will also cause your iPhone to forget about your internet connections, so make sure you have your password in place.
You may also try changing iPhone 14s settings back to factory defaults. This should only be done as a last resort. Here''s how to do that:
- Head into Settings.
- Tap General.
- Tap Reset Transfer or Reset iPhone.
- Tap Reset.
- Tap Reset All Settings.
- Enter your passcode if you have one enabled.
If none of the upgrades works, you should contact Apple''s customer service. If the product you''re using isn''t made by Apple, contact the company that produces the product.
How to Fix iPhone 14 Wi-Fi Problems
If you see slower than regular Wi-Fi speeds and/or decreased Wi-Fi connections, here are a few ideas that have been implemented in the past.
Before you start messing around with your phones settings, you should look into the Wi-Fi connection that might result in problems. Try restarting your router if youre on your home Wi-Fi network.
If you are confident there are no problems with the router itself, check Down Detector and see if other providers in the area are having similar problems.
If you cannot access the router the iPhone 14 is connected to, or if youre positive the issue has nothing to do with your ISP/router, go to your iPhone 14s Settings app.
In this video, youll want to forget about the Wi-Fi connection you''re having problems with. Here''s how to do that:
- In Settings, tap Wi-Fi.
- Select your connection by tapping the i in the circle.
- Tap Forget this Network at the top of the screen. (Note: This will cause your iPhone to forget the Wi-Fi password so youll want to have that handy.)
Try changing your Network Settings if this fails.
- Go to your Settings app.
- Tap General.
- Tap Transfer or Reset iPhone.
- Tap Reset
- Tap on Reset Network Settings.
If none of those will assist, you may look at Applesguide''s Wi-Fi suggestions.
How to Fix iPhone 14 Charging Problems
If you encounter a problem with wireless charging, you should try resetting your iPhone 14. To do this, press and release the volume up button, press and release the volume down button, and then hold down the power button until the phone closes off. Turn the device back on and see if charging is acceptable.
Before charging your phone, you may choose to remove your iPhone case from the app. You may also take your case off and charging your iPhone 14 in the same manner.
How to Fix iPhone 14 Cellular Data Problems
If your iPhone 14 displays a No Service symbol and you cannot connect to your cellphone, here are a few suggestions to try.
First, make sure there isn''t an outage in your area. Check social media for reports and/or get in touch with your service provider on social media. You may also check Down Detector and see if others in your area are having similar issues.
If you cannot get Cellular Data to work, then you will want to try completely closing it off. Here''s what you need to do:
- Go to the Settings app.
- Tap Cellular.
- Toggle Cellular Data to off.
- Leave it off for a minute and then toggle it back on.
How to Fix iPhone 14 Sound Problems
If your audio is starting to crackle or sound muffled, here are some things you can do before getting in touch with Apple customer service.
Make sure there isn''t any debris that block the speaker grille or your devices Lightning port. First, try restarting your iPhone. If the sound from the phone remains missing or distorted. Make sure there''s not a problem preventing the speaker grille or your devices.
If you start to notice a sudden drop in call quality, restart your phone. Youll need to inspect the devices receiver to ensure that it is not blocked by debris or your screen protector (if you have one). You may also try removing your case (if you are using one) to see if that works.
Try restarting your iPhones if your iPhones microphone stops working or starts randomly cutting out.
If the microphone is still broken, you may remove it from the computer from a backup. If restoring does not work, you''ll want to get in touch with Apple, because you might be dealing with a hardware problem.
How to Fix iPhone 14 Activation Problems
If you have lost track of installing your new iPhone 14, then here are a few things you can do.
Make sure Apples systems are up and running, or you can do it here on the company''s System Status page. Apples services should be working normally if you see green next to iOS Device activation.
You will want to ensure youre is running the latest version of iOS 16. The iPhone 14 iOS 16.0.1 update corrects an issue with activation and migration during the setup process. Try these fixes if youre is still not working.
- Make sure you have an active plan with your wireless carrier.
- Restart your phone.
- Check for a carrier settings update. Go intoSettings > General > About. If an update is available, youll see a prompt to select OK or Update.
If none of these works, please contact Apple or your service provider.
How to Fix iPhone 14 Face ID Problems
If you have Face ID issues, here are a few things you can try.
First, make sure your iPhone 14 is running the latest version of iOS 16. If youre using iOS 16 and you have issues, check out your Face ID settings.
- Go to Settings.
- Head into Face ID & Passcode. Note that youll have to enter your passcode (if you have one) to gain access.
Make sure Face ID is set on your phone and that all of the features you want to use it are currently on.
Make sure you''re closely following the screen if you have trouble using your face to unlock your phone.
If you constantly alter your appearance, you may need to include an alternate appearance to Face ID. Here''s how to make an alternate appearance:
- Go toSettings.
- Tap Face ID & Passcode.
- Tap Set Up an Alternate Appearance.
You''ll also want to ensure there isn''t any debris blocking your phones FaceTime camera. The FaceTime camera is located on the front of the phone.
If your phone isn''t registering your face when you specify your Face ID, make sure youre scanning it in a well-lit room. You may need to also make your phone closer to your face or bring it to new heights.
How to Fix iPhone 14 Overheating Problems
If your iPhone 14 is hot, here are a few things you can do.
First, try removing your case (if you use one) and see if it works. Youll want to also turn the phone off and back on. You can also place the phone in Airplane Mode.
This is how to keep your iPhone in acceptable operating conditions. This will come in handy if you often use your iPhone in hot environments.
If nothing here works, and you cant wait for the next version of iOS 16 and/or you do not receive a working solution from Apple customer service, you may try degrading back to the previous version of iOS 16, if the option is available. This might help you improve your phones'' performance.
Take a look at our walkthrough if you don''t know how to downgrade an iPhones software.
Restore as New
If your iPhone 14s problems are really painful, you may try restoring your phone as soon as possible. This may be done via Finder, iTunes, or iCloud. This should only be used as a last resort.