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10 Common iPhone 5 Problems & How to Fix Them

iPhone 5 users are running into problems with iOS 10, iOS 9 and older versions of Apple’s operating system. With that in mind we want to show you how to fix the most common iPhone 5 problems.

In September, after a lengthy stay in Apple’s beta program, Apple released iOS 10 for the iPhone 5 and others. The iOS 10 update brought tons of features and enhancements to the iPhone 5 but it also brought some problems to the former flagship.

We’ve detailed many of these iOS 10 problems in the months since the release and the list continues to grow as more iPhone 5 users install iOS 10.

iPhone 5 users need help and today we want to share some fixes for common iPhone 5 problems. These fixes will cover the most common issues found on iOS 7, iOS 8 iOS 9, and iOS 10.

There’s no guarantee they’ll fix your issue but they’re worth a shot if you don’t want to take your device into an Apple Store just yet.

How to Fix iPhone 5 Battery Life Problems

Some iPhone 5 users are experiencing battery life woes after making the move to Apple’s iOS 10 operating system.

There’s also a good chance that the battery drain on the iPhone 5 isn’t being caused by iOS 10 or whatever operating system you’re currently running. Third-party apps have a way of wrecking havoc on an iPhone’s juice.

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If you start to notice a drain on battery, take a look at our list of fixes for bad iPhone 5 battery life. They will help you better manage your apps and services and if you’re lucky, help you get rid of that annoying battery drain.

How to Fix iPhone 5 Wi-Fi Issues

iPhone 5 Wi-Fi issues date back several years and we expect them to continue as the months and years go on.

iPhone 5 users have complained about a wide variety of issues from grayed out Wi-Fi to unstable connections. Those issues continue to popup after Apple’s iOS 10 release and we’ve heard from a few iPhone 5 users who’ve seen issues with the latest version of the operating system.

There is no guaranteed fix for iPhone 5 Wi-Fi issues but there are a few things that users can try before performing a factory reset, replacing a router, or taking the iPhone down to an Apple Store.

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First, if you can, try restarting the modem. Leave it off for a solid minute and then plug it back in to see if that helps. If it doesn’t, try restarting your phone.

If none of that works you’ll will want to reset your network settings. To do this, turn on your iPhone 5 and head to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings.

You will need the passcode and again, a few minutes of time because the phone is going to reboot itself to complete the changes. If you decide to try this fix you’ll also want to track down commonly used Wi-Fi passwords because you will need to input them again.

If that doesn’t fix things, you can also try turning off Wi-Fi Networking. To do that, head to Settings > Privacy > Location Services > System Services. After that reboot the phone.

If none of this helps, take a look at Apple’s list of potential fixes for Wi-Fi issues.

How to Fix iPhone 5 Bluetooth Problems

Bluetooth problems are among the most common iOS issues and iPhone 5 users are running into them on iOS 10 and older versions of iOS.

While there doesn’t appear to be a cure all fix, we know of a few potential remedies to try with your iPhone 5.

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First, try forgetting the Bluetooth connection giving you a problem. Go to your Settings > Bluetooth > and select the proper connection using the circular blue “i” tab and then tap Forget this Device.

If that doesn’t help you’ll want to first try resetting your Network Settings. To do that head to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings.

You can also try a reset to all settings. To do this, head to Settings > General > Reset > and select Reset All Settings.

Again, before you try either of those, have your Wi-Fi passwords handy.

How to Fix iPhone 5 App Issues

We’ve been hearing a lot of complaints about applications crashing and freezing in iOS 10.

Apple’s not going to be fixing these issues and it’s going to be up to third-party developers to take care of these problems. This means that fixes, permanent ones, could take awhile.

First, make sure applications on your iPhone 5 are updated. App updates with support for iOS 10 have been trickling out since launch. Many iPhone users are horrible about updating apps and that’s a habit that can, and should, be broken immediately.

iPhone 5 users who are forgetful or lazy will want to turn on automatic App Store updates because it will keep apps automatically updated and ensure that they are always on the latest version with the latest bug fixes.

To do that, head into Settings > iTunes & App Store > toggle Updates on.

If you need additional assistance, get in contact with the developer or find the app’s support forum. Spotify’s support forum is just one example.

How to Improve Performance on iPhone 5

Our iOS 10 experience on the iPhone 5 has been pretty good thus far. For a device that’s going on five years old, it’s still performing at a pretty high level. That said, we’ve heard from some iPhone 5 users who are noticing a drop in performance.

There are some ways to speed up the performance on the iPhone 5 should it get a little choppy. We’ve outlined a number of different strategies including reducing animations and pretty effects, resetting settings, or restoring back to factory settings.

Keep in mind, there is no cure all for performance issues on the iPhone 5 or any other iPhone. If nothing works, you might have to resort to restoring from a backup.

How to Fix iPhone 5 Landscape Issues

The iPhone 5 can sometimes get stuck in landscape mode. This is a huge problem, especially when using the camera app.

If this happens you can lock the orientation of the phone in portrait. This way, when the iPhone 5 is utilizing an app like camera, it won’t shift to landscape mode, get stuck, and potentially ruin the footage that is being shot.

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To lock it in portrait, pull up Control Center from the bottom of the phone, look for the lock in the top right corner, and hit that. This will lock it up so that it won’t move out of portrait mode.

If that doesn’t work, try a hard reset. Hold down the home button and power button for 10 seconds until the iPhone 5 reboots.

How to Fix iPhone 5 iMessage Problems

iPhone 5 iMessage problems are extremely common and users continue to complain about issues after the iOS 10 update. Here’s how to potentially fix those issues.

First, try toggling iMessage off and on. If that doesn’t work, try rebooting the phone. If neither of those work, it’s time to reset the device’s network settings.

To do that, head into Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings. The phone will reboot, and while the stored Wi-Fi networks will be lost, reentering a Wi-Fi password is a small price to pay for working iMessages.

How to Fix iPhone 5 Random Reboots

We’ve heard about occasional random reboots on the iPhone after the arrival of iOS 10.2. It can be difficult to fix these but here’s what to try.

First, try restarting the iPhone 5. This helped us when we encountered random reboots on the iPhone in iOS 10.

We also recommend resetting all of your iPhone 5’s settings. To do that, Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings.

It also might be worth it to uninstall recent apps if the problems just started. If nothing works, iPhone 5 you will simply have to wait for the next iOS update.

How to Fix iPhone 5 Keyboard Lag

We’ve encountered the occasional keyboard lag on the iPhone 5 when shooting off an email or iMessage. There are a few things iPhone 5 users can try to solve these problems should they pop up during email or messaging.

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First try resetting your phone. If you haven’t done this in awhile, a simple restart could help return things to normal.

If that doesn’t work, try resetting all of your device’s settings. To do that, General > Reset > Reset All Settings.

How to Fix iPhone 5 Cellular Data Issues

We’ve heard complaints about cellular data issues on the iPhone 5. Slow connections, no connections and other random problems have plagued some iPhone users in the months since the iOS 10 release.

To try and fix these, first try restarting the iPhone 5. This has worked for us in the past. If that simply fix doesn’t work, try toggling cellular data on and off. This also has had a positive effect on our connectivity. To do that, Cellular > Cellular Data > Toggle Off.

Finally, if none of that works, try flipping Airplane Mode on, waiting 30 seconds, and then flipping it off. This, like the other fixes, has worked to dislodge cellular data issues in the past.

How to Fix iPhone 5 Problems If Nothing Else Works

If none of this works and Apple’s discussion forums aren’t helping, we have two recommendations. First, take the iPhone or iPad to a Genius Bar at the local Apple Store. They’ll help diagnose the problem.

If you don’t want to leave the house, you can get in contact with Apple’s customer support on Twitter for help.

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If you’re at the end of your rope, it’s time to consider a factory reset. Factory resets will wipe the iPhone 5 clean though it has worked wonders for devices in the past.

To do that choose Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings. Again, this will wipe everything from the iPhone or iPad, so you might want to make a backup just in case.

Here’s how to restore from a backup.

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If you value your security, you'll want to seriously consider downloading the iOS 10.3.2 update on your iPhone or iPad. 

iOS 10.3.2 brings (by our count) 23 security patches for a potential exploits. That's a ton for a small maintenance update and a great reason to install iOS 10.3.2 in the near future.

Your iOS 10.3.2 update will bring even more security features if you failed to download previous versions of iOS.

If you skipped iOS 10.3.1, your iOS 10.3.2 update will bring its security patch. If you skipped iOS 10.3, iOS 10.3.2 will also bring its monster list of patches as well. 

The iOS 10.3 update delivered over 60 known patches for potential exploits. That's substantial, even for a milestone upgrade. The previous version of iOS 10, iOS 10.2.1, brought 14 known patches.

If you skipped the iOS 10.2.1 update and/or the iOS 10.2 update, know that iOS 10.3.2 brings their security patches with it as well. Again, the iOS 10.2.1 update had 14 important patches on board. You can see them all right here

If you failed to install Apple's iOS 9.3.5 update, iOS 10.3.2 will also bring the three crucial security patches it delivered last year. These patch up serious security problems that could potentially expose your calls, contacts, texts, and emails.

These patches enhance the security on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch making them ideal for those of you who store sensitive files/data on your device. 

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81 Comments

  1. Richard

    10/17/2014 at 4:37 am

    Since installing ios8 on my iPhone 5 I have been unable to update any of my Apps. I try to install updates as soon as they are available but I now have a queue of 10 to update and none will install.

    Reply

  2. Charles Dillon

    10/17/2014 at 7:36 am

    Going to the Genius Desk is EXTREMELY time consuming. I tried to do the ios update and the phone stuck on the agree – disagree to the privacy statement. Nothing I do can get me past that page. I have tried pushing the agree button, but nothing happens. I can’t do any of the suggested corrections because I can’t get off that page. If I have to waste my time going to the Genius Desk I will remember when it is time to replace the phone. This is really poor service.

    Reply

  3. feroz

    10/18/2014 at 12:20 am

    while upgrading my IPhone 5 on 18/10/2014, instead of upgrading it became hanged in the middle stage of download. what can I do now?

    Reply

  4. Thoraya

    10/18/2014 at 9:25 am

    No sound after recording a vedio

    Reply

  5. Ivy

    10/18/2014 at 1:35 pm

    My iphone5 full storage but my phone have nothing inside… Automatic app cannot turn off??? Why??? What can I do now???

    Reply

  6. Craig M

    10/18/2014 at 3:09 pm

    I recently updated my iPad and iPhone to ios8 and since doing so, I cannot access the App Store fully. When I click on “updates” I get into the update screen OK but “search”, “explore” , “top charts” and “featured” do not open. Any suggestions?

    Reply

  7. anas

    10/19/2014 at 4:50 am

    me too ..

    Reply

  8. MaraLeht

    10/19/2014 at 4:51 am

    Did a hard shut down last night. This morning iPhone 5 was on (?)
    Is there a section to set phone to automatically turn on/ off?

    Reply

  9. Mahidul islam

    10/19/2014 at 5:55 am

    Hi
    I said to socked my new iphone5s do some problem. When I call some one and cut the call it then hanged up. And not stop. So I would to bound this switch off. Please tell me what’s that spoliation.

    Reply

  10. Mahidul islam

    10/19/2014 at 5:58 am

    Hi
    I said to socked my new iphone5s do some problem. When I call some one and cut the call it then hanged up. And not stop. So I would to bound this switch off. Please tell me what’s that spoliation.

    Reply

  11. Dave

    11/02/2014 at 4:57 pm

    iOS 8 has crippled my iPhone. ( 5). Many of my most productive apps crash. I cannot get updates – the worst part is that Apple knows the issues and is acting like they rolled out a great piece of SW. HA!

    I am getting tired of workarounds and crappy support. ( ignoring people is not a style of customer support that wins customer loyalty ).

    I am about a week away from buying an android device. I am fed up.

    Reply

  12. Dave

    11/02/2014 at 4:59 pm

    iOS 8 is a fail!!!

    Reply

  13. Thomas

    11/07/2014 at 5:01 pm

    Hey
    Am having trouble with my iPhone
    My cuz was using my account on this iPhone five when I had the iPhone 3 and no problems with but now I have the iPhone 5 all my messages and contacts go to his phone and I get his stuff to. How do I stop this we have tried setting a new account on his phone it still does this please me out

    Reply

  14. david

    11/15/2014 at 2:22 pm

    iphone just stuck with Apple logo. Any ideas??😡

    Reply

    • Andreia

      10/29/2015 at 11:57 am

      My Iphone is showing the same, do you know how to sort it please?

      Reply

  15. Carolyn r burt

    01/03/2015 at 6:25 pm

    My phone suddenly showed an emergency screen. I Do NOT need this. How do I get out of this mode?

    Reply

  16. Tommy Craon

    01/05/2015 at 12:56 pm

    My I phone 5 won’t swich off and is stuck permanently with the Apple on display. The display lights up for 10 secs goes off for 3 . Anyone any ideas

    Reply

  17. Ayeen

    01/12/2015 at 7:14 am

    I just buy an iPhone 5s and my problem is when I call my friends..they can’t hear my voice clearly while I can hear them clearly..

    Reply

    • Stan Randall

      04/05/2015 at 4:03 pm

      How do you fix this problem,I have the same deal

      Reply

  18. Marianne

    01/30/2015 at 9:02 am

    Lost part of my contacts… All of A and part of B. Downloaded 8.1.3 and to no avail.
    Anybody know how to fix this?

    Reply

  19. Eileen

    02/04/2015 at 5:23 pm

    My phone keep saying no sim installed what do I do to fix this . Switch of and on but then does it again works for little while then does it again

    Reply

  20. Angela

    02/08/2015 at 11:23 am

    So my iPhone 5C won’t show the correct time. I have tried setting it manually and automatically and it will work for a while until I turn the screen off. Then when I turn it back on the time that was shown prior to the screen being on will show. Because of this I am unable to receive certain emails and texts because they are sent at a time my phone has not reached yet. In most cases the time goes back in the past and stays for days until I try to change it again. Repeat. This sucks. Help.

    Reply

    • Leslie

      06/23/2015 at 6:51 am

      I am having the exact same problem as you, Angela…..what is it and how do I fix it, I keep changing the time and date it in my settings but to no avail.??!! It truly is a pain. Is there any help??

      Reply

  21. Kally

    02/15/2015 at 6:33 pm

    I am facing problem with iphone5. The screen of the phone turn blurred blue colour and start rebooting and this happen time and again. It stopped when I force shut it by pressing with power and home button . I have restore the software again but this problem does not solved……pls help me

    Reply

  22. Steve

    02/18/2015 at 1:12 am

    My iPhone 5 screen keeps locking so I can’t take a call or text and it also seems hypo sensitive to my touch as I only have to put my fingers over the screen and it starts dialong contacts or typing random letters if texting
    Can anyone help or is it an #8 upgrade error ?
    Cheers

    Reply

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  24. Eileen

    04/28/2015 at 12:10 am

    5c won’t switch on- just get apple logo and then disappears after 5 seconds. Any ideas?

    Reply

  25. Peter

    05/02/2015 at 7:08 pm

    I have a Apple iphone5 which facetimes the same person once or twice every day without me touching the phone. We have also been together when this has occured without either of us touching the phones?

    Reply

  26. martin

    05/13/2015 at 7:43 am

    how to unlocked my iphone? to use any sim in other country?

    Reply

  27. Lockedown Design

    05/17/2015 at 5:41 pm

    Thanks for publishing this list of iPhone 5 problems. It helped me make an informed decision about what phone to buy.

    Reply

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  29. Jeanne

    05/28/2015 at 5:10 am

    Logic board issues. What have you come across there? Especially within a month of warranty expiration.

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  31. noel

    06/05/2015 at 4:49 pm

    my iphone5c willnt come on it come on to the apple screen than it cuts by off

    Reply

  32. Caroline Bussell

    06/10/2015 at 9:46 am

    I recently upgraded from my iphone4 to iphone 5S . It has downloaded all of my emails and every time I try to delete them they still come back. What shall I do?

    Reply

  33. Theresa

    06/12/2015 at 8:10 am

    Yesterday I was texting and all of a sudden my phone made the sounds of sending many texts, then started changing screens and going into different apps including calling someone all by itself. It then would freeze wherever it ended up…went into google maps and was doing routes all by itself…almost like someone was taking over…anyone else had this happen?? I rebooted a few times but it would be okay for a short time then off it would go again…possessed it was…help

    Reply

  34. Margie

    06/12/2015 at 10:49 am

    hey I bought my iPhone 5 about a month ago. But I had a problem with battery and this is very unusual and annoying. If I turn the flash on the camera for couple times, my iphone5 will shut down suddenly eventho I have a full battery. I returned the phone to the store and they gave me a new one. And I found the same problem. I don’t know wether the problem is from the battry or iOS (I’m using 8.3) or just bcs iphone5 is a failed product. Need help! Thankyou

    Reply

  35. Karyn

    06/22/2015 at 3:11 pm

    My phone is crazy after updating. . .I can’t make calls but people can call me but only leave a message. Phone won’t ring either. I can’t send a message to most contacts. Some I can, some I can’t. I can receive messages though but not sure how many aren’t coming through. Power draining like a dripping faucet. All my data isn’t backing up to the Cloud or ITunes either for me to reset to factory settings. I never had any problems ever with my phone till this update. I’m worried cause I have pictures and videos I can’t lose!

    Reply

  36. stacey sabot

    06/23/2015 at 10:36 am

    why is my iphone 5 s not acceoting a charge? its not even over a year or so old what can I do?

    Reply

  37. Jonathan

    06/26/2015 at 8:09 pm

    Good day
    My iphone was fallen in beach, i was able to catched it, in just a few minutes, meanwhile it function and it so happen i doesn’t function well.
    The time it was drained and charged again when i opened it up it has already black lines on the screen. As the days goes it became worst than before until such time i decided not to use because am ashamed to show it to my friends.
    Can you give any suggestions and assistance to my unit… Please i purchased it and used it overnight only…
    Please help me.
    Thanks..

    More power!

    Reply

  38. D S C

    07/01/2015 at 1:10 am

    I have been using iPhone 5 for last 2 years. It got a screen problem recently. There was a black spot developed a day back which increased in a semi circular form and covering P in QWERTY ( in normal view). It has also developed a horizontal glassy film just below first line of QWERTY. Please suggest me a solution of such abnormality.

    Reply

  39. Carolyn Rice

    07/04/2015 at 9:29 am

    I had my IPHONE 5S for over a year now and just recently took it to the Apple store because the phone was heating up and having to constantly charge it. The customer service person told me it was normal and to try use any ground socket instead of my computer. Long story short just this past monday it wouldn’t charge at all so I took it back to Apple store. I was told there was nothing I could do but purchase another phone. Has this happened to anyone else?

    Reply

  40. Namgyel Phuntsho

    08/02/2015 at 9:31 pm

    I have Iphone 5 and the battery life is very low when i use net… what is the solution….

    Reply

  41. Sherry

    08/15/2015 at 9:24 am

    iPhone 5c is the worse phone I have ever had

    Reply

  42. srinivas

    08/17/2015 at 4:16 am

    i have purchase the new iphone 5 in kuwait ..and used in one month in india ..ofter one month use then suddenly switch off …then mobile is on and not connecting to wifi ..and menu is not open …not wrking my iphone ..then what problm..pls guide me…

    Reply

  43. Kye Neal

    08/18/2015 at 6:24 pm

    My iPhone 5 is using data really fast. 10 gigs in10 days. I’ve checked several places and the ATT store and no one can help. We have turned data off on almost everything on the phone and still using data when on WiFi. HELP. PLEASE.

    Reply

  44. Steve

    08/21/2015 at 3:59 pm

    My phone is disabled says to connect to iTunes then ask me to unlock phone with pass code but will only give me keypad for emergency calls

    Reply

  45. Huda kalaji

    09/03/2015 at 5:48 am

    I am facing problem with iphone5. The screen of the phone turn blurred blue colour and green and start rebooting and this happen time and again.please give me an advice how to fix that

    Reply

  46. arshad khan

    09/06/2015 at 7:14 pm

    When i am reset all settings and contects my iphone5 is restarting and say hello amd ask setting language but hat nhi raha hai please help me

    Reply

  47. mohammed anees

    10/04/2015 at 12:20 am

    my phone is iphone 5 it has data problems, hangs,battery problems, charger problem etc

    Reply

  48. Joanne

    10/11/2015 at 6:22 pm

    This is my 4th iPhone and the worst. The problem I am having now is during texting a grey screen pops in the texting bar with 0:00 in it.. has anyone else had this problem and how do I fix it? I have taken it to a iPhone shop but when I show them its back to normal. any ideas?

    Reply

    • Noi

      12/17/2015 at 12:18 pm

      OMG. I have the same thing–went to the at and t store twice and even the techs are too stupid to figure it out!!!! I hate it. If you ask me they have bricked my phone, with only 4 payments left, and Oh I need to buy a newer one. I’m so pissed. I can’t see what I’m texting now! Did the latest update fix it? I’m ready to go Android.

      Reply

  49. iPhone Service Center

    10/19/2015 at 5:10 am

    Can you please tell some other way of rectifying wi-fi issues, as I have tried but I am unable to fix it?

    Reply

  50. Lori t

    10/21/2015 at 6:16 am

    My iPhone pisses me off so bad in the middle of the call it hangs up plus it takes screen shots flashes randomly so annoying just want to scream

    Reply

  51. Arif Hussain

    10/22/2015 at 1:23 pm

    After upgrading to IOS 9.0.2 the battery life of my iphone 5 is really bad…it hardly stands an hour before charging it again . And the worst the battery percentage keeps fluctuating now and then.And the touch is slower too. What do i do ?

    Reply

  52. sandy

    11/15/2015 at 5:06 am

    I have used my iphone for around one year. My iphone 5 was suddenly heating, after a while it shuted down. I tried to charge and do anything I could , but nothing happened. I have brought it to apple service center in singapore. They said that the processor was broken and the repair cost was around $450. Its too expensive. Would you suggest me a cheaper place to repair?

    Reply

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  54. Anna

    01/04/2016 at 8:38 am

    hi. updated my phone- 5 couple of weeks ago . severe battery issues. drains out in less then couple of hours , and locating arrow is constantly up.

    Reply

  55. DOUG

    02/02/2016 at 9:18 am

    Does anybody have a problem with the live keys on the screen while talking on the phone? By merely touching the screen with my ear the number pad beeps incessantly and records the numbers on the phone. If I am listening in a recorded menu, this sends me off into unrelated parts of the menu. If I am on the action screen while talking, ie where the mute, facebook, speaker, etc action buttons are found, my ear will click me over to any of these other functionalities.
    I have had many friends try and use my phone and have had the same problem. It is just about impossible for me to use my phone, normally. I have to use on speaker nearly all the time to the irritation of all around me. HELP!

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  56. leuis

    02/05/2016 at 4:00 am

    my iphone 5 was on 30% and it shut down telling me to charge it 10 mins later it turned on it keeps doing this everytime it is on 30%

    Reply

  57. Jigplez

    02/06/2016 at 3:42 am

    Firstly it’s very exciting to have software updates in iPhones n experience new features every time… But that’s not fiat to Apple… The updates data it displays on our products is usually MB very small … But when we connect to upgrade it… It is usually in GB n we have to wait until it updates successfully… Sometimes it’s just fail in between and we have to reconnect again… So what is the updates is only done to the particul content or issue n not all of the iPhone software… Like any other product software is… Just the required needs to be updates… Why all of it.

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  58. Ronald Fields

    02/08/2016 at 4:18 am

    I have and I phone 5s. Just lately it has been unable to control. It seems to do just what it wants. It may be OK for two days then I cannot do anything with it. It even starts clicking over programs on its own. Sometimes it is impossible to use it at all.

    Reply

  59. Dharam singh

    02/08/2016 at 8:45 pm

    I buy a new iPhone 5 there is reboot & camera showing blur picture problem

    Reply

  60. Arjun

    02/29/2016 at 10:32 pm

    Date and time is not to set autometic………its always shows back date and back time when we set the date manual

    Reply

  61. Bob Rousseau

    03/01/2016 at 8:27 am

    The iphone 5s is a frustrating little POS. Who has time to research and fix all these issues? You pay $500-600 for a device and the device should work perfect out of the box. The battery life on this phone is pathetic. A single hour of web surfing will drain a full charge. Sorry Apple…Im going Samsung/Android

    Reply

  62. Anil kumar jain

    03/06/2016 at 2:43 am

    i have purchase a iphone 5s in nov 15. now this phone is hanged,nothing is working.can anyone help,what to do

    Reply

  63. Mohd nazrul islam

    03/12/2016 at 1:09 am

    My iphone 5c won’t show the correct time I have tried several times setting it manually & automatically and it will work for a while until I turn off.Then when I turn back “on” the time what shown prior to the screen being on will shon. In most cases the time goes back in the past & stays for days until I try to change it again. Need help to solve the problem thanks

    Reply

  64. Kyriacos Koutsopapas

    03/23/2016 at 11:39 pm

    My iphone5s has the following problem. I can make and receive calls but even though I can hear the other side, they cannot. If I reboot the phone, then it works fine for a few hours but then the problem reoccurs and I have to reboot the phone again.

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  65. Anne

    04/24/2016 at 11:15 am

    My phone (iphone 5) is stuck showing the itunes logo with an indicator showing I should plug it in.It is plugged in! I’ve tried to restart using everything I know. The apple logo comes up and the above stuff shows again.I can’t access anything-screen frozen with the i tunes logo.

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  66. Manuel

    05/01/2016 at 9:01 pm

    Just a quick fix for people like me who updated to ios9 and where they lost Cellular data (I have T-Mobile and an unlocked phone).

    You just go to your SETTINGS > GENERAL > PROFILES and delete the Mobile Internet profile there. Restart your phone and your internet should be back

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  67. tiara

    05/08/2016 at 5:14 pm

    my iphone5 won’t switch on- just get apple logo and then disappears after 10 seconds.

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  68. Peter Mutare

    05/09/2016 at 7:39 am

    I have a problem with my iPhone 5 , the battery drained off completely and when I send it for battery replacement they still cant switch it on . Can this be fixed.

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  69. Pradeep

    05/20/2016 at 3:10 am

    In my iPhone 5 WiFi is not working please help me WiFi button is full black

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  70. D Miller

    06/07/2016 at 11:08 am

    my I phone 5 is on full reception one minute then no service the next, I have changed the sim card as I was told this was the problem but its just the same. I contacted o2 as maybe it was a problem at there end but no. Can any one advise?

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  71. Syed Aqeed

    08/10/2016 at 10:38 pm

    Hi. My IPhone 5 suddenly have this problem, whereby half of the screen is continuously flickering, and is not as responsive as the top half. The top half is perfectly fine, which the bottom half is flickering, and there is very less responsive. I tried restarting it, and I had updated it to iOS 9.3.4. Still nothing worked. Please Help!!

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  72. Puneet

    02/13/2017 at 3:10 am

    i have i phone 5 . having battery problem suddenly with 70% battery back up. The battery of phone get drain to 1% showing red marking of battery drain and phone get switched off. If i plug in with charger it wont be charged and shows same red mark of drain battery.
    please advice me problem & solution.

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  73. Boitshwarelo

    02/23/2017 at 7:38 am

    Hi please help my Iphone won’t turn on after i updated my software to 10.2

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  74. Jenny Harris

    02/25/2017 at 5:51 am

    I have an i-phone 5. It shows “no service”, so can not make or receive telephone
    calls, s.m.s’s, whatsapp.

    I have tried switching it off and re-starting, but it does not rectify.
    My husband has the i-phone 6 and we have the same service provider, vodacom.
    His phone is showing service.

    What to do please.

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  75. dhap

    02/26/2017 at 1:25 am

    I have an i-phone 5. It shows “no service”, when call have been receiveing and automatically on/off,how to slove ?

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  76. Terri

    03/10/2017 at 7:38 am

    Gettingapple screen. Goes nowhere else. Have tried rebooting several times. No help. Started with random reboots, now stuck. Any help?

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  77. Lori

    04/29/2017 at 6:53 pm

    My son has iPhone 5s has been losing signal and reset twice and still not working . Please helo

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