Unable to answer incoming calls on iPhone X? Here is the fix

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iPhone X is currently the best iPhone model you can buy right now on the market. The phone marks the biggest design change Apple has ever made on its iPhone lineup, with curved OLED display, all-glass body, notch and Face ID. iPhone X comes with what’s best of Apple’s hardware and software like Apple A11 Bionic chip, iOS 11, dual-camera setup and quick charge.

However, iPhone X has its own issues that may impact negatively your experience. A number of users have recently reported that they cannot answer incoming calls immediately on their iPhone X. Some users also report that the Phone app fails to respond quickly, thus preventing them from answering a call.

If you are among those users who have been hit by the issue, then we are here to help. In the section below, we have compiled a list of the best tips that help you fix incoming call issue that affects your iPhone X. Before doing anything, make sure your phone is now running the newest software updates. To update your iPhone X, head to Settings > General > Software Update and install any available updates.

How to fix incoming call issue on your iPhone X

  1. Force restart

If you now have a modern version of iOS, but the problem still persists, then try force restarting your device. The method used to force restart your iPhone X is slightly different than past iPhone models. If you need help, you can follow our steps below.

Step one: First off, press and quickly release the Volume Up button and then press and release the Volume Down button

Step two: Now just simply press and hold the Side button until you see the Apple logo.

Once your iPhone finishes booting up, check if the problem is fixed. If the problem is still present, then make sure you read on.

  1. Reset network settings

Resetting network settings may help you fix some major network issues. In this case, it may do the trick. Following this method, your current network settings will go back to their default settings, meaning that your data remaining intact.

To reset your network settings, head to Settings > General > Reset and hit Reset Network Settings. Once you are done, try calling yourself to see if the problem is fixed.

  1. Restore your iPhone

If none of the above-mentioned works for you, then the last hope for success is to restore your iPhone. However, doing so will erase all your data and take your iPhone back to its factory settings. Therefore, ensure you have a full backup of your device in case something goes wrong during the process.

The process may not be known to some folks. With that in mind, we are here to help. You can follow our steps below.

Step one: Connect your iPhone to computer and open iTunes (make sure you now have the latest version of iTunes on your computer)

Step two: Select your iPhone when it appears in iTunes and hit the Restore button

Step three: Hit the Restore to confirm your action. Once done, you now can set up your phone as new and restore your device from iTunes backup

Keep in mind that the restore process might take a while depending on how much data you have on your phone.

Also read: How to check your Mac’s hard drive space

Got any questions? Let us know in the comments below.

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